Is Lenovo Air 13 Better Than Mi Notebook Air 13? A Side-by-side Duel

Ultrabook Duel

It was not so long ago that Xiaomi announced its first laptop product namely Mi Notebook Air. The long-waited laptop is actually an ultrabook since its thin form factor design. Available in two variants, Mi Notebook Air is powered with Intel i5 and huge RAM capacity of 8GB. Moreover, the ultrabook is also powered with a discrete graphic processing unit of Nvidia GeForce 940MX with 1GB DDR5. However, at the same time the news of upcoming ultrabook from Lenove powered with similar hardware specifications also spread. Are those two laptops really the same? Which one is better than another? An honorable member of Xiaomi community called Feds64 has posted a side-by-side comparison of Mi Notebook Air vs Lenovo Air Pro. Now let’s take a look at a glance of each specs below.

Mi Notebook Air 13.3

Lenovo Air 13 Pro

Color Gold & Silver Gold
CPU Intel Core i5-6200U, 2.7GHz Intel Core i5-6200U
GPU Nvidia GeForce 940MX, 1GB GDDR5 Nvidia GeForce 940MX, 2GB GDDR5
Memory 8GB DDR4 4GB DDR4
Storage 256GB PCIe SSD 256GB PCIe SSD
Ports USB-C 5Gb/s, USB 3.0 x 2, HDMI, Audio I/O, Bluetooth 4.1 USB-C 5Gb/s, USB 3.0 x 1, USB 2.0 x 1, HDMI, Audio I/O, Bluetooth 4.1, SDXC card reader
Screen 13.3-inch 1920 x 1080, FHD full HD screen 13.3-inch 1920 x 1080, Full HD IPS screen
Sound System Sound: the Realtek ALC255, the AKG Customised dual speaker

professional speaker, super power 2W x 2
2 x 1W JBL speakers
Dimensions 309.6 x 210.9 x 14.8 mm 309 x 220 x 14.8 mm
Weight 1.28Kg 1.29Kg
Battery 40Wh, 9.5 hours 46Wh, 7.0 hours
Price RMB 4999 RMB 5499

As you may can see from the table above that generally the specs are similar but with some minor discrepancies including sound system technology, battery power, and slight in weight as well as thinnest point. Along with that similarities, Mi Notebook Air is still the winner since its availability price is cheaper.

Mi Notebook Air vs Lenovo Air Pro

Well, if that’s not enough for you, Feds64 has explained detailed comparison not only about the specs but also about its form factor and all under the hood parts. He even teared down each covers to see what lay beneath. Read all key specifications of Mi Notebook Air here.