Xiaomi, having already established itself in the smartphones market is now planning to up the heat in laptops with its own Notebook. According to some reports, Xiaomi will develop this notebook with its ODM partners Inventec and Foxconn Electronics. The Xiaomi Notebook is scheduled to go up for sale in 2016.
Sources revealed that Xiaomi will launch their laptops with Linux OS. The Xiaomi Notebook will follow the same model of High Price to performance ratio. The Approx Price of Notebook is estimated to be iCNY 2,999 or Rs. 31,500.
Images of the Xiaomi Notebook leaked by GizmoChina show it to be similar to the Apple MacBook Air. This alleged laptop from Xiaomi will run on an Intel Core i7-4500U chip. With a 15-inch full HD display size, the Xiaomi Notebook will have total 16GB RAM i.e. two 8 GB RAM modules. The price of this laptop is expected to be around $499 which is approximately Rs. 32,000.
However, the supply chain resources have stated that they have not received any schedule for the production of the Xiaomi Notebook.
With HCL, Dell, and Apple, etc already vying for the top spot in the Laptop market, only time will tell if Xiaomi will provide a stiff competition, and if this the dream notebook consumers are looking for.