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Mi Pad 5 Pro with Snapdragon 870 goes official

SOURCE: GSMARENA

Alongside the launch of the Mi Mix 4 smartphone, Xiaomi unveiled the Pad 5 series – its first tablets in three years.

Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro features

The Pad 5 lineup consists of a vanilla plug-and-play Pad 5 as well as a Pad 5 Pro with both Wi-Fi and 5G capabilities. With Snapdragon 870 for the Pro and Snapdragon 860 for the Pad 5, these are two of the most powerful Android tablets available.

With an 11″ display and a 120Hz refresh rate, both tablets offer 2560×1600 pixel resolution. In addition to supporting Dolby Vision and HDR10, the 10-bit panels also feature TrueTone technology, which allows adjusting colors and brightness with respect to the ambient light.

In the tablet’s pill-shaped camera island lies a single 13MP camera, while the Pro has a 13MP main plus 5MP ultra-wide camera. The Pro 5G, on the other hand, upgrades the main camera to a 50MP sensor, while retaining the 5MP ultrawide unit.
The entire Pad 5 lineup is compatible with a magnetic keyboard cover and stylus, just like the iPad Pro 11 and Galaxy Tab S7.

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The Xiaomi stylus weighs 12.2 grams, offers a 240 Hz sampling rate, and has two buttons on the side. Battery life on a single charge is 8 hours. It will come in three colors that match the Pad 5 paint jobs and is pretty much a typical accessory of its class.

Featuring an 8600mAh battery and fast-charging capabilities, this is the fastest tablet battery ever created. It is also extremely light – just over 510 grams – and thin – 6.86mm. The non-Pro Pad 5 has a bigger 8,720 mAh battery, but it’s downgraded to a 33W charger – still quite fast for a tablet.

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MIUI is the interface, but it is optimized for tablets and has multi-screen support for over 300 apps, as long as they are opened from a Xiaomi smartphone. Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro also comes with four Dolby Atmos-tuned speakers – two on top and two on the bottom.

You can find all the specifications in the table below:

Model Mi Pad 5 Mi Pad 5 Pro Mi Pad 5 Pro 5G
Display 11-inch LCD display with 2560×1600 resolution
a 120Hz refresh rate, and 500nits max brightness.
Dolby Vision format and TrueTone tech  
11-inch LCD display with 2560×1600 resolution
a 120Hz refresh rate, and 500nits max brightness.
Dolby Vision format and TrueTone tech
11-inch LCD display with 2560×1600 resolution
a 120Hz refresh rate, and 500nits max brightness.
Dolby Vision format and TrueTone tech
Front Camera 8 MP 8 MP 8 MP
Rear Camera Single 13 MP 13 MP main camera + 5 MP depth of field camera 50 MP main camera + 5 MP depth of field camera
Software Android 11-based MIUI out-of-the-box Android 11-based MIUI out-of-the-box Android 11-based MIUI out-of-the-box
Processor  Qualcomm Snapdragon 86 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC
Battery  8,720mAh battery with 33W fast charging  8,600mAh with 67W fast charging 8,600mAh with 67W fast charging
Misc. Connectivity options like NFC, Wi-Fi 6, and USB Type-C port for charging Connectivity options like NFC, Wi-Fi 6, and USB Type-C port for charging Connectivity options like NFC, Wi-Fi 6, and USB Type-C port for charging
Colors Deep, dazzling white, dark green Deep and dazzling white Deep and dazzling white

Mi Pad price

Prices for the Mi Pad 5 start at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs 23,000) for the base 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option and CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs 26,400) for the 6GB RAM + 256GB model. Additionally, the Pro option offers two storage options – 6GB RAM + 128GB for CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs 28,700) and 6GB + 256GB for CNY 2,799 (approximately Rs 32,100). The Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 Pro 5G comes in a single 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model for CNY 3,499 (approximately Rs 40,200). Xiaomi’s Inspiration Stylus costs CNY 349 (roughly Rs 4,000).

In China, they’re already available for pre-order, but the international wing of Xiaomi hasn’t announced when they’ll be made available overseas.

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