Reuters is reporting that Xiaomi will soon launch its first Android tablet. The news agency however was not able to confirm whether it will be unveiled at Xiaomi’s May 15 press event.
Despite being rumoured for a while now, Xiaomi is yet to introduce its first tablet. The company currently sells smartphones, a Smart TV, Wi-Fi router, set-top box and other small accessories. A tablet will be nice fit in its current portfolio.
Reuters’ report is scarce in details but it does state that Xiaomi is reportedly using a Sharp-made display in the rumoured tablet and it might be dubbed as MiPad.
As per a previous report, Xiaomi’s 7.9-inch tablet will come with 2048x1536p resolution display and could use Intel or NVIDIA SoC. The report also suggested that the tablet could sell for as low as 1,000 yuan ($160).
While none of these details can be confirmed at this point, we are hoping to hear more about the tablet at the company’s May 15 event in Beijing.