HONOR Pad V8 Pro with 12.1″ WQXGA 144Hz display, IMAX Enhanced, Dimensity 8100, 8 speakers announced

HONOR just launched the HONOR Pad V8 Pro, the company’s latest tablet, in China, as it had promised. It has a 12.1-inch, 2.5K (WQXA) LCD screen with a 144Hz refresh rate and IMAX Enhanced certification. It is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC with up to 12GB of RAM, comes with 8 speakers, and features a 6.64mm sleek body.

The tablet supports the Magic Pencil 3, which comes with 4096 pressure sensitivity and 2ms of low-time extension. The pencil magnetically charges when you place it on the top of the tablet and promises 10 hours of battery backup. It also supports a Smart Touch keyboard dock with 1.6 mm deep travel and 15.9 mm big keys, bringing you a PC-level typing experience.

The Pad V8 Pro comes with a large, 10,050mAh battery along with 35 W fast charging support. It runs the latest MagicOS 7, which provides smart connectivity, smart services, smooth performance, privacy, and security.

HONOR Pad V8 Pro Specifications
  • 12.1-inch (2560 x 1600) WQXGA TFT LCD screen, 144Hz refresh rate, 1.07 billion colors, IMAX Enhanced Certification, 600nits peak brightness
  • MediaTek Dimensity 8100 (4x Cortex-A78 @ 2.85GHz
    4x Cortex-A55 @ 2GHz) 5nm SoC with Arm Mali-G610 MC6 GPU
  • 8GB/12GB RAM, 128GB/256GB storage
  • MagicOS 7.0 (Based on Android 12)
  • 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, up to 4K video recording
  • 5MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, up to FHD video recording
  • 8 Speakers, DTS:X, Hi-Res audio
  • Dimensions: 277 x 178.95 x 6.64mm; Weight: 589g
  • Dual Band Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, USB Type-C
  • 10,050mAh battery with 35W fast charging support
Pricing and availability

The HONOR Pad V8 Pro comes in Orange, Sunny blue, Starry blue colours and is priced at CNY 2599 (US$ 373 / Rs. 30,880 approx.) for the 8GB+128GB model, CNY 2899 (US$ 416 / Rs. 34,445 approx.) for the 8GB+256GB model, and CNY 3299 (US$ 473 / Rs. 39,200 approx.) for the 12GB+256GB model.

HONOR Magic Pencil 3 will be sold for CNY 499 (US$ 71 / Rs. 5,930 approx.) while the smart touch keyboard will be sold for CNY 549 (US$ 79 / Rs. 6,520 approx.). Pre-order for the Pad V8 Pro and its accessories has begun today and will go on open-sale starting 30th of December.