As expected, Xiaomi has unveiled a new Mi Notebook Air with Cat.4 4LTE connectivity support. The company has also partnered with China Mobile to provide an annual plan of bundled 4GB per month (48GB annually) on China Mobile worth CNY 130. To recall, the company had entered into laptop industry by launching Mi Notebook Air back in July 2016.
The 12.5-inch Mi Notebook Air 4G is priced at CNY 4699 (approx Rs 45,880), while the 13.3-inch variant comes with a price tag of CNY 6999 (approx. Rs. 68,335). Both the variants comes in gold and silver colour options.
The 12.5-inch Mi Notebook Air 4G comes with the same all-metal design and retains a full HD display similar to its predecessor. The device comes with a 170-degree wide viewing angle, 300 nits brightness and sports a 5.71mm ultra-narrow bezels. As for the specs, the notebook is powered by an Intel Core M3 processor coupled with 4GB LPDDR3 RAM and 128GB SSD storage, which can be expanded further via additional SSD slot. The device weighs 1.07kg and is just 12.9mm thick. Running on the latest Window 10, the laptop is juiced up by a 37Wh battery which the company claims can last up to 11.5 hours. Connectivity options include two USB 3.0 port, HDMI port, USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.1, AKG dual speakers, and Dolby Digital surround sound.
On the other hand, the 13.3-inch variant comes with the sixth generation of Intel Core i7 processor with 1GB DDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GT 940MX GPU. The device is backed by an 8GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB PCIe SSD storage which can be further expanded via SSD expansion slot. The device runs on Windows 10 and comes loaded with 40Wh battery backup in this case. Other than this, the connectivity options are the same as the 12.5-inch variant. The device weighs 1.28kg and is just 14.8mm thick.