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By: CNA and Staff Reporter
Taiwanese contract notebook maker Inventec is working with Xiaomi of China, the world’s fourth-largest smartphone maker, to produce Xiaomi’s first laptop, which is expected to ship early next year.
Inventec chair Richard Lee confirmed the news to reporters Tuesday on the sidelines of the 12th cross-Taiwan Strait forum on technical standards for information technology, saying that Inventec has also manufactured tablet computers for Xiaomi.
He said the upcoming Xiaomi laptop is expected to start shipping in the first or second quarter of 2016, amid optimism that it will draw attention from the current 200 million users of Xiaomi smartphones. “At least they will create a different look for their laptops, just like their smartphones,” Lee said, referring to the Beijing-based company’s stylish phones with premium components at mid-range prices. [FULL STORY]