Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3: what’s different among them?

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3: what’s different among them? Tech giant, Xiaomi has finally unveiled the successor of the Mi Pad 3. The new Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 was announced alongside the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro. What a year Xiaomi are having, the Chinese company are constantly in the news since the beginning of the year.

The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 comes with an AI-powered face unlock mechanism. I basically think it’s a good move by Xiaomi to bring the feature to their Tablets. Face unlock system and Fingerprint sensor are two features that have dominated the smartphone market in the first half of the year. But is the Mi Pad 4 a significant upgrade to the Mi Pad 3? Well, only a comparison can really tell us that. Below is a detailed comparison between the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 and the Xiaomi Mi Pad 3.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 – The Design

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3
Xiaomi Mi Pad 3

Both Xiaomi tablets feature a front glass with a metallic unibody design. Surprisingly, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 is slimmer and lighter for the Mi Pad 4. The Mi Pad 3 measures 7 mm in thickness and weighs 328 grams. Whereas, the Mi Pad 4 measures 7.9 mm thick and weighs 342.5 grams.

There’s no fingerprint sensor on both tablets while the Mi Pad 4 features face unlocking technology. At the back of both Xiaomi tablets is a single rear camera with no LED flash. The Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 is available in only Champagne Gold body color. While the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 is available in Black and Rose Gold body colors.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 – The Display

They both feature an IPS LCD panel that measures 8.0 inch on the Mi Pad 4 and 7.9 inch on the Mi Pad 3. The display of the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 sports a 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution with 283 pixels per inch density and 16:10 aspect ratio. Whereas, the display of the Mi Pad 3 sports a 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution with 326 pixels per inch density and 4:3 aspect ratio.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 – The Camera

The new Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 isn’t such an upgrade at the camera department. The two Xiaomi tablets feature a 13MP rear camera with a f/2.2 aperture on the Mi Pad 3 and f/2.0 aperture on the Mi Pad 4. At the front is a 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for both devices. Though the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 supports facial identification, which is a win for it.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 – Hardware and Software

Powering the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 is Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with Adreno 512 graphics processor unit. The chipset runs on an 8-core processor that’s clocked at 2.2GHz. While the Mi Pad 3 is powered by MediaTek MT8176 chipset with 6-cores processor clocked at 2.1GHz. Handling the graphics for the Mi Pad 3 is PowerVR GX6250 graphics processing unit.

The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 comes in two models; the Wi-Fi only model and the Wi-Fi or LTE model. The Mi Pad 3 runs on Android 6.0 marshmallow with MIUI 8.0 user interface. The user interface on the Mi Pad 3 can be upgraded to MIUI 9.5. Whereas, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.0 user interface.

In terms of memory, the Mi Pad 3 comes in a 4GB memory with 64GB internal storage. While the Mi Pad 4 Wi-Fi model comes in a 3GB memory with 32GB internal storage. And the Wi-Fi or LTE model features a 4GB memory with 64GB internal storage.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 – The Battery

The Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 packs a non-removable Li-Po 6600 mAh battery with fast charging. While the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 features a non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery also with fast battery charging 5V/2A 10W.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 – The Price

The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 goes for around $230 (N80,500). While the Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 is sold for about $259 (N90,650). Considering, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 is cheaper and offers improved specs, I’d say the Mi Pad 4 is a worthy upgrade.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 VS Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 Full Specs Comparison

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Xiaomi Mi Pad 3
Dimensions and Weight 200.2 x 120.3 x 7.9 mm. Weight: 342.5 g 200.4 x 132.6 x 7 mm. Weight: 328 g
Display 8.0 inch (77.1% screen-to-body ratio), 1200 x 1920 pixels with 283 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 7.9 inch (71.8% screen-to-body ratio), 1536 x 2048 pixels with 326 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB (Wi-Fi model) or RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB (Wi-Fi or LTE model) RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB
Software Android 8.1 Oreo (with MIUI 9.0) Android 6.0 Marshmallow (with MIUI 8.0)
Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with Octa-core (4×2.2GHz & 4×1.8GHz) processor Mediatek MT8176 chipset with Hexa-core (3×2.1GHz & 3×1.7GHz) processor
Camera 5MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + 13MP f/2.0 aperture rear camera 5MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + 13MP f/2.2 aperture rear camera
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 6600 mAh battery
Additional Features Fast battery charging 5V/2A 10W Fast battery charging

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