The Xiaomi Mi Mini PC is a portable PC that runs Windows 10. The PC features an Intel Core i5 CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB of PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD. The unibody square design is made of aluminium.
The Xiaomi Mini PC is the Chinese company’s first foray into the mini PC market. The PC is built to work in a small office environment and is intended for users who make their own content. The design of the computer is similar to the Apple Mac Mini.
The Xiaomi Mini PC is powered by a 12-core, 16-thread heterogeneous design. Its Intel Core i5-1240P processor has 12MB Level 3 cache, Iris Xe Graphics G7 iGPU support, and 80 Execution Units (EUs). The CPU is clocked at 4.4GHz and has a maximum turbo frequency of 4.4GHz. It also comes with a maximum power input of 100W.
It weighs 437 grams and measures 112 x 112 x 38 mm. It features a one-piece aluminium alloy body. It has two HDMI 2.1 ports, a USB 2.0 port, a USB 3.0 Gen 2 port, a 2.5G network port, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The PC supports the Windows 11 operating system. It has Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.3. The PC also comes with 512GB of PCIe 4.0 NVMe solid state storage.
512GB of PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD
With 12th Gen Intel Core i5 CPUs and 512GB of PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD, the Xiaomi Mini PC is a solid choice for users who want to get a system with a lot of memory and storage. The system is also designed with an aluminum alloy body.
The processors are designed to offer a high turbo frequency of 4.4GHz. It also has 12MB of Level 3 cache and a 12-core and 16-thread heterogeneous design.
The CPUs offer 20 CPU PCIe lanes for better connectivity between the system and peripherals. This reduces latency and provides for more direct connection between the CPU and the GPU.
The SSDs also provide fast data transfers. The Phison E18 controller features sequential throughput of 7,100MB/s reads and 6,600MB/s writes. The drive also runs cool.
The device has two HDMI 2.1 ports with bandwidth of 18Gbps and one USB 2.0 port. It is also fitted with 16GB of DDR4 RAM. This is enough for the user to carry out everyday tasks.
Square-framed aluminium unibody
A new mini-PC by Xiaomi is being launched in China today. The device is expected to be more powerful than most of its counterparts. This is because it is powered by a processor that is typically found in ultrabooks. It also features a wide range of ports that most modern laptops don’t have.
The main body of the device is made of aluminum alloy. It has been CNC-machined and has an anodized sandblasted finish. The enclosure has chamfered edges.
The mini-PC weighs only 437 grams, and has a 4.4GHz Intel Core i5-1240P 12-core, 16-thread processor. It also includes a total of 16GB DDR4 RAM, as well as 512GB PCIe 4.0 SSD storage. This model also comes with Windows 11 preinstalled. However, you can migrate to other operating systems if you prefer.
The mini-PC will come in two variants. One is a storage-free model, and the other is a standard version. The storage-free version is set to be released on December 14 in China.
Xiaomi is set to release a storage-free version of its mini PC. This PC is powered by the latest 12-core Intel Core i5 processor and comes with 16GB of DDR4 RAM.
The storage-free variant of the Mini PC is priced at CNY2,999 (approximately $431) in China. The price is significantly lower than the standard model, which costs RMB 3,999.
The Mini PC features a one-piece square aluminium unibody, with dimensions of 112 x 112 x 38mm. It has a 100W power input, Wi-Fi 6 support, and two Thunderbolt 4 ports. The 3.5mm audio jack is also included. The Mini PC’s design is similar to Apple’s Mac mini.
The Chinese firm has announced a number of products in the last few weeks. It is expected that the Mini PC will come to other markets in the future. However, it hasn’t yet confirmed its entry into the Indian market.
The Mini PC comes with Windows 11, which means users can also switch to other operating systems. It has support for Ubuntu and OpenWWRT. It also has a USB 2.0 port, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a 2.5G LAN port.