The Xiaomi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro launched for the first time with heavy discounts and sold out entirely in the first 10 mins. This high demand for the Pad 5 was due to the US$299 early bird price and the features like 120Hz WQHD+ AMOLED, Dolby Vision, Snapdragon 860, 4 stereo speakers, and a large 8720mAh battery. However, as we near the launch of the newly upgraded Xiaomi Pad 6 Series, both Mi Pad 5 and Pad 5 Pro again witness price drops.
So, if you are interested, you can save a lot on these premium Android tablets. The Xiaomi Tablet 5 is available for as low as US$329.99, and the Pro version is available for US$429.99 (6GB/128GB with WIFI and no 5G network) on AliExpress.
Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro Vs Xiaomi Pad 5 Specs
So, what is the difference between the standard and the pro version of the Pad 5 series? The Mi Pad 5 Pro specs are Snapdragon 870, 8600mAh battery, 8-speaker system, and an 8GB/256GB version with 5G network support. There are 6GB/128GB and 6GB/256GB models for the Pro version, but only the 8GB/256GB supports 5G connectivity.
However, the Xiaomi Tablet 5 or Xiaomi Pad 5 specs include Snapdragon 860 processor with an 8720mAh battery and no 5G network support. All the rest of the features like 120Hz WQHD+ Dobly Vision, WIFI, Hi-Res audio, Dolby Atmos, and others are the same for these Android tablets. Also, there is MIUI 13 upgrade for the Pro model.
Xiaomi Pad 5 VS Pad 5 Pro: Specs Comparison
|Xiaomi Pad 5||Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro|
|$409.99 (6GB/128GB) $679.99 (5G 8GB/256GB)|
11-inch 2K WQHD+ 120Hz AMOLED HDR 10 Dolby Vision
|11-inch 2K WQHD+ 120Hz AMOLED HDR 10 Dolby Vision|
MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11
|MIUI 13 based on Android 12|
8720mAh, 33W fast charging
|8600mAh, 67W lightning fast charging|
4 Stereo Speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio
|8 Stereo Speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio|
Stylus Pen Supported
|Stylus Pen Supported|
Rear: 13MP Front: 8MP
|Rear: 13MP Front: 8MP|
Mi Pad 5 Pro and Mi Pad 5 Price
The base version, 6GB RAM with 128GB storage Xiaomi Pad 5, is now available for US$329.99, and the Mi Pad 5 Pro with 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, WIFI, and no 5G sim support is available for US$409.99. However, the Xiaomi Tablet 5 Pro with 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, and a 5G sim is available for US$679.99 on AliExpress. These are the global version, of course, with Google Play Store. Also, the bundle includes a screen film protector, OTG adapter, Xiaomi Pad keyboard, and case. The Pad 5 is available for US$438 with 6GB RAM and 256GB storage on Amazon.