Xiaomi has unveiled another low-priced yet impressively featured tablet dubbed as Mi Pad 4 today that becomes the first Mi Pad to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor yet keeping the price tag within reach.

Mi Pad 4 – Features

The Mi Pad 4 comes with an 8-inch IPS panel on the front that sports a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:10. The overall design of the Mi Pad 4 is quite similar to other Mi products falling in the mid-range category.

Xiaomi has maintained a decent bezel size on the new tablet keeping it fairly easy to use. The body is made up of metal and the rear cover is completely plain with a minor cosmetic gradient on the top edge.

As mentioned above, the Mi Pad 4 gets powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660. The base variant brings 32GB of native storage paired with 3GB of RAM while the higher storage option of 64GB is also there that is supported by 4GB of RAM.

The Mi Pad 4 runs Xiaomi’s tablet-optimized MIUI on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. The battery size is quite decent, at 6,000 mAh, though power input is limited to basic 5V/2A charging. There’s a Type-C reversible connector on the bottom edge for both ease and efficiency.

Camera department of Mi Pad 4 is flourished by a single rear camera and a similar selfie shooter on the front. The primary sensor can shoot up to 13 MP photos at a f/2.0 aperture. Mi Pad 4’s front camera is also fairly bright, at f/2.0 as well, and sports 5 MP resolution.


Mi Pad 4 – Pricing and Availability

The Mi Pad 4 is offered for sale in China with two color options of Black and Gold. As far as pricing of the device is concerned, the 3/32 GB base variant costs CNY 1,099 (~$168, Rs. 20,400) whereas the 6/64 GB version is priced at CNY 1,499 (~$229, Rs. 27,800).

Mi Pad 4 – Specifications

OS Android 8.1 Oreo, MIUI
Networks 2G, 3G, 4G LTE (optional)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
GPU Adreno 512
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
Display 8-inch with FHD (1920 x 1200) resolution, 16:10 aspect ratio
RAM 3/4 GB
Internal 32/64 GB
Card slot yes
Connectivity LTE, microUSB 2.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack
Primary Camera 13 MP, f/2.0
Secondary Camera 5 MP, f/2.0
Battery 6,000 mAh, 5V/2A
Price ~Rs. 20,400 (3/32 GB), ~Rs. 27,800 (4/64 GB)