Xiaomi is now teasing on the features that will be arriving on the upcoming Mi Pad 4 tablet that will be made official on June 25. Its recent teasers have revealed that it will be featuring an 8-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 660 chipset and a single rear camera. Through a fresh teaser, Xiaomi has confirmed that the Mi Pad 4 will be arriving with AI driven facial recognition feature.
The below poster reveals that the Mi Pad 4 won’t be coming with a fingerprint reader, but it will be equipped with facial recognition. Apple iPhone X, Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition and OPPO Find X are all equipped with 3D structured light module that allow these devices to support 3D facial recognition. The Mi Pad 4 is unlikely to feature such an advanced face scanning function.
As the teaser reveals, the Mi Pad 4 tablet will make use of AI to conveniently scan, recognize and unlock the device just by simply looking at it. There is no information available on whether the tablet will be comin with an infrared camera for carrying out AI face unlock in low light conditions.
The AI face unlock feature of the Mi Pad 4 will rely on the rumored 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It is expected to house a rear-mounted camera of 13-megapixel. It may arrive with a 6,000mAh battery.
There is some conflicting information available on the variants and pricing of the Mi Pad 4. Leaked information coming from China has revealed that the base model will only carry support for Wi-Fi connectivity and it will feature 64 GB of storage and 4 GB of RAM. This model is expected to be priced at 1,499 Yuan (~$230). There will be a higher model with 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity. This variant is pegged to cost 1,999 Yuan ($308).
Another source has revealed that the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4’s base model will be available in options such as 32 GB storage + 3 GB RAM and 64 GB storage + 4 GB RAM. The Wi-Fi + LTE variant may feature 64 GB of storage and 4 GB of RAM. The source of this information did not share details on the pricing of Mi Pad 4 variants but has claimed that it will be available in colors like Black and Gold.