Xiaomi enters laptop market with their new lightweight Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air

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Today, aside from the known Xiaomi Redmi Pro that was unveiled by the company, they also introduced the public with an all-new Mi Notebook Air and it comes in two sizes — 13.3 inches and 12.5 inches — priced at 4999 Yuan (around RM3056) and 3499 Yuan (around RM2139) respectively. Below are the official specifications:

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air (13.3-inch)

  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX dedicated graphics card
  • Intel Core i5 processor
  • 256GB PCIe SSD, with expandable SATA SSD slot
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Windows 10
  • Lasts 9.5 hours on a single charge, charges 50% in 30 minutes
  • Weighs 1.28kg / Measures 309.6 x 210.9 x 14.8mm
  • Type-C USB for charging, 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x HDMI, 3.5mm audio port
  • Comes in gold and silver

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Both models have the exact same design

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air (12.5-inch)

  • Intel Core M3 processor with integrated graphics
  • 4GB RAM + 128GB expandable SSD
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Windows 10
  • Lasts 11.5 hours on a single charge
  • Weighs 1.07kg / Measures 292 x 202 x 12.9mm
  • Comes in gold and silver

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Mi Notebook Air is manufactured by Inventec and Wistron, Xiaomi has found a perfect balance between performance and design as the 13.3-inch Mi Notebook Air comes with a NVIDIA GeForce 940MX dedicated graphics card that delivers a smooth gaming experience with stunning visuals. Coupled with a 256GB PCIe solid-state drive (SSD), it offers a fast user experience even while performing demanding tasks. On top of that, there's one free SSD slot that gives users an option to expand its storage.

Other features include Mi Cloud Sync (just like the Apple iCloud), a feature that allows MIUI users to access their contacts, text messages, photos and notes stored in Mi Cloud directly on Mi Notebook Air.

On the other hand, for those who want a sleeker version, the Mi Notebook Air 12.5-inch variant weighs only 1.07kg and has a longer battery life of 11.5 hours on a single charge.

The Mi Notebook Air will be available on Mi.com and Mi Home stores in China starting 2 August.