Today, At an event in China, Xiaomi has announced the Mi Notebook Air which runs Windows 10 out of the box. The company has launched two model of this notebook. First is a powerful, 13.3-ich model and the other is a 12.5-inch model.
Both the laptops have a slim and lighter profile as compared to latest MacBook Air model from Apple. Both sport a 1080p display with a 1MP webcam, USB Type-C port for charging, backlit keyboard, thin metal body in gold and silver colors. The higher variant is priced at 4999 Yuan or about $750 (Rs. 50500 approx).
The 13.3-inch model has a 40Wh battery inside the 14.8mm thin shell (weighing 1.28 Kg) which supports fast charging, and can get the MI Notebook Air to 50% charge in just half an hour. The battery is slated to last 9.5 hours with normal usage.
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The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air comes in Gold and Silver colors. The 12.5-inch version is priced at 3499 yuan (US$ 524 / Rs. 35,260 approx.) and the 13.3-inch version costs 4999 yuan (US$ 749 / Rs. 50,355 approx.). It will go on sale in China from August 2nd, no word on the global availability.
Specifications of Mi Notebook Air
|Display||12.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 16: 9 display, 170-degree wide viewing angle, 300 nits brightness, 600: 1 contrast ratio, 50% NTSC color gamut||13.3-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 16: 9 display, 170-degree wide viewing angle, 300 nits brightness, 800: 1 contrast ratio, 72% NTSC color gamut|
|Processor||Intel Core m3 6Y30 processor (4M Cache, up to 2.2 GHz)||Intel Core i5 6200U processor (3M Cache, up to 2.7 GHz)|
|Graphic Card||Intel HD Graphics 515||1GB DDR5 NVIDIA Geforce GT 940MX GPU|
|RAM||4GB LPDDR3 1866MHz RAM||8G DDR4 2133MHz RAM|
|Hard Disk||128GB SATA SSD, additional SSD expansion slot||256GB PCIe × 4 NVMe SSD, additional SSD expansion slot|
|OS||Windows 10||Windows 10|
|WebCam||1MP HD webcam, digital array microphone||1MP HD webcam, digital array microphone|
|Connectivity||WiFi 802.11ac 2×2 (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1||WiFi 802.11ac 2×2 (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1|
|Ports||1 x USB 3.0 port, HDMI, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, Realtek ALC233, AKG Customised dual 1W speakers, Dolby audio||2 x USB 3.0 port, HDMI, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, Realtek ALC255, AKG Customised dual 2W speakers, Dolby audio|
|Dimensions||292 x 202 x 12.9mm; Weight: 1.07kg||309.6 x 210.9 x 14.8mm; Weight: 1.28kg|
|Battery||37Wh battery with up 11.5h battery life||40Wh battery with up to 9.5h battery life|