Xiaomi always makes it to the headlines for leaks, rumors and launches that it has lined-up. Now, having launched the Redmi 4A in India for Rs 5,999, the company already has new products scheduled for launch. Reports about Xiaomi’s next-generation tablet, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 have been doing the rounds. Now, the latest rumor suggest that Xiaomi will be launching two Mi tablets: the Mi Pad 3 and Mi Pad 3 Pro. Both the tablets have surfaced online in China revealing a few more details.
The latest leak, spotted on mydrivers.com reveals that the Mi Pad 3 tablet will feature a 7.9-inch display. However, the display resolution of the tablet is unknown at the moment. The tablet will be paired with 4GB of RAM and will also come in two different storage variants: 64GB and 128GB. On the software front, the tablet will run Android 7.0 Android Nougat out-of-the-box. The price of Mi Pro 3 for the 64GB variant is expected to 1299 Yuan which is approximately Rs 12,300 while the 128GB variant is priced at 1599 Yuan which is approximately Rs 15,000.
On the other hand, the Mi Pad 3 Pro, as the name suggest will be the bigger variant of the two. The tablet will feature a 9.7-inch display, although the resolution is unknown at this point. At the heart, the tablet will be powered by the Intel 8750 processor which is coupled with 4GB RAM. Just like the Mi Pad 3, the Mi Pad 3 Pro will also come in two variants – one with 64GB internal memory and another with 128GB of internal memory. While the price of Mi Pad 3 Pro will start from 1699 Yuan which is approximately Rs 16,000, there are rumors that the tablet will run on the Windows 10 operating system. Apart from this, no other details of the two tablets are known at the moment. ALSO READ: Xiaomi sets up second manufacturing unit in India
To put the specifications into perspective, Xiaomi Mi Pad 2, which was launched in 2015 flaunts a 7.9-inch (2048×1536 pixels) IPS display with 326ppi and is powered by a 2.24GHz Intel Atom x5-Z8500 quad-core chipset paired with Intel HD GPU and 2GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB and 64GB options, while in the photography department, it features an 8-megapixel rear camera with a 5-megapixel camera up front. The tablet is powered by a 6,190mAh battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac and USB Type-C.
If rumors are to be believed, the Mi Pad 3 and Mi Pad 3 Pro will be launched alongside Xiaomi’s 2017 flagship, the Mi 6.
The Xiaomi Mi 6 is said to come with 5.2-inch HD TFT LCD panel. The phone is expected to launch in two chipset variants; one is said to be powered by the MediaTek Helio X30 chipset, while the other variant will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The smartphone could be powered by a 3,000mAh battery and feature USB Type-C connectivity. On the software front, the Mi 6 will most likely run Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI OS layered on top.
Although there is no official word, Xiaomi is expecte to launch the Mi 6 and next-generation tablets on April 16.