Cui Baoqiu, CEO of Xiaomi Group, reported to the company’s chairman and CEO, Lei Jun, stating that the demand for the new Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro tablets has been very high, resulting in a shortage of devices.
The first sale of Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro took place a couple of weeks ago, all 200,000 tablets were sold out very quickly. At the same time, stores lacked styluses and keyboards for tablets. The company replenished its stock a few days later, but the second batch was also immediately sold out.
The Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro tablets cost between $310 and $540. They received 11-inch IPS screens with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and support for HDR10 and Dolby Vision technologies. The tablets run Android 11 operating system with MIUI skin for Pad. At the time of release, only 300 basic apps are well-optimized for MIUI for Pad. But by the end of the year, Xiaomi will be adapting over 2,000 MIUI apps for the Pad.
Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 is based on the Snapdragon 860 single-chip system, equipped with 8 and 13 MP cameras, an 8720 mAh battery with support for 33 W fast charging. Mi Pad 5 Pro received Snapdragon 870, 8600 mAh battery with 67W fast charging support.