Redmi Pad has been officially launched in Nepal. This is also the first tablet under Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi. Xiaomi previously released Xiaomi Pad 5, which was probably the best device in its price category.
The latest release, Redmi Pad, is a more affordable option than the former one. There are plenty of exciting features to look forward into the tab. The display on the device supports a high refresh rate and comes with eyecare protection. The display also offers higher resolution, offering a clearer view. Similarly, battery backup is also decent on the tab and there is support for fast charging.
Let’s get into the details of the Redmi Pad.
|Dimensions||Height: 250.50 mm |
Width: 158.10 mm
Thickness: 7.10 mm
Weight: 465 grams
|Display||10.61-inch IPS LCD, 90Hz|
|Resolution||1,200*2,000 pixels, 220 PPI density|
|OS||Android 12, MIUI 13.1|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G99 (6nm)|
|SD card slot||Yes|
|Camera||Front: 8 MP, f/2.3, 105- degrees (ultrawide)|
Rear: 8MP, f/2.0, AF
|Sound||Loudspeakers with stereo (quad-speakers) |
No 3.5mm headphone jack
|Battery||8,000 mAh, li-po, non-removable |
18W fast charger
|Colours||Mint green |
Design and display
Redmi Pad comes with decent styling. The tab has a metal body and an aluminium frame build. The flat sides with sharp edges on the tab make it look even better. The back of the tab wards off fingerprint marks on them and the camera module looks neat. A Redmi branding is done neatly at the left bottom. There is no fingerprint sensor on the tab, but it supports facial recognition.
Redmi Pad weighs around 465 grams and measures only 7.10mm. It is available in mint green, moonlight silver and graphite grey colour options.
On the front is a 10.61-inch IPS LCD display, offering a resolution of 1,200*2,000 pixels (2K) with 220 PPI density. The 2K resolution allows a wider image and more detailed recording. Adding style to the display is the uniform bezels, surrounding it. Furthermore, the display also supports a 90Hz refresh rate and has inbuilt eyecare protection for prolonged use without causing eye strain. The display has a typical brightness of 400 nits.
The cameras on Redmi Pad are pretty basic. There is an 8MP camera on either side. The primary camera on the back has an aperture of f/2.0 and an auto-focus feature while the front ultrawide camera has an aperture of f/2.3 and a FOV of 105 degrees. Both cameras can record videos at 1080p resolution at 30fps.
Performance and storage
Redmi Pad runs on MIUI 13.1 based on Android 12. The device is powered by MediaTek Helio G99 (6nm) chipset and the graphics are handled by Mali-G57 MC2. The device is equipped with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage and the users can further expand the storage by using a microSD card.
Battery life, connectivity and others
Redmi Pad comes with an 8,000mAh non-removable battery backup. This should power the device for a couple of days. It can be great for both personal and professional use. One can easily get hooked up on it throughout the day without worrying about battery life. When the power gets low, you can charge the device with an 18W fast charger.
The current model of Redmi Pad does not support any cellular connectivity. For other modes of connectivity, the tablet supports dual-band wifi and Bluetooth 5.2. The Bluetooth mode can be used for wireless pairing with other devices. A USB Type-C cable is used by the device for charging and wired pairing. There are four speakers on the device, which should provide an immersive audio experience for the users.
The price of Redmi Pad is Rs 34,999 for the 6/128GB variant.