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xiaomi notebook air

Postby lucassmith » Tue, 27 Sep 2016 6:45 pm

https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/27/xia ... top-china/

Anyone has any reviews or experiences with this?
Am looking to get a travel friendly laptop and this seems like a good deal, esp with the specs.

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Re: xiaomi notebook air

Postby ketua1 » Sat, 01 Oct 2016 8:40 am

Unfortunately no experience. Any idea if there is a shop here where you can have a look at the notebook first?

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Re: xiaomi notebook air

Postby lucassmith » Mon, 17 Oct 2016 3:35 pm

decided to take the leap and got a friend to purchase for me over at china.
happy with it so far.
we'll see how it goes.

physically a macbook ripoff but at half the price and double the power.

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Re: xiaomi notebook air

Postby zzm9980 » Sun, 27 Nov 2016 1:24 pm

I have one of these, purchased at a Xiaomi store in China. I love it, the price was great. There are extra PCI-E slots to expand it.

It is definitely a Apple rip off, but it is NOT half the power. The 12" is same cpu/gpu specs as the "Macbook" (not Air), but half the RAM, while much bigger. It's a good laptop for the price, but it' *not* faster than the Apple models.

I run Arch Linux on mine though. Nearly flawless, I've gotten all of the hardware to work with minimal hassle. Not sure how fast it is with Windows.

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Re: xiaomi notebook air

Postby lucassmith » Fri, 17 Mar 2017 5:42 pm

zzm9980 wrote:I have one of these, purchased at a Xiaomi store in China. I love it, the price was great. There are extra PCI-E slots to expand it.

It is definitely a Apple rip off, but it is NOT half the power. The 12" is same cpu/gpu specs as the "Macbook" (not Air), but half the RAM, while much bigger. It's a good laptop for the price, but it' *not* faster than the Apple models.

I run Arch Linux on mine though. Nearly flawless, I've gotten all of the hardware to work with minimal hassle. Not sure how fast it is with Windows.


Yea I got the 13" and all is good so far

pity that I'm not techie enough to use linux or even install the eng windows os over :(


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