Xiaomi Redmi Pad was launched in India as the company’s midrange tablet powering MediaTek Helio G99 SoC. It features a 10.61-inch display with a 90Hz refresh rate, an 8 MP front and rear camera unit setup, an 8,000mAh battery, and runs with Android 12 under MIUI 13.
If you are wondering whether the Redmi Pad will get the official Android 13 (MIUI 14) update, let’s find out. In this article, we will update you on all the Redmi Pad Android 13 (MIUI 14) related news, information, and downloads and guide you to flash the firmware on your device.
Will Redmi Pad Get Android 13 Update?
I think the answer to this question you already know. It won’t even be a month since this phone launch, and it is obvious that companies give more importance to their new lineups. So, of course, you will get this update anywhere soon by the end of the financial year 2023. But, yeah! Currently, there are no leaks regarding the date. So, if you are keen to know that, I recommend you bookmark this page whenever any news comes out from the official. We will update this guide accordingly to get the latest news regarding the update.
It won’t justify if we are talking about whether this device meets the minimum requirement for the update or not because this is just launched.
Xiaomi Redmi Pad Device Overview:
The Xiaomi Redmi Pad features a 10.61 inches IPS panel with a 90 Hz refresh rate. It has a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and an aspect ratio of 5:3. Under the hood, we get the MediaTek Helio G99 processor built on a 6 nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with two Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.2 GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Mali-G57 MC2. The smartphone comes with Android 12 out of the box with MIUI 13.1 skin running on top.
In terms of optics, we get a single rear and selfie camera. The rear camera is an 8 MP primary sensor paired with an f/2.0 lens. The selfie camera at the front is an 8 MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.3 lens. Both the rear and front camera setups are limited to 1080p video recording at 30 fps. The tablet comes with a four speakers setup.
The tablet has three storage options: 64GB internal storage + 3GB RAM, 128GB internal storage + 4GB RAM, and 128GB internal storage + 6GB RAM. We do get a dedicated microSD slot for storage expansion. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.2, and USB Type-C. And for sensors, we get a light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, and gyroscope. Powering it all is an 8000 mAh battery that supports 18W quick charge. The smartphone has three colour options: Graphite Gray, Moonlight Silver, and Mint Green.
What’s New in Android 13
Google has finally launched their Android 13 stable update to all their latest Pixel devices, starting with Pixel 4. Regarding the Android 13, it seems that the Android 12’s successor has plenty of additional features and improvements to its predecessor. We’ve already seen and used the major UI and design element changes in Android 12 last year, known as ‘Material You’. This materialistic theming design enhanced the Android user experience in every aspect, from the minimal subtle look, rounded corners, improved pop-ups, etc.
The improved scrolling screenshots, optimized one-handed UI mode, better privacy & security features, improved app notifications, per-app basis language preferences, app permissions to send notifications, BT LE Audio support, and auto theme icons are updated now playing widget, etc. Users will also find intuitive QR scanner support, enhanced silent mode, tap-to-transfer media controls, multiple profiles for NFC payments, etc.
Android 13 (MIUI 14) Update Tracker:
Regrettably, we do not have any particular release date for Android 13 for the Redmi Pad. But, you can bookmark this page as we will soon add an update tracker along with respective links. So, stay tuned with GetDroidTips.
New Software Update Tracker:
Updated on September 09, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding the September 2022 security patch update for the device globally with software version V184.108.40.206.SLUMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on September 11, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding the September 2022 security patch update for the device globally with software version V220.127.116.11.SLUINXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on October 27, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding the September 2022 security patch update for the device globally with software version V18.104.22.168.SLUMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on November 01, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding the October 2022 security patch update for the device in India with software version V22.214.171.124.SLUINXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on November 25, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding the November 2022 security patch update for the device in India with software version V126.96.36.199.SLYINXM. The update is based on Android 12.