Aside from the Redmi Note 3, Xiaomi also introduced their latest tablet and succesor its original Mi Pad — the Mi Pad 2.
Here’s a rundown of specs:
– Intel Atom processor (14nm process), Quad-core X5-Z8500, 2.24GHz
– 2GB dual-channel LPDDR3 RAM, 16/64GB internal storage
– Full metal body, in dark grey and champagne gold
– 7.9-inch IPS display, 2048 x 1536 resolution, 326PPI
– 6190mAh battery, 5V/2A fast charging
– 8MP rear camera (f/2.0), 1080p video recording, 5MP front camera 75° wide-angle
– 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1
– USB Type-C port
– MIUI 7 features: color & color temp enhancement, reading mode, smart button deactivation (when holding both sides of tablet)
The Mi Pad 2 is Xioami’s first ever Intel-based device ditching Nvidia from its first Mi Pad. In terms of design, the Mi Pad 2 is now more similar and reiterated the same metal unibody design of the iPad Mini 4. Addition to that is the introduction of the USB type-C port in the new Mi Pad, that is now becoming a standard for mobile devices that promises fast charging and data transfer.
Pricing will be still competitive like the original Mi Pad and other devices from Xiaomi. Starting at 999 RMB or Php7,360 (if direcly converted) for the 16GB model up to 1,299 RMB or around Php9,600 for the 64GB variant.
UPDATE: According to online news sources, the Mi Pad 2 will run either on Android or Windows 10 depending on your choice.