Back in June, Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Pad 4 tablet, and in less than two months after its announcement, Xiaomi has now lifted the covers from a better-equipped variant called the Mi Pad 4 Plus. The Mi Pad 4 Plus brings a host of improvements over the Mi Pad 4, such as a higher-resolution display, a bigger battery as well as a fingerprint sensor.
The Mi Pad 4 Plus features the same metallic build as the smaller Mi Pad 4, except for a fingerprint sensor located below the display, however, there is also AI Face Unlock on board for authentication. The new tablet will come in both WiFi-only as well as Wi-Fi+cellular variants.
The Mi Pad 4 Plus packs a 10.1-inch WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 16:10 and a pixel density of 224 PPI. The new Xiaomi tablet is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and an Adreno 512 GPU to handle the graphics.
The Mi Pad 4 Plus comes in two storage variants, 64GB and 128GB, which is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card. The Mi Pad 4 Plus packs a 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP front-facing camera which also facilitates Face Unlock. The device boots MIUI based on Android 8.1 Oreo and packs an 8,620 mAh battery with a USB Type-C port for charging and connectivity.
Here’s a recap of the Mi Pad 4 Plus’ key specs:
|Display||10.1-inch WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels) display
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI
|Connectivity||4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 2×2 MIMO , Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
|Colors||Black and Gold|
|Price||Starts at 1,899 Yuan
Just like the Mi Pad 4, the Mi Pad 4 Plus will also be available in Black and Gold color options. As for pricing and availability, the Mi Pad 4 Plus’ 64GB storage variant carries a price tag of 1,899 Yuan (approximately Rs. 19,250), while the 128GB variant has been priced at 2,099 Yuan (approximately Rs. 21,300).
The Mi Pad 4 Plus is expected to go on sale starting August 16th, 2018 in China from Xiaomi’s official website, however, details about its international availability are not known yet.