GearBest is accepting pre-orders for the recently-released Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 from countries other than China. Prospective buyers in the UK, US and India can place orders for the device, which is available in silver or gold colour variants.

GearBest has opened orders for the Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 16GB internal storage variant and has priced the device at $242 (£161). The e-tailer is also promising to deliver the device free of shipping charges, within three to five business days.

Xiaomi Mi Pad
Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 available for purchase online, outside China Amazon

Potential buyers can order the global unlocked variant on GearBest. However, the slate's functions would vary depending on the wireless network of that country. You can check-out the country-wise network compatibility list of the device here.

Key technical specifications of Xiaomi Mi Pad 2

  • 7.9in IPS display
  • Android and Windows 10 operating system (respective variants are available); with MIUI 7 on top
  • 2.24GHz quad-core Intel Atom X5-Z8500 processor
  • 8MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16/64GB internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage up to 128GB
  • Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity
  • USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • 6,190 mAh Lithium-Polymer battery that is claimed to offer a talktime of up to 12-and-half hours when multimedia content is accessed.