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Xiaomi Pad 5: this ‘tablet’ boasts design and specifications to get us to look at Android tablets again

This tablet It has been forced to share the limelight with the smartphones of the 11T family that Xiaomi has just presented, but the truth is that it is a very interesting device that is worth not overlooking. And it is that in a market in which Apple rules with an iron fist, this Pad 5 aspires to show us that the tablets with Android they can also offer us a satisfying experience.

In the photographs that illustrate this article you can see that it has a stylish and careful design, with thin frames and a flat aluminum profile that enters through the eyes. In addition, it is possible to use it with the digital pen Xiaomi Smart Pen, although, yes, it is not included in the package. And it’s not a bargain either since it costs 99.99 euros.

However, so far we have only scratched the surface. And it is that the specifications of this device are at the height of what users can expect us to propose a tablet medium-high range. There is no doubt that the biggest challenge that this Pad 5 will have to face is convincing ourselves that it guarantees us a great experience. These are the ingredients you have to achieve it.

Xiaomi Pad 5: technical specifications

features

screen

11-inch IPS LCD with WQHD + resolution (2560 x 1600 dots), 120 Hz refresh, 1500: 1 contrast ratio, 16:10 aspect ratio and compatibility with Dolby Vision content

processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 with 8 cores and 7 nm photolithography

graphics

Adreno 640

principal memory

6 GB

storage

128o 256GB UFS 3.1

frontal camera

8 megapixel sensor and optics with aperture value f / 2.0

Video recording at 1080p and 30 FPS

rear camera

13 megapixel sensor and optics with aperture value f / 2.0

Video recording up to 4K at 30 FPS

accessories

Xiaomi Smart Pen digital stylus. It is not included in the package and costs 99.99 euros

sound

stereophonic audio

Four 16 x 20mm speakers

Dolby Atmos processing

Hi-Res Audio

operating system

MIUI 12.5 for Xiaomi Pad based on Android 11

connectivity

USB-C

wireless connectivity

Wi-Fi 802.11ac

Bluetooth 5.0

sensors

Gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity sensor and digital compass

battery

8720 mAh

22.5 watt charger included in the package (the tablet can charge with a maximum power of 33 watts)

dimensions

254,7 x 166,3 x 6,9 mm

weight

511 g

colors

Cosmic gray and pearl white

price

399.99 euros (299.99 euros in promotion during the 23rd and 24th of September)

State-of-the-art specifications that promise us an experience to match

In the table that we publish above these lines we can see that the specifications of this tablet they are not bad at all. Your processor is a chip Snapdragon 860 with 8 cores and manufactured with 7nm photolithography that is backed by 6GB of main memory. Xiaomi has confirmed that the secondary storage of this device will have a capacity of 128 or 256 GB UFS 3.1 according to the version with which we get.

Its processor is a Snapdragon 860 chip with 8 cores and 7 nm photolithography that is backed by 6 GB of main memory

The other element that has a very profound impact on our experience is the screen, and the one on this Pad 5 looks good. It incorporates an 11-inch IPS LCD panel with resolution WQHD + (2560 x 1600 dots), a 120 Hz refresh, 1500: 1 native contrast ratio, and brightness delivery capability that Xiaomi claims allows you to play Dolby Vision content.

Xiaomi Pad 5 Cosmic Gray 2
Xiaomi Pad 5 Cosmic Gray 2

Let’s take a look at the cameras now. The front incorporates an 8 megapixel sensor and an lens with an aperture value of f / 2.0, and the rear is supported by a 13 megapixel sensor that works in tandem with an lens with an aperture value of f / 2.0. This last camera allows us to record video with a maximum quality of 4K a 30 FPS.

As far as sound is concerned, this tablet It has four 16 x 20 mm speakers, and is ready to virtualize Dolby Atmos audio. Xiaomi proposes it to us with its customization layer MIUI 12.5 for Pad on Android 11, and, finally, it incorporates an 8720 mAh battery that we can charge using the 22.5 watt transformer included in the package. One last interesting note: this tablet allows you to charge your battery with a power of up to 33 watts.

Xiaomi Pad 5 Cosmic Gray 1
Xiaomi Pad 5 Cosmic Gray 1

Xiaomi Pad 5: price and availability

The new one tablet Xiaomi Pad 5 will be available from next September 23 with a price of 399,99 euros. During the days 23 and 24 of September it will be available in a promotional way with a price of 299.99 euros both in stores on-line as in the physical establishments of Xiaomi.

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pearl White 1
Xiaomi Pad 5 Pearl White 1