Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi, which had earlier allowed Microsoft to develop and release a Windows 10 custom ROM for testing in its Mi 4 handsets across the world, is now said to be releasing a new Windows 10 powered tablet.
According to a GizmoChina report, that quotes a reputed Chinese technology analyst, Xiaomi's Windows 10 powered tablet could be released as early as Q3 2015.
As of now, Xiaomi is slated to release a new MIUI version (MIUI 7) on 16 August, so the China-based company could potentially make this event bigger by announcing a Windows 10 powered Mi tablet.
Xiaomi's last Mi Pad tablet was the Mi Pad 7.9 that was released in June 2014 and is currently available for purchase globally.
However, the technical specs of Xiaomi's purported Windows 10 powered Mi Pad tablet is yet to even surface; this device could run either the full version of Windows 10 or the Windows 10 Mobile operating platform.
Currently, Xiaomi is yet to release the Mi 5 high-end smartphone, as a successor to its popular Mi 4 which was released in August 2014.
Mi5 is expected to feature the following key technical specs, as hinted at by multiple rumours:
- 5.3in IPS display
- Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) operating system out of the box, with MIUI 6 on top
- 2.2 GHz quad-core and 1.8 GHz quad-core CPUs in the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC
- 16MP rear camera
- 6MP front camera
- 4GB RAM
- 16/64 GB fixed internal storage
- LTE, HSPA, GSM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity
- 3030 mAh fixed Lithium-Polymer battery.