Today Xiaomi has suddenly released the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 12.5 New version, which has been upgraded a lot in its specs. The previous version, Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 12.5 was only powered by an Intel Core M3 processor, which will could be not enough for everybody, that processor can meet our daily needs, but it will not perform well besides basic office work, videos playing etc.
The good news is that Xiaomi officially released a Mi Notebook Air 12.5 new edition powered by Intel Core i5 processor and upgrades its storage to 8GB RAM 256GB SSD. But you need to know the Core i5 processor on the 12.5-inch version is not the same of the 13.3 inch version but a Core I5-7Y54 also known as Core M5 edition.
As for price, it has increased 1,000 yuan, $333, Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 12.5 Intel Core i5-7Y54 version sells as same as that of 13.3 inch version. Compared with them, they sell at the same price, but Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 13.3 inch version has stronger processor and better GPU, MI Notebook Air 12.5 version Core i5-7Y54 is more portable, and brings better battery life.