On March 28 Huawei officially announced the newly launched M5 series tablets go on pre-order. As you know, there are three variants – the 8.4-inch, 10.8-inch, and Pro models. As for now, we are offering you to take a look at the smallest version and get acquainted with the key features of the Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4.
Though the tablets market is going down, Huawei has decided to come in with a new model sporting an 8.4-inch screen. Generally, Huawei is the only Chinese manufacturer that comes with a new tablet. It uses a four-curved metal body, while the front is covered with a 2.5D arc glass. There is an ultra-narrow fingerprint scanner on the front. Apart from this, the tablet uses a double-U antenna design complemented by a nano-injection process to provide a better connectivity. The antenna ribbons differ from the body color that is available in two versions – champagne gold and deep space gray. We are looking at the first option.
As for the key features, the Huawei MediaPad M5 8.1 is packed with an 8.4-inch screen that provides a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels (359PPI). The screen is the selling point of this tablet. It uses the Huawei ClariVu 5.0 sharp screen display enhancement algorithm that dramatically improves the dynamic range of the screen, contrast, color saturation, as well as Huawei’s self-developed dynamic color temperature adjustment function, eye protection function, etc. Under the hood, it carries a Kirin 960 high-performance chip, which is paired with a 4GB of RAM and three storage options of 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB. Surprisingly, it sports an 8MP camera on the front and a 13MP shooter on the back. The battery is 5100mAh supporting 9V/2A Quick Charge technology. And according to the official announcements, this battery is capable of providing up to 11 hours of Full HD video playback.
The rest of features include Emotion UI 8.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo, USB Type-C connector, built-in microphone, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It is also equipped with a physical home button.
The Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4 will become available for purchase starting April 15. It will be priced:
- 4GB + 32GB Wi-Fi: 349EUR
- 4GB + 64GB Wi-Fi: 399EUR
- 4GB + 128GB Wi-Fi: 449EUR
- 4GB + 32GB LTE: 399EUR
- 4GB + 64GB LTE: 449EUR
- 4GB + 128GB LTE: 499EUR