Huawei today announced its new Huawei MatePad tablet PC. Along with the tablet, the company also launched the Nova 7 line of smartphones which feature Kirin processors, 5G support, 40W fast charging, and 64MP cameras. The new MatePad is a more accessible and mid-range version of MatePad Pro 5G, the company’s premium device.
The launch also brings several resources aimed at education, this being its main focus. The company claims that MatePad was designed to be used by all ages.
Huawei MatePad Specifications
The new Huawei MatePad comes out of the factory featuring an octa-core 2.27GHz HiSilicon Kirin 810 processor, 10.4-inch IPS LCD screen with 2K resolution of 2000×2100. The device is available in 4GB or 6GB of RAM, 64GB, or 128GB of storage with the possibility of an expansion via MicroSD and 7250mAh battery with 18W fast charging.
In cameras, we have 8MP front and rear 8MP sensors with autofocus and LED flash. It will be possible to take photographs with HDR and time-lapse. The operating system is Android 10 running under EMUI 10.1 interface.
Among the special functions, we can mention its desktop mode, which modifies the device’s launcher to highlight educational content, in addition to the support for M-Pencil, launched with the Pro version of the tablet. However, it is worth remembering that the pen is not included in the package, and must be purchased separately.
Other features include TÜV Rheinland certification for the display, which can adjust brightness and contrast automatically, in addition to switching to monochrome mode, audio system adjusted by Harman Kardon, and integration between the device and other devices running EMUI.
Huawei MatePad Price and Availability
The Huawei MatePad is currently available for booking only in China in Wi-Fi and 4G LTE models. It’ll be available in black and white colors, with a starting price of 1,899 Yuan for the 4GB and 64GB variant. The powerful version brings 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, in addition, to support for 4G, and arrives at 2,199 Yuan.