Xiaomi unveiled a number of products along with its new line of smartphones, the Xiaomi 13 Pro and 13 Plus. At the event, which was held in China, Xiaomi also launched a range of products, including a new Xiaomi Watch S2, Xiaomi Buds 4 (Microsoft Sound Pro), Xiaomi Router 10000 and a brand new mini computer, called Xiaomi Mini PC.
Xiaomi Mini PC is a small mainstream desktop computer that weighs in at 437g. This device runs on the 12th-generation Core i5-1240P processor, which has a maximum turbo frequency at 4.4GHz. This is paired up with Intel Iris Xe graphics, 80EUs.
On the storage front, Xiaomi Mini computer comes with 16GB DDR4 RAM and expandable upto 32GB and512GB PCle.4.0SSD. This expandable storage capacity can also be used to create up to 4TB SSD.
The Xiaomi Mini PC’s heat management system features a large 4600RPM fan as well as a dual heatpipe heat dissipation heat system. This helps to keep the device’s temperature under control.
Pre-installed Windows 11 is included with the Xiaomi Mini PC. It also supports Ubuntu, OpenWWRT or UNRAID and EXSI. You have the option to connect external graphics cards or hard drives via Bluetooth 5.3 or Wi-Fi 6.
Xiaomi has launched two versions for its Mini PC: a Standard Version with 512GB of inbuilt storage, priced at RMB 3,999 (Rs 477,000 approx), and a Mini PC Store-free Version that is priced at RMB 2,999. (Rs 35,000.500 approx). The standard version is already in stock in China. The storage-free model will go on sale starting December 14 through the official channels of Xiaomi in China.
Xiaomi’s new Mini PC is the first to enter the market. Apple, on the other hand, has been producing Mini PCs for over a decade. The possibility of a Mac Mini refresh is being discussed, which will replace the Intel version of Mac Mini.