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Huawei announces Media Pad 2 tablet

Aside from the Honor 6X, the company has also announced a new tablet under their Media Pad line of Android slates.


The Honor Media Pad 2 sports an 8-inch IPS LCD with a Full HD resolution. It runs on Snapdragon 616 octa-core chipset with 3GB of RAM. Storage-wise, it comes in two variants at 16GB or 32GB. An 8MP main camera and 2MP selfie camera is onboard too. There’s a SIM-enabled version that adds telephony and LTE connectivity. The slate has Android Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 on top.

Honor Media Pad 2 specs:
8-inch IPS LCD @ 1920 x 1080 pixels
1.5GHz Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor
16GB / 32GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 128GB
8MP rear autofocus camera w/ LED flash
2MP front camera
4G LTE (optional)
Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.1
4800mAh battery
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ EMUI 4.0

The slate will launch in China on October 25th with pre-orders starting on the 19th. Pricing for the Wi-Fi only version starts at CNY 999 (~Php7,200) for 16GB and CNY 1,299 (~Php9,300) for 32GB. The LTE version with 32GB storage is priced at CNY 1,499 (~Php10,700). Consumers can choose between Gold or White colors.


This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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1 Response

  1. Easy E says:

    Honor series will never be sold here?

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