In addition to Smartphones, Notebooks and Ultrabooks share a really good market space when it comes to features and specs, and relying on this strategy Xiaomi, primarily a Smartphone company is making large plans for their first Notebook Computer, which is under closed testing according to some rumors.
Earlier today, Tiwan’s Industrial Chain manufacturer has hinted towards a full blown large scale manufacturing for the Xiaomi’s Notebook Computer starting April Next year (2016), and is expected to launch the Main 12.5-Inch Version priced at 2,999 Yuan (Around $500 USD), and the design is expected to be similar to that of Apple’s MacBook Air, and feature a full-metal construction material.
Although the actual rumors of the Xiaomi’s Notebook have been very foggy, recent leaks and official document leaks suggest that Xiaomi is working on a Notebook Computer. The Lei Feng Network officially broke the news that there is an Internal team within Xiaomi which is fully functioning PC department, and has been running tests.
In addition to that there are also a few specs of the Xiaomi Notebook itself that have been leaked, and compared to the specs and the leaked price, it’s very affordable actually. The Xiaomi Notebook Computer is rumored to have the Intel Core i7 4-th generation processor, backed by an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M Graphics Chip, 8-GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 15.6-Inch Screen. As for the authenticity of the specs are very thin, they have been very consistent with various leaks over the weeks.
The Xiaomi Mi Notebook is also rumored to run a Linux based operating system instead of the conventional Windows operating system from Microsoft, and this could be to cut the cost down, however it’s a fully fledged Notebook Computer with some top of the line specs so, it shouldn’t be a problem buying a copy of Windows and installing after purchase.