Obviously, back in July 2016, the smartphone-giant Xiaomi entered into a new territory, by unveiling the Mi Notebook Air, stirring-up the laptop industry. And now, an elated miracle has happened. Yes! Xiaomi’s Mi Notebook Air is getting an imminent update, for this year; but only for the 13.3-inch model, leaving the 12.5-inch in dark.
To be precise, the Chinese online retailer (JD.com) had revealed some render images, with specs sheet of this new model. On comparing the first gen Notebook series, with the newer one, we could find the design to be almost the same. Yes, there seems to be the same 1.3 Kg magnesium-lithium chassis and perhaps some improvements in its keyboard, track pad and in the heart of the device.
Let’s see the bells and whistles of the new 13.3-inch Mi Notebook Air. Are you excited to have a glimpse of it? Cool! Here it is. Getting into the differences, there are many interesting tweaks, to be noted. Yes, the update could include a fingerprint scanner, which is placed, right on the track pad (Pill- shaped design); and a 7th gen (Kaby Lake) Intel Core i5-7200U processor, clocked at 3.1GHz.
What’s in a tow is, the GTX 940MX GPU has been replaced to a GeForce MX150. Interestingly, it is an Nvidia’s entry-level Pascal laptop chip and has the capability to deliver a better performance, which is three times better than its previous chip.
On memory aspects, the device is coupled with an 8GB RAM along with two built-in storage options of 128 and 256GB via SSD. The device would draw power from a 4-cell battery with Type-C support; and you can easily charge it up to 50%, just in half-an-hour.
What’s more! The array of connectivity options includes a Bluetooth, USB C, USB 3.0 and HDMI support. The price is thrown around CNY 4999 ($799) for the 128GB variant and CNY 5499 ($809) for the 256GB one. Rumors have it that the device could be up for orders, from today. Hurry Up Guys!