Huawei MediaPad M1 with 8inch display announced at MWC 2014

Huawei MediaPad M1

Huawei is one of those companies that has come well prepared for the MWC 2014 and it is not disappointing the attendees. Among the things that Huawei is unveiling, it has just announced the Huawei MediaPad M1 tablet that brings a 8inch aluminum form factor with LTE for affordable pricing.

Huawei MediaPad M1 comes with mid-range specifications that are as follows

  • 8-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) IPS display
  • 1.6 GHz quad-core HiSilicon Kirin910 processor with Mali 450 GPU
  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Emotion UI 2.0
  • 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera
  • 1-megapixel front-facing camera
  • 7.9mm thick and weighs 329 grams
  • 1GB RAM, 8 GB Internal storage, microSD card slot
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi (dual band for LTE version), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 4800 mAh battery

Huawei MediaPad M1

The design is strikingly similar to the very popular HTC One smartphone.

One of the talking points of this 8inch tablet is its connectivity option that includes LTE Cat4- which supports download speeds upto 150Mbps. It is equipped with AirSharing function that allows users to enable screen sharing and the transfer of images via cloud photo sharing. In terms of software, the MediaPad M1 will come with Huawei’s own Emotion UI 2.0.

The Huawei MediaPad M1 is slated for a Q1 2014 release across Europe, Russia, the Middle East, China, Japan, Asia Pacific, Australia and Latin America. It is priced at 299 Euros.

Monish Kumar contributed to this report

Author: Dhruv Bhutani

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