Foxconn to mass produce Xiaomi tablet

Sources at Foxconn say that the Xiaomi tablet has been in the testing stages for the past 8 months and it is finally ready for mass production.

According to news reports in Taiwan the Xiaomi tablet, or Zimi (purple rice) will be launched tomorrow and that mass production of the 7.9-inch Android slate has been passed over to Foxconn.

Like the Xiaomi Mi3, specification details are sketchy and two possible processors have been linked to the device, a quad-core Mediatek MT6589T SoC with built-in 3G and possibly even a Nvida Tegra 4!

2 possible prices have also been suggest with the MT6589T tablet rumoured to cost 999 Yuan ($160) while a more powerful Tegra 4 version would cost slightly more at 1299 Yuan ($212).

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