As we all know Xiaomi is slowly trying diverge their target market rather than just focusing on smartphones. In the recent news, they started to do more than a smartphones. They have introduces other smart devices such as SmartTV as well as smart home devices. Not only that they also have their own gaming pad as we reviewed before. Today, they finally entering a new segment with their new Mi Notebook Air.
The Mi Notebook Air comes with Intel i5 6th Gen processor accompanied with 6GB of DDR4 RAM as well as 256GB PCIe SSD. Not only that, you can also expand your storage via its dedicated SSD expansion slot if you find the need to have more storage space in the near future. It also has built-in dedicated GPU Nvidia GeForce 940MX for all your gaming needs. Xiaomi claims that it should be able to last up to 9.5 hours, and if you need extra boost you can charge the battery up to 50% in just 30 minutes.
On the software part, the Mi Notebook Air comes pre-loaded with Windows 10, bundled with Mi Cloud Sync for you to sync all your Mi related settings. If you own a Mi Band, you can also use it to unlock the Mi Notebook Air instead of typing in your password manually.
The Mi Notebook Air featured a Full HD display with glare coating, much smaller bezel compared to conventional laptops and it has smaller footprint compared to the Apple’s MacBook Air with the same 13.3″ display. Just like the MacBook Air, the Mi Notebook Air exterior is a full metal body with full size keyboard with individually backlit keys. The best part of the Mi Notebook Air is that it has all your necessary connectors such as HDMI, USB 3.0, USB-C as well as audio port.
As for price, we are not sure how much will be when it arrive in Malaysia (or will it ever arrive here) but in Mainland China, it will cost you about RMB 4999, and if you wanted to opt for lower specs (probably without the dedicated GPU) it will be about RMB 3499.