It’s been almost a year since we have been receiving rumors about Xiaomi’s plan to introduce their own Notebooks in the market that will look like Apple’s Macbook Air but now after the revelation of some credible reports it looks like that Xiaomi is all set to launch its first 12.5 inch laptop in the coming year probably in the month of April. As per the new reports citing supply chain makers are claiming that Inventec will start the Original Desing Manufacturing for Xiaomi’s 12.5 inch laptop and will start shipments from April 2016 onwards.
Latest reports from Digitimes further gives more information regarding the launch of upcoming Xiaomi laptops where as per their report Xiaomi is working on two laptops with different sizes i.e 12.5 inch laptop and 13.3 inch laptop. Also for the ODM (Original Desing Manufacturing) Xiamoi has made tie ups with two leading electronic manufacturing firms i.e Inventec and Compal electronics that will be manufacturing the Xiaomi 12.5 inch laptop and Xiaomi 13.3 inch laptop respectively. The launch of Xiaomi 12.5 inch laptop is almost sure which will begin from April onwards (as per the reports) but regarding the Xiaomi 13.3 inch laptop company has planned to delay its launch.
Moreover according to the sources it has been been quoted that Xiaomi 12.5 inch laptop will be priced at CNY 2,999 i.e approximately Rs 31000 and all the components within the laptop will be purely made by manufacturers based in China.
As on now no exact information is available regarding the system hardware or software configuration of these Xiaomi based laptops except for their design where leaks are suggesting that Xiaomi laptops will resemble close to Apple Macbook Air.