Xiaomi, China based smartphone and tablet maker company, started selling its Android-based tablet, the Mi Pad, in china earlier this week and the company claimed that 50,000 units were sold in its first 3 minutes and 59 seconds.
The Xiaomi Mi Pad is the first tablet to equipped with NVIDIA’s new Tegra K1 quad-core processor with clock speed at 2.2 GHz. Perhaps more importantly, it is been designed to be a cost efficient competitor to Apple’s iPad mini. The Mi Pad with 7.9 inch display, comes in five different colors, with a resolution of 2048×1536. Inside that, there is 2 GB of RAM, an 8 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel secondary camera, along with a 6700 mAh battery.
Xiaomi is selling the Mi Pad in its 64 GB version for CN¥1,699 ($270), while the 16 GB version is on sale for CN¥1,499 ($240). Even if you get the 16 GB variant, there is a micro SD slot that can be expandable up to 64 GB. If you are from outside of china then you might have to wait little more as there is not statement to availability outside of chine.