Recently Xiaomi has launched his 2 new laptops, Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition. Both are great laptops in the mid-budget segment. Mi notebook 14 and notebook 14 horizon edition looks great in design and we can consider them as a good value for money products. but there are some cons of mi notebook 14 as well.
There is some quite different in specification on both laptops. Both come with 35.56cm (14) FHD Anti-glare Display, preloaded windows 10 home and, 8gb ddr4 ram. Mi notebook 14 comes with 10th generation core i5 processor and mi notebook 14 horizon edition comes in two models 10th gen core i5 version and 10th gen core i7 version. mi notebook 14 is available in 256gb and 512GB version but mi notebook 14 horizon edition is available only 512gb storage version. Both come with Scissor Mechanism ABS Texture keyboard and a multi-touch supported mouse pad. Both have 46Wh Battery which can last up to 10Hrs.
Cons of Mi Notebook 14
Nothing is perfect in this world. There are some cons also on these laptops. You should defiantly check out to these cons if you are considering buying any of these laptops.
– both laptops come with a 14inch Full HD antiglare display. which is great for professional work. but if you are buying these laptops for gaming or entertaining purpose then it can be a problem for you because movies, videos, games doesn’t look so great in an antiglare display as compared to a regular one.
– there is no webcam on both laptops. Both laptops come with small bezels so there is no space for a camera. Mi has provided an external USB webcam which is free of any cost but it can be annoying for some users.
– Well, both laptops come with 8GB ddr4 ram but there is a glitch. Ram is soldered on both laptops. It means you can’t upgrade the ram in the future. If you are buying for long term use then it can be irritating for you.
– Mi notebook 14 and notebook 14 horizon edition comes with a Scissor Mechanism keyboard with 1.3mm key travel. There is no keyboard backlight and arrow keys are cramped. It can be a disappointment for some users.
- Fingerprint sensor and odd drive –
Mi notebook 14 and notebook 14 horizon edition doesn’t have any dedicated fingerprint sensor. Also, both don’t have an optical disk drive.
– mi notebook 14 comes with NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 and mi notebook 14 horizon edition comes with NVIDIA® GeForce® MX350 which can provide you a better performance as compared to Intel integrated graphics but these graphic cards are not enough good for high-end gaming or high-end performance.
- SD card and type c slot – there is no SD card port on both laptops. You will get type c port (USB 3.1 with 5Gbps speed) only in core i7 version which is a disappointment for buyers who are looking for buying i5 version.
Well, You can consider buying these laptops if you are okay with these cons.
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