Mi Notebook Air is Xiaomi’s long awaited laptop

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Since late last year, we have been getting rumors that Xiaomi is planning to release a laptop. After the long wait and speculations, the laptop is here ready. Say hello to the Mi Notebook Air!! What we have here is a very slim metallic build. They say,” It’s light like a magazine”.

Mi Notebook Air

Mi Notebook Air Features

Specs-wise, the laptop comes in 2 variants, 13.3 inch and 12.5 inch models. Both of them run Windows 10 Home, 1080p display, 1 MP lens webcam, backlit keyboard, and USB Type-C charging port. The bigger model has the following features:

  • Intel Core i5-6200U (Skylake-U) processor at 2.3 GHz.
  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX GPU (with 1GB GDDR5 RAM).
  • 8GB of DDR4 RAM, 256GB of SSD
  • One free SATA slot for expansion.
  • 9.5 hours battery life.
  • Approximately $750.

Mi Notebook Air (3)

The smaller 12.5-inch model of the Mi Notebook Air has the following features:

  • Intel Core M3 CPU.
  • 4GB of RAM, 128GB SSD via SATA
  • One USB 3.0 port.
  • 11.5 hours of battery life.
  • Approximately $520.

Mi Notebook Air (4)

We don’t have information on availability outside China. The laptop market is a rough playing field, especially for a new entrant like Xiaomi, let’s hope this launch is worth the gamble.


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  1. Naaa…at USD750 I won’t touch it. Got my Asus for less (in Naira) with better specs (Core i7, 16GB RAM, 2.5GHz…) for what I need it for. That battery life though! Meeenn!

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