MiPad is Xiaomi’s plastic iPad & the worlds first tablet powered by Nvidia Tegra K1 chip



Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun has announced MiPad Android device at an event held in Beijing, China earlier this morning. The tablet comes with an Apple iPad Mini-like design, but made out of plastic materials and it is the worlds first tablet to feature the Nvidia Tegra K1 chipset.

MiPad feature a 7.9-inch display with 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution and a 326 ppi. It sports a quad-core 2.2GHz Cortex-A15 processor with a Kepler-based GPU with 192 CUDA cores, 2GB of RAM, 16 up to 64GB variants of built-in storage with the possibility of expansion for up to 128GB via a microSD card slot, a whopping 6,700 battery.

The MiPad runs on Xiaomi’s own customized MIUI ROM based on the Android operating system, is also equipped with a generous 8MP camera sensor on the back, 5MP in front, WiFi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS technology. MiPad weighs in at 360 grams and it measures 8.5mm in thickness.

mipadXiaomi prices the MiPad at 1499 CNY (about $240) for the 16GB model and 1699 CNY (about $270) for the 64GB variant, which is at least $100 cheaper than the iPad Mini.