Xiaomi is rumoured to launch the Mi Pad 3 tablet in China on December 30. The company is said to bring major upgrades to the innards compared to previous tablet models, including an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor which is expected to be present at the front.
The rumoured Mi Pad 3 is expected to be priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,000) for the 128GB storage model and CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 22,500) for the 256GB storage model. The Chinese company is also said to launch a magnetic keyboard worth CNY 99 (roughly Rs. 1,000) for the Mi Pad 3.
According to rumoured specifications, shared by Gizmochina, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 is said to pack a 9.7-inch display with a screen resolution of 2048×1536 pixels. It is said to be powered by a 2.6GHz dual-core Intel M3-7Y30 processor coupled with 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM. The tablet is expected to come in 128GB and 256GB storage options. Unlike the Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 that launched in both Android and Windows models, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 is rumoured to come in just Windows model running Windows 10. It is said to sport an all-metal body and come with large 8290mAh battery with fast charging support. On the camera front, the tablet is rumoured to sport a 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. It is said to measure 239.5×164.5×6.08mm and weigh 380 grams.