Xiaomi’s iPad Killer – The Mi Pad

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The Xiaomi Mi Pad is Xiaomi’s first tablet. It is priced at an affordable ₹12,999

Xiaomi first ever tablet – The Xiaomi Mi Pad will start selling in India today on Flipkart for just ₹ 12,999. We take a look at the Mi Pad and find out whether Xiaomi has made yet another brilliant device for a bargain basement price.

The Mi Pad has a 7.9 inch IPS LCD display tha has a resolution of 2048 x 1536 giving it a pixel density of  326 ppi. The display also has a 4:3 aspect ratio.
The Mi Pad has a 7.9 inch IPS LCD display tha has a resolution of 2048 x 1536 giving it a pixel density of 326 ppi. The display also has a 4:3 aspect ratio.
The Mi Pad takes its design cues from Apple' iPad Mini with Retina display. Its dimensions are 202.1 mm x 135.4 mm x 8.9 mm. and it weighs in at just 360 grams which makes it quite easy to use.
The Mi Pad takes its design cues from Apple’ iPad Mini with Retina display. Its dimensions are 202.1 mm x 135.4 mm x 8.9 mm. and it weighs in at just 360 grams which makes it quite easy to use.
The Mi Pad is a powered by NVIDIA's Tegra K1 processor which has four Cortex A-15 cores clocked at 2.2 GHz and an additional power-saving core. The 192 core Kepler GPU can give many PC and console graphics cards a run for their money.
The Mi Pad is a powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 processor which has four Cortex A-15 cores clocked at 2.2 GHz and an additional power-saving core. The 192 core Kepler GPU can give many PC and console graphics cards a run for their money.
The Mi Pad sports an 8 MP camera on the back and a 5 MP selfie cam.
The Mi Pad sports an 8 MP camera on the back and a 5 MP selfie cam. The battery is a 69oo mAh unit which can easily last a few days of heavy duty gaming.

Dennis Abraham James

Content Editor @ProdNote

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The Best Android UI’s Around

6. Sony UI

Sony's UI looks dated.
Sony’s UI looks dated.

Sony’s UI for its devices is quite heavy and does slow down the devices. The UI is quite heavy but doesn’t really bring that many options which are actually helpful or can help you make the device reflect your personality(themes)

5. LG UI

LG's UI has a flattened look to it but tries to do  simple things in multiple ways.
LG’s UI has a flattened look to it but tries to do simple things in multiple ways.

LG’s UI has a flattened look to it keeping it in line with Android Lollipop but does come with numerous options to do similar things, eg: There are quite a few ways to multi-task: Slide aside, Dual window and the stock app switcher. Add in LG’s own boring voice assistant. However, it does provide some cool options like Knock on and a resizable keyboard and floating window notifications.

4. Samsung TouchWiz UI

Samsung's Touchwiz has long been hated for slowing devices down but Samsung claims it has addressed these issues with the new version found on the Galaxy S6
Samsung’s Touchwiz has long been hated for slowing devices down but Samsung claims it has addressed these issues with the new version found on the Galaxy S6.

Samsung’s Touchwiz has long been hated for slowing devices down but Samsung claims it has addressed these issues with the new version found on the Galaxy S6. The problems usually stem from Samsung stuffing the devices full of unnecessary features and excessive bloat.

3. HTC Sense UI

HTC's Sense UI is probably the best skinned version of Android around.
HTC’s Sense UI is the best skinned version of Android made by a major OEM.

HTC’s Sense UI is the best Android skin by any OEM making Android devices today. Fast and intuitive, it enhances the look and feel of Stock Android and also provides good customization options including themes and BlinkFeed.

2. Stock Android


Stock bare bones Android is extremely quick as it is and gets the latest updates first. However, it contains all the available Google apps and relies almost entirely on Google Now which can get annoying. Also you need either a Nexus or an Android device to get your hands on the latest builds.

1. CyanogenMod OS

CyanogenMod is basically a turbocharged version of stock Android.
CyanogenMod is basically a turbocharged version of stock Android.

CyanogenMod is a custom ROM that runs on millions of devices around the world. It is basically a turbocharged version of Stock Android with the user being allowed to choose what apps he/she wants to use.

HTC One E9 specs leak before HTC’s China event

The New HTC One E9
The New HTC One E9

The plastic bodied brother of the new HTC One M9, the HTC One E9, just passed through the hands of China’s regulatory body TENAA. Here’s what the TENAA listing revealed about the new One E9

Dimensions: 156.5×76.5×7.54 mm
Processor: MediaTek MT6795 64Bit Octa Core Processor@2.0GHz
RAM: 3GB
ROM: 32GB
Display: 5.5 “WQHD screen(2160×1440)
Cameras: 20 MP rear camera, 13 MP / 4 MP UltraPixel front camera
Sound: Dual BoomSound Front firing speakers
Android Version: 5.0 Lollipop
HTC Sense Version: 7.0

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