The Mi Pad 3 is the latest tablet released by Xiaomi. It comes with a balance of great features and affordability to compete against the expensive tablet lineups offered by other brands. The Mi Pad 3 tablet comes with its own trademark design and user experience offered in previous devices in the lineup. In fact, it is the perfect tablet for those wishing to use it for both productivity and entertainment applications.
The impressive specifications of Mi Pad 3 make it worthy to stand among the many notable high-end tablets currently available in the market. Below are the key specifications of Xiaomi Mi Pad 3.
Design and Build
The Mi Pad 3 features a solid design housed in a 6.9 mm thick aluminum body. The flat back and smooth curves make it much easier to hold the tablet while also adding to its styling. There are some differences such as back mounted dual speakers and the positioning of the Sleep/Wake button on the side. The Mi Pad 3 lacks a fingerprint sensor or a physical home button and replaced by three capacitive navigational buttons below the screen.
The Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 has a 7.9-inch IPS LCD screen with a 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution. With 326 ppi and 178-degree wide viewing angle, the display is perfect for use in both indoors and outdoors. It handles the colors well, although there is a slight lacking in color calibration. The display also has an inbuilt reading mode that cuts down the blue light emissions and a unique black and white mode that is especially helpful while using it for reading eBooks.
The Mi Pad 3 runs on Android Nougat 7.0 and comes with Xiaomi’s own MIUI version 8.2. It also comes with numerous pre-installed apps such as Calendar, Weather, FM Radio, Calculator, and Browser. Xiaomi’s MIUI is extremely user-friendly and quick allowing one to navigate the tablet with ease. Moreover, it also has an added feature of a widget page that is accessible by swiping right from the main home screen.
Powering the Mi Pad 3 is the MediaTek MT8176 processor coupled with 4 GB of RAM. The processing power is decent considering the price of this tablet. The processor allows in executing most tasks easily on the tablet and some high-end games with ease. It comes with 64 GB of inbuilt storage, but with no provision for additional storage, as it lacks a dedicated MicroSD card slot.
The 6600 mAh non-removable battery of the Mi Pad 3 offers decent power backup than the previous versions. It allows about eight to nine hours of battery backup with standard usage like web browsing, playing videos, etc. The battery is charged via a USB Type-C port positioned below the tablet.