Huawei MatePad Pro and MatePad T8 android tablets are now on sale. Huawei churned out three Android-based tablets under MatePad series. This lineup includes 10.8 inch MatePad Pro, 10.4 inch MatePad and 8 inch MatePad T8.
Huawei MatePad Pro and MatePad T8 specifications
The flagship Huawei MatePad Pro, the top model, has reduced the bezel width to 4.9mm and realized an ultra-narrow frame with a screen occupancy of 90%. It is shorter than the competing iPad Pro bezel width of 8.8 mm. The display is a 10.8-inch display and uses an IPS liquid crystal display with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels.
The SoC is Octacore Kirin 990 with 6GB of memory and 128GB of storage. It supports Huaweis own NM Card and can use up to 256GB. The wireless function supports IEEE 802.11ac and Bluetooth 5.1. In addition, although Huawei MatePad Pro 5G was announced in Spain this year 2020.
The battery capacity is about 7,250 mAh, and it can be driven for a long time of about 12 hours for local video playback and about 11.5 hours for Web browsing. It is a unique product with wireless charging and power feeding functions that can power not only its own charging but also compatible smartphones.
It has an App Multiplier function that divides two apps into left and right parts of the screen, and can be used with specific apps. Furthermore, by floating the other application, you can display 3 applications at the same time.
The stylus pen M-pencil $92 excluding tax is available as an option and can be attached to the side of the main body with a magnet. Pairing and charging are done automatically when wearing. In addition, a smart wireless keyboard with English layout will be sold separately.
The medium model 10.4 inch Huawei MatePad uses IPS liquid crystal with a resolution of 2,000 x 1,200 pixels. You can use the M-pencil like the MatePad Pro, but it does not have a side attachment function.
In addition, the lower model 8 inch MatePad T8 has a resolution of 1,280 x 800 pixels. The bezel width of the side on the long side is 4.9 mm, which achieves a screen occupation rate of 80%. The 7-inch tablet can be used with a sense of size and weight, making it a product that is easy to use with one hand.