Xiaomi Air 12 is an affordable laptop with decent specifications and great looks
Even though portable devices like mobile phones and tablets have enveloped the entire market, laptops and desktops still remain the gadgets of choice for people who are looking towards productivity at the core and not just media consumption. Laptops are still the easiest to be used when it comes to using mainstream applications. Mobiles cannot handle all tasks as intuitively as laptops can.
Xiaomi has just launched a new laptop called Xiaomi Air 12 in China. The laptop is still not available globally or in India as yet though. Xiaomi Air 12 is a Windows 10 based laptop and it offers some high end specifications at a pretty affordable price. The display on this notebook is 12.5 inches diagonally and utilises adaptive display technology. The IPS display has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Your photos, videos and games would definitely come to life on this bright display. The display is fully laminated to avoid glare. The processor powering the laptop is sixth-generation Intel Skylake Core M3-6Y30 processor and the graphics are fueled by Intel HD graphics 515. The RAM available on this notebook computer is 4 GB. Moreover, an AKG speaker with Dolby Audio Premium Surround Sound brings incredible sound making for an extremely immersive media consumption experience. The keyboard is backlit and is a pleasure to type on.
Xiaomi Air 12 houses a 128 GB SSD hard drive for storing your files and media. The laptop supports a USB Type-C connector which is reversible and is 10 times faster than the traditional USB 2.0. An additional HDMI slot which supports 4K output allows you to stream your video and audio content to external monitors, televisions or projectors helping you to create an entire home theater experience. Air 12 has a 7.4 V / 5000 mAh 37Wh battery which also supports fast charging. The large capacity of the battery prevents lack of usage during power shortages and the battery runs for 11.5 hours. The laptop has a 1.0 Megapixel front camera which can be used for video conferencing or personal chatting purposes. Additionally, the provided Bluetooth 4.1 interface allows you to sync photos, music and media files and documents from your computer to other Bluetooth enabled smartphones or MP3 players.
Xiaomi Air 12 carries a weight of 1.075 kg. It is thin and light and can be held like a magazine. The full metal body of the laptop has edge-to-edge protective glass and features a very sleek and slick design. The body is constructed using borax anodised process and boasts of uniform color coating throughout the periphery of the product. It is a beautiful device and would definitely complement your desk manifold.
If you are looking for a laptop that does not cost a bomb, is high on specifications and features and is amazing to look at, then you should definitely check out Xiaomi Air 12, it is sure to leave your senses overwhelmed with wonder.
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