Xiaomi‘s partnership with Hasbro, owner of the Transformer franchise dates back to 2016 when both firms teamed up to release a Transformer robot that can transform into a dummy Mi Pad tablet. Xiaomi has now been licensed by Hasbro to manufacture the Mi Bumblebee computer backpack which is shaped like a Bumblebee. In case you don’t know, Bumblebee is a fictional robot character from the Transformers franchise. In most versions, Bumblebee is a small, yellow with black stripes Autobot. The character is named after the Bumblebee, a black-and-yellow striped bee which inspired his paint scheme.
The Xiaomi Bumblebee Backpack features a cool and stiff body with a special protective double-layer shell on ergonomic design. As stated, the design is inspired by the Bumblebee in Transformers and it features a faceted element and an arched tough body with high strength and extra large space. With a total internal capacity of 16L, the backpack has reasonable storage.
Its circumference is 53x35x16cm, and the surface is a double-shell with a combination of high-strength PC and EVA material. The design also includes a hidden zipper which is placed at the back. The shoulder strap is stuffed with cotton lining with a built-in luggage strap. On the internal, there is a separate computer compartment made from cashmere material and which can comfortably hold a 15.6-inch laptop and is equipped with multiple function storage pockets. There are other partitions which are detachable and designed to meet different storage needs.
The Mi Bumblebee computer backpack will be available in Beetle Yellow and Armor Gray. It comes with a price tag of 539 yuan ($79). Xiaomi is yet to reveal when the backpack will go on sale.