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Huawei revealed MatePad Pro 12.6, MatePad Pro 10.8 , MatePad 11, and M-Pencil 2!

Huawei just announced its first set of tablets powered by its in-house operating system, the HarmonyOS 2.
Huawei revealed three new MatePads running HarmonyOS 2, and the M-Pencil 2!
One of the tablets unveiled by Huawei during the HarmonyOS 2 launch

New Huawei MatePads in different sizes released

The tech giant is expanding its family of tablets by releasing three models: MatePad Pro 12.6, MatePad Pro 10.8, and MatePad 11. All of them are running pre-installed HarmonyOS 2.

First off the list is the MatePad Pro 12.6, the most high-end among the bunch. The tablet will be available in three colors: Silver Frost, Matte Gray, and Olive Green which has a textured vegan leather back. 

In front, it has a 12.6-inch  2560 x 1600 OLED display plus a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio due to its 5.6mm bezels. The camera is squeezed into one of the side bezels, making the user accept video calls in the landscape orientation.

Its screen has a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, DCI-P3 color gamut, and a Delta E color accuracy rating of less than 0.5. Huawei claims that it is the first-ever tablet to receive a TÜV Rheinland Full Care Display 2.0 certification.

Under the hood, the MatePad Pro 12.6 is powered by Kirin 9000 series. The WiFi variant comes with the Kirin 9000E, while the 5G version of the tablet has a Kirin 9000 chipset. Both versions have 8GB of RAM and users will be able to pick up the WiFi version in 128GB and 256GB storage variants while the 5G version is only available with 256GB of storage, but expandable through a memory card.

This MatePad Pro sports a 10,050mAh battery that allegedly can provide up to 14 hours of playback. It supports 40W fast wired charging, 27W wireless fast charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging.

Moreover, this tablet has an 8MP front-facing camera, a 13MP main rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP f/2.4 ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 3D depth-sensing camera. There is also an LED flash on the back.

Huawei has packed a total of eight speakers tuned by Harman Kardon and with Histen 7.0 sound effects into the new flagship tablet. Other features are Bluetooth 5.2, dual-band WiFi, USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 port, and OTG reverse wired charging.

The next item is the MatePad Pro 10.8, a smaller and more affordable version of the prior model. This tablet comes in three colorways: green, gray, and white.

It features a 10.8-inch LCD screen with a  2560 x 1600 resolution, and 4.9mm thin bezels. Also, this one has a DCI-P3 color gamut, a 120hz refresh rate, and a hole punch at the top left corner.

Instead of a Kirin chipset, this one is equipped with  Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 and comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB of expandable storage. 

For battery, this tablet has a smaller capacity of 7,250mAh that is said to last up to 11 hours of use. It has support for 22.5W fast wired charging, 27W fast wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging

The MatePad Pro 10.8 has a single 13MP camera on the back with an LED flash. The 8MP shooter is placed in front for video calling.

Moreover, it sports Harman Kardon-tuned quad speakers with Histen 7.0 and five microphones. Huawei equipped this one with Bluetooth 5.1, dual-band WiFi, and a USB-C port for connectivity.
Specs and features of MatePad 11
Specs and features of MatePad 11

The last tablet on the list is the MatePad 11, a device with a 10.95-inch LCD screen. It packs a 2,560 x 1,600 resolution and refreshes at 120Hz.

Inside, this is powered by a Snapdragon 865 chipset with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It runs by a 7,250mAh battery inside the device with support for 22.5W fast charging via USB-C. 

Aside from that, it features are quad cameras, four microphones, a single rear camera, and a front-facing camera. There’s a quad-speaker setup with the same Harman-Kardon sound tuning. It also has support for the new M-Pencil 2 and has its own smart keyboard cover.
The design of M-Pencil 2
The design of M-Pencil 2

Huawei also unveiled a new stylus, the M-Pencil 2.  It has a revamped design, lower latency, and is more precise. It also has a platinum-coated transparent nib. As mentioned, this stylus can be sold separately and is compatible with the new tablets.

China/Europe price with direct to PHP conversion (no taxes and duties yet):

Huawei M-Pencil 2 - CNY 599 (or around PHP 4.4K)
Huawei MatePad 11 (6GB/128GB) - EUR 399 (or around PHP 23.2K)
Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (8GB/128GB) - CNY 3,799 (or around PHP 28.4K)
Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (8GB/256GB) - CNY 4,299 (or around PHP 32.1K)
Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (8GB/256GB) with Keyboard case and M-Pencil 2 - CNY 5,299 (or around PHP 39.6K)
Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 (8GB/128GB) with WiFi - CNY 4,999 (or around PHP 37.4K)
Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 (8GB/256GB) with WiFi - CNY 5,499 (or around PHP 41.4K)
Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 (8GB/256GB) with WiFi, Keyboard case, and M-Pencil 2 - CNY 6,699 (or around PHP 50.1K)
Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 (8GB/256GB) 5G (Keyboard case and M-Pencil 2 included) - CNY 7,999 (or around 59.8K)

The MatePad Pro is already available for pre-order starting today and it will go on sale on June 10. For the MatePad 11, Huawei will make this model available in Europe.

What do you guys think?

Sources: Huawei, GizmoChina

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