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.
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.