Xiaomi Notebook Air 12.5-Inch Variant Launched With Intel Core i5 SoC

Xiaomi has launched a new 12.5-inch variant of its Notebook Air. It is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor. The new laptop sports a similar design as the 12.5-inch Mi Notebook Air (powered by Intel Core M3 SoC). Highlights of the device include up to 4GB RAM, 256GB storage, and 4G support. Read more to find about Xiaomi Notebook Air 12.5-inch Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Xiaomi Notebook Air 12.5-inch

Price and Availability

Price CNY 3,999 (approx Rs 40,500)

The new Intel Core i5 variant is priced in China at CNY 3,999 (approx Rs 40,500). It is available for pre-sale on Mi.com and JD.com. Interested users can book their device by paying CNY 100 up front. As of now, there is no confirmation about the Indian price or launch date.

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Processor 7th gen Intel Core i5-7Y54
RAM up to 4GB
Graphics Intel HD Graphics integrated graphics 615
Internal Storage 256GB SSD
Display 12.5-inch, full-HD (920 x 1080 pixels), 170-degree viewing angle, 300nits peak brightness, 300nits, 600:1 contrast ratio, 16:9 aspect ratio
OS Windows 10 Home Edition

The new Mi Notebook Air 12.5-inch model is powered by the 7th gen Intel Core i5-7Y54 processor along with Intel HD Graphics integrated graphics 615 and up to 4GB RAM. The 256GB SSD storage can be further expanded.

The new laptop supports 1C fast charge. It can last up to 8 hours of online video playback, 7.5 hours of local video playback, and 7.5 hours of web browsing. For HD (720p) video calling, the laptop sports a 1-megapixel web camera.

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  • Windows 10 Home Edition OS
  • 170 degrees viewing angle
  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Backlit keyboard
  • 4G support
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • USB Type-C port
  • USB 3.0 port
  • HDMI
  • 3.5mm earphone jack
  • Silver color option

The Mi Notebook Air 12.5-inch runs on Windows 10 Home Edition operating system. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G, USB Type-C port, USB 3.0 port, HDMI, and 3.5mm earphone jack.

In terms of dimensions, the laptop measures 292 x 202 x 12.9mm and weighs 1.07kg. It comes in a Silver color option. Additional features include a backlit keyboard.

The 12.5-inch display sports a full-HD display resolution (920 x 1080 pixels), 170 degrees wide viewing angle, peak brightness at 300nits, 600:1 contrast ratio, and 16:9 aspect ratio.

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The Intel Core M3 processor variant was initially launched in 2016. Last year, the company launched the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro in three variants. The Intel Core i7-powered variants with 16GB RAM and 8GB RAM are priced at CNY 6,999 (approx Rs 68,500) and CNY 6,399 (approx Rs 62,600), respectively. An Intel Core i5-powered processor with 8GB RAM comes at CNY 5,599 (approx Rs 55,000).

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