CHENNAI: XIAOMI’s Pad 5 was one among our favorite tabs from 2022. It delivered strong worth for its requested worth, and was one of many tablets to beat within the sub Rs 30,000 section.
The Xiaomi Pad 6 takes over from its 2022 predecessor, touchdown in the identical worth band – Rs 25,000 to 30,000, and comes with fairly a number of enhancements. Identical to final 12 months, Xiaomi has pitched this tab as a tool that may double up as a laptop computer. A part of this pitch stems from optionally available equipment (offered individually) that Xiaomi has crafted for this pill.
They embody a Pad 6 keyboard (Rs 4,999), and the second gen good pen (Rs 5,999). The tab additionally advantages from the most recent iteration of MIUI for Pad, that provides multi-tasking capabilities with cut up screens and floating home windows. It is a handsome tab with a premium vibe. It’s lighter and marginally thinner than its predecessor, the Pad 6 weights underneath 500 gm, and is tremendous slinky even once we hooked up the keyboard that got here with our evaluate unit.
The keyboard is kind of snug to kind on, however identical to different tab keyboards, it’s not in the identical zone as a laptop computer keyboard by way of typing consolation. When you’re taking a look at a tab for gaming or binge watching, you gained’t be disenchanted. The Pad 6 sports activities a 11-inch 2.8K show (2880 x 1800 pixels / 309 PPI) with a powerful most display brightness of 550 nits. The 144 Hz refresh fee makes gaming and scrolling by net pages ultra-smooth.
Gaming will get a lift with the strong Qualcomm 870 processor; you additionally get a selection of two storage choices – 6GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB. Your marathon gaming classes are additionally backed by an 8840 battery, and a 33W in-box charger that powers this tab in lower than 100 minutes. Identical to the 2022 Xiaomi Tab, the Pad 6 ticks key bins with a light-weight type issue and a beautiful show. The optionally available equipment add to its productiveness creds, however like most different premium tabs, it’s not fairly prepared to switch your laptop computer however works as a helpful work + play accent. (Rs 26,999 onwards)