Xiaomi destroys Microsoft's Surface with its new touch convertible

The Book S will be the first convertible laptop developed by Xiaomi , a hybrid product that will serve as both a laptop and a tablet and clearly points to Microsoft‘s Surface as the main competitor.

After months of seeing some of its features emerge online, we finally have all the details of this beast in the convertible segment with productivity and versatility by flag.

Xiaomi destroys Microsoft's Surface with its new touch convertible

LCD screen and Qualcomm processor

This Xiaomi Book S is the first 2 in 1 of the Chinese brand and is designed to work from anywhere. It has a 12.4-inch screen , not to be too big for a tablet or too small for a laptop, which is quite an interesting average. It is a laptop with a touch screen, so you can also work even if you don’t have a keyboard connected.

Xiaomi Book S 12.4

Xiaomi BookS 12.4

This screen is of the LCD type with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels with an aspect ratio of 16:10 and a maximum brightness of 500 nits, quite useful for when you are using it outside the home or in situations of high ambient light. It does not disappoint at the color level either, since it presents a 100% sRGB color range and with greater detail.

Without a doubt, what stands out the most inside, since the CPU is the 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 computing platform. This is the foray of Qualcomm, one of the best chipset manufacturers in the mobile market, into laptops, becoming a real alternative to Intel and AMD.

Portability and autonomy of the Xiaomi Book S

The chipset boosts productivity with improved performance and battery life, support for powerful graphics, advanced camera apps for the 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera, and performance- grade Qualcomm Aqstic audio technology . Built-in Premium PC so its dual 2W speakers sound their best. It also has dual microphones, very useful for video calls.

Xiaomi Book S 12.4

Xiaomi BookS 12.4

Like any portable product, autonomy is key. Xiaomi Book S 12.4” is designed to be used by users during the day with a battery capacity of 4,920 mAh and Xiaomi 65W fast charging with GaN (gallium nitride) technology, perfect for a reliable, small and portable mobile office setup. .

The differentiating fact of GaN when it comes to device chargers is that it produces less heat. This means that charger components can be packed further together to reduce their size, without negatively affecting charging capacity or compliance with safety standards.

If you want to use additional accessories, it supports both the Xiaomi Smart Pen and the magnetic keyboard that can be connected when setting up laptop mode or disconnected for tablet mode.

This Xiaomi Book S 12.4 will be available in Spain starting next Thursday, June 30. If you get hold of it in the first 48 hours, it can be yours at a price of 599 euros on Xiaomi’s main official channels.