HUAWEI MatePad T8 officially launched with an 8-inch display, curved-edge metal body, 2GB RAM, up to 32GB of internal storage, and powered by MediaTek MT8768 SoC with 5100mAh battery capacity inside.
The MatePad T8 was silently unveiled by Huawei Romania. Anyways, it is like every other normal tablet out there on the market. The bezels at the top and bottom are even bigger than the latest high-end premium tablets.
HUAWEI MatePad T8 Specs
*. Display: 8-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) HD+ LCD screen display
*. Dimensions: 199.7 x 121.1 x 8.55 mm
*. Weight: 310g
*. Colour: Deepsea Blue
*. Back camera: 5-megapixels autofocus camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture
*. Front camera: 2-megapixels selfie with f/2.4 aperture
*. Processor: Octa-Core MediaTek MT8768
*. GPU: IMG GE8320 650
*. RAM: 2GB
*. Storage: 16GB and 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 512GB via microSD card slot
*. OS: EMUI 10.0.1 based on Android 10
*. Connectivity: LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac 2.4GHz and 5GHz, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS, micro USB, 3.5mm jack
*. Battery: 5100mAh with support for 5W charging
The HUAWEI MediaPad T8 costs 500 Romanian Leu ($112) and will be available later this month in Romania. The tablet measures 8.55 mm and weighs 310g. You can find the tablet in a single color variant, Deepsea Blue.
HUAWEI MatePad T8 arrives with an 8-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) HD+ 189ppi pixel density LCD screen in a metal-bodied design with 4.9mm left and right bezels and boasts of 80% screen-to-body ratio.
The tablet comes with educational content for children. Parental control mode and eye-comfort mode are also available on the MatePad T8. It carries a 3.5mm jack and supports dual SIM.
For the optics, it carries a 5-megapixels autofocus back camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixels front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture. It supports LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac 2.4GHz and 5GHz, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS, micro USB, as its connectivity.
The MediaTek MT8768 chipset powers the phone with four cores of Cortex-A53 CPU ticking at 2.0GHz and another four cores of Cortex-A53 CPU at 1.5GHz. The chipset comes with an IMG G38320 650 graphics.
The octa-core processor is coupled with 2GB of RAM, in either 16GB and 32GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 512GB via microSD card slot.
It runs on EMUI 10.0.1 based on Android 10, and have it in mind that the tablet lacks Google apps and services. Instead, Huawei provides its own AppGallery on the device.
MatePad T8 packs a 5100mAh battery with support for 5W charging through a micro USB port. The company confirmed that it offers 12 hours of local video playback and 12 hours of browsing web pages.
HUAWEI Y6p and Y5p entry-level phones
Along with the launch, Huawei also unveiled the Y6p and Y5p entry-level phones. Where the Huawei Y6p comes with a 6.3-inch IPS panel, an 8MP selfie camera, and a triple rear camera setup of 13MP and 5MP ultrawide module and a 2MP depth sensor.
It comes with a capacitive fingerprint scanner, 5000mAh battery, Helio P22 chipset, 3GB RAM, and 64GB of storage, which is expandable.
The phone runs EMUI 10.1 on top of Android 10 without Google Mobile Services (GMS) in favor of Huawei’s own HMS suite. The Huawei Y6p is available in black, green, and purple colors cost RON 799 (€165).
While the Huawei Y5p brings a 5.45-inch TFT LCD, a single 8MP camera with LED flash while the front packs a 5MP selfie shooter. Inside is the Helio P22 chipset with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage which is expandable via microSD cards.
It brings a 3020mAh battery through micro-USB port and runs on EMUI 10.1 with Android 10 but no GMS. The HUAWEI Y5p comes in black, blue, and mint colors. The starting price is 599 RON (€125).