Specs: Huawei MediaPad M5 Tablets - MWC 2018

Huawei had introduced three new Android-based tablets at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, and after covering the initial launch of these devices, we’re here to take a look at their specifications. Huawei announced the MediaPad M5 8.4, MediaPad M5 10.8 and MediaPad M5 Pro 10.8, all of which are quite similar in terms of specs, but not identical. Before we begin talking about specs, it’s worth noting that all three tablets are made out of metal, and they sport the same design. All three devices ship with a single camera on the back, and a front-facing fingerprint scanner.

The Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4 is the smaller out of the bunch, this tablet sports an 8.4-inch 2560 x 1600 IPS display (359 PPI), while the other two tablets come with the same resolution display, but they sport 10.8-inch panels. Android 8.0 Oreo comes pre-installed on all three tablets, along with Huawei’s Emotion UI (EMUI) 8.0 skin. Huawei’s Kirin 960 64-bit octa-core processor fuels all three tablets, this is no longer the company’s flagship processor, but it’s still quite powerful. All three tablets come with 4GB of RAM, the MediaPad M5 8.4 and MediaPad M5 10.8 will be available in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage variants (128GB of storage will be available in China only), while the MediaPad M5 Pro 10.8 comes in 64GB and 128GB storage variants. All three tablets offer a microSD card expansion up to 256GB, in case you were wondering. A 13-megapixel snapper is included on the back of all three tablets, and an 8-megapixel shooter is available on their front sides. Bluetooth 4.2 is also a part of the package, while all three tablets come with 4G LTE (not in all markets, though), and you’ll need a nano SIM card in order to take advantage of 4G LTE in the MediaPad M5 tablets.

The MediaPad M5 8.4 features a 5,100mAh battery, while the other two tablets come with 7,500mAh battery packs, and all three tablets offer 9V/2A fast charging, which you will be able to utilize through a Type-C USB port. A 3.5mm headphone jack is included on all tablets as well, while all tablets sport four speakers. Huawei’s MediaPad M5 tablets will be available in Space Gray and Champagne Gold color variants. The MediaPad M5 8.4 measures 212.6 x 124.8 x 7.3mm, while it weighs 316 grams. The other two tablets measure 258.7 x 171.8 x 7.3mm, and weigh 498 grams. It is also worth noting that the MediaPad M5 10.8 comes with the M-Pen stylus.

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