Jul 02, 2016 04:39 AM EDT
Xiaomi Notebook Update & Rumors: Leaked Images Of Mi Notebook Proves To Be The MacBook Pro 2016-Killer
Xiaomi Notebook's leaked images resembling the MacBook Pro 2016 came an hour after Xiaomi CEO, Lei Jun hinted the existence of the Mi Notebook. He remarked that he could not comment about the Xiaomi Notebook yet.
Aside from Jun's seeming confirmations, the leaked images are perhaps the first actual and unblemished image of the Mi laptop that surfaced. Thus, it has served as proof to more rumored features about the upcoming Xiaomi Notebook. Firstly, as expected, it shows that the Mi laptop has been profoundly inspired from the Apple Macbook Pro 2016 poiting to the all metal silver design plus the Mi logo up front, is virtually identical to Macbook Pro series, GizamoChina reported.
The Xiaomi Notebook will come in three display variations: a 12.5-inches, a 13.3-inches and lastly a 15.6-inch model. Rumors said that the small display variants are hitting hit the market first. Mi laptops specs are likely to be high-end to match the MacBook Pro 2016 and with a pricing very reasoble, GizamoChina added.
Xiaomi Notebook will be released within Summer 2016, sometime in September (even release date timing is pattered with the MacBook Pro 2016 rumored launch. There has not been an official confirmation of the product, but the CEO's comment is good enough to ratify that the Mi laptop exists and is under development.
The Mi notebook is expected to start mass production in May, later than the originally planned date in the first quarter. Xiaomi's first computer will have a 12.5″ display and aluminum body, similar to Apple Macbook Air, loaded with Windows 10, TaipeiTimes reported.
Comments from supply chain industry suggests that the device will have an projected first year shipments of 1 million units but safer predictions will be made once the specs and price are revealed. Whenever the company succeeds in keeping the price up to 3,000 Yuan, 400,000 shipments to 1,000,000 are possible, TaipeiTimes added.
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