Xiaomi Pad 5 (xiaomi-nabu)

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Xiaomi Pad 5
Xiaomi Pad 5 (nabu)
Xiaomi Pad 5 (nabu)
Manufacturer Xiaomi
Name Pad 5
Codename xiaomi-nabu
Released 2021
Category testing
Pre-built images no
Original software Android
Original version 10
Extended version 13 (MIUI 13)
Hardware
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 (SM8150-AC)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.96 GHz Kryo 485 Gold & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 Gold & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485 Silver)
GPU Adreno 640
Display 1600 x 2560 IPS LCD
Storage 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1
Memory 6GB
Architecture AArch64
Type tablet
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Partial
Touchscreen
Works
Display
Works
WiFi
Works
FDE
Mainline
Works
Battery
Works
3D Acceleration
Works
Audio
Works
Bluetooth
Works
Camera
Internal storage
USB OTG
Works
Sensors
Accelerometer
Magnetometer
Ambient Light
Proximity
Hall Effect
Works
Barometer
Power Sensor
Misc
Built-in DVB
Camera Flash
Keyboard
Touchpad
USB-A
HDMI/DP
Ir RX
Stylus
Memory Card
Haptics
Ethernet
FOSS bootloader


Contributors

  • Marc Serdeliuk
  • FlashTeens(EDKPiepaint)(Note:Trying to build a EFI bootable kernel)

Users owning this device

  • Fireman112 (Notes: Daily driver, locked bootloader)
  • FlashTeens (Notes: Treble boot Windows,Android and Linux)
  • Latenightdef (Notes: Running Evolution X)
  • Russanandres (Notes: ArrowOS 13 + Windows 11 + waiting pmos)
  • Serdeliuk (Notes: Triple boot: Android, Windows 11, PostmarketOS)
  • Vincele (Notes: MIUI, daily driver, unlocked)


How to enter flash mode

Recovery mode

  • Shutdown the device completely.
  • Hold the Volume Up and Power button simultaneously. When Xiaomi logo appears, release Power and keep pressed Volume Up until recovery screen shows up.

Fastboot

  • Shutdown the device completely.
  • Hold the Volume Down and Power button simultaneously, until the "FASTBOOT" text appears.

Installation

Note Note: Since 02/02/2024, the original development of PostmarketOS is abandoned for a while, please look for other Linux distributions instead.

A unofficial installation guide for Ubuntu is here:Linux for MI Pad 5

Other

Erase dtbo partition before boot Linux .

Gallery

See also