The Intel Core “Skylake” powered Xiaomi MiBook Air 12.5 will be on sale today for $499 for the first 50 customers, but even after then it might be possible to save some money, since Xiaomi’s MiBook Air 12 otherwise costs above the $600 mark: http://www.gearbest.com/laptops/pp_425390.html
The Mi Notebook Air 12 aka “Xiaomi MiBook Air 12.5” is a 12.5-inch Windows 10 notebook unveiled by Xiaomi on July 27, with a sleek looking small laptop with a high-quality finish and very small bezels, powered by the powerful yet fanless 2.2 GHz 6th generation Intel Core m3-6Y30 processor, with 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of SSD storage.
The 12.5-inch screen has Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080, while it has a 1280 x 720 front camera, 1 watt Premium Dolby stereo speakers by AKG, a USB Type-C port, a backlit keyboard, complete dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi cover, and Bluetooth 4.1.
This portable Windows laptop has a 7.5 hour battery life and can do a fast charge to 50% in half an hour. It has additional ports like a full-size HDMI port with support for 4K video, and a USB 3.0 port.
The weight is 1070 grams, while the thickness of the laptop with the screen closed down onto the keyboard is 12.9 mm.
– Jim Miller