During the recent HarmonyOS launch event held in China, Huawei has officially announced the next-generation’s Huawei MatePad Pro flagship tablet that comes with many interesting upgrades and additions including the new HarmonyOS itself.
Now, Huawei has confirmed that the company will be launching the new Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 in the Malaysian market on June 10th – making it one of the first global market to begin selling this highly-anticipated tablet.
The Huawei MatePad Pro dons a huge 12.6” OLED display that offers a FHD+ screen resolution, 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, as well as 100% DCI-P3 color gamut coverage. It also features an impressive 90% screen-to-body ratio which gives users an immersive graphical experience.
As with last year’s Huawei MatePad Pro, the latest model also carries support for both M-Pencil stylus and smart magnetic keyboard – which are available at additional costs.
Unlike it’s predecessor, the new MatePad Pro is powered by a more powerful, HiSilicon Kirin 9000E chipset that’s coupled with 8GB RAM as well as an option between 128GB or 256GB storage capacity.
For an all rounded entertainment experience, the slate is also equipped with an octa-speaker system tuned by Harmon Kardon which is sure to impress users with rich and powerful surround sound. On top of that, it also has four microphones to pick up voices during a video or conference call.
Furthermore, you also get a triple-camera system at the back along with a single front-facing camera located along it’s side bezel. The three cameras at the back consists of a 13 megapixels main camera, 8 megapixels ultra-wide lens, as well as a 3D ToF sensor.
To keep it’s light on, the Huawei MatePad Pro draws power from a massive 10,050mAh battery that supports 40W fast-wired charging, as well as 27W wireless charging. According to Huawei, a single could last up to 14 hours on a normal, mixed usage.
As mentioned earlier, the Huawei MatePad Pro will run on the latest HarmonyOS 2.0 which brings along a fresh interface along with other exciting multi-tasking features like the new Mirror mode.
Aside from the 12.6” MatePad Pro, Huawei has also announced a more affordable 10.8” model which comes with an IPS LCD panel that offers 120Hz refresh rate. This model will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 chipset instead.
Currently, the pricing and availability of the Huawei MatePad Pro have yet to be announced for the global markets. For context, the MatePad Pro carries a starting of 4,999 Yuan (US$783) in the Chinese market for it’s 128GB Wi-Fi model, while the 10.8” model retails at 3,799 Yuan (US$595) for it’s 128GB Wi-Fi model.