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“Killer” from Xiaomi MacBook Air got Intel Kaby Lake and the fingerprint scanner

Last year Xiaomi released two models Mi Air Notebook with a diagonal display of 13.3 and 12.5 inches and Intel Core i5 and Core M3 (sixth generation), respectively. Now the manufacturer has announced an updated version of the older versions with a screen diagonal of 13.3 inches. It will be equipped with the improved processor generation Kaby Lake, which will provide a boost to performance, and a built-in fingerprint scanner.

Externally, Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air has not changed, on the metal hull is still missing the logo. The novelty has received the updated touchpad in the right upper part appeared the fingerprint scanner is no more complex passwords when logging in to the system.

Mi Notebook Air is an improved version of Xiaomi ultra-slim laptop. Judging by the title, the manufacturer attempted to compete with the well-known decision in tune with the Apple name, by inclusion in a more productive “stuffing”. Place took the processor Intel Core i5-7200U seventh generation with a maximum clock frequency of 3.1 GHz, the graphics card replaced with GeForce GTX for GeForce 940MX MX150 with 2GB of GDDR5 memory. There is also a top choice on the Intel Core i7-7500U and SSD capacity of 256 GB.

The laptop features a 13.3-inch display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The amount of RAM is 8 GB, the capacity of SSD can be 128 or 256 GB.

The thickness of the device is 14.8 mm and weighs 1.3 kg (similar features MacBook Air is 3-17 mm and 1.35 kg). Full battery to 40 W·h enough for 8 hours of viewing online video or 7.5 hours of web surfing. Available USB type-C, two full-size USB 3.0 and HDMI connections. AKG two speakers and Dolby Audio provide clear sound.

New Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 13.3 will go on sale in early next week. Announced the prices of the models with the Core i5 chip is about $735 for the version with 128 GB of storage and nearly $810 for option for 256 GB. For comparison, the cost of a MacBook Air with a Core i5 processor and 128 GB of memory is $999 version, the 256 GB will cost $1199.

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