Yesterday Xiaomi suddenly released Xiaomi MI Pad 4 android Tablet PC and Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro smartphone. Today MI Pad 4 starts to sell officially. As we know mi pad 4 as upgraded version of MI Pad 3, which one should we buy between MI Pad 4 or MI Pad 3?
Design and Display
Xiaomi MI Pad 4 uses metal design, when it comes to its size, MI Pad 4 is more compact than MI Pad 3, although they are similar in length, MI pad 4 seems to be narrower and lighter, and MI Pad 4 has two colors, black and golden, while mi pad 3 only has golden color.
About its display, MI Pad 3 uses 7.9 inch 2048 x 1536 screen, 4:3 aspect ratio, 326 ppi, but MI Pad 4 uses 8 inch 1920 x 1200 WUXGA screen, 16:10 aspect ratio.
Hardware and Performance
Xiaomi MI Pad 4 will use Snapdragon 660 AIE 2.2GHz processor, Adreno 512GPU, while MI Pad 3 adopts MT8176 Hexa core processor, 650MHz IMX GX6250 GPU, the former has two versions, RAM 3GB ROM 32GB, and RAM 4GB ROM 64GB internal storage, compared with MI Pad 3, it only has RAM 4GB ROM 64GB internal storage, the other key difference is that mi pad 4 has a microSD card slot for expansion, MI Pad 4 supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual band, Bluetooth 5.0, coming with A-GPS, GLONASS, 4G LTE network and USB Type C port. But Xiaomi MI Pad 3 supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual band, Bluetooth 4.1 and USB Type C port.
OS and Battery
In software, Xiaomi MI Pad 4 can run MIUI 9 based on Android 8.1 Oreo OS, which MI Pad 3 uses MIUI 8 based on Android Marshmallow OS.
In battery, Xiaomi MI Pad 4 is built in 6,000mAh battery, while MI Pad 3 has 6,600mAh battery, although MI pad 4 battery capacity is smaller, it uses higher efficient 14nm Snapdragon 660 AIE processor, it is pity that they both can not support quick charge.
Xiaomi mi pad 4 has 13MP back camera and 5MP front camera, the back uses OV13855 sensor, and a f/2.0 aperture, the front camera adopts Samsung S5K5E8 sensor, f/2.0 aperture. MI pad 4 supports AI face unlock that mi pad 3 doesn’t have, easy to unlock Tablet PC.
Xiaomi MI Pad 4 upgrades based on MI Pad 3, for example, its hardware, 4G LTE network, etc. Although its camera and battery doesn’t upgrade, Xiaomi doesn’t enhance its price. Right now MI pad 4 has black and golden colors at 1,399 yuan, $200, RAM 3GB/4GB two versions, and WIFI and LTE two versions, will you consider MI Pad 4 this time? By the way, Geekbuying starts to sell MI Pad 4 now to enjoy 4% off coupon code: GKB4%OFF
- Update on Nov.23, 2018
Start Date Category Product Name Link on Coupon Final Prices Limited Qty 11/22/2018 Laptop & Tablet PCs Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 WiFi + 4G LTE 4GB + 64GB GKBBF20 $214.99 50pcs daily 11/22/2018 Laptop & Tablet PCs Global ROM Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 WiFi 3GB + 32GB – Black GKBBF10 $159.99 100pcs daily