Official Xiaomi Mi Pad 2: the best competitor for iPad

Official Xiaomi Mi Pad 2: the best competitor for iPad

Today Xiaomi introduced the second generation tablet Mi Pad 2, as well as a new smartphone Redmi Note 3. The design and specifications of the tablet Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 are very similar to iPad Mini 4 but the price is less than half.

Design Xiaomi Mi Pad 2

Mi Pad 2 has the same design as its predecessor but with some important changes. To start, it is 18% thinner and weighs 38 grams less, than the first generation of tablet. Furthermore, the main change of Mi Pad 2 is all metal body.

The resolution is identical to the Apple tablet with 2048 x 1536 pixels at 7.9 inch screen and a pixel density of 326 ppi.

Official Xiaomi Mi Pad 2: the best competitor for iPad

Many companies do not agree with that statement that their products look like Apple devices, but Xiaomi have openly published it without shame.

The speakers are located on the rear panel, as in the previous device and the rear camera is in the upper right. On the front has capacitive buttons below the screen and on the right we have the power button and the volume controls.

Another new feature of Mi Pad 2 is connection USB Type-C.

If you look at the tablet, you can remember Nokia N1. Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 will be available in two colors: dark gray and gold champagne.

Official Xiaomi Mi Pad 2: the best competitor for iPad

Specifications Xiaomi Mi Pad 2

The processor of Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 is an Intel Atom (X5-Z8500) up to 2.24 GHz with 2GB of RAM. The GPU is an Intel HD Graphics. The internal memory is available in two versions: 16GB and 64GB.

The cameras are 8-megapixel rear and 2 megapixel front. The battery has a great capacity of 6190 mAh. According to the manufacturer the battery is capable of providing up to 12 hours of continuous video. The tablet supports fast charging with 5V and 2A.

Official Xiaomi Mi Pad 2: the best competitor for iPad

It is expected that the tablet will run on the latest version MIUI 7, which is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. In addition, the top model of Mi Pad 2 will run on Android and Windows 10. This feature is available thanks to x86 processor architecture.

Price Xiaomi Mi Pad 2

Tablet will be available in China at a price of about 147$ (999 yuan) for the version with 16GB and 193$ (1299 yuan) for the version with 64GB.

For all other countries there is still no news. We do not even know when Mi Pad 2 will go on sale in China.

Official Xiaomi Mi Pad 2: the best competitor for iPad updated: November 24, 2015 author: John Cross