Xiaomi unveils the high-res, 7.9'' MiPad with world's first Nvidia Tegra K1 chip, 2GB RAM, and 8MP camera


Rumors of a Xiaomi-branded tablet have been scaling the web for quite some time now, and today we can finally put them to rest. At an even in Beijing, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun admitted that the company has been planning a tablet for quite some time, and also made it clear that his company has Apple's iPad on its crosshair with its newly-announced MiPad.

The Xiaomi MiPad is quite the bargain device, no matter how you look at it. It sports a 7.9-inch Sharp display with a crisp resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, or a density of 324 ppi. More impressively, however, the slate scores a first in regards to its "4+1", 2.2GHz Nvidia Tegra K1 chip with a 192-core Kepler GPU. There are 2 gigs of RAM on board, and internal storage sits at either 16 or 64GB, with the option for up to 128GB more through microSD expansion. As for imaging, the MiPad makes use of an 8-megapixel Sony camera (rear) and a 5-megapixel, f/2.0 shooter (front). Finally, there's a 6700 mAh LG battery powering the tab, and it also houses a set of stereo speakers on the back.

The Xiaomi MiPad's dimensions measure in at 202.1 x 135.4 x 8.5 mm, and the tablet tips the scales at 360 grams. The first slate from the company will come in six color options, and it's quite cheap at CN¥1,499 ($240 equivalent) for the 16GB Wi-Fi version, and CN¥1,699 ($270 equivalent) for the 64GB Wi-Fi model. At this time, it's unclear whether Xiaomi is planning on releasing a model with 3G/4G support. Also unknown is the exact release date, though we do know that the MiPad will enter an open testing phase in June, allowing early adopters to pick up the device and help shape its identity, and, of course, root out bugs.


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MiPad
  • Display 7.9 inches
    2048 x 1536 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Nvidia Tegra K1, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 6700 mAh
  • OS Android

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69 Comments

70. fareed0694

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Xiaomi has just launched its upcoming Mi Pad 3 which is actually having a tremendous features. Wanna know its pricing. visit here - goo.gl/mo4JvG

63. Airylnovatech

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 30, 2014

It's a better iPad Mini than the new iPad Mini. Nuff' said.

65. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

lmaooooooooooooo

58. NinjaBanana

Posts: 37; Member since: Apr 20, 2014

COMPLETE iPad mini Retina rip off.

61. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

yes. this is terrible.

64. Airylnovatech

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 30, 2014

If it's good, then why not? Might even be better than the iPad considering the specs.

66. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

hell yeah. copy the same design and same everything about the iPad. wow why don't they make their own tablet why copy? why cheap?

57. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Despite it being a Chinese tab, it doesnt seem too bad...want to get my hands on one of them to check it out before deciding if this is better than say, a Nexus 7 2013 or TabPro 8.4

46. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

If Apple doesn't sue Xaomi for copying, then Apple suing Samsung wasn't about copying. It was Apple being threatened by Samsung. This is a much bigger copy of the iPad mini 2 than the GS1 was to the first iPhone.

36. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Lmao they even copied some of the ways Apple lists it's Mini 2 on it's website. they're unbelievable.

31. iMemo

Posts: 113; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

MiPad...? Like seriously...

33. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

hahahaha. i took a screenshot and sent it to friends. it truly made our day. welcome to china

55. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

So you should atleast appreciate xiomi for making your day... so you are grateful to them? han?

60. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Yes I am always grateful to them and other brands. they make me laugh from time to time

27. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

lmaooooooooooo MiPad. these chinese brands are terrible hahahaha. hey guys i bought myself a MiPad.

43. Takeharu

Posts: 300; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Go away... You have no idea what you're talking about.

44. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

oh yes I do. man they copied the screen the resolution the design the size the aspect ratio .. even the way apple lists the mini 2 on it's website .. this is truly shameful .. these guys have no pride, I mean there are lots of good designs why photocopy an iPad?

45. Takeharu

Posts: 300; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Xiaomi has more pride than Apple. But since it copied the display and uses bright colors it is already a copycat? How does that make sense? Yeah Miui looks kind of similar to IOS, I can't deny that. But I'll buy this Mipad any day over the iPad mini because it's running Miui. Miui is Android so gives you all the freedom you want with some good, tablet-friendly design. And the reason they chose the iPad mini design is simple, it is still the best looking tablet around!

47. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

it's the same design, the same display size, the same ratio and the same way apple markets it's products. just go to apple.com and see the website. hell yeah xaomi and the pride. pride with being a copy cat? where's the pride in copying others? and naming it MiPad.. like wow lmao

48. Takeharu

Posts: 300; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

So an aspect ratio and screen size matter really that much? Okay, then I guess Oppo can sue all other phone manufacturers by copying the 5" 1080p screen? I mean, the Oppo Find 5 was the first 1080p phone so then you could say Samsung, HTC, Sony, etc, also copied the Oppo Find 5. Bullsh*t! Screen size and aspect ratio are not copyrighted or anything so it shouldn't matter! Besides, Xiaomi has made many phones that in no way resemble an other brand so they aren't copycat's. Apple on the other hand has lost it's pride with releasing the same sh*t every year and overpricing their products.

54. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Hmmm... I think your dad work in apple?? right? Dont worry everything will be ok, I can feel your pain

53. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Brands are terrible or you are terrible with useless n senseless bashing?

25. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Its basically an iPad Mini 2c with better specs then what Apple will ever have.

32. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

copy apple copy samsung copy sony that's all what chinese companies do. I mean imagine going somewhere and people ask you what's that? ah it's mipad.. they're what? ipad? no mipad.. XAOMI makes it. you could imagine the laughter afterwards. It's not the brand and where it's made, it's the copycat design the copycat screen the copycat resolution.. I mean if you take only the design it truly looks like an iPad... I guess they should've named iF@rt.

52. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Why you are so upset if xiomi adopted the name Mipad? My phone's name is Myphone bcoz its my phone... why people will laugh?? and let them laugh, its their right to feel happy or laught at about something if they want to. Dont be so insecure about what people will think, come onnnn be a mature guy, people can think whatever they can think and they are free to think whatever they want to think, its not your problem, you cant put ban on people's thinking.... this mipad sounds to be a great device and sounds to be a nice effort put to fruit by xiomi... dont buy it if you are feeling so insecure and totally lack confidence on yourself n care what people think instead of caring what you think

24. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I would like to consider this tablet only if it didn't have the resemblance of an ipad

20. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

Too bad they only sell it in China

35. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

lmao who would care about an iPad copy? hey guys i brought my MMMMMiPad with me.

39. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

I care. Look at the price, you idi*t. It's cheap & powerful. I don't care the brand. And xiaomi is good brand. And this sh*t is better than sh*tty Galaxy Tab 7. And oh yes. I live in 3rd world country, so this sh*t is important for our people. Because Apple & Samsung sucks & is overpriced. Nexus 7 is not available here. Just saying...

41. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

it costs 240$ to be an iPad copy while you can get the original one without making fun of yourself for 160$ more. I don't care where you come from as we all live on the same damn planet. but buying a copycat product, the screen, the display, the exterior, the size, the resolution, even the way apple lists it on it's website goddammit. There are a lot of good brands to choose from you don't need to get a tab 7. this is an iPad ripoff and it's truly funny seeing it, and this makes you the idi*t wanting to buy a copycat product because it's cheaper. lmao. didn't know guy like you even exist, I always wondered who they sell this cr@p to. And you popped up. good luck with it. copycat.

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