Xiaomi Mi Air 13 reboot – Kaby Lake and Nvidia MX150
The Xiaomi Mi Air 13 gets a remake and it is pretty much the same laptop but with better hardware. It now comes with a faster Intel Kaby Lake Core i5 chipset and a dedicated Nvidia GT150MX GPU.
Rebooted to Kaby lake and Nvidia MX150 Graphics
A welcome reboot
The new Xiaomi Mi Air 13 2017 edition is obviously faster and has even better gaming gaming potential. The new Kaby Lake Chipset offers about 5 to 10 percent better performance and the Nvidia MX150 is an improvement over last years GT940MX. Other than hardware changes, the Notebook is basically identical to last years model.
Faster Chipset, see a 10% increase in performance
8 GB RAM (Single Channel Mode, and supports Expansion up to 16GB – for dual channel)
Nvidia 150MX (Faster than last years GT940MX, offers better gaming potential)
Blistering fast Samsung NVME SSD, Expandable up to 256 GB
High Quality 13.3 inch IPS 1080p Screen, Edge to Edge Glass (improved slightly over the 2016 version)
The design hasn’t changed
Large Touchpad with Fingerprint Scanner
Fast Dual Band Wireless Support (same Intel 8265 AC)
Similar battery (hasn’t increased in capacity)
Runs Hot and Thermal throttles in gaming (similar issue with the previous model)
Still comes with inactivated Windows 10 (only comes with Chinese version of Windows 10)