Xiaomi has revealed its Mi Pad 5 series of tablets in China. Instead of leaked information about a total of three tablets, the product line has only two tablets. First is the standard Mi Pad 5 which is equipped with Snapdragon 860 chipset. Meanwhile, Pro version has Snapdragon 870 chipset. Moreover, these tablets have 11-inch screen with 2560×1600 pixel resolution and a high refresh rate of 120Hz.
The Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 series are quite slim overall with a premium metal finish. Additionally, both tablets are Dolby Atmos supported. As for the camera, the base variant has a 13-megapixel main lens, while the Pro model adds a 5-megapixel depth-of-field sensor. Additionally, these tablets ship with large 8600mAh and 8720mAh batteries respectively.
Key specs and features
Xiaomi has taken some inspiration from the current iPad series to build its latest tablets. These tablets have flat edges and slightly thick symmetrical bezels. While at the rear, the lineup features a pill-shaped camera module with LED lights. In addition, Mi Pad 5 is equipped with four speakers and Pro model has a total of eight speakers.
The Mi Pad 5 series supports stylus and magnetic keyboard. The stylus weighs 12.2 grams, has two buttons on the side, and offers a touch sampling rate of 240Hz. It comes with a rechargeable battery that can last 8 hours on a single charge. As for the keyboard, it doesn’t have a trackpad and is offered in three different colors to match the paint job of the tablet.
The Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 series ship with high-end hardware. Both the tablets have 11-inch LCD displays with a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels. Xiaomi has used a 10-bit panel here with support for a 120Hz high refresh rate, HDR 10 certification and brightness of up to 500 nits. Furthermore, these tablets are powered by Snapdragon 800 series chipsets. The vanilla model, i.e. the Mi Pad 5, is powered by a Snapdragon 860 chipset, whereas the top-end Pro version ships with a Snapdragon 870 SoC.
Price of Mi Pad 5 series
The base variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly $310), while the top-end model with 6GB RAM and 256GB storage is available at CNY 2299 (roughly $355)
On the other hand, the 6GB/128GB variant of the Pro version will sell for CNY 2499 (roughly $385) and the 6GB/256GB model for CNY 2799 (roughly $430). Finally, the final sole 5G variant of the Pro version with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage will go for CNY 3499 (roughly $540).