Xiaomi Launching a New 12.5 inches Laptop – Xiaomi Air 12

I am going to inform you in this article about a new laptop Xiaomi Air 12 which Xiaomi is bringing to us very recently. Right now pre-order is going on for this laptop on GearBest which they are promising to dispatch from 13 September 2016. So let’s see what Xiaomi is offering with this laptop.

1) Design, Display & Dimensions:


It is having 12.5 inches screen with a 16:9 display ratio quality. They have used IPS screen which will be good for wide angle viewing. Currently, the only available color is Silver.

It is very sleek and light. It is just 12.9mm thin that will definitely give you a feeling of holding a magazine in hand. The laptop body is made up of metal and the weight of this laptop is just 1.07 KGs.

The outer edge of the laptop is beautifully protected with an edge to edge glass covering, which will be ultra-durable and the hardness of this laptop is 7 on Mohs scale. The screen resolution quality is 1920 x 1080 pixels full HD. The total dimension of this laptop is 11.5 x 7.95 x 0.51 inches.

2) Hardware, Features & Battery:


The operating system on this laptop you will get is the latest Windows 10 (home edition). Xiaomi is designed this laptop for multitasking capabilities. You can also expect a very fast startup time in Windows 10. They have used Intel Core m3-6Y30 Dual Core processor with a frequency range of 0.9GHz to up to 2.2GHz. This CPU will help you giving an ultra-low-voltage platform. It also has the Intel Turbo Boost Technology which will deliver you dynamic extra power whenever you will need it.

The RAM used is DDR3 4GB and you will get a 128 GB SSD hard disk on it. 128GB is not bad for a portable laptop like this and may be enough for most travelers to store their data, pictures, videos, and music. In this laptop, you will get new USB Type-C Port, which will give you 10 times faster transmission speed in compare to the USB 2.0. It also has a standard HDMI slot, which will support 4K output and will also show PPT presentation with good quality output, really eye-catching features for business travelers. You can very easily connect it to your TV, monitors, or projectors or in your personal home theater. As per connectivity, it is also have inbuilt Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

You will get the following physical ports on it: one standard HDMI port, one 3.5 mm audio port, one USB 3 port and one USB type-C port. As per camera, there is a 1.0MP camera which is good enough for Skype and online meetings.

The battery quality is quite good. The capacity of the battery is 5000mAh (7.4 volt, 37watts) which is good enough to watch continues HD video for 6 hours.

3) Pricing:


As I told you previously, right now Xiaomi Air 12 is in pre-sale on GearBest and you can pre-order it at a price of $617.99.

Note: As GearBest runs several offers time to time, the price I have mentioned is not stable and you can find the price is changing according to the current offer. So it is recommended to keep an eye on that.



As per the initial features and specification mentioned by Xiaomi, it seems Xiaomi Air 12 can be a good companion to you especially if you are a frequent traveler. The main selling points of this laptop will be it’s thin and lightweight body with a good battery life with a decent amount of storage. Xiaomi lovers are already creating good buzz on this and I will surely follow this laptop to see how it can share the position in the current competitive market.

But Xiaomi Air 12 from GearBest

Xiaomi Air 12 - Review Breakdown



The main selling points of this laptop will be it's thin and lightweight body with a good battery life with a decent amount of storage. I will surely follow this laptop to see how it can share the position in the current competitive market.

Additional Images of Xiaomi Air 12:


But Xiaomi Air 12 from GearBest

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