XIAOMI MI PAD 5 NEW LEAK SURFACE: TO FEATURE SNAPDRAGON 8XX SERIES CHIP & HAVE A SIMILAR DISPLAY TO MI MIX FOLD



Lei Jun and other Xiaomi executives had already confirmed that there will be a new Xiaomi Mi Pad device this year. After long three years without updates on its Mi Pad series, one can think that Xiaomi had totally given up on the tablet market. But after the official statement by Lei Jun Xiaomi’s co-founder & CEO,  there have been a lot of speculations concerning the upcoming Mi Pad 5. The latest leak is that the system functionality of this tablet will be similar to that of the freshly launched Xiaomi Mi MIX Fold. Of course, the MIX Fold is a dual-purpose device (tablet and smartphone), thus this is not totally a shock. 

For the Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 to have a similar system & function with the MIX Fold implies that they will have similar features. We anticipate features like parallel windows, dual-screen drag, and drop, handheld PC mode, conference secretary, Multi-image sending, and other features. According to earlier rumors, the Mi Pad 5 will use a particular system which is called “MIUI for Pad”.



MI PAD 5 ALLEGED SPECIFICATIONS

According to the Weibo leak & report, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 will feature a high refresh rate display. Previous reports indicate that the Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 will be powered by the Snapdragon 870 SoC. This device will feature a 10.95-inch 2K resolution display with a 144Hz refresh rate. The reports so far show that this display will be made by Huaxing Optoelectronics or BOE. The display technology is IPS LCD  and it'll be covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Moreover, this tablet will come with a special MIUI system that optimized for large screens. The brand calls this system "MIUI for Pad". Furthermore, the tablet comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and it may support a magnetic capacitive stylus.
In the camera department, the rear features an "angel-eye matrix" multi-camera module. It comprises a 20MP camera that sits alongside a 13MP wide-angle lens. According to the leak, the main camera may be a Sony IMX586 sensor.  Also, this tablet will be roughly 8.13mm thick and weighs around 510g.




XIAOMI MI PAD 5 COMING BACK AFTER THREE-YEAR'S OF HIATUS

After long two years without updates on its Mi Pad series, one can think that Xiaomi had entirely given up on the tablet market. We've to mention that the market of Android tablets isn’t the most appealing lately. We'll say that Android isn’t so attractive on larger-sized devices. However, Xiaomi managed to beat the challenges with its own MIUI. Despite this, the brand did not update its tablet lineup for quite two years now. The last model, the Mi Pad 4 was launched in June 2018, 2.5 years ago and its sales weren’t that good. However, during a sudden twist of fates, it seems like Xiaomi will bring back its tablet series this year through the Mi Pad 5.


Apparently, there's a brand new strong demand for these devices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This prompted the recent statement by Xiaomi’s Xu Jieyun who publicly stated that the long-silent Xiaomi tablet products will introduce an update this year. it'll bring an MIUI system based on tablet market research and development.


Though Xiaomi will not be able to compete against Samsung and Apple, it has its own market. Although it has been three years since we last saw a Xiaomi tablet, the brand has its loyal fan base. Hopefully, these fans are anticipating the arrival of the Xiaomi Mi Pad 5.

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