[Exclusive] Xiaomi laptop’s India launch date is June 11th; could be a rebranded RedmiBook 13

Xiaomi has already said that its laptops won't be as affordable as its smartphones in the Indian market.

Highlights
  • RedmiBook 13 will be the first Xiaomi laptop launching in India
  • However, it could be rebranded and launched under the Mi brand instead
  • Teaser posters shared by Ishan Agarwal show Intel Core i7 processor and bezel-less display

The RedmiBook 13 India launch is set for June 11th, 91mobiles has learnt from prolific tipster Ishan Agarwal. However, it will likely be rebranded in India and sold under the Mi brand in the country, he says. RedmiBook 13 will be the first laptop in the Indian market from Redmi (or its parent company Xiaomi for that matter). The marketing material that Agarwal has shared with us shows the laptop will feature a bezel-less display as well as Intel Core i7 processor; there may be other processor options as well. Going by the design and specifications, it looks like Xiaomi is planning to launch the December 2019 version of RedmiBook 13 in the Indian market, not the Ryzen version from earlier this week. The company is promoting the upcoming laptop on social media but hasn’t yet announced the model name or launch date yet.

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The teaser images shared with 91mobiles by Agarwal suggest the upcoming RedmiBook 13 will have a sleek design, 13-inch display, Intel Core i7 processor, ample storage with fast read-write speed, and long battery life. The company is already teasing the 1C charging tech on social media, alongside alluding that the laptop will be a great option for productivity, entertainment, and gaming. However, little else – including the specifications – about the laptop has been revealed officially yet. On the other hand, the company has confirmed that its first laptop in the Indian market will not be as affordable as its smartphones.

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RedmiBook 13 price and specifications

The RedmiBook 13 model that was launched in China in December 2019, with prices starting at RMB 4,199 (about Rs 44,500) for the Intel Core i5 processor; the lone Core i7 version is priced at RMB 5,199 (roughly Rs 55,000). As for the specifications, the RedmiBook 13 comes with a 13-3-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) display and thin bezels on the sides for 89 percent screen-to-body ratio. The laptop comes with 10th Gen Intel Core i5 and i7 laptop options and get 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD storage as standard. There’s also a 2GB Nvidia GeForce MX250 graphics card.

On the battery front, the RedmiBook 13 laptop gets a 40Whr cell with 65W power adaptor and 1C charging support for 50 percent charging in less than 35 minutes. This battery is claimed to deliver 11-hour video playback, 8-hour video streaming, and 8.5-hour of web browsing. For connectivity, it gets 2x USB 3.1 port, 1x HDMI, 3.5mm audio jack, dual-band Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 5.0. There are two 2W speakers with DTS Audio Processing, pre-installed Windows 10 Home Edition, and brushed metal body in Moonlight Silver colour.