the real China’s Apple is here
The China based Mobile and Accessories manufacturer has jumped into Computer business with its first ever Windows Notebook, Xiaomi’s MI NoteBook Air. The company announced this during a press event in Beijing. the laptop will be available in 13.3 inch and 12.5 inch, Gold and silver variants. The NoteBook’s full aluminum body makes it a complete take over on Apple’s MacBook Air. This Chinese manufacturer claims that the device is 13% thinner and 11% lighter than MacBook Air while maintaining a similar sized display.
MI NoteBook Air – Spec Sheet
The device shows a decent overall specification.
- 309 x 210.9 x 14.8 mm; 1.28 kg
- 13.3-inch, full-HD display with edge-to-edge glass
- Nvidia 940MX video card
- 6th gen Intel Core i5 processor, up to 2.7GHz
- 8GB of DDR4 RAM
- 256GB SSD
- Type-C USB for charging, 2x USB 3.0, 1x HDMI, 3.5mm audio port
- 40Wh battery, 9.5 hours of battery life with fast charging
While the above spec are for 13.3 inch variant the 12.5 inch device will have no dedicated graphic card with Intel Core M processors. However, the smaller variant plays 11 hours which is higher than its bigger sibling. Windows 10 would be pre-installed into the system. Xiaomi has brought fast charging to the device which is capable of pumping 50% of its battery up in 30 minutes.
Xiaomi has partnered with Tian Mi to manufacture the NoteBook. Considering the size of NoteBook the company has managed to pack 2x USB 3.0 ports, 1x HDMI port, 1x Type-C port and a 3.5mm port while the MacBook Air has got a single type-c port.
Xiaomi has set to ship the device on August 2, 2016 for ¥4,999, ($750) and ¥3,999 ($525) for the 13.3 inch and 12.5 inch respectively. So what do you like to say on this? comment bellow, let us here your thoughts.