Xiaomi Mi Pad aims to hit Apple’s maket share

by Frank Tu 0


Back in March when MIUI was released for Nexus 7, it was much anticipated that Xiaomi (popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer) could enter into Tablet Market. The company has just unveiled power packed Mi Pad at attractive price range. Featuring two versions: 16GB for about 240$ and

270$ for 64GB. Both tablets have capacity to support up to 128GB extra storage capacity through microSD slot.

The device is just not an addition of Tablet to an Andriod market, but stands up with powerful features. It is infact first to feature the powerful Tegra K1 SoC (Nvidia’s quad-core processor supported by 2GB of RAM). Based on heavily customized Android OS 4.4.2 KitKat with interface tweaked to seem much like Apple’s iOS.

Xiaomi Mi Pad has a 7.9-inches display (LG or AUO) with high resolution of 2,048 x 1,536 for a 326 ppi density with a 4:3 aspect ratio and a 2GB of RAM. Its all packed under just an 8.5mm thick glossy finish plastic weighing a total of just 360g.

MiPad tablet include a 5 megapixel front facing camera best for video calling, along with a 8 megapixel rear facing camera.

The company CEO Lei Jun, has not specify the full launch of product as the ‘open testing will undergo in June. So one can expect Mi Pad to hit the market once the testing is over.The company has put as long as four year into Tablet Market entry planning, told CEO Lei Jun to the audience. With the launch of Mi Pad, Xiaomi hope to put pressure on Apple.


With powerful hardware and attractive OS tweaks Mi Pad will offer powerful gaming on cheap and unmatch-able user interface experience.