Huawei launched a midrange tablet alongside with Nova 7 series. This MatePad is a trimmed version of the Huawei MatePad Pro. That Pro tab was the flagship from Huawei last year. This Huawei MatePad has a 10.4″ IPS LCD display with resolution of (2,000 x 1,200px) and aspect ratio of 5:3, MatePad weighs around 450g.
The Huawei MatePad is powered by a Kirin 810 an octa-core chipset which is based on a 7nm process, it has 2x Cortex-A76 cores and 6x Cortex A-55 cores. It is paired with 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB configurations. It has a 7250mAh battery cell with 18W fast charging support. On the software side it runs on EMUI 10.1 skin based on Android 10 but with no Google services unfortunately.
MatePad has a dual 8MP camera setup, one on the front and one on the back, selfie cam is a fixed focus and rear cam has AF.
Huawei’s MatePad also has stylus support officially named M-Pencil. MatePad has multiple built in apps which can utilize the stylus. MatePad also has a reading mode that will increase reading efficiency and will not be a burden on eyes for long time reading. It also has stereo speakers which are tuned by Harman Kardon.
The Huawei MatePad has will be available in three trims, 4GB/64GB WiFi for ($270), 6GB/128GB WiFi for ($310) and 6GB/128GB LTE for ($350).