This afternoon at Wuhan Research Institute in China, Huawei announced the 13-inch MateBook and two new tablets named Huawei MediaPad M5 Youth Edition and Enjoy Tablet. The former is packed with interesting specs and features whereas the latter is a low-end device.
Huawei MediaPad M5 Youth Edition Specifications, Features and Pricing
The MediaPad M5 Youth Edition features a 10.1-inch IPS LCD screen that produces Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. It is equipped with quad speakers tuned by Harmon Kardon and it carries support for Huawei Histen sound technology.
The device includes a massive 7,500mAh battery that is enabled with support for 18W fast charging. It takes 2.9 hours to charge the tablet. Once charged, it will allow users to watch continuous videos for 13 hours and 55 hours of music playback.
The device is powered by Kirin 659 chipset and 4 GB of RAM. There is an internal storage of 64 GB and it also features a microSD card slot. The tablet comes with its own version of stylus called M-Pen Lite. It delivers a real pen-like experience as it supports a pressure sensitivity of 2,048 points.
For photography, the tablet is equipped with a front-facing camera of 8-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture and another f/2.0 aperture 8-megapixel with autofocus is placed on its backside. The tablet is preinstalled with EMUI 8.0 flavored Android 8.0 Oreo OS. The connectivity features available on the slate include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and USB-C. The home button of the MediaPad M5 Youth Edition is embedded with a fingerprint scanner. The device measures 243.4 x 162.2 x 7.7mm.
The Wi-Fi only edition of the MediaPad M5 Youth Edition is priced at 1,899 Yuan (~$275). The LTE model is priced at 2,099 Yuan (~$304). Huawei has started receiving pre-orders of the tablet. The device is available in Champagne Gold color only. The shipments of the tablet will begin on Nov. 11.
Huawei Enjoy Tablet Specifications, Features and Pricing
The Huawei Enjoy Tablet also features a 10.1-inch display that supports Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The Kirin 659 chipset is present under the hood of this tablet. It comes with up to 4 GB of RAM and up to 64 GB of inbuilt storage. The tablet is preinstalled with EMUI 8.0 based Android 8.0 Oreo OS. For additional storage, it features a microSD card slot. There is no confirmation on the support for M-Pen stylus on this device.
The Huawei Enjoy Tablet is packed with a smaller battery of 5,100mAh capacity that supports 10W charging. At the frontside of the device is a 2-megapixel camera and a 5-megapixel shooter is present on its rear. For connectivity, it offers features like Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB 2.0, GPS and 3.5mm audio jack. It is also equipped with Huawei Histen sound technology. The dimensions of the Huawei Enjoy Tablet are 243 x 164 x 7.8mm.
The Wi-Fi only 4 GB RAM + 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage models of the Huawei Enjoy tablet are respectively priced at 1,299 (~$187) and 1,599 Yuan (~$231). The LTE variant with 4 GB RAM + 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage can are respectively priced at 1,599 Yuan (~$231) and 1,799 Yuan (~$231). Its color variants are Meteorite Black and Champagne Gold. The official sales of the Huawei Enjoy tablet will begin on Nov. 6.
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