Along with the Redmi Note 3, Xiaomi also launched the earlier teased Mi Pad 2 tablet in China. The Mi Pad 2 is the successor of the Mi Pad that launched in May last year, and is an upgrade in every aspect. The new tablet is available in two storage variants- while the 16GB variant is priced at 999 Yuan (approx $156/Rs. 10,300), the 64GB option costs 1,299 Yuan (approx $203/Rs. 13,500).
Coming to its specifications, the Mi Pad 2 flaunts a 7.9-inch (2048×1536 pixels) IPS display offering a pixel density of 326ppi. The device comes powered by Intel Atom X5-Z8500 quad-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz coupled with Intel HD GPU, 2GB RAM and 16GB/64GB of built-in storage.
On the camera cordon, the tablet features an 8MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP front-facing camera for video calling and selfie lovers. It is Wi-Fi only tablet and includes basic connectivity options like Bluetooth and GPS/A-GPS. The tablet also features a USB Type-C port for faster data sharing.
The tablet comes backed by a massive 6190mAh battery, which the company claims can last upto 648.8 hours of standby time. Even with these specifications the Mi Pad 2 is pretty sleek with just 6.99 mm thickness and weighs around 322 grams. The tablet runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based MiUi 7 out of the box. It is available in colors Dark Grey, Champagne Gold and is expected to go on sale later this month in China.