The chinese tech giant Xiaomi never stops to amaze us. Xiaomi announced its upcoming notebook in the press event this 27 July alongside with the launching of the new Redmi Pro smartphone. It entered the notebook industry now. Xioami has shown success in not only the super hyped smartphones but also other technology products like Powerbank, wearables, TV and cameras. This company is making a technology ecosystem by making new products frequently.
We all know pretty well that most of the products made by Xioami has similar outlook as Apple products. Xioami laptop also follows that sequence. It looks exactly like a Macbook without the Apple logo. It is 13% thinner and 11% smaller than Macbook Air. It has the same touchpad and keyboard as Macbook Air. Except there is no Apple logo and the laptop runs on Windows 10 operating system.
Xioami’s notebook comes in two different display sizes 13.3 inch and 12.5 inch. The high-spec models have 2.3GHz Intel Core i3 processor with 8GB DDR3 RAM, dedicated 1GB DDR5 NVIDIA GeForce 940MX Graphics, 256GB SSD. The low-spec models come with Inter Core M3 Processor, 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD. The notebook weighs 1.28kg which is lighter than Macbook Air. The 40Wh battery is enough to work for 9.5 hours. The laptop can be charged through USB Type C port and a charger. It also has a USB 3.0 port, HDMI port and a free PCIe slot so that you can upgrade your HDD later.
The body of these notebooks are made of metal. It will be available in Gold and Silver colors from 2 August in China market. Xioami has not yet announced whether it will be available outside China or not. Mi Notebook Air has Xioami sync software installed and can sync with Mi band wearables and Xioami smartphones.
Xioami Mi Notebook Air comes with a cheap price. The top-spec model will cost $750 and the lower-spec model will cost $570. It is like getting a Windows 10 powered Macbook with half the price.