Xioami unveils Mi Pad 4 Plus with whopping 8620 mAh Battery in China at starting price of Rs 19,409 to go on sale on August 16
Xiaomi has unveiled its next generation Mi Pad 4 Plus in China. The Mi Pad 4 Plus comes with a considerably powerful chipset and whopping 8620 mAh battery. Earlier Xiaomi had launched Mi Pad 4 in the month of June and that was again in China. This time Xiaomi has launched a Plus version of its recently announced Mi Pad 4 Android tablet, calling it simply, the Mi Pad 4 Plus. The Mi Pad 4 Plus, although it shares the core hardware of the original Mi Pad 4 with upgraded specs – especially in the display and battery departments. Also, unlike the Mi Pad 4, the Mi Pad 4 Plus will be available in only LTE option. The Mi Pad 4 is available in Wi-Fi and LTE options. The price has been increased slightly, but the Mi Pad 4 Plus is still a hallmark Xiaomi product. This means that it comes with well-to-do hardware at rock-bottom prices.
Just like the Mi Pad 4, the Mi Pad 4 Plus is also exclusive to China for now. The Mi Pad 4 Plus will be available for buying in China from August 16, with no word on global availability. Here is a closer look at the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus and everything that it brings to the table.
Processor: The Mi Pad 4 Plus is powered by a 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor clubbed with Adreno 512 GPU. This is the same processor that is inside the Mi Pad 4 and also the company’s Android One-backed Mi A2.
Internal storage: 64GB, 128GB
Screen: The Mi Pad 4 Plus comes with a 10.1-inch WUXGA IPS LCD display with 1920 x 1200 resolution, 16:10 aspect ratio and 224 ppi pixel density.
Rear camera: The Mi Pad 4 Plus comes with a 13-MP camera on the rear with f/2.0 aperture, HDR and 1080 p video recording.
Front camera: On the front, the Mi Pad 4 Plus comes with a 5-MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and AI face unlock.
Software: The Mi Pad 4 Plus runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.
Battery: The Mi Pad 4 Plus is backed by a massive 8,620 mAh battery and charges over USB Type-C.
— The Mi Pad 4 Plus looks a lot like the iPad, although you can also say that it looks like a super-sized Mi Max 2 especially from the behind. At a time when tablets are gradually becoming more and more non-existent it’s good to know that Xiaomi is continuing its habit of launching a new tablet frequently. The Mi Pad 4 Plus is an enhanced version of the Mi Pad 4 which was launched in June.
— The Mi Pad 4, as far as speculations were concerned, was said to be the first tablet in the world to rock an 18:9 aspect ratio meaning it was supposed to be the first tablet in the world to boast of a near bezel-less design. As it turns out now, that isn’t the case. The Mi Pad 4 is a regular tablet with a regular screen with a pretty regular aspect ratio. The Mi Pad 4 Plus is no different.
— The Mi Pad 4 Plus rocks an all-metal body which is only 7.9 mm thin and weighs in at 485 gram which is nothing short of phenomenal since it is also housing a massive 8,620 mAh battery on the inside.
— While the Mi Pad 4 is available in two connectivity configurations: Wi-Fi only, and 4G LTE and Wi-Fi, the Mi Pad 4 Plus will be available in only LTE configuration. This means that the Mi Pad 4 Plus will allow you to put a 4G SIM inside much like the iPad.
Pricing and availability
The Mi Pad 4 Plus has been launched in China at a starting price of CNY 1,899 which is approximately Rs 19,409. This is for the base 4GB RAM and 64GB variant of the Mi Pad 4 Plus. The 4GB RAM and 128GB storage version will meanwhile be available for CNY 2,099 which is approximately translates to Rs 21,453. The Mi Pad 4 Plus will be available for buying in China from August 16 in two colours: black and gold.
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