Leaked information that had surfaced in the last month had revealed that Huawei will be soon debuting its first tablet in India. The rumor has turned out to be true as the Chinese manufacturer has introduced the Huawei MediaPad T5 mid-range tablet in India. The tablet has a starting price of Rs. 14,990 and it will be available for purchase starting from next week in the country.
Huawei MediaPad T5 Specifications and Features
The MediaPad T5 is the very same tablet that was introduced in China in October 2018 as Honor MediaPad T5 with a starting price of 1,599 Yuan (~$233). The tablet houses a 10.1-inch display that offers full HD resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. Huawei has added an Eye Comfort mode for protecting the eyesight of users.
The Kirin 659 chipset that powered many of the Huawei and Honor branded smartphones in late 2017 and 2018 is present under the hood of the device. The SoC that includes 2.36GHz octa-core processor is coupled with up to 3 GB of RAM. The slate comes with up to 32 GB of native storage. There is a microSD card slot available on the device for additional storage.
The Android 8.0 Oreo OS customized with EMUI 8.0 skin is available on the MediaPad T5. The tablet has a feature, “Children’s Corner” that allows parents to regulate the content for the children. There is GPU Turbo 2.0 technology onboard for enhanced performance while gaming on the tablet.
The handset includes a big battery of 5,100mAh capacity. The connectivity features that are available on the device include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, microUSB 2.0, and 3.5mm audio jack. Furthermore, the tablet consists of top-quality stereo speakers. The rear shell of the tablet houses an f/2.4 aperture 5-megapixel camera and it has a front-facing camera of 2-megapixel.
Price and Release Date
The 2 GB RAM + 16 GB storage edition of the Huawei MediaPad T5 carries a price tag of Rs. 14,990 (~$217). The higher model with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage costs Rs. 16,990 (~$246). The tablet will be available for purchase from July 10 through Amazon India.
The MediaPad T5 comes in Black color only. Buyers of the tablet will be provided with Rs. 2,998 (~$44) worth Huawei Earphone AM 12 and a flip cover for free.