Xiaomi Book S is a new 12.4-inch tablet from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer. The operating system on this device is the Windows 11 pre-installed. Xiaomi advertises this device as a 2-in-1 tablet since it comes with a detachable keyboard. This device will be in close competition with the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 and other Windows tablets in the market. How do its specifications stack up against the competition?
Xiaomi Book S 12.4-inch tablet specifications and features
Xiaomi advertises that this new tablet ticks three boxes, portability, versatility, and productivity. For portability, its lightweight build makes moving it around easy as a tablet or a laptop (when with its detachable keyboard). It can as well fit into different work environments while stationary (laptop mode) or on the move (tablet mode). The processor on this tablet is the Snapdragon 8cx Gen2 from Qualcomm.
For its screen size, this tablet spans 12.4-inch bringing its close in size to the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1. This is an LCD screen with a 16:10 aspect ratio for a great viewing experience. The refresh rate on this tablet clocks at 60Hz and supports multi-touch.
Available storage with the Xiaomi new Windows tablet is 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB worth of storage. It also comes with a 13MP rear camera and a front-facing camera for face unlock and video conferencing. Connection promises to be stable since the tablet supports Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.1. On this tablet, Xiaomi boasts a battery life that’ll last 13.4 hours of regular use on a single charge.
Xiaomi Book S 12.4-inch tablet price and availability
This device just launched along with a few other smart products from Xiaomi. It’d be available for purchase on Xiaomi’s official site in a few days. It ships with a charging brick and is available in only one colour, Dark Grey. Concerning the detachable keyboard, it will retail separately and so will the Xiaomi smart pen.
The retail price of the first Windows tablet from Xiaomi is €699 (~$740) and it will soon be available for purchase. The detachable keyboard will retail for €149.99 (~$158). Similarly, the smart pen will retail for €99.99 (~$105.4) this is the only device that is currently available on Xiaomi’s online store. The tablet along with its detachable keyboard will be available for sale sometime in the future. This tablet is available in Europe, and we know that it’d also launch in other Asian countries.