Huawei has added a new flagship tablet to its MatePad lineup. Dubbed MatePad 10.8, it is set to open for pre-orders today, and will go on sale in China starting August 13. There’s no word yet on a global launch for the tablet.
There are four variants to choose from. The base variant 64GB storage costs ¥2,399, which roughly converts to $342. The 128GB variant costs ¥2,799 (approximately $399), while the 256GB variant costs ¥3,599 (approximately $513). Lastly, there’s a 4G variant that costs ¥3,199 (approximately $456). Buyers will be able to select from Champagne Gold and Silver diamond grey colors. Additional accessories include the M-Pencil stylus, and a magnetic keyboard.
The MatePad 10.8 flaunts a 10.8-inch display with 2K QHD (2560x1600 pixels) resolution, and a punch-hole design. Under the hood is Huawei’s 7nm Kirin 990 processor paired with Mali-G76 GPU and 6GB of RAM.
For photography, the tablet equips a 13MP f/1.8 rear camera. Selfies and video calling is taken care of by an 8MP f/2.0 front camera. The device is powered by a 7,500mAh battery with support for 40W SuperCharge. Among the talking points is the support for Wi-Fi 6+ that boasts high-speed connectivity at speeds up to 2.4Gbps. Lastly, the tablet runs on EMUI 10.1 with support for features like screen collaboration, Huawei Unilink, smart split screen, and more.