Xiaomi had launched the MIUI 10 in May, but the Mi Pad 4 tablet that was launched in June had arrived with MIUI 9 onboard. It seems that the stable version of MIUI 10 will be soon coming to Mi Pad 4 as the company has just rolled out its beta edition.
The MIUI 10 global beta has a version number of 8.7.5. The last two numbers indicate that beta update is just five days old. The update which can be sideloaded on the tablet weighs 1.21 GB. MIUI 10 comes with improved design and it promises faster performance than MIU 9. MIUI 10 also includes support for gestures like long press and swiping actions. However, the gesture-based actions are only meant for smartphones and it does not apply for the Mi Pad 4.
Apart from Mi Pad 4, the other Xiaomi devices that have the MIUI 10 global beta 8.7.5 are Mi 6, Mi Mix 2, Redmi S2, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Note 5, Mi MIX 2S, Mi 5, Mi Note 2 and Mi MIX. The MIUI 10 global beta 8.7.5 also includes LDAC for Bluetooth devices. However, only Xiaomi devices that are running on Android Oreo will be receiving the support for LDAC.
The Mi Pad 4 comes with an 8-inch IPS LCD display that supports 16:10 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. The Snapdragon 660 SoC is present under the hood of the tablet. It has an f/2.0 aperture rear camera of 13-megapixel and an f/2.0 aperture frontal shooter of 5-megapixel. The front-facing camera also supports face unlock. There is no microSD card slot on the tablet.
The 3 GB RAM variant includes 32 GB of storage whereas the 4 GB model has 64 GB of storage. These variants only support Wi-Fi connectivity and they are respectively priced at 1,099 Yuan (~$165) and 1,399 Yuan (~$210). There is another 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage model that carries support for LTE connectivity. It carries a price tag of 1,499 Yuan (~$225).