Colors coming to Xiaomi phones too?
Daily Archives: November 7, 2014
PadNews has a report that cites Tencent claiming that the Xiaomi MiPad has sold only 550,000 units through the end of September. Google Translate mangles the text into near-nonsense so drop this link into Bing Translator.
If Teclast, Chuwi, or Onda sold that many of one tablet, they’d be delirious.
For Xiaomi, it’s a disappointing show.
IMP3Net does the Pipo W4 [Google Translate]. This is US$81. IMP3Net says it does have an IPS screen (although brightness is very low). Charging is via USB; there’s no separate charging port.
I have to say that if a tablet like this turned up in a brick and mortar store in the U.S. for US$99, I’d be very tempted to buy it. At the very least it could be a “toilet tablet,” for those times when I have to be away from the notebook but still have to do something (such as watching a video or reading a review or keep up with breaking news on Twitter). (And yes, I see the Toshiba eight-inch Windows tablet keeps dropping in price — but I’ve had bad experiences with Toshiba products.)