Mini PCs have always been a PC category favored by the market and users. With their small size and sufficient performance, they are a good player for both home entertainment and work. However, in the past, the price of mini machine products was too expensive and not close to the people. Now, the “price butcher” Xiaomi has come to kill it!
Xiaomi’s first mini pc is called “Xiaomi Mini Host“. It was built in deep cooperation with Intel, and it took 5 months to adjust. Similar in length and width but thinner), and weighs only 473 grams, it is known as “the smallest mainstream performance desktop host”.
The main body adopts the same CNC-integrated carving process as the Apple Mac Mini. The one-piece aluminum alloy material has undergone multiple processes such as CNC, metal sandblasting, anodizing, and delicate chamfering design. It is durable, exquisite, beautiful, and feels good. Delicate and moist.
In terms of configuration, Xiaomi Mini Host is powered by an Intel 12th generation Core i5-1240P processor, 4+8 12 cores and 16 threads, with a maximum turbo frequency of 4.4GHz, an integrated 80-unit Xe core graphics card, and a standard basic power consumption of 28W. 99% of the usage requirements of the scene”.
Large-diameter fan, dual heat pipes for heat dissipation, the full-load speed of the fan is 4600RPM, and the cooling fin area is 44753 square mm, which is nearly 4 times that of mainstream gaming notebooks. With the metal body, the performance of the whole machine can be released stably at 40W, and it supports 7× 24 hours of Uninterrupted and stable operation.
Intimately preset three performance modes, which can be adjusted in the BIOS. You can choose Quiet mode 28W, Balanced mode 33W (default), Cool performance mode 40W, and even support customization, which can be unlocked up to 50W.
Storage comes standard with 16GB DDR4-3200 dual-channel memory, M.2 512GB PCIe 4.0 SSD, up to 32GB memory, 4TB SSD, and a second SSD can be installed, but note that the length is limited to M.2 2242, and only supports SATA Transfer Protocol.
Other aspects include a 2.5G wired network card, AX211 Wi-Fi 6 wireless network card (Bluetooth 5.3), dual Thunderbolt 4 interface, dual HDMI 2.0 interface that can output four-screen 4K, three USB-A 3.2, and one USB-A 2.0 interface.
The operating system is pre-installed with Windows 11, compatible with Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, and also supports the installation of MIUI+ to obtain Xiaomi smart ecology and connect to Xiaomi phones and tablets.
The bare-bones version of the Xiaomi Mini Host without memory/hard disk is only 2,799 yuan ($401), and the 16GB+512GB version is 3,999 yuan ($572). The first price before 24:00 on December 14 is 3,699 yuan ($529).
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