Xiaomi’s comeback scene in the tablet arena has been well-received. The Xiaomi Pad 5 and Pad 6 Series proved to be the best value-for-money tabs in the market. And looks like, the Chinese tech giant is not stopping here. Reports suggest the company is now gearing up to launch two new tablets: Xiaomi Pad 7 and Pad 7 Pro! We’ll go through everything we know about these tablets in this article.
Xiaomi Pad 7 Pro Rumors Roundup
“Snapdragon 8” Power!
Initially, it was rumored that the Xiaomi Pad 7 Pro would be sporting the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. However, one of the most trusted leakers — Digital Chat Station says otherwise! According to them, the Xiaomi Pad 7 Pro will — matter of fact — get the latest goodie. This means the Pad 7 Pro will be flying with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3!
Additionally, as per the leaker, the tablet will also have a base variant which will be the one to get the last-gen chipset. These configurations sound very attractive, but we will have to see what Xiaomi decides to do. Moreover, there is no official word regarding the memory and storage variant as of now.
Design and Display
No renders — official or not — have been outed to date. However, there is some buzz about the display of the tab. At first, it was thought that the Xiaomi Pad 7 pro would sport a 10-inch LCD panel from Tianma. But recent development suggests the tablet will flaunt an OLED panel instead, which would make it a first in the series.
Similar to the case of the chipset, the base variant might get the LCD panel from Tianma. Either way, the screen will likely have a 144Hz refresh rate and a 2367 x 1480 resolution.
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HyperOS and the rest
The upcoming tab from Xiaomi will boot on the newly announced HyperOS built on top of Android 14. It’s a new operating system with a combination of an advanced Android base and Xiaomi’s self-developed IoT (Internet of Things) platform — Vela. Plus, Xiaomi has reduced the firmware size, making it the smallest at 8.75GB. It will eventually be the key thing in Xiaomi’s ecosystem binding smartphones, accessories, laptops, and homes.
Additional rumors relating to the hardware suggest that the quad stereo speaker setup is here to stay. Other than that, it appears that the upcoming Xiaomi Tab 7 Pro may boast charging speeds of up to 100W.
Xiaomi Pad 7 Pro Launch and Availability:
The launch of the Xiaomi Pad 7 Pro seems to be right on our doorstep. According to Digital Chat Station, the Chinese OEM brand will reveal the tablet in its home country next month i.e. in February!
Will the tablet make its way to us normies outside China? Most likely — No! But, we’ll keep an eye out for any new information on this tablet and update this article accordingly anyway!
- Meanwhile, you can check our Xiaomi Pad 6 review.