Not all those who seek and acquire a notebook, they will use it for work. Indeed, there is a big chunk of users (and this is excluding students) who thinks the notebook to connect to the Internet, write some document with the Office suite, or simply have to listen to music and watch a movie in leisure hours. Here, it is these customers “undemanding” are the same who have small budget to disposizizione, and seek the “best notebook” at the lowest price. The easiest option is to browse the flyer of an electronic chain and focus on lowest cost, or take a ride in the nearest store and buy the first notebook that meets “certain requirements”, but there is also another alternative – perhaps more complicated – it should at least consider. And is contact the Chinese market.
Xiaomi Mi Air Notebook 12.5 and 13.3
We know that Chinese producers are ready to invade even the notebook market and their proposals should not be underestimated, because in most cases are very interesting for specific ratio / price just as it does for smartphones and tablets. But what are the best Chinese notebooks presented in 2016? We tried to do a search and we have identified five patterns – in most price ranges – that could meet the needs of users. And of course the first place is Xiaomi.
Xiaomi Mi Air Notebook 12.5 is equipped with an Intel Core processor m3-6Y30 (Skylake), with 4GB of DDR3 1866MHz RAM and 128GB SSD storage. The 12.5-inch screen has Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), while the battery gives a range of about 11.5 hours (charging 50% in 30 minutes). Its price is currently € 522.48 (MIA12IT enter the code), but Windows 10 Home is in Chinese version (note: there is a way to change the language). Here the shop page.
Xiaomi Mi Air Notebook 13.3 runs on an Intel Core i5-6200U processor (Skylake) with 8GB of 2133MHz DDR3 RAM and 256GB SSD. The screen has a full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is operated in this case by a dedicated Nvidia GeForce GT 940MX graphics card with 1GB of memory GDD5, while the battery ensures operability for about 9.5 hours (in video playback online). The price for this model is € 798.56 (XiaomiPC the code to use), so if you really want you can buy it here.
Jumper EzBook 2 is a clone of the Macbook Air, but with Windows 10. It integrates a quad-core Intel Atom Z8300 processor-X5 1.44 GHz, 4GB of DDR3 RAM and 64GB of eMMC ROM memory, 14-inch screen with full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), 1.3 megapixel camera and 10,000 mAh battery. The price is one of the most affordable, € 178.95 with Ezbook2IT code and if you do not believe look here.
CHUWI LapBook is the first notebook of this company China and, indeed, has been launched in recent days. And ‘the largest of the group with a display 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), even if its hardware equipment is not much different from smaller laptops: Intel Atom x5-Z8300 1.44 GHz quad-core, 4 GB of storage and 64 GB of DDR3L of eMMC RAM, expandable with a microSD card slot. Aboard a 2 megapixel camera and a 10,000 mAh battery. This model is already on sale online at the price of € 200.53, discounted with coupons (code: CHULAIT).
The last is Pipo Work W9S, a notebook 14.1-inch HD (1366 x 768 pixels) with quad-core Intel Atom x5-Z8300, DDR3L 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory expandable with a microSD card up to 128GB. Inside is a generous 10000 mAh battery and a battery life of 7 hours in video playback, and Windows 10 64-bit preinstalled. Kit interfaces includes a USB 3.0 port, an HDMI, in addition to the 2 megapixel webcam, WiFi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0. And this is also the cheapest, only € 173.55 with PiPOW9S code in one of the leading Chinese shop.