The first pictures of the “killer” MacBook from Xiaomi and the comparison with Apple laptops
Smartphone maker Xiaomi, which is often called “Chinese Apple” for the similarity of the products with the “Apple” gadgets presented this week portable laptop Notebook Air Mi. The new product resembles the design of the MacBook Air, but inside it is set to a sufficiently productive schedule in the face of Nvidia GeForce 940MX (with 1GB DDR5 RAM).
As stated by the head Xiaomi Lei Jun, who showed a novelty at a press conference in Beijing, 13.3-inch Air Mi Notebook is a versatile device. So, the MacBook Air is not discrete and integrated Intel graphics, and hence, its capabilities in terms of video games is limited. The Xiaomi laptop will allow you to play games like Dota 2 with velocity 85 fps at Full HD resolution, said June.
Mi case Notebook Air, clad in aluminium body, devoid of any markings. The Mi logo can be found only by opening the cover. Specs include SSD 256 GB, 8 GB RAM, Intel Core i5-6200U (up to 2.7 GHz), display 13.3 inch with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels (166 ppi) and a battery for 40 watt-hours (battery life is about 9.5 hours). Sale Mi Notebook Air 2 will start August for about $750.
13-inch MacBook Air equipped with a processor Intel Core i5-5250U (up to 2.7 GHz) graphics Intel HD 6000 Graphics, 8 GB RAM, display with a resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels (133 ppi) and 256 GB of flash memory. The laptop weighs 1.35 kg vs. 1.28 kg have Mi Notebook Air. With these characteristics, the MacBook Air sells for $1199, version with 128 GB storage will cost $999.
13.3-inch MacBook Pro, in turn, boasts an Intel Core i5 5257U (up to 3.1 GHz), Intel Iris Pro graphics 6100, 256 GB SSD and display with a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels (227 ppi). As you can see, the MacBook Pro is superior to the characteristics of the Chinese competitor, but is much more expensive. In this configuration it costs $1499.
Apple is offering two versions the MacBook Pro for $1299 and $1799 – the first includes the processor Intel Core i5 (up to 3.1 GHz) and 128 GB SSD, the second chip Intel Core i5 up to 3.3 GHz and 512 GB SSD.