HUAWEI MatePad 10.8 tablet with Kirin 990 SoC unveiled

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Huawei has unveiled its latest Tablet in China called MatePad 10.8. It has support for M-Pencil Stylus and allows keyboard add-on to suite your needs.

Powered by Android 10 based EMUI 10.1, the MatePad 10.8 sports a 10.8-inch IPS screen with 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution at 280ppi pixel density.

It is equipped with powerful octa-core Kirin 990 SoC with 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM. There is support for MicroSD card up to 128GB for further expansion.

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An 8MP camera sits at the front while the back side houses 13MP auto focus camera. It has 7500mAh battery capacity with USB Type-C fast charging support.

The Huawei MatePad 10.8 features in four speakers which are tuned by Harman Kardon. It is further enhanced by Huawei’s Histen 6.1 technology.

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Huawei MatePad 10.8 specifications

  • Model: SCMR-W09
  • Operating System: Android 10 with EMUI 10.1
  • Biometrics: Fingerprint sensor
  • Display: 10.8-inch IPS display with with 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution, 280ppi pixel density, 10-point multi-touch support
  • chipset: Octa-core Kirin 990 processor with ARM Mali-G76 MP16
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 64GB / 128GB built-in, expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD card
  • Front camera: 8MP with F/2.0 Aperture, Fixed Focal length
  • Rear camera: 13MP with F/1.8 Aperture, Auto Focus
  • Battery: 7500mAh (typical) Lithium-Polymer with fast charging support
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.1, USB Type-C
  • Audio: Histen 6.1 sound effects, Harman/Kardon tuning, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Sensors: Gravity, Gyro, Compass, Status indicator, Ambient Light, Hall
  • Other: Support for M-Pencil Stylus, Keyboard add-on, Pogo pins

The Huawei MatePad 10.8 6GB/64GB variant price is 2499 Yuan ($358) while its 6GB/128GB model costs 2799 Yuan ($ 400). The tablet is up for order and will ship in mid-August. A 5G variant of MatePad 10.8 is also in the works.