Huawei matepad with kirin 810 soc. 8-megapixel rear camera launched: price specifications
Huawei is yet to announce the international launch date of Huawei MatePad.
The Huawei MatePad tablet has been officially unveiled in China. Huawei on Thursday introduced the new MatePad as the toned-down version of the Huawei MatePad Pro 5G, which was launched in November 2019. The tablet is offered in two color options and comes in two RAM + storage configurations.
All two variants are powered by the Huawei Kirin 810 SoC and pack an 8-megapixel rear camera. In addition, the new tablet comes with M-Pencil stylus support (not included inside the box). Remarkably, the MatePad does not have 5G connectivity, unlike its Pro version.
Huawei matePad price
Currently, the new Huawei MatePad is available in China and there is no word on its international availability. It is also unclear whether the tablet will be launched in India. The Wi-Fi variant of Huawei comes with model number BAH3-W09 and is offered in 4GB + 64GB storage and 6GB + 128GB storage configuration. The 4GB + 64GB model is priced at CNY 1,899 (approx. Rs. 20,420) while the 6GB + 128GB is listed at CNY 2,199 (approx. Rs. 23,640).
Huawei MatePad’s LTE + Wi-Fi variant comes with model number BAH3-AL00 and is offered in 6GB + 128GB storage model. It is priced at CNY 2,499 (Rs 26,870).
However, Huawei specifies on its official website that the new tablet comes in Fritillary White (translated) and Night Ash (translated) color options. Currently, the Huawei tablets are only available in Fritillary White color and the official retail website Vmall states that the tablets are “sold”.
To recall, the Huawei Pro 5G which was launched in November 2019 and was priced at EUR 549 (approx. Rs. 43,000) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage Wi-Fi only version. The LTE variant of the tablet with the same storage configuration was priced at EUR 599 (about Rs 46,700).
Huawei matePad specification
Huawei MatePad runs EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10 and has a 10.4-inch IPS display with 2,560×1,600 pixels resolution. The screen has thin bezels and a hole-punch design to make room for the selfie camera. In addition, the tablet is powered by Huawei Kirin 810 SoC, coupled with up to 6GB of RAM.
In terms of the camera, there is an 8-megapixel camera on both the front and back panels. The 8-megapixel rear camera also comes with autofocus and flash. Additionally, 64 GB and 128 GB of storage can be expanded through a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 512 GB).
For connectivity, the Huawei MatePad includes a USB Type-C port, Bluetooth v5.0, and a dual-band Wi-Fi. The tablet includes sensors such as ambient light sensor, color temperature sensor, compass, gravity sensor, and hall sensor. Along with this, there is also a 7,250mAh battery.
Lastly, the Huawei MatePad measures 245.2×154.96×7.35 mm and weighs about 450 grams.