Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660 and Face Unlock

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660

Сompany Xiaomi formally introduced the long-awaited novelty – a tablet PC Xiaomi Mi Pad 4.

The tablet received a beautiful appearance, a metal case, and support for AI, powerful technical equipment, and an affordable price.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 289.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 289.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 239.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 239.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 299.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 299.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4: Specifications

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 660 Octa-core 2.2 GHz
GPUAdreno 512
OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)
Display8-inch IPS LCD WUXGA (1920 × 1200) with a 16:10 aspect ratio
Storage4GB RAM + 64GB ROM
Camera13.0MP back camera (f / 2.0) + 5.0MP front camera
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
Wi-Fi802.11ac
PortsUSB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack; LTE version: Nano SIM slot
Battery6000mAh
Dimensions200.2 x 120.3 x 7.9 mm
Weight342.5g
ColorsBlack, Rose Gold

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660 Xiaomi Mi Pad 4: Design

Most of the front surface is occupied by an 8-inch display. The side frames of the tablet are minimal, the lower and upper are symmetrical. An aspect ratio of the screen is 16:10, the novelty will be slightly stretched than the Mi Pad 3, presented in April last year.

Precisely in the center of the upper frame is a 5-megapixel front camera.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660

The rear panel of the Xiaomi Mi Pad is very similar to the design of the iPad 2018. A one-piece metal cover with the main camera in the left upper corner and a plastic insert on the top that somewhat spoils the impression of design. The logo of the brand is shown below – Mi.

On the right side, there is a volume swing and a power button. They are easy to get when used with one hand. From the bottom are symmetrically arranged speakers, and in the middle, there is a USB Type-C port. On the top, there is a separate 3.5 mm jack, which allows you to connect any headphones to the tablet.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660

Dimensions of the tablet are: length 200.2 mm, width 120.3 mm and thickness 7.9 mm. The weight of the device is 242.5 grams. The tablet has a smaller body than its predecessor, so it’s more convenient to grab a tablet with one hand.

Buy tablet Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 users will be able in two color options: Black, Rose Gold.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4: Display

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 is equipped with an 8-inch IPS screen with a 16:10 aspect ratio and 1200: 1 contrast ratio.

The screen is very good. Resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels and a diagonal of 8 inches allow achieving a density of pixels – 283 PPI. The average person is not able to distinguish individual pixels in such displays.

A huge range of brightness: from a barely perceptible screen in total darkness to brightness that makes it comfortable to use the tablet under the midday sun. The colors are very juicy, but not poisonous, but more natural.

Viewing angles correspond to IPS, there is no color distortion at any angle.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4: Performance

The high-performance Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 is responsible for the performance of the novelty. It should be noted that this is the first tablet in the world on the Snapdragon 660 chip.

The processor is made according to the standards of 14nm process technology and consists of 4 Kryo 260 cores with a frequency of 1.8 GHz and 4 Kryo 260 cores with a frequency of 2.2 GHz. Graphics processing is handled by Adreno 512 GPU.

According to GeekBench, in a single-core performance test, the Snapdragon 660 processor, operating at 1.84 GHz, is gaining 1599 points. The indicator in the multicore test is 5639 points.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 will be available in three versions: 3GB of RAM + 32GB of storage, 4GB of RAM + 64GB of storage, 4GB of RAM + 64GB of storage + LTE.

There is a tablet running Android 8.1 (Oreo) with support for Project Treble and in the form of firmware MIUI 9.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660

The fingerprint reader is missing, for the unlocking of the Mi Pad 4 the face unlocking function AI Face Unlock is responsible. This technology has long been the exclusive chip of the iPhone X, but now it began to appear in Android-devices.

In the rest, the novelty can boast of modules Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz).

The model with cellular network support has GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS and Beidou modules, as well as an electronic compass. It can connect to 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE networks, using them to work with the mobile Internet.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4: Camera

In Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 installed two imputable cameras. The main camera has a resolution of 13 megapixels based on the OV13855 sensor with f / 2.0 aperture and autofocus.

I will not say that it’s very good, but the pictures are at the level of budget smartphones for $ 100. By the way, the camera can write Full HD video at 30 frames per second.

The front camera has a 5-megapixel sensor (Samsung S5K5E8 sensor) with a maximum aperture of f/2.0.

It supports the technology of artificial intelligence, as well as the software scanner Face, which works by a special algorithm.

To the quality of the picture, there are no questions, for Viber and Skype more than enough.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4: Battery

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 is equipped with a non-removable, lithium-polymer battery with a capacity of 6000 mAh. The battery supports accelerated charging technology 5V/2A.

In mixed mode, the tablet runs from 8 to 12 hours of screen activity. If with games, then closer to 8 o’clock. If no games – closer to 12 hours. But in average use – about 10 hours of screen operation.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 review: 8-inch tablet PC with Snapdragon 660

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4: Price

Buy a new Tablet PC Xiaomi can be in three versions. The most affordable can boast 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM, and it will cost 1099 yuan ($ 169).

If you buy a model with 4/64 GB of memory, then it will take 1399 yuan ($ 215) to pay for it.

Also available for purchase is a configuration with 4 GB of operative and 64 GB of permanent flash memory, which is supplemented by the support of networks of the cellular operator. It costs 1,499 yuan ($ 230).

Official sales of Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 start from the end of next week.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 289.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 289.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 239.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 239.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 299.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 tablet PC

Price: from $ 299.99

8-inch 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS screen, RAM 3GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.1, Snapdragon 660 Octa Core up to 2.2GHz

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