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Xiaomi tipped to foray in to the desktop PC segment, design and key details surface online

 

Highlights

  • Xiaomi is reportedly working on two desktop PCs
  • They were expected to debut on December 1st
  • One is a barebones-like PC, whereas the other resembles the Mac Mini

Xiaomi is rumoured to enter the desktop PC segment. The company already offers Windows laptops. Now it seems that Xiaomi showed off two PC designs to select people as they were leaked on the Chinese microblogging platform Weibo. 

The two devices include one with a small form factor dubbed Xiaomi Mini Host PC, and the other one is a Mac Mini-like mini PC. Reports claim that the desktop PCs were tipped to be launched on December 1st alongside the Xiaomi 13 series. 

Also Read: [Exclusive] Xiaomi 13, 13 Pro RAM, storage configurations revealed before launch

Xiaomi tipped to foray into the desktop PC segment

WCCF Tech reports that the Xiaomi Mini Host PC features a small form factor design. It is seen in a barebone state with just an XM22AL5X PSU with a power output of 100W. The device has a sleek matte Black chassis. It’s unclear whether Xiaomi will use Intel or AMD hardware. There is a ‘Win+M’ combo shortcut on the nameplate on the chassis. It usually minimizes all windows, but we can also expect some more customisations.

We can spot dual-slot dedicated desktop GPUs and a mechanical switch on the back of the Mini Host PC. The device could also feature a heat dissipation system. 

The other PC system has a Mac Mini-like squarish design and form factor. It will reportedly feature a 45W AMD Ryzen 7 6800H APU with RDNA2-based Radeon 680M graphics. The device is tipped to pack 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD. This device is claimed to be priced at RMB 3,999 (~Rs 47,000). 

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