Xiaomi Mi Pad

Xiaomi Mi Pad

The Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has unveiled its first Android powered tablet in the form of Mi-Pad at a press event held in Beijing today. The tablet which has a 7.9-inch 2048x1536p display, will be available in a range of colour options including Pink, Green, Blue, Yellow and White in coming days.

The Xiaomi Mi-Pad runs on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat, and packs 2GB of RAM for trouble free multitasking, and a Nvidia Tegra K1 quad-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz. The tablet comes in two variants–one with 8GB and other with 64GB of internal memory.

Xiaomi Mi-Pad

Xiaomi Mi-Pad

Among the other features, it has 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, and microSD card slot for storage expansion. Xiaomi has included a powerful 6700 mAh battery in the Mi-Pad tablet. On the connectivity front, it has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support.

According to the company, the 16GB version of Mi-Pad will cost 1499 yuan ($240), on the other hand the 64Gb version will be available for a price of 1699 yuan ($272) in the Chinese market

Xiaomi has stated that it will begin Mi Pad sales in China next month but only as a test run. The actual retail availability details are still under the wraps.