Huawei is widely known in Asia, where it has a huge following, selling millions of devices each year. However, the company has also been gaining prominence in Europe and in the US, where it recently released its Huawei P9 flagship smartphone. While the Chinese company is already selling smartphones in the US, including from its sub-brand Honor, the firm is yet to sell tablets from its flagship "M" lineup in the country. However, that is about to change as the Huawei MediaPad M3 will be released in the US. On Twitter, the official account of Huawei, was quizzed by a user regarding the release of the MediaPad M3 in the US, to which Huawei replied stating that the tablet will be making its way to the US. Huawei also mentioned that Huawei USA will have more information regarding the release.
The MediaPad M3 was first unveiled by Huawei back in early September, during IFA 2016 and comes with specs which are pretty compelling. If you would like a recap on the specs of the tablet, do read on. The MediaPad M3 is the successor to the MediaPad M2 and it packs a large 8.4-inch 1600 x 2560 resolution IPS LCD display. Under the hood, the device is powered by the Kirin 950 octa-core System-on-Chip, which is produced by Huawei themselves. As for the memory on this tablet, 4 GB of RAM can be found in it, coupled with either 32 GB or 64 GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card slot. Optics on this device is taken care of a 13-megapixel shooter on the rear, and an 8-megapixel shooter on the front, but neither of which come with a flash. Inside the all metal chassis is a non-removable 5,100 mAh battery which can be charged via the microUSB port on the bottom of the tablet. A fingerprint scanner with various functions has also been included in the home button of the device.
For software, the MediaPad M3 comes with EmotionUI 4.1 (EMUI) running atop Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The tablet also happens to support most GSM networks worldwide, and also US LTE networks. As for pricing, the MediaPad M3 retails at around $400 for the 32 GB variant and for $500 for the 64 GB variant. However, this price may differ once the tablet is released in the US.