When it comes to laptop, there are many options available in the market; some are pocket-friendly while some will literally create a hole in your pocket.
MacBook Air, is one those laptops that will literally sink a ship, and that’s where Xiaomi Notebook Air, the budget-friendly laptop comes in.
The names ‘MacBook Air’ and ‘Xiaomi Air’ could be signs of similarities or mare coincidence, but then, let’s have a look at the specifications of the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 12 to know more.
The Design of Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air
Xiaomi Air is a 12-inch screen, full metal body, non-electric fan, light and thin design, with a Core M processor, it has a strikingly similar design to Apple’s MacBook Air. In terms of size, the Notebook Air’s display is just about half-an-inch longer between the corners. It measures at 292mm x 202mm x 12.9mm making it slightly thinner than Apple’s MacBook, but deeper and wider by a few millimeters. Despite its 1.07 kg of weight that is around 150g more than MacBook and it feels lighter.
It comes with a HDMI port and a full size USB 3.0 Type-A port, and a 3.5mm audio jack and a USB Type-C port that also works as a power socket. The Xiaomi Notebook Air 12 has two speaker grills on its underside. Beneath the laptop are two speaker grills as mentioned, 5 grey rubber feet and a sticker (it can be peeled off).
Display of the Notebook Air
Even though the Notebook Air is not touch screen, it has a full HD 1080p display. The 176ppi IPS screen of Xiaomi’s Air 12 has a bright and sharp display, with excellent contrast levels. The touchpad does not have any physical buttons and it is really smooth.
Colors and Availability
The Notebook Air comes in just golden and silver colors, and as far as the availability is concerned, the Xiaomi Notebook Air is not available in Africa yet.
The Xiaomi Notebook Air 12 price is around $490-$500.
These are the overall specs. So, for lovers of Laptop, which would you go for; MacBook or Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 12?