Along with the launch of Ultrabooks with the Xiaomi brand, the company has also launched new laptops that are much more affordable than Ultrabooks. Both laptops – Redmi Book 15 and 15 Pro – share a similar build and specs. Both feature an 11th generation processor and offer HD display and long-lasting battery life.
Let’s get into the details of Redmi Book 15 and Book 15 Pro.
|Display||15.6 inch Full HD|
|Operating system||Windows 10 Home|
|Processor||11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-11300H (Pro)
11th Generation Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
|RAM||8GB DDR4, 3200Mhz|
|Storage||512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD|
|Chart||Intel® Iris® Xe (Pro) Graphics
Intel® UHD Graphics
1.5mm deep key travel
|Touchpad||Multi-touch with Windows Precision driver support|
|Ports||1 USB 2.0 port
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1
1 HDMI 1.4 port
1 RJ45 port (LAN port)
1 x 3.5mm audio jack
|Battery||46Wh battery, 65W Type-C charger|
|audio||2*2W stereo speakers
3.5mm combo jack
|Connectivity||Dual-band 802.11ax Wi-Fi 5 Bluetooth 5|
|Price||Redmi 15 Laptop: Rs 74,999
Redmi Book 15 Pro: Rs 89,999
Design and display
The Redmi Book 15 and the Book 15 Pro are virtually identical in terms of design and only certain specifications separate them. The laptop has a metallic brush finish which gives the laptop a neat look. Redmi branding has been affixed to the outer cover of the laptop.
Speaking of ports, both laptops feature 1 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1, 1 x HDMI 1.4, 1 x RJ45 (LAN port) and 1 x 3.5mm audio jack.
The laptop is 19.9mm thick and weighs around 1.8kg.
The Redmi Book 15 and Book 15 Pro have a 15.6-inch Full HD screen with a resolution of 1920*1080 pixels. It also has a 720p resolution HD webcam. With a 1.5mm-deep key travel keyboard, the laptop’s trackpad is also wide and supports multi-touch gestures.
Performance and Storage
Redmi Book 15 and Book 15 Pro both run on Windows 10 Home. Redmi Book 15 Pro is powered by 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-11300H while Redmi Book 15 is powered by 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4 processor. Meanwhile, graphics tasks are handled by Intel® Iris® Xe graphics in the Pro version, while the standard version features Intel® UHD graphics. The Pro model processor has four cores/eight threads and boasts a maximum clock frequency of 4.4 GHz, while the Book 15 processor has a maximum clock frequency of 4.1 GHz.
Redmi Book 15 and Book 15 Pro provide 8GB DDR4 RAM and have 512GB SSD internal storage. This feature should allow users to carry out their regular work without any hassle.
Battery life and other features
Both the Redmi Book 15 and Book 15 Pro feature a 46 Wh battery which Xiaomi claims can provide up to 10 hours of battery life. The battery can be charged via a 65W Type-C super-fast charger. Wireless connectivity on laptops includes Wifi 5 which supports dual-band Wifi. They also feature Bluetooth 5 for wireless connectivity with other devices.
Similarly, the laptops also feature dual stereo speakers for an immersive listening experience. Watching movies or listening to songs through the speakers themselves should be fun. If users need privacy, they can plug their headphones or earphones into the 3.5mm port.
Notable features of the Redmi Book 15 and Book 15 Pro include:
- 11e Gen Tigerlake processor
- 8GB DDR4 RAM with 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD storage
- 10 hours of battery life
- Multi-touch touchpad
- 15.6-inch Full HD display
- Brushed metallic finish
- Two stereo speakers
The price of the Redmi Notebook 15 is Rs 74,999 and the Redmi Book 15 Pro is priced at Rs 89,999.