Inventec will undertake ODM production of a 12.5-inch notebook model for China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology at its factory in Shanghai, eastern China, with shipments to begin in April 2016,
Xiaomi originally planned to launch a 12.5-inch notebook model and a 13.3-inch one at the same, with Inventec and Taiwan-based Compal Electronics respectively responsible for the ODM production, the sources said. However, Xiaomi has decided to launch the 12.5-inch models first, the sources indicated.
The 12.5-inch notebook looks like MacBook Air and will be for sale at a retail price of CNY2,999 (US$470), the sources noted. Components of the notebook will be mostly supplied by China-based makers, the sources said.
Operating System: Linux
Processor: CPU series Intel Core i7 4-generation family
Screen size: 15.6-inches
Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
Screen technology: LED backlight
Graphics chip: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
Memory capacity: 2GB
Price: 2999 Yuan ($466)