Xiaomi launches Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro tablets to take on Apple iPad Pro

By Digit NewsDesk | Published 11 Aug 2021 14:02 IST
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro have the same 2.5K display

  • Mi Pad 5 is powered by Snapdragon 860, Mi Pad 5 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 870

  • No word on India launch of Mi Pad 5 series

Xiaomi launches Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro tablets to take on Apple iPad Pro
Xiaomi launches Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro tablets to take on Apple iPad Pro

Xiaomi has officially launched the Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro tablets in an attempt to take on the Apple iPad range. The Mi Pad 5 follows the Mi Pad 4 that launched back in 2018 so it’s been a while since Xiaomi tackled the tablet space. The Mi Pad 5 series is one of the most powerful tablet range available today, just that it has only launched in China for now and there is no word on global or India availability yet.

The Mi Pad 5 and the Mi Pad 5 Pro share a lot in common with a similar design and the same display. Both the tablets support a stylus and keyboard just like the iPad Pro and have a large battery to boot. Here’s everything we know about the Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro price and specifications

The Mi Pad 5 and the Mi Pad 5 Pro both have a thickness of 6.9mm, weighing in at 511 grams and 515 grams respectively. These tablets have an aluminium build with flat edges and support stylus and a keyboard attachment.

Both tablets feature an 11-inch 2.5K (2560x1600 pixels) resolution 10-bit display with minimal bezels. The LCD screen supports upto a 120Hz refresh rate, Dolby Vision and is certified for HDR10 playback. The display has a wide colour gamut and supports true tone technology.

The Mi Pad 5 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 processor that has an octa-core CPU running at upto 2.96GHz with Adreno 640 graphics. This is paired with 6GB LPDDR4x RAM and upto 256GB UFS 3.1 storage options to choose from. 

Meanwhile, the Mi Pad 5 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 870 processor with an octa-core CPU running at upto 3.2GHz and Adreno 650 graphics. This is backed by upto 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and upto 256GB storage. Both tablets run on the latest MIUI 12.5 which is based on Android 11.

The Mi Pad 5 has a 13MP camera on the back that can record in 4K UHD at 30FPS and an 8MP selfie camera up front. The Mi Pad 5, on the other hand, has a 50 MP primary camera on the 5G model and a 13MP sensor on the W-Fi only model. There is a 5MP depth sensor as well and the rear cameras can record in 4K UHD. Like the standard Mi Pad 5, the Pro model also gets an 8MP selfie camera.

The Mi Pad 5 has 4 speaker units that make up its stereo speaker system while the Mi Pad 5 Pro has 8 speaker units in total. 

The Mi Pad 5 is equipped with an 8,720mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging while the Mi Pad 5 Pro has an 8,600mAh battery with 67W fast charging support.

The Mi Pad 5 starts at CNY 1,999 (~Rs 22,958) for the base variant with 6GB+128GB storage, CNY 2,299 (~Rs 26,404) for the 256GB storage model. The Mi Pad 5 Pro starts at CNY 2,499 (~Rs 28,701) for the base 6GB+128GB variant, CNY 2,799 (~Rs 32,146) for the 256GB storage option and CNY 3,499 (~Rs 40,186) for the 8GB+256GB storage option.

 

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Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Price: ₹23990
Release Date: 07 Feb 2022
Variant: 64 GB/4 GB RAM
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • OS OS
    Android
  • Screen Size (inch) Screen Size (inch)
    11.0
  • Resolution Resolution
    1440 x 3120
  • Memory Memory
    64 GB/4 GB
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