Inventec Corp chairman, Richard Lee has confirmed that the company is making Xiaomi’s first notebook. He also added that shipments of the notebook will begin in the first half of 2016.
Lee told Taipei Times, “I am upbeat about the business outlook for Xiaomi’s notebook computers, as the firm has more than 200 million registered smartphone users.” He also said that Xiaomi will most likely adopt the same smartphone business strategy for the notebooks. He expects Xiaomi’s entry into the notebook market to “bring something new." Lee also added that Inventec will start shipping notebooks in the first or second quarter of next year. He also said that Inventec will be jointly designing and manufacturing Xiaomi’s notebook.