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 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.
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.
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.