Xiaomi has officially launched Redmi G gaming laptop on 14th August 2020 in China. The Redmi G is the first gaming laptop by Xiaomi under the Redmi brand as the company already has thin and light notebooks under its Mi NoteBook and RedmiBook lineup. Xiaomi Redmi G gaming laptop has launched with up to 10th generation Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics to boot. Read on to find out more on Xiaomi's first gaming laptop.
The Redmi G has a mecha design with 3D laser engraved moulds on the lid that gives it a rather cool finish that feels in line with gaming hardware inside. The Redmi G has launched in China and there’s no word if Xiaomi will bring it to Singapore anytime soon.
XIAOMI REDMI G SPECIFICATIONS
Xiaomi Redmi G features a 16.1-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution anti-glare display with narrow bezels on three sides and up to 144Hz refresh rate. The base configuration comes with 60Hz refresh rate but the rest of the two models come with 144Hz display. It also supports a 100% sRGB colour gamut range and offers 81% screen-to-body ratio with 178-degree wide-viewing angles.
The Redmi G measures 23.1 millimetres in thickness and weighs 2.5 kilograms, so its not your common thin and light laptop but instead offers a full set of features that ensures a smooth gaming performance. It is powered by the 10th generation Intel Core i5-10200H processor running at up to 2.4GHz for the base model paired with NVIDIA GTX 1650 graphics followed by the Core i5-10300H variant that comes with NVIDIA GTX 1650 Ti graphics. The maxed-out Redmi G is powered by 10th generation Intel Core i7-10750H processor with 2.6GHz base clock speed and is paired with GTX 1650Ti. All variants come with 512GB PCIe SSD storage and 16GB DDR4 RAM.
The Redmi G comes with a full-sized backlit keyboard that offers a 1.5 mm key travel with dedicated numeric keys and trackpad features like Microsoft PTP gesture controls. As for the I/O ports, this gaming laptop has a Type-C port, USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.2 ports, a mini Display Port 1.4, an HDMI 2.0 port, 3.5mm headphone jack and an ethernet port. The laptop is also equipped with two 2W speaker units supported by DTS:X Ultra. It also comes with Wi-Fi 6 module with 2.4Gbps theoretical Internet speeds and Bluetooth 5.1.
It comes with a 55WHr battery that Xiaomi claims can last for up to 6 hours when browsing the web and up to 4 hours when streaming videos online.
XIAOMI REDMI G PRICING
The Redmi G gaming laptop comes in three configurations to choose from starting at CNY 5,299 (~SGD $1048) for the base variant with Core i5-10200H and 60Hz display, CNY 6,299 (~SGD $1246) for the Core i5-10300H model with 144Hz display and a maxed-out configuration at CNY 6,999 (~SGD $1385) with Core i7-10750H processor and 144Hz display.
The Redmi G measures 23.1 millimetres in thickness and weighs 2.5 kilograms, so its not your common thin and light laptop that you can carry around to school or work. For those looking for portable laptop for light usage, office usage and for watching video on the go, may consider the newly launched Redmi Book Air 13 instead.
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