Xiaomi launches The Mi Notebook Air In China
Xiaomi has launched the updated Mi Notebook Air at an event in China today. The new notebook boasts of a lightweight design and updated specifications. It is the successor to the original Mi Notebook Air which was launched in December last year. Notably, the latest device weighs 1.07Kg, which is significantly lighter than the Apple MacBook Air from the yesteryear, which weighs 1.25Kg. The device has been launched in two different models.
Mi Notebook Air 2019
The update to the Mi Notebook Air has been only on the hardware side. The device has been renewed to the latest Intel 8th Generation Processors. Both the models have a 12.5-inch display with a 1920 x 1080 px resolution. The design is similar to its predecessor, complete with a metal body and slim bezels around the display. There are speakers tuned Harman, which is a reputed brand in the audio department. Xiaomi claims that the battery backup on the device is better than the last generation and it can charge from 0 to 50 percent in 35 minutes.
The first model of the Mi Notebook Air runs on the Intel Core M3 processor which is coupled with 4GB of RAM and an option of either 128GB or 256GB of SATA SSD storage. The second variant has an 8th gen Intel Core i5 processor combined with 4GB of RAM and 256GB of SATA SSD storage. In terms of ports, the device features a USB Type-C port; combined with two USB Type-A ports and a headphone jack.
Pricing & Availability
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The updated Mi Notebook Air for the year 2019 will be available in two colour options, namely Gold and Silver. The base variant with Intel Core M3, 4GB RAM and 128GB storage has been priced at CNY 3599 (Rs. 36,960). The model with Intel Core M3 processor, 4GB RAM and 256GB storage will cost CNY 3999 (Rs. 41,068). The top end variant with Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM and 256GB storage has been priced at CNY 4299 (Rs. 44,149).