Xiaomi Mi PadToday, during an event that took place at Beijing, Xiaomi launched their first ever tablet, called Mi Pad. According to reports, it is a plastic iPad clone, a point that was obvious from the name of the tablet.

The Chinese company has become well known for two things: offering low cost alternatives with the mobile market, and blatantly ripping off popular products to make their own. Despite that, they are a valid player gaining increasing traction in a market where low costs devices are in high demand.

Looks-wise, it is pretty much an iPad mini. The brightly colored plastic has a large screen with a thin border and rounded sides. There are three buttons on the bottom to get to the menu screen, go back and pull up settings.  Honestly, other than the colors (which are a bit brighter) it is indistinguishable on sight from high-end tablets.

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