Huawei Launches MatePad Air: A Powerful Tablet at an Affordable Price
Huawei, the multinational technology company, has unveiled its latest tablet computer, the MatePad Air. The device features impressive hardware specifications and a 2.8K display with variable refresh rate.
Equipped with an 11.5-inch IPS display supporting a resolution of 2880 × 1840 pixels, the MatePad Air offers a refresh rate ranging from 30 to 144 Hz. The panel occupies 87% of the device’s front surface, suggesting a minimal bezel design. The tablet is also fitted with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera and a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear.
Under the hood, the MatePad Air is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. Manufactured using a 5 nm process, this chip combines a Cortex-X1 core clocking up to 2.8 GHz, three Cortex-A78 cores up to 2.4 GHz, and four Cortex-A55 cores up to 1.8 GHz. The Adreno 660 handles graphics processing.
Customers can choose between versions with 8 or 12 GB of RAM and storage options of 128, 256, or 512 GB. An 8300 mAh battery, supporting fast charging up to 40W, ensures device longevity.
The MatePad Air incorporates a four-speaker stereo sound system. For wireless connectivity, it comes with built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/ac/ax and Bluetooth 5.2 adapters. Huawei’s own HarmonyOS 3.1 serves as the device’s operating system.
Pricing for the MatePad Air starts at $410 for the variant with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, rising to $639 for the top-end version boasting 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage.
With the launch of MatePad Air, Huawei continues to demonstrate its commitment to innovation in the field of technology. By offering a high-performance device at a competitive price, the company has made a compelling proposition for consumers in the tablet market.
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