Xiaomi's Mi Pad 5 series with Apple Pencil-type Smart Pen to launch on August 10
The Mi Pad 5 series is expected to include three tabs - the Mi Pad 5, the Mi Pad 5 Pro, and the Mi Pad 5 Lite.
Xiaomi’s Mi Pad 5 series is scheduled to launch in China on August 10 as the company confirmed on Weibo. Xiaomi also shared an image of the upcoming tablets showing off the Mi Pad 5 and its stylus. Going by the picture, the Mi Pad 5 series is going to come with a sleek metal build and rounded edges. The stylus with this tablet series is called the Xiaomi Smart Pen and it has been spotted on the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) listing, suggesting that it is going to come with Bluetooth connectivity. A tipster also shared a photo pf the rear camera module on the Mi Pad 5 that showed off two cameras.
Xiaomi’s Weibo post includes the launch poster that shows a hint of the tablet and stylus. The photo shows off a Mi Pad 5 with a sleek metal frame and rounded edges and the display on the tab appears to be a bit elevate above the frame. The stylus seen in the poster does not show too many details so we’ll have to wait to find out more. The FCC listing for the Xiaomi Smart Pen sports the model number M2107K81PC and shows support for Bluetooth v5 LE, that is Bluetooth low energy and also a button on the stylus.
Tipster Mukul Sharma also shared an image on Twitter showing off the rear camera module on the Mi Pad 5. The live image shared by Sharma shows off a dual rear camera setup and flash module which has the text “AI Camera” written on it. You can also spot a large button on the frame that should be the volume rocker and the tab itself sports a sliver-blue hue.
Xiaomi is expected to launch three models of the Mi Pad 5 - the Mi Pad 5, the Mi Pad 5 Pro, and the Mi Pad 5 Lite. The Mi Pad 5 Lite is expected to come with a Snapdragon 860 SoC, a 10.95-inch 2K display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and a 12 MP main camera. The other two models might come with Snapdragon 870 SoCs and all three models are expected to come with 2K high refresh rate displays. The top-end Mi Pad 5 Pro will likely to come with 5G support as well.