MIUI 10 China Beta for the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 now available
The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 was launched in China last month. It’s an affordable Android tablet with a capable list of specifications including the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 system-on-chip, 4GB of RAM paired with 64GB of storage, and an 8-inch WUXGA (1920×1200) 16:10 display. Being launched at a time when new Android tablet launches are few and far between, the Mi Pad 4 has better specifications than most Android tablets in its price range. In terms of software, ships with MIUI 9 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. Xiaomi has now released MIUI 10 China Beta 8.7.5 for the tablet.
MIUI 10 China Beta is intended for a Chinese audience but English language option is available and Google Play services can be sideloaded. MIUI 10 China was announced at the Xiaomi Xiaomi Mi 8 event in May. Separately, MIUI 10 China Alpha 8.7.2 is available for 11 Xiaomi devices.
MIUI 10 is a major upgrade in functionality over its predecessor. It brings a redesigned UI with a new app switcher, better performance with “AI” features, and single-camera portrait mode for supported devices.
|Xiaomi Mi Pad 4||Specifications|
|Dimensions and weight||200.2 x 120.3 x 7.9 mm, 342.5g|
|Software||MIUI 9 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo|
|CPU||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 (4x Kryo 260 Performance cores clocked at 2.0GHz + 4x Kryo 260 Efficiency cores clocked at 1.8GHz)|
|RAM and storage||3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage / 4GB of RAM with 64GB of storage; dedicated microSD card slot|
|Battery||6000mAh, 5V/2A charging|
|Display||8-inch WUXGA (1920×1200) IPS LCD with a 16:10 aspect ratio|
|Ports||USB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack; LTE version: Nano SIM slot|
FDD-LTE: Bands 1/3/5/7/8
TDD-LTE: Bands 34/38/39/40/41
|Rear camera||13MP with f/2.0 aperture|
Video recording up to 1080p at 30fps