Xiaomi Mi Pad launched for Rs 12,999, will be available on Flipkart from March 24th without registration

“The Xiaomi Mi Pad will be available on Flipkart as an open sale, eliminating the need for registrations.”

Xiaomi’s long awaited budget Android tablet, the Mi Pad (first impressionshas finally been launched in India. The affordable iPad Mini lookalike is priced at Rs 12,999, and will be available via an open sale on Flipkart from February 24th, eliminating the need for registrations.


At the moment, Xiaomi has only launched the 16GB white variant of the Mi Pad in India. The device is available in China in multiple colour options and an additional 64GB edition as well. The Mi Pad is the world’s first tablet to utilise the quad-core NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, which is clocked at 2.2GHz, and is supported by a 192-core Kepler GPU and 2GB of RAM. The slate boasts a 7.9-inch IPS Retina resolution (2,048 x 1,536 pixels) display with a pixel density of 324ppi and a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. For imaging, it has an 8MP primary camera with a Sony BSI sensor and a 5MP secondary shooter with an Omnivision sensor. On the software front, it runs Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI on top. Other specs include a 6,700mAh battery, a microSD card slot, USB OTG, dual-band Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, and Bluetooth 4.0.


Alongside the Xiaomi Mi Pad, the brand has also launched the successor to the Redmi 1s (review | FAQs), the Redmi 2. Priced at Rs 6,999, the Redmi 2 (review | FAQs is an affordable 4G LTE-enabled Android smartphone that will also be available on March 24th, but via the flash sale model only. 

Akshay aka Techakko has been working with 91mobiles since 2012. Passionate about gadgets, he has a special interest in smartphones and games. The constant stream of news stories he writes is testament to his prowess as a human web crawler. A graduate in Computer Science, he dabbles as a game developer and competes in various gaming tournaments in his spare time. When he wants to take a break from the screen, he enjoys long rides on his Yamaha FZ-S.
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