By: Rishi Chawla, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 12:19
The tablet will come pre-loaded with Windows 10 and feature a 9.7-inch display.
Xiaomi seems to be working on the successor of last year's Mi Pad 2, which is dubbed as Mi Pad 3. The promotional materials of Mi Pad 2 has been leaked online, revealing almost all the specifications, alongside expected launch date and pricing.
As per promotional material, the Mi Pad 3 sports a full metal unibody design with dual speaker grilles at the bottom. It features a 9.7-inch display with resolution of 2048Ã—1536 pixels and is powered by an Intel 7th-Gen Core m3-7Y30 processor, clubbed with Intel HD Graphics 615 GPU and 8GB of RAM. The Mi Pad 3 will come in two storage variants to choose from- 128GB and 256GB. The tablet will run on Windows 10 operating system and will come pre-installed with the MS Office Suite & Cortana. As per the leaks, the tablet is backed by a 8290mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support.
On the camera front, the Mi Pad 3 will feature a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The table will also house a fingerprint sensor, as well as a USB Type-C port. The tablet measures 239.5 x 164.5 x 6.08 mm and weighs 380 grams.
Regarding the launch and price, the the tablet is expected to launch on December 30 in China, while there has been no information about India launch as of now. Further, As far as pricing is concerned, the 128GB storage variant will be priced at CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs 19,532), whereas the 256GB storage variant will cost CNY 2,299 (approximately Rs 22,456). The optional keyboard dock will be available for CNY 99 (approximately Rs 9,67).