Xiaomi is primarily known for its smartphones and tablets, but for anybody not a secret that the manufacturer’s interests are much broader and include, without limitation, the market for portable computers.
Rumors that Xiaomi is planning to expand its product portfolio a clone of the MacBook and thus to enter a new market have been circulating for a long time. And now comes further confirmation that one of the most successful Chinese imitators Apple is indeed preparing to release laptops.
In September information about the upcoming Xiaomi laptop was confirmed by the Chairman of the company Inventec, which will produce a computer device. After that, the Network appeared rumors about the device options. According to some, the laptop will have a 15-inch display and Intel Core i5 and Core i7 generation the item has been added.
For new information, Xiaomi is preparing two versions: with a display diagonal of 12.5 inches and a screen diagonal of 13.3 inches. The second model will produce Compal. Mass production of the smaller model starts in the first quarter of 2016, and the greater the device will hit the market later.
It is also reported that the company has placed an order for the production of 250 000 models with a smaller diagonal, and older versions will be produced twice.
Information on other characteristics of Xiaomi laptops don’t have. But according to a recent publication in Bloomberg, the company is concentrating on the premium segment of the laptop market. That is, the device Xiaomi will compete with Apple laptops.