Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air BatteryBattery life is a very crucial thing of a notebook. This is why it is important to know more about Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air battery. A battery test is actually relative, closely related to each user’s activities done in the phone that will affect the battery life. Some other factors may also influence the result such as the level of display brightness, stamina mode, network services: voice and SMS, internet data, stamina mode, Wi-Fi, and more. Based on the official announcement, the battery on the Mi Notebook Air 12.5” is a 37watt-hour with a rated 11.5 hours of battery life which is achievable on moderate usage including browsing, typing, and video playback. This may results vary based on what you do on the notebook.
The best part of this Xiaomi Mi Notebook battery life is the charging process. Charging the Mi Notebook Air where you can fill it from 0% to a 100% in just under 50 minutes. While for the 13.3” notebook, Xiaomi claims that the 40Wh battery in the notebook will last 9.5 hours on a single charge, and can be charged to 50% capacity in 30 minutes with the supplied USB-C charger.
Recently, Xiaomi has announced the launch of its first notebook, the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air. It took a lot of attention in the tech world for its impressive specs, gorgeous design and as usual a very affordable price. The only part of Xiaomi Notebook Air is its Windows 10 64bit Home Single Language Simplified Chinese Edition. But no worry about this because you can convert it to Windows 10 English with some efforts. The Nvidia 940MX GPU is capable of handling mid-range graphics with ease, where you can play your favorite game with no worry about lags.
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air is powered by Intel Core i5 6200U processor (2.7 GHz) and 8 GB DDR4 RAM, while the cheaper version is powered by an Intel Core M chip and 4 GB RAM. If you want to know more about both versions of Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air, here we want to delve more about its design, ports, and battery.
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air designAs we all know that Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air comes in two versions: 13.3” and 12.5”. when it comes to the design, both version don’t have obvious differences but the screen size, that Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 12.5” is smaller than Mi Notebook Air 13.3”. Kudos to Xiaomi for coming up with such a sleek and brilliant chassis. Both versions are light enough to carry it with you wherever you go. The large version of Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 13.3” full-HD screen (1080p) has a PPI (Pixel Per Inch) density of 166 which is sufficient to produce crisp visuals of its screen. This number is higher than the screen resolution we found on the Macbook Air which is 1,440x900.
Xiaomi really prepares the first notebook to really rock the market. Both versions of Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air use blasting process of aluminum alloy, and no logo on the front design. Mi Notebook Air 12.5 is lighter very much than Mi Notebook Air 13.3. The large version has 14.8mm thickness, but small version has 12.9mm thickness. With this weight, you can take Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 12.5” into your bag freely. While Mi Notebook Air 13.3”, although it has not come with touch screen, but with its micro bezel design, it has not only brought excellent visual effect, but also reduce the size, enabling it to be like a 11.6inch notebook. The 13.3” also has other specs like 1920x1080 screen resolution, 800:1 contrast, 300nit brightness, 170 viewing angle.
Both versions of Mi Notebook Air are easily impress people’s attention. Let’s take a look at the Mi Notebook Air 12.5” keyboard which is designed to be more compact, but the keys of this keyboard have no difference from 13.3”. The touch panel size of this keyboard narrows obviously, but you won’t any difference in experiencing from 13.3”.
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air PortsJust like the other notebook you can find on the market today, Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 13.3” has two USB 3.0 ports, one HDMI port, a 3.5mm audio port and a Type-C USB port for charging. While the small version, Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 12.5” simplified a left USB 3.0 port, keeping a HDMI and earphone port. For additional, the controversial earphone jack in 13.3” notebook has been more suitable for users in 12.5” notebook adjustment. It is due to the main reason that the mainboard is a little narrow, which has no space for earphone jack.
Actually, there is no significant effect of reducing a USB port, because Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air has a USB Type-C adapter which includes a USB3.0, a HDMI, a USB Type-C which can meet daily needs. The only reason to be disappointed about is that it has no SD card for expansion. Beyond that, we still have something to look at Mi Notebook Air 12.5” which is powered by Intel Core m3-6Y30 processor with lower power consumption, no electric fan and cooling port, the overall cooling port uses the internal aluminum foil and aluminum alloy, so the back of Mi Notebook Air 12.5 looks more simple.