Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air is the Chinese company’s answer to Apple MacBook Air. The company has just refreshed the Mi Notebook Air 13 lineup with the addition of a fingerprint scanner. The new models also feature upgraded 7th Gen Intel Kaby Lake CPU and the latest NVIDIA MX150 GPU.
New Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 13 Specifications
Apart from the internal changes and the inclusion of the fingerprint scanner, there is not much difference in the new Mi Notebook Air. It sports the same aluminum chassis with identical thickness and weight.
Speaking of the fingerprint sensor, it is located at the top right portion of the trackpad. You can setup multiple fingerprints and link them to multiple accounts. Xiaomi claims that the Mi Notebook Air 13 can boot up in just 2 seconds after registering a valid fingerprint. The laptop also boasts intelligent detection of fingerprint frauds.
A 13.3-inch Full HD display sits on the top of Mi Notebook Air. Inside, there is a 7th Generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor. The refreshed model features the newest NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GPUs. The latter comes with 2 GB DDR5 graphics memory and offers 33 percent performance improvement over the GeForce 940MX.
Memory-wise, there is 8 GB of LPDDR4 RAM and up to 256 GB of PCIe SSD storage. The laptop comes preloaded with Windows 10 operating system. The 13.3-inch Mi Notebook Air comes with 9.5 hours of battery life.
Pricing and Availability
The new Mi Notebook Air 13 costs 4999 Yuan (Rs. 47,400 approx.). This is for the 7th Gen Core i5 variant with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB SSD. Xiaomi has not yet revealed the price of the 7th Gen Core i7 version with 256 GB SSD. Regarding availability, the laptop is exclusive to China with no info regarding India launch.