Xiaomi launches tablet with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor and Windows 11

The Xiaomi Book S 12.4″ was officially announced along with the Mi Band 7, the famous smartband from the Chinese cell phone developer. It is a tablet that follows the same idea of ​​using a keyboard in conjunction with the iPad Pro with Magic KeyBoard and of the Microsoft Surface Go. Its hardware is highlighted by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor, which promises to take advantage of the full potential of Windows 11, an operating system where Microsoft has invested considerably to improve the experience on touch devices (with touchscreen), as you can see in our article about the 22H2 version, scheduled for the second half of this year.

For those unfamiliar with the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 chipset, it is a processor similar to the Snapdragon 855 with a power consumption of 7W, a clock of 2.84 GHz and an Adreno 680 GPU. No Book S 12.4″ by Xiaomi We have 256GB of storage with 8GB of RAM, plus the option of expanding up to 512GB via the micro SD card slot.

Xiaomi Book S 12.4″ tablet specifications. Source: notebookcheck

screen and cameras

The Xiaomi Book S 12.4″ features an IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels, 12.4 inches, maximum brightness of 500 nits and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut coverage. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Going to the tablet’s cameras, we have a 13MP sensor on the back and a 5MP sensor for selfies and video calls.

Tablet Xiaomi Book S 12.4.  Source: notebookcheck
Tablet Xiaomi Book S 12.4″. Source: notebookcheck


Xiaomi’s new tablet has a USB-C port for data transfer and charging. In addition, there is support for Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.1.

Xiaomi Book S 12.4 tablet connections.  Source: notebookcheck
Xiaomi Book S 12.4″ tablet connections. Source: notebookcheck

Launch and availability

The Xiaomi Book S 12.4″ tablet was launched on June 21, 2022 and costs €699 in the version without the keyboard. By adding the keyboard, the tablet increases its value to €799. Everyone who buys the product between the days June 21 and 30 (on Xiaomi’s official website) will win the TWS Redmi Buds 3 Pro headset.

Xiaomi Book S 12.4 tablet standing out from the keyboard.  Source: notebookcheck
Xiaomi Book S 12.4″ tablet standing out from the keyboard. Source: notebookcheck

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