Rear Shell for Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 Leaks in Multiple Colors

by Habeeb Onawole 1

Xiaomi is working on a successor for its Mi Pad tablet line. The new tablet which will be called the Mi Pad 3 is rumored to be launched in two variants: a small 7.9-inch version that will run Android 7.0 Nougat and a larger 9.7-inch model running Windows 10.

Today, an image said to be of the rear shells of the upcoming tablet(s) was posted on Weibo. Its hard to tell if the shells belongs to the Android or Windows version as there isn’t any detail specifying that. However, the image shows us that Xiaomi will be releasing the tablet in multiple colors. The shells are available in gold, silver, rose/red, and a fourth color that appears to be black but with in-laid ridges.

Mi Pad 3 Rear Shells

Sources say the Mi Pad 3 will be launched alongside the Mi 6 which is scheduled to be released in April.

The 7.9-inch Mi Pad 3 will be powered by Mediatek’s MT8176 processor. There will be 4GB of RAM on board and it will be available in 64GB and 128GB storage options. Pricing is said to be ¥1299 ($188) and ¥1599 ($231) respectively.

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The 9.7-inch Windows 10 version will have Intel’s Atom x7-Z8750 chipset and feature the same memory configuration above. It will be priced at ¥1699 ($246) for the 64GB model and ¥1999 ($291) for the 128GB model.