Huawei sort of attempted to reawaken the tablet market with the launch of the Huawei MatePad Pro towards e end of last month. Not only was the MatePad Pro launched with a Kirin 990 chipset, but it equally came with a 5G version. In terms of aesthetics, the tablet features a premium build.
The MatePad Pro has now gone on sale for the first time in China. The sale went live earlier today on VMall and will be wrapped up in a few hours time. It’ll be interesting to get a demographics of the flagship tablet’s sales performance. For this sale, only the 6GB RAM+128GB storage version is on offer and it comes with a price tag of 3,199 yuan (~$454). Of course, Huawei has already disclosed that the 5G version won’t meet with us until next year.
As a reminder, the MatePad Pro is equipped with a 10.8-inch display with rounded corners. The IPS LCD display that features a punch-hole for the front camera supports quad HD+ resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels and DCI-P3 color gamut. With 4.9mm slim bezels around the display, the MatePad Pro promises a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent.
The Kirin 990 chipset is paired with 6GB/ 8GB of RAM and there are 128GB/512GB storage options. There is equally a nanoSD card slot onboard for expanding its storage. The package also includes a huge 7,250mAh battery that supports 40W rapid charging. There is also support for 15W wireless charging and 7.5W reverse wireless charging on the tablet. For interface, the tablet runs EMUI 10-flavoured Android 10 OS. Other features include quad speakers, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (only on LTE edition), USB-C, a 13-megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash. There is also an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/20 aperture. The device comes with support for M-Pencil stylus that 4096-level pressure sensitivity nib. The stylus can be charged wirelessly by simply attaching it to the device.
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