HUAWEI MatePad Pro with 10.8-inch Quad HD+ display, Kirin 990, M-Pencil, in-screen camera, wireless charging announced

HUAWEI today introduced MatePad Pro, the company’s latest top-end tablet in China, as it had promsied. It features a 10.8-inch QHD+ (2560 x 1600 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with 90% screen-to-body ratio with 4.9mm slim frame, is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 990 SoC and runs on Android 10 with EMUI 10 on top. It has a 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with PDAF and an 8MP in-screen front camera. It comes with Quad-channel Quad speakers, Huawei Histen sound support, are Harman Kardon audio certified.

It has HUAWEI M-Pencil 12 for Graffiti painting, document processing, class notes, and more with 4096-level pressure sense and 20ms ultra-low latency. M-Pencil is  attached to the top of the tablet with active magnetic pairing, and simultaneous wireless charging. Fast charge for 30 seconds and write for 10 hours. The smart magnetic keyboard weighs 260 grams, has 1.3mm keystrokes and you can open the keyboard to wake up the tablet and close the keyboard and turn it into a screen protector.

It has a 7250mAh battery with 40W HUAWEI super fast charge, 15W wireless charging as well as 7.5w reverse charging to charge other devices on the back of the tablet.

HUAWEI MediaPad Pro specifications

  • 10.8-inch (2560 x 1600) WQXGA 16:10 2.5D curved glass display
  • HUAWEI Kirin 990 (2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.86 GHz + 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.09 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.86 GHz) processor with ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU, Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs(Neural-network Processing Unit)
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB storage / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 256GB / 512GB, expandable memory up to 256GB with NM card
  • EMUI 10.0.1 based on Android 10.0
  • 13MP auto focus rear camera with PDAF, f/1.8 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing Camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Dimensions: 246 x 159x 7.2mm; Weight: 460g
  • Harman Kardon-certified Quad speakers, Huawei Histen sound effect
  • 4G LTE (Optional), Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1 LE, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 7250mAh battery with 20W charging built-in, support for 40W HUAWEI super fast charge, 15W wireless charging, 7.5w reverse charging

The HUAWEI MediaPad Pro comes in Orange, White, Green and Gray colors, is priced at 3299 yuan (US$ 469 / Rs. 33,640 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version, 3999 yuan (US$ 568 / Rs. 40,770 approx.) for the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version, 6GB RAM with 128GB storage LTE version costs 3799 yuan (US$ 540 / Rs. 38,740 approx.) and the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage LTE version costs 4499 yuan (US$ 639 / Rs. 45,870 approx.). It will be available from December 12, and the pre-orders begin today. The 5G version will arrive in Q1 2020, but no details about its price.


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