At the time, the price of the sleek computer from Apple (AAPL) was $1,800, the hard drive held 80 gigs, and the battery lasted five hours. Flash storage like the Air’s has its advantages: It has no moving parts, so it’s far more rugged than a traditional hard drive. Show More Summary
A new trend seems to be rising among Chinese manufacturers, and it's an odd one at that. While rumors chalk off Apple's MacBook Air as dead (the reasoning being that it's been all but replaced by the company's new ultra-thin MacBook)...Show More Summary
Along with its latest smartphone launch, Xiaomi surprised the audience as they unveil the company's first ever laptop line, the Mi Notebook Air which is said to be a MacBook clone and competitor.
Cage Chao and Joseph Tsai, reporting for the notoriously unreliable DigiTimes on the industry’s slow uptake of USB-C: Currently, Apple has decided to adopt the USB Type-C interface for its MacBook Air, while Asustek Computer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are upgrading one of their notebooks’ regular USB port to the Type-C. Show More Summary
We recently saw Xiaomi’s take on the Macbook Air, and today we see Lenovo’s take on the slim and light clone market. Lenovo’s new Air 13 Pro has a 13.3 inch Full HD screen, full power 6th generation Skylake processor, 4 GB of RAM and a 256 GB SSD, and niceties such as a fingerprint […]
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The MacBook Air clone, however, runs Windows 10 out of the box, and will only launch in China for now.
The bang-for-your-buck smartphone maker serves up a pair of aluminum laptops.
Finally the much awaited Xiaomi laptop is here, and as expected it looks every similar to Apple MacBook range of notebook computers. In fact, this Windows 10 running is even named Mi Notebook Air which is very similar to the entry-level MacBook series, MacBook Air. Show More Summary
Best known for its smartphones, China's Xiaomi on Wednesday revealed the Mi Notebook Air, its first laptop, apparently designed to take on Apple's MacBook and MacBook Air.
A new supply chain rumor suggests that Apple will bring USB Type-C ports from its 12-inch MacBook to another notebook in the lineup. The most likely candidate: the MacBook Pro. Here's why.
Xiaomi on Wednesday launched its first Windows 10 laptop, the Mi Notebook Air. Previously dubbed the "Apple of China," Xiaomi has raised its profile in recent years on the back of affordable smartphones, branching out into everything...Show More Summary
Last month, Japanese blog Mac Otakara reported that Apple plans to announce new MacBook Air models featuring USB-C ports based on the Thunderbolt 3 protocol by the end of June, and begin shipping the notebooks to retailers in August....Show More Summary
Chinese company Xiaomi has thrown the tech world a huge surprise by launching its first ever laptop, the Mi Notebook Air, a serious competitor to Apple’s Macbook Air range. At a glance it looks near identical to a Macbook Air and even comes in similar sizes – a powerful 13.3-inch and a portable 12.5-inch. Both […]
Xiaomi never shied away from acknowledging Apple as its role model. The company puts emphasis on design, has a line of smartphones called the Mi Phone and, at events, regularly compares its gadgets to Apple's. On Wednesday, Xiaomi took...Show More Summary
(Image Source: Xiaomi) Chinese smartphone giant, Xiaomi, is best known for its rangeof cheap-but-solid smartphones. In recent years however, the company has diversified its offerings immensity adding everything from a rice cooker to smart luggage, TV's and even an air purifier. At an event on Wednesdayin Beijing, the company announced that it [...]
Chinese hardware giant Xiaomi already makes smartphones, TVs, air purifiers and fitness trackers. It’s now entering the laptop market with the Mi Notebook Air. The new laptop doesn’t just sound like the MacBook Air, it also bears a striking resemblance to the latter. Show More Summary
At an event in Beijing, Xiaomi unveiled its first Windows 10 notebook, the Mi Notebook Air. The Chinese vendor is going after the 13.3-inch MacBook Air, claiming that the Mi Notebook Air is 13% thinner at 14.8mm and 11% smaller while managing to offer a similar sized screen. ...
Xiaomi is launching a new Windows 10 device today. This isn’t the company’s first Windows 10 device, as it previously released a tablet running Windows 10. Today, the company is bringing a new notebook to the market to compete with the Apple MacBook Air, along with some other high-end Windows 10 devices. The device, which […]