Redmi Pad Gets Price Cut in India: Here’s How Much It Costs Now

Xiaomi announces a permanent price reduction for the Redmi Pad tablet in the Indian market.

Highlights
  • Xiaomi has announced a permanent price reduction for the Redmi Pad tablet in India.
  • The company also announced instant bank discounts for a limited period.
  • The price reduction hints that Xiaomi might soon launch a new Redmi tablet in India.
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Xiaomi has silently announced a price reduction of the Redmi Pad tablet in India. It had launched the Redmi Pad tablet with the Xiaomi 12T series smartphones in October 2022. The Redmi Pad was the second product in the tablet category from the brand, apart from Xiaomi Pad 5.

The company had marked its return to India’s tablet market with the launch of the Xiaomi Pad 5 tablet last year. The price cut comes as Xiaomi is also expected to launch the Redmi Pad SE tablet in January along with the Redmi Note 13 series smartphones in India.

Redmi Pad: Updated Pricing and Availability

Xiaomi launched the budget Redmi tablet in three variants with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.The base variant with 3GB RAM and 64GB storage was launched at Rs 14,999 and it will now cost Rs 13,999.

The other two variants, with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage and 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, were priced at Rs 17,999 and Rs 19,999, respectively at the time of launch. After the new price cut, these two variants of the Redmi Pad will now cost Rs 14,999 (4GB+128GB) and Rs 16,999 (6GB RAM+128GB).

Xiaomi has also included an option for exchanging old smartphones with the device. The updated pricing of the tablet is already live on Amazon India, Flipkart, and Xiaomi’s online store.

Xiaomi Redmi Pad: Bank Discount Offers

The Chinese smartphone giant also announced an instant bank discount of Rs 1,000 for the base variant and Rs 1,500 for the other variants. The instant bank discounts will be available to HDFC Bank Credit Card, EMI, and ICICI net banking customers for orders placed until December 31.

In other news, Xiaomi launched the Redmi 13C smartphones in 5G and 4G variants in India earlier this week. The Chinese smartphone giant divulged in the launch event that the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ smartphone will debut in January in the country. Xiaomi seems to debut many other Redmi products in the upcoming launch event.

Redmi Pad Specifications

  • Display: 10.61-inch LCD display, 2000 x 1200 pixels, 1 Billion colours, a pixel density of 220 PPI, 90Hz refresh rate, 400 nits brightness, an aspect ratio of 5:3, a screen to body ratio of 80.9%, in-built Eye care protection.
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G99 SoC, Mali-G57 MC2 GPU.
  • RAM and Storage: 3GB / 4GB / 6GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB of UFS 2.2 internal storage, microSD card support, expandable up to 1TB.
  • Software: MIUI 13 based on Android 12, (MIUI 14 based on Android 13 update is live).
  • Rear Camera: 8MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, Autofocus, 1080p @ 30fps video recording capability.
  • Front Camera: 8MP ultrawide selfie snapper with f/2.3 aperture and field of view of 105 degree.
  • Battery and Charging: 8000mAh battery with 18W wired charging.
  • Others: Face unlock, Quad speaker setup with Dolby Atmos, 24-bit / 192 kHz audio, aluminium frame, no cellular connectivity.
  • Dimensions and Weight: 250.5 × 158.1 × 7.1 mm, 445 grams.
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 ac dual-band, Wi-Fi direct, USB Type-C port, OTG, Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
  • Colour Options: Graphite Gray, Moonlight Silver, Mint Green.