Redmi Book 15 Pro 2022 Review – Laptop with RTX 2050 GPU

Redmi Book 15 Pro is the first laptop from Xiaomi that comes with the all-new Nvidia RTX 2050 GPU at an affordable price range

Recently at Computex 2022, Xiaomi has released their new flagship thin and lightweight laptop, Redmi Book 15 Pro 2022. This is a business laptop that comes in both 14 inch and 15.6 display sizes. The 15.6-inch version features the all-new RTX 2050 Graphics card.

It is offering you Windows 11 with various types of pre-installed software such as Microsoft Cortana personal assistant, Microsoft 360 full office package, Tablet mode, and many more. Also, this is the first laptop that comes with the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2050 GPU. This time, Xiaomi has upgraded their laptop with the latest Zen Intel and AMD CPU to deliver an effortless working experience.

Now further any delay let’s check out the all-new Redmi Book Pro 15 Laptop from Xiaomi

Xiaomi Redmi 15 Book Pro Laptop – Specs

Here are the detailed specifications of the Redmi 15 Book Pro Laptop 2022.

CPUFor Intel – Alder Lake H Series Core i5 12450H or Core i7 12650H
For AMD – Ryzen 7 6600H or Ryzen 7 6800H
GPUMax up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 2050
Screen Size14inches / 15.6inches
Aspect Ratio16:10
Panel TypeIPS, Touch Screen, 90Hz Refresh Rate Rate, 3.2k resolution
StorageUp to 512GB M.2 NVMe
MemoryUp to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, 6400 MHz
Battery72Whr, 14hr backup
Ports1 x USB Type-A 3.2 GEN 1
2 x USB Type C 3.2, one is Thunderbolt4 that can be used for 100W charging
1 x Headphone-Mic combo Jack 3.5mm
1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x sdCard Reader Slot
1 x Security Lock Slot
Weight1.80 KG/ 3.96 lbs
Dimension350 x 242 x 15 mm
Operating SystemWindows 11
ConnectivityIntel Killer WiFi 802.11ax, Bluetooth v5.2
Speaker2 x 2W DTS Audio Speaker

Xiaomi Book 15 Laptop 2022 – Price and Availability

The 2022 Redmi Book Pro model comes in three different types of price ranges. Without GPU, the Intel Core-i5 12450H model is priced at approximately $881, and Core-i5 12450H with the RTX 2050 GPU model is priced at approximately $1070 and Core-i7 12650H with an RTX 2050 GPU model is priced at approximately $1181.

For AMD, the Ryzen 7 6600H CPU model along with 2050 GPU is priced at approximately $1000 and Ryzen 7 6800H CPU along with 2050 GPU is priced at approximately $1100.

These all laptop models are available worldwide with all major online and offline retailers. But the cost of this laptop may vary from one country to another country.

Xiaomi Book Series Laptop – Design and Build Quality

Xiaomi Book Series Laptop - Design and Build Quality
Xiaomi Book Series Laptop – Design and Build Quality

The laptop’s entire body and the chassis frame are made with CNC Grade Aluminium. It comes in a matte finish grey colour. The hinges of the laptop are pretty strong and durable. On the top of the lid, there is a Redmi Logo on the centre-left side. The webcam is placed accurately at the top-centre position of the display unit. Xiaomi has also placed 2 speakers which have DTS audio technology at the bottom section of the laptop.

Although, it does not comes with an anti-fingerprint coating but also it does not catches fingerprint even if used roughly. The laptop looks good and with its dimension and weight, it easily fits in every universal laptop bag, and also it is very easy to carry around. The laptop has a decent base so that the lid can be opened with one hand.

Xiaomi Book Pro Screen – Display

Xiaomi Book 14, 15, and 15.6 inch Screen - Display
Xiaomi Book Pro Screen – Display

The display unit of this laptop comes with IPS colour quality along with 100% sRGB colour-accurate calibration (deltaE<1.5). The colour quality of both videos and pictures looks very much fresh and vivid. The maximum brightness level of the panel can go up to 400 nits and it features DC dimming along with a light sensor that sets brightness automatically when necessary.

The screen resolution of the panel is 3200x2000p with a max of 90Hz. The aspect ratio of the panel is 16:10 which offers you a 90% screen ratio. The display can also be operated with a touch pen/stylus as it has a very responsive touchscreen and the 90Hz sample rate makes office or editing types of work very comfortable and fast with 100% precision.

Redmi Book Pro 15 Laptop 2022 – Keyboard and Touchpad

Redmi Book Pro Laptop 2022 - Keyboard and Touchpad
Redmi Book Pro Laptop 2022 – Keyboard and Touchpad

Xiaomi has manufactured a very ordinary quality keyboard and touchpad for this Book Pro laptop. The keycaps are big in size with a 1.4mm travel distance. The whole keyboard unit also comes with a white backlit and the typing experience is also pretty good. The touchpad is big in size and just placed in the centre position just below the keyboard unit.

The touchpad area feels very much comfortable and smooth while operating with fingers. The total area of the touchpad is sensitive and smooth and 100% accurate in terms of response or feedback without any kind of lags and issues.

Xiaomi Book Pro 2022 – Ports and Connectivity

Xiaomi Book Pro 2022 – Left and Right Ports

Xiaomi is offering you a very limited number of ports in this Redmi Book Pro 2022 laptop. On the left side of the laptop, you are getting One Thunderbolt4 USB Type-C port for charging, one 3.5mm audio mic combo jack, and one HDMI 2.0 port. On the left side of the laptop, you are getting one USB Type-A v3.2 Gen1 port, one USB Type-C v3.2 Gen 2 port, and one USH-II MicroSD card reader slot.

For wireless connectivity, you are getting the latest version of Intel Killer WiFi 6E 802.11ax and the latest Bluetooth v5.2. Both of these wireless components are very fast in terms of network connectivity and data delivery without any kind of lag or disconnection issues.

Redmi Book Laptop 2022 – Audio, Battery, and Webcam

Audio

Xiaomi has squeezed 2 DTS quality speakers inside the Book 15 Pro laptop. Both speakers are bottom-firing. The audio quality of both speakers is pretty well and we haven’t heard any kind of noise distortion even at a high dB level. Also, the sound quality from the 3.5mm audio mic combo jack delivers a very good quality of sound without any kind of problem. Use a proper set of headphones if you want to have the ultimate music experience or gaming experience.

Battery

In 2022’s model, Xiaomi has managed to squeeze a 72Whr battery inside the laptop which gives a 14hr standby time. In our battery tests, the Xiaomi Notebook 15 Pro lasts approximately 10hrs in terms of continuously running random office working software and lasts long approximately 8hrs in terms of watching movies, video calling, browsing the internet, etc.

Webcam

Xiaomi is offering you a very good quality 720p webcam. It is placed at the top-middle position of the display unit. In our testing with both picture and video quality, we didn’t come across any issues related to the webcam although we expected at least a 1080p webcam in 2022. The webcam can be used for daily office usage, team meetings and video calling.

Redmi Book Pro – Performance and Benchmark

The laptop we are testing out today features the latest Intel 12th Generation Core i7 Processor. The laptop also comes equipped with the latest RTX 2050 4GB Graphics card for running all the graphics related tasks like Editing and E-sports gaming like Counter-Strike, Dota and Apex Legends. We did some performance and benchmark related tests with different applications and games to check the laptop’s capability. Here are the test results below.

CineBench R20691 points
Time Spy3993 points
Fire Strike Extreme4846 points
Superposition 1080p Extreme2196 points
Adobe Photoshop937 points
Adobe After Effect833 points
Adobe Premiere Pro644 points
Dota 267.7fps avg
Counter-Strike Global Offensive198FPS avg
Apex Legends44FPS avg

Xiaomi Book Pro – Noise and Thermal

Xiaomi Book Pro - Noise and Thermal
Xiaomi Book Pro 15 Dual Fan

Xiaomi has constructed and upgraded its Redmi Book Pro laptop 2022 model with a new cooling architecture. Now it comes with a dual-fan system, along with copper heat pipes. Additionally, there is also a radiator present to increase airflow for more heat dissipation. Even under heavy load mode, the dual-fan does not cross the 32dB level and the all-over body temperature of the entire laptop remains under 35 degrees celsius.

Redmi Book Pro 2022 Laptop – FAQ

What are the free softwares that comes with this laptop?

The Redmi book Pro 15 2022 Laptop comes with the Pre Installed latest Windows 11 OS. This laptop comes with a free copy of Microsoft Office 360 Package, Adobe Premiere Package, and other expensive Creator software pre-installed.

How much warranty does Redmi Book Pro 2022 Provide?

This Redmi Book Pro 15 Laptop provides a 1-year Warranty.

Can I upgrade my Xiaomi Redmi Book laptop?

Unfortunately, this laptop doesn’t come with any type of memory upgrade option. You have to choose wisely what exactly you need when you are buying this laptop. Since the storage is not upgradable either, you can use anĀ external SSD.

Redmi Book Pro Laptop – Verdict

Xiaomi has upgraded its laptop by focusing on Battery, Performance, and cooling section. With an entry-level RTX 2050 GPU in an affordable price range, this laptop performs pretty well. Also, it comes with the latest Microsoft software preinstalled. The battery of this laptop lasts about as long as 10hrs and doesn’t get hot even in heavy load mode. Since this laptop features an RTX GPU, you can very easily play all the latest E-sports titles like CSGO, Valorant, Rainbow Six etc. By analyzing this laptop model top to bottom, we can easily say that this is one of the best entry-level laptops of 2022.

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That’s all folks!


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