Xiamo, the Chinese technology conglomerate has forayed in many new categories such as lifestyle, sports as well as health in recent months. Soon it would enter into laptops as well. As per a new report, there is some interesting information about the 1st laptop of the company. It also states that a good price performance ratio would be offered by the smartphones of the company.
Last month, the hardware partner of Xiaomi, Inventec stated that the 1st laptop of the company is expected in the 1st or 2nd half of the year 2016. Now as per a new report, these claims are further cemented. Citing the supply chain sources, DigiTimes reports that the 1st laptop of Xiaomi would come in 2 models, the 12.5 inch ones and 13.3 inch one. Mass production would be done in 2016’s 1st quarter and is line with the report of last month.
Further, the report added that orders have been placed by the company for around 250,000 units for 12.5 inch model as well as 500,000 units for 13.3 inch model. It is stated that the 12.5inch model would be manufactured by Inventec and the 13.3 inch model would be manufactured by Compal Electronics.
As per the report, it was also noted that Xiaomi has plans of shipping the laptop in a bundle package along with a smartphone. With this move, both product lineups would be promoted. Lenovo executives are also trying to be reached so that dominance can be maked in the lineup of laptops. Rumors of this notebook have been here since a long time. In the month of September, it was also noted that company is planning to launch this notebook in 2016 1st quarter.