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Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air Laptops Update: 'Dota 2' Plays Full HD, 85FPS With Nvidia GeForce 940MX; Not As Solid As Apple MacBook Air?


Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air variants boast their ability to play "Dota 2" full HD resolution at 85 fps. Unlike other ultraportable laptops in the market today, it has Nvidia GeForce 940MX discrete graphics card. Reportedly, it is faster than other embedded counterparts.

Two new Xiaomi laptops will be added to Xiaomi's already diverse line of electronic products this month. The two laptops known as Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air laptops will come in 12.5 and 13.3 inch models, respectively.

Xiaomi released the two laptops' specifications during the product launch. While the performance of these two laptops are reportedly decent and competitive based on their specifications, it is said to be not as solid as the Apple MacBook Air, CNET reported.

The 12.5-inch Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air specs include Intel's Core M3, has 4GB of RAM and 128GB SSD for internal storage. The laptop's battery, on the other hand, is also rated to last up to 11.5 hours of usage.

Xiaomi's bigger variant, the 13.3-inch Mi Notebook Air has more powerful processor, the Intel Core i5 SoC. It has also an Nvidia GeForce 940MX GPU dedicated graphics card with more memory and internal storage because it is packed with 8GB of DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD. The bigger variant is rated to operate for 9.5 hours on a single battery charge, The Verge reported.

Aside from the specifications, the company also revealed the product's pricing and availability. Xiaomi laptop will not be officially released to most countries outside Asia. The two Xiaomi laptops release date will on Aug. 27 according to GearBest, a popular Chinese reseller. Xiaomi website also has provided the two Mi Notebook Air laptop prices in China. The 12.5-inch Xiaomi laptop costs 3,499 Yuan ($524) and the 13.3-inch model costs 4,999 Yuan ($749).

Xiaomi is a Chinese electronic company which is known for its mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. They also have other products such as fitness trackers, electric bikes, smart bulbs and even smart rice cookers. Here's a Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air review video:


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