Xiaomi announces Pad 6 series with Snapdragon SoC and 50MP camera

Xiaomi Pad 6 Series

During its global launch event today, Xiaomi finally unveiled its much-anticipated Xiaomi Pad 6 series. The event also took the wraps off the Xiaomi 13 Ultra smartphone, the Xiaomi Smart Band 8, and a massive 86-inch Xiaomi Smart TV. The Xiaomi Pad 6 series launched in two variants – the Xiaomi Pad 6 and the Xiaomi Pad 6 Pro.

Both variants offer a high-resolution display with a high refresh rate. While the standard variant comes packed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, the Pro variant draws power from a more efficient chipset. Let’s take a closer look at their specs, pricing, and availability.

Both Xiaomi Pad 6 and Pad 6 Pro come with top-of-the-line specs

The Xiaomi Pad 6 and Pad 6 Pro are reminiscent on various fronts, but the company has offered slightly better innards for the latter. The Xiaomi Pad 6 series launched with a metal body and offer USB-C 3.0 port. The devices are equipped with a fingerprint sensor for added security.

Both variants also share the 11-inch display with a 2800 x 1800 pixel resolution. Xiaomi has used a 2.8K IPS LCD display with a 144Hz refresh rate. The company claims that the display is capable of offering great color accuracy. Besides, users get dual eye protection certification. Moreover, both devices are equipped with quad speakers system powered by Dolby Atmos. The tablets will run Android 13 wrapped under MIUI Pad 14 skin.


However, when it comes to the processor, the Xiaomi Pad 6 Pro has the edge over its sibling. The Pro variant comes packed with a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen1 processor, while the standard variant runs on Snapdragon 870 SoC. The Xiaomi Pad 6 Pro has a 50MP rear camera and a 20MP front-facing camera. The Xiaomi Pad 6, on the other hand, gets 13MP rear and an 8MP front camera.

The battery is the only area where the standard variant beats the Pro version. The Pro variant comes with an 8,600mAh battery, while the standard variant comes equipped with a bigger 8,840mAh battery. However, the Pro version gets 67W charging, while the standard variant has to settle for 33W charging.

Xiaomi Pad 6, Pad 6 Pro pricing and availability details

The Xiaomi Pad 6 series launched in black, blue, and champagne gold color options. The standard variant will sell for CNY 1,999 (around $291) for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model, while the 8GB/128GB model is priced at CNY 2,099 (around $305). The 8GB/256GB model carries a price tag of CNY 2,399 (around $349).

Speaking of the Xiaomi Pad 6 Pro, the 8GB/256GB model will come for CNY 2,699 (around $392), while the 12GB/256GB will sell for CNY 2,999. The top-of-the-line 12GB/512GB version will set users back by CNY 3,299 (around $489). Both tablets are currently available for pre-orders in China, and the sales are expected to kick off by April 21. The company is yet to announce the international pricing and availability for the tablets.