Back in 2013, when Xiaomi released its first notebook, too little people were believing it will succeed. Now Xiaomi is recognized as the number 1 laptop brand not only in China but also in India. Of course, it’s naïve to think this company should conquer the world, where Lenovo leads. But one thing is clear as the day – Xiaomi knows how to make good products at affordable price tags. And this statement is also true for laptops. One of the latest models added to its line was the Xiaomi Air 13.3-inch with the Intel’s 8th-gen Core chip. Now it’s discounted to $819.99. But you should use the coupon (code: BGXMU1), otherwise, it will cost you $959.99.
Just like its predecessor, this laptop comes without any logo on its outer surface. However, there is a conspicuous ‘Mi’ branding on the bottom bezel of the display. The Xiaomi Air 13.3-inch laptop comes in gray color coupled with black keyboard and bezels. It is only 14.8mm thick and weighs 1.3kg, which makes it conducive to carry around. As you guess, everything has been thought in details on how to compete with the Apple MacBook.
As for interfaces, our protagonist carries a USB-C port, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, 3.5mm headphone jack, and microphones.
It is equipped with a 13.3-inch screen and the bezels are only 5.59mm thick. This laptop uses a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and it has a display resolution of 1920 × 1080. Its 170-degree wide viewing angle coupled with an 80.1% screen-to-body ratio ensures that users have a pleasant display.
Under the hood, the Xiaomi Air 13.3-inch is packed with the Quad-Core i7 version is equipped with an 8th-gen Intel Core i7-8550U chip. The latter is paired with an 8GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB PCle SSD. It also has an inbuilt NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GU with 2GB DDR5 memory. The battery has 578Wh capacity.