Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Plus vs Xiaomi Pad 5: Both the Xiaoxin Pad Plus 2021 and Xiaomi Pad 5 are affordable Android Tablets from Lenovo and Xiaomi respectively. But, which is the better device among these two tablets?
In this article, we’ll check the specs of both the Xiaoxin Pad Plus 2021 and Xiaomi Pad 5 to see which is better. We’ll compare their build qualities, processing power, battery and camera features to see which you should buy.
Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Plus vs Xiaomi Pad 5
|Specifications||Xiaoxin Pad Plus||Xiaomi Pad 5|
|Storage||128GB||128GB / 256GB|
|Front Camera||8MP + TOF 3D||8MP|
|Chipset||Snapdragon 750 5G||Snapdragon 860|
|Software||Android 11||Android 11|
|Battery||7,700 mAh||8,720 mAh|
The display of the Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Plus (2021) is 11-inch FHD+, IPS LCD panel with standard refresh rate. Its peak brightness is 600 nits which means you can use it under sunlight.
Xiaomi Pad 5 also comes with an IPS LCD panel but with improved display features. This device has a bigger 11-inches display, FHD+ with 120Hz refresh rate and HDR10 feature.
When it comes to display, the Xiaomi Pad 5 is the better device. Although both tablets has same display size, but that of the Xiaomi pad 5 features a higher refresh rate which makes it smoother and faster.
Both the Xiaoxin Pad Plus and Xiaomi Pad 5 comes with a single rear. But the Lenovo tab features a dual front camera while the Xiaomi tab features a single front camera.
Xiaoxin Pad Plus comes with a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP + TOF 3D front cameras. While the Xiaomi Pad 5 comes with a 13MP rear camera and a single 8MP front camera.
Judging from the cameras, the Lenovo tab front camera offers better selfies. A the rear, the photo and video quality is just about same. As far as camera goes, both devices are tied with the result tilting the way of the Lenovo pad a little bit.
Performance | Storage | RAM | Network
Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Plus is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G chip. And this chipset is slightly below the Qualcomm snapdragon 860 5G chip that powers the Xiaomi Pad 5.
The storage options of the Xiaomi Pad 5 is 128GB and 256GB and it comes with 6GB of RAM. While the storage options of the Xiaoxin Pad Plus 2021 is 128GB and it comes with 6GB of RAM.
When it comes to network, the both the Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Plus and Xiaomi Pad 5 has support for 5G network. But the Xiaomi Pad also has a Wi-Fi only version which is even more affordable.
So, when it comes to performance, the Xiaomi Pad 5 is the better device. It features a chip with superior CPU and GPU. The Xiaomi Pad also has more storage options.
Both devices runs Android 11 out of the box along with the skin software of the companies. These devices will also be getting future software updates and monthly security patches.
The Xiaomi Pad 5 and Xiaoxin Pad Plus supports the use of stylus. Which means you can use PEN to improve your level of creativity with both devices.
Xiaomi Pad 5 comes with 8,720 mAh battery inside while the Xiaoxin Pad Plus 2021 comes with 7,700 mAh battery inside. The Xiaomi tablet supports 33W fast charge technology.
As far as battery goes, both tablets are very close. The Xiaomi Pad has higher refresh rate which drains the battery a little faster. But the smaller battery inside the Lenovo Pad has no high refresh rate to drain the battery.
The starting price of the Xiaomi Pad 5 is $399 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB of storage. While the starting price of the Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Plus 2021 is $319 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB of storage. Xiaomi Pad 5 might appear to be more expensive but it also give you better performance and better display.
So, between the Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Plus 2021 and Xiaomi Pad 5 which one is better for you?
- Buy the Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Plus 2021 if you’re on a tighter budget, need 5G connectivity and love taking selfies allot.
- Buy the Xiaomi Pad 5 if you need faster display, better performance, more RAM and storage options, and you have access to steady Wi-Fi.
So if I’m to score these two devices by percentage. I’ll score the Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Plus 2021 (40%) while the Xiaomi Pad 5 gets (60%).