After a long wait Huawei a Chinese tech giant has officially introduced its first set of devices in the market running HarmonyOS 2.0. Yes, this is the company own in-house Operating System similar to Apple’s iOS. With the new operating system, Huawei would not have to be completely dependent on Google’s Android. The company has launched new tablets – Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6, Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8, Huawei MatePad 11 tablets and two new smartwatches Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro. A detailed story about the wearables is already up on our website which you can check out after you have gathered all the information about the new Huawei MatePads.
The company was working on its HarmonyOS for a very long time after Google had paused its business with the company two years back because the US government announced a trade ban. If you don’t know the company had already released the operating system in 2019 first for the Honor Smart Screen and today it has released it with the launch of two tablets and smartwatches.
Speaking of the pricing first the Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 has been introduced in two variants the Wi-Fi model will be priced at CNY 4,999 (approx Rs. 57,000) for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage whereas the 256GB storage version is going to come at CNY 5,499 (approx Rs. 63,000). Moreover, the 5G model comes in a single 8GB RAM with 256Gb storage priced at CNY 7,999 (roughly Rs. 91,500) that bundles with an M-Pencil and a keyboard. The tabs will be offered in three colour options of Olive Green, Matte Grey, and White. This tab will be available in a single Midnight Grey colour option.
On the other hand, the Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 will come in multiple variants. The Wi-Fi version to come in an 8GB RAM with 128GB storage priced at CNY 3,799 (approx Rs. 43,500), 256GB storage model at CNY 4,299 (approx Rs. 49,000).
In a similar way, Huawei MatePad 11 will be available in a Wi-Fi model with 6GB RAM with 64GB of storage at EUR 399 (approx Rs. 35,500). The 6GB RAM with 128GB memory variant will be available at EUR 499 (approx Rs. 44,500). The tab comes in Matte Gray colour option.
Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 specs
The Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 features a 12.6-inch WQXGA OLED display offering 2,560×1,600 pixels of resolution. It supports a 90 per cent screen-to-body ratio, and a contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1. The device runs on HarmonyOS 2 and is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 9000E SoC.
There are a total of 8 speakers on the tablet tuned by Huawei Histen 7.0 Audio. For the optics, it features a triple rear camera setup that includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens and a 3D depth-sensing camera. Upfront there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The tablet comes with a 10,050mAh battery onboard with 40W Huawei SuperCharge support.
Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 specs
The Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 comes with a smaller 10.8-inch WQXGA display having 2,560×1,600 pixels of resolution. It also runs HarmonyOS and under the hood, there is Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC. The tab features a single 13-megapixel camera sensor with an 8-megapixel front camera.
Also, there is a smaller 7,250mAh battery with 40W Huawei SuperCharge support but shipped with a 22.5W fast charger instead.
Huawei MatePad 11 specs
The Huawei MatePad 11 is highlighted with a 10.95-inch display with 2,560×1,600 pixels of resolution. The screen is TÜV Rheinland double certified and supports a 120Hz refresh rate. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC and runs HarmonyOS. The battery is the same as mentioned above however there are quad Harman Kardon speakers with Huawei Histen 7.0 Audio support.
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