The Chinese electronics company Xiaomi has made its Mi Pad 3 official in China. The Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 is the successor of Mi Pad 2 which was released two years ago in 2015. The design and build did not receive any upgrade while the innards are made a bit powerful now.
The Mi Pad 3 features a 7.9-inch Apple-like Retina display with a resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels plus a pixel density of 326ppi. It is powered by an Hexa-core Mediatek MT8176 chipset where three of the cores are clocked at 2.1GHz while the remaining ones are clocked at 1.7GHz. The graphics part is taken care by PowerVR GX6250 GPU supplied by Imagination Technologies, the same company which provides GPU’s to Apple.
To keep the operations smooth, Xiaomi equipped the device with 4GB of RAM. The internal storage is only 64GB, and sadly there is no expandability option. It houses a pretty basic 13-megapixel camera at f/2.2 with no other add-ons, and it is a huge let down for the Mi Pad 3.
A beefy 6,600mAh battery fuels the Mi Pad 3, and it supports 5V/2A fast charging. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, and a USB Type-C port for charging interface.
On the design front, Mi Pad 3 is crafted from metal alloy material, and it features an unibody metal design. The metal body is polished using a sandblasting process, and it gives a premium feel when held.
Mi Pad 3 renders upto 867 hours of stand-by time and also upto 12 hours of talk time. There is no cellular connectivity, and the device runs MIUI 8 which is based on Android Marshmallow. The device measures 200.4 x 132.6 x 7 mm and weighs 328 grams.
As of now it is only a China exclusive and carries a price tag of 1499 Yuan(approx Rs.14,300). Being a second home to Xiaomi, the company will surely launch the device in India, and we will notify you as soon as it is available.