Xiaomi released this tablet - Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 as a successor to the Xiaomi Mi Pad . Bearing similitude to its predecessor in the screen display size, camera sensors and UI to mention a few, you start to imagine there's little or no realistic difference between the two tablets. It is however of a solid stance that there are realistic differences between the two tablets. As we will be dissecting the specifications of the tablet, we will shed light on their similitude and deviation. Stay relaxed.
- DISPLAY: 7.9 inches
- STORAGE: 16GB / 64GB
- RAM: 2GB
- OS: Android OS / Optional Windows 10(for 64GB version)
- PROCESSOR: Quad-core 2.24 GHz
- REAR CAMERA: 8 megapixels
- FRONT CAMERA: 5 megapixels
- BATTERY: 6,190mAh
Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 has a nice aesthetic that gets almost every beholder allured to it. Its sleekness is ensured by its 322g, giving it a light nature when held in hand. The dimension of the tablet is 200.4 x 132.6 x 7 mm.
The frontal of the tablet houses the touchscreen, the android navigation buttons (located at the bottom bezel), the 'MI' logo (appearing at the top left corner) and the front camera. The side of the tablet houses the volume keys and the power button while the top of the tablet is where the 3.5mm audio jack is situated. At the rear, the primary camera is located at the top left corner while the 'MI' logo is visible in the last quadrant.
The screen display size of Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 (7.9 inches) is the same as the Xiaomi Mi Pad. The tablet has a screen resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels that ensures the crispness of text, images and icons. The pixel density of Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 is 326 pixels. The screen display has 16M colours. Having a multitouch capacity, the screen display type is the IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen.
The front camera has a 5MP shooter for producing selfies while the rear camera has 8 meagpixels for capturing images and recording videos. Its cameras both at the front and back lack the presence of LED flash. This is reminiscent of the Xiaomi Mi Pad.
STORAGE AND RAM
In the internal memory category, the tablet has two versions. The first being the 16GB version while the second being the 64GB version. The internal memory covers the storage of files and documents. The storage cannot be expanded due to the lack of micro SD slot. The device uses a 2GB RAM for the smooth apps running and flexible multitasking.
PROCESSOR AND OS
The chipset used in this tablet is the Intel Atom X5-Z8500 unique to Windows platform devices. For the powering of the device, a Quad core 2.24 GHz processor acts as the CPU. The operating system of the tablet is the Android OS although there's an optional Windows 10 OS usage for the 64GB version of the tablet. The UI available on the tablet is the MIUI 7.
There's no cellular connectivity on the tablet although there are other forms of connectivity which are: WLAN, micro USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector and Bluetooth v4.1.
The tablet uses a strong non-removable 6,190mAh Li-Po battery. The battery has a talk time of about 12 hours 30 minutes.
Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 sells for about 180 euros.