Chinese tech giant Huawei announced its newest tablet, the Huawei MatePad 10.8. The device’s main selling points include a large display, high-end processor, an M-Pencil stylus, and large battery capacity.
Under the hood, the Huawei MatePad 10.8 comes powered by a flagship Kirin 990. It also features a 6GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. Its operating system, on the other hand, is the latest EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10.
Aside from the powerful internals, the Huawei MatePad 10.8 also sports a huge 10.8-inch IPS LCD screen with a 1600×2560 pixel resolution. There’s also an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture up front. Meanwhile, at the back of the tablet is a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture. Unfortunately, it does not have an LED flash.
As previously mentioned, Huawei MatePad 10.8 also comes with a large battery capacity. It features a 7,500mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging. According to the brand, the device can last 7 hours when playing games, 11 hours for video playback, and 10 hours for web browsing. Aside from that, it also supports a keyboard an an M-Pencil. Its other features include a fingerprint scanner, LTE Bluetooth, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The Huawei MatePad 10.8 is available in China in four configurations. Check the list below for the prices:
- 6GB+64GB (Wi-Fi only) — CNY2,399 (~Php16,800)
- 6GB+128GB RAM (Wi-Fi only) — CNY 2,799 (~Php19,600)
- 6GB+256GB (Wi-Fi only with keyboard) — CNY3,199 (~Php22,400)
- 6GB+256GB (LTE) — CNY3,599 (~Php25,200)
Huawei has yet to say a word about its availability n the Philippines. Stay tuned for more updates.
Huawei MatePad 10.8 Specs
- Android 10, EMUI 10.1
- 10.8-inch IPS display, 1600×2560 pixel resolution, ~280ppi
- Kirin 990 octa-core processor
- 6GB RAM
- 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage, expandable via NM card
- Mali-G76 GPU
- 8-megapixel front camera
- 13-megapixel rear camera
- Huawei M-Pen support
- 3G, 4G
- WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth 5.1
- GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- USB Type-C
- Dimensions: 257x170x7.2mm
- Weight: 492g
- Colors: Gold, Grey
- 7,500mAh non-removable battery, 22.5 fast charging