On Sale! Xiaomi MI Pad 3 vs MI Pad 2 Design, Hardware, Features, Battery Review


Yesterday Xiaomi officially released Xiaomi mi pad 3 without holding press conference silently. The main reason is that Xiaomi wants to sell more new tablets during mi fans festival. When we are all looking forward to mi pad 3 to kill iPad pro, the final result makes us a little disappointed. But it is said Xiaomi mi pad 3 will have pro version. Anyway, let’s know Xiaomi mi pad 3 first, and see what’s main difference between Xiaomi mi pad 2.

Related:  Xiaomi MI Pad 3 vs XiaoMi Mi Pad 2


mi pad 2 design

Xiaomi mi pad 3 has 7.9 inch retina display with 2048 x 1536 resolution (326 PPI), while MI Pad 2 also has same display with same resolution. This kind of screen can bring more vibrant and clear image quality, especially when you are reading e-books, watching videos, playing games, etc. MI Pad 3 has added two modes, black and white mode that let you enjoy reading ebooks or newspapers as real as physical books and newspapers and eye-protection mode which will help you protect your eyes from over-exposed radiance. Therefore, Xiaomi MI Pad 3 is more humanized than MI Pad 2.


Xiaomi mi pad 3 is powered by MT8176 Hexa core 2.1GHz processor and PowerVR GX6250 GPU, which will offer you higher needs to play large games fluently and better image processing performance, while mi pad 2 is powered by Intel Atom X5-Z8500 Quad Core 2.2GHz processor, in theory, Hexa core is better than Quad core, in addition, mi pad 3 has RAM 4GB ROM 64GB internal storage, larger than MI PAD 2 with RAM 2GB ROM 16GB/64GB . In all, mi pad 3 is more powerful than mi pad 2 in hardware performance.

MI PAD 2 Camera


Xiaomi mi pad 3 has dual camera with 13MP back and 5MP front, which will capture 1080p FULL HD video, coming with excellent low-light performance with back-side illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensors, you can take nice photos clearly. In addition, the front camera is higher than any other tablet pcs until now, you can enjoy its front camera quality like a smartphone. After all, Xiaomi mi pad 2 only has 5MP front and 8MP back camera. In camera, mi pad 3 has also been upgraded.



mi pad 2 battery

One of the biggest highlights is the battery upgrading of MI Pad 3, this time Xiaomi mi pad 3 is built in 6600mAh battery instead of $6190mAh battery on mi pad 2. The larger battery means longer standby and working time. According to mi official, MI Pad 3 battery can support 867 hour standby and 12 hour video offline play back. Can you image that?


As for other features, they both support USB Type C port, Bluetooth 4.1,  Gyroscope/Light sensor/Gravity sensor/Digital compass, but MI PAD 3 runs MIUI 8 OS, Xiaomi mi pad 2 runs Android 5.1 OS. Therefore, latest MIUI 8 OS will bring more fluent experience.


According to main camparison, we can see Xiaomi mi pad 3  has made big upgrading in its hardware, camera, processor, battery, etc. Of course, mi pad 2 is cheaper now. But if you are into higher-end performance to meet your larger needs, mi pad 3 will be your first choice.

Update on July 27: Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 Tablet PC – CHAMPAGNE GOLD
Coupon Code : MIMIPAD3 

Update on July 13, 2017:   Use Coupon code: AHPad3 at $204 for Xiaomi mi pad 3


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