Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 has finally arrived after being teased many times over the past few weeks. The curtains from the successor to last year’s Mi Pad were finally lifted today at the launch event. Mi Pad 2 is slated to go on sale with a price starting from 999 Yuan.
Mi Pad 2 comes with several design and performance improvements as compared to its predecessor Mi Pad. All new Mi Pad 2 boast of a full metal body and flaunts a 7.9 inch display with an amazing 2048 x 1536 resolution with screen density of 326 PPI. Mi Pad 2 is just 6.95 mm thick and weighs only 322 grams. When compared to Mi Pad, it is 18% thinner and 38 grams lighter making it much more easier to hold and carry around.
Mi Pad 2 packs a 64-bit 2.24 GHz Quad core Intel Atom X5-Z8500 processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM as we have reported earlier. Mi Pad 2 will be available in two different storage variants running on different Operating Systems. The 16 GB variant of Mi Pad 2 will run on Android 5.1 with MIUI 7 on top out of the box and will be available for sale later this month. The 64GB variant will run on Windows 10 OS and will be available sometime in December.
Mi Pad 2 features an 8 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front facing camera. Xiaomi has powered this tablet with a huge 6190 mAh battery which claims to provide it a standby time of 648 hours, music playback time of 100 hours, Video streaming time of 12.5 hours and reading time of 12.5 hours. In short it is bound to perform and will satisfy all your music and media needs without running out of juice.
Mi Pad 2 comes equipped with USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi among all other connectivity options. Mi Pad 2 comes with an innovative reading mode and prevents accidental presses while gaming. Overall, Xiaomi has done a marvelous job in exquisitely designing Mi Pad 2 and loading it with such important and handy features.
As far as pricing details are concerned the 16 GB variant carries a price tag of 999 Yuan and the 64 GB variant carries a price tag of 1299 Yuan. Mi Pad 2 will be available in Dark Grey and Champagne Gold color options.[source]