From our last week poll, it’s quite obvious that Android users are not excited about the mandatory anti-rollback feature that comes with the Android 9 Pie. Users want some flexibility and the ability to port to an older version when the need arises.
Some weeks ago, we paired the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 against Huawei MediaPad M5 8.3 inch version to do battle and it was a landslide victory for the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4. Today, we will look at two of Xiaomi’s finest and most recent tablets, Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 and Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus. The Plus model of this tablet wasn’t really anticipated and it dropped like a bomb. However, which of these amazing tablets appeals to you
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4
The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 is an 8-inch tablet which was released in June 2018. This device is considered to be one of the best tablets for watching videos because it is equipped with a rich content support. It debuted with a 1099 yuan ($166) price tag for the 3GB+32GB WiFi while the 4GB+64GB WiFi model and the 4GB+64GB LTE version costs 1399 yuan ($211) and 1499 yuan ($226) respectively.
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The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 has dimensions of 19.90 x 13.20 x 0.80 cm and weighs 320 grams. The screen uses a 16:10 aspect ratio, a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels, a pixel density of 283ppi, and a contrast ratio of 1200:1. In terms of key features, the tablet is powered by a Snapdragon 660 AIE processor coupled with various memory options as stated earlier. The memory is expandable via a TF card up to 256GB. In the camera department, it is equipped with a 5MP front-facing snapper and a 13MP rear-mounted cameras. Under the hood, it carries a 6000mAh battery supporting 5V/2A charging and this battery life is one of the attractive features of this device. According to the official statement, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 can provide up to 12 hours of video playback, 15 hours of reading, 8 hours of playing games, and 10 hours of shooting.
Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus
Before we start discussing the details of the Mi Pad 4 Plus, its quite important to state that there are two major differences between the Mi Pad 4 and Mi Pad 4 Plus – Display Size & Battery. The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 is a 10.1-inch tablet which was released in August 2018. There are many users who prefer a larger screen and a longer battery life device, that’s why Xiaomi decided to bring the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus. Actually, the internals of both models are almost identical. The Plus model of Xiaomi new tablet is priced at 1899 yuan ($275) and 2099 yuan ($305) for the 64GB and 128GB models, respectively. It is available in two variants – black and gold.
The dimensions have changed as well. The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus still uses an integrated metal body with dimensions of 245.6 x 149.08 x 7.99mm. At the same time, the weight reached 485g. Unlike the previous model, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus carries a fingerprint recognition button on the front and can also be used as Home button.
So which is it gonna be? Would you rather have a huge tablet with a monstrous battery or a more portable tablet with a comparatively smaller battery? Let us know your pick in the poll below
I’d buy both though, mi pad 4 plus for me, mi pad 4 for my wife. 🙂