The Huawei company has officially announced one of its flagship devices at the Mobile World Congress 2018. We refer to the Huawei MediaPad M5 tablet, a device that comes with the Android operating system and has a metallic finish. We tell you the most important thing to know about the device.
The first thing that draws attention is that the metallic finish that gives a premium look for the tablet. It has EMUI customization that runs on Android Oreo, and other exciting details of this model is that it comes with high-quality sound, since it has the collaboration of Harman Kardon for the speakers that have been integrated.
The frames of the Huawei MediaPad M5 are quite pronounced and that it does not lack a physical Home button that can facilitate the handling of the tablet in certain situations. Also, has an integrated fingerprint reader. Additionally, this device does not have a headphone socket and, therefore, a specific adapter included for the USB type C port, which is the one used by this device.
The tablet processor is a Kirin 960s of its own making – and that is a modification of the SoC integrated into the Mate 9. It has eight cores and is compatible with Cortex-A53 architecture. The integrated GPU is a Mali-G71, so the operation with the games is no problem. The RAM, meanwhile, amounts to 4 GB. That is, you should not have any problem running applications.
Other details from this model are that its screen is 10.8 inches for an IPS panel with 2,560 x 1,600 resolution (pixel density of 282 ppi), 32 GB internal storage, which can be expanded by using microSD card.
If you wonder about the battery charge, which offers fast recharge support thanks to the processor used, this is 7,500 mAh lithium polymer. Besides, the Huawei MediaPad M5 has two cameras, one on its back and another in the front. The resolution of the sensors is 13 and 8 megapixels respectively, quite sufficient to the tablet.
At the moment we only know that the Huawei MediaPad M5 will arrive during the next quarter for sale. As for the official price, the model with 4 GB and 32 storage will cost 399 euros, the version with 64 GB will go to 449 euros, and the Huawei MediaPad M5 with 128 GB of internal storage will amount to 499 euros. There will be two LTE versions with 64 GB and 128 GB of internal storage that will cost 499 euros and 549 euros respectively.