And here we are at the second novelty license plate Xiaomi today: I Pad 2, the new tablet of the Chinese company, the first from her made with Intel processor, designed in view of the fact that you can choose whether to have it with Android or Windows 10.
Leaving aside for a moment the comments about the design, we see instead the characteristics of Mi Pad 2, because that’s where there is something interesting to say.
- Screen: 7.9 “IPS (2,048 x 1,536 pixels)
- CPU: Intel Atom X 5-Z8500 at 2.24 GHz
- RAM: 2 GB LPDDR3
- Internal memory: 16/64 GB
- Rear camera: 8 megapixel, f/2.0, full HD video recording
- Front camera: 5 megapixel wide-angle (75°)
- Connectivity: WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth USB ac dual-band 4.1, Type-C
- Battery: 6,190 mAh with fast charging
- Weight: 322 grams
- OS: Windows 7 Lollipop-based or 10 MIUI
Also in this case the cure is not only hardware, but also for materials, as I Pad 2 is made entirely of metal, and don’t underestimate the thickness of just 6.95 mm and light weight. The tablet will also be available in the colours dark grey and champagne gold.
Autonomy front Xiaomi promises 100 hours of music playback, 12.5 hours of reading or streaming video and nearly 650 hours (more than 27 days) of standby time. From the software point of view however, MIUI 7 carries an enrichment of visual experience, with options for optimum adjustment of colour, the read mode, and automatically turn off buttons, clutching both sides of the tablet.
About the two operating systems, lets just not dealing with dual boot: customers in China, when ordering, you can choose which operating system will take preinstalled, and that’s it.What is certain is that we have no doubt coming soon Exchange guide from Android to Windows and then who knows, maybe in the future the modder community will give us something more.
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Availability and price–Xiaomi Mi 2 Pad will be available in 16 GB to 999 yuan (a little less than 150 €), and that from 64 GB to 1,299 yuan (about 190 €). Very aggressive here too, confirming how Xiaomi hasn’t lost its enamel, just in time for Christmas. The Android-based version will be available soon, while the one with Windows 10 we’ll have to wait until December, but it remains to be seen if they’ll easily off both on our market.
There only remains to hope that both new models of Xiaomi can arrive quickly with us, while as regards the aesthetic affinity with models of Apple there is not much to say, and we’ll leave you to judge her thanks to the beautiful images below.