Huawei MatePad 10.8 Full Spec And Price

Huawei Matepad 10.8
Huawei Matepad 10.8

The Huawei MatePad 10.8 is a new and latest Pad in the Mate series and it comes with a large display and falls under the budget category.The MatePad 10.8 has combo cameras set up and massive battery capacity. Its slightly bigger than the Huawei Enjoy Tablet 2 and the good news is that it comes with a cellular network.

Design And Display

The Huawei MatePad 10.8 has a nice body that is built with all plastic and a smooth panel housing the cameras set up and an LED flash. It measures 257 x 170 x 7.2 mm in dimensions and weighs 500 grams which are way heavier than the Enjoy Tablet 2.

The front side is built with glass and it offers a screen size of 10.8 inches with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen has a resolution of 1600 x 2560 pixels and 280 PPI density. It also has a 77.4% screen-to-body ratio. You will get display protection on the Pad as well.

Huawei Matepad 10.8
Huawei Matepad 10.8

Cameras Features

There is a dual-camera configuration on the Pad. The main snapper on the back is a single 13 MP that features LED flash, HDR, panorama and it can also record 1080p@30fps video quality. The front camera is 8 MP with HDR and 1080p@30fps video support. This is a big upgrade over the one available on the Enjoy Tablet 2.

Hardware And Software

On the software, the Huawei MatePad 10.8 runs on the Android 10 operating system with EMUI 10.1 but there is no Google Play Services. However, you can still install Google Play Services on the Pad by following the instructions here. It has Kirin 990 chipset and an octa-core processor clocking at 2×2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×2.09 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.86 GHz Cortex-A55. The MatePad also features Mali-G76 MP16 for graphics and gaming.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The inbuilt storage on the Pad is 64GB and 6GB RAM while the bigger model has up to 128GB and still 6GB RAM. You can further expand the memory via a micro SDcard. The sensors on the MatePad are Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The Huawei MatePad 10.8 has a massive battery of 7500 mAh with fast charging technology. The battery will last for days under normal usage. It has a Nano-SIM that carries support for the 4G LTE network. Other network options on the device includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS and 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; magnetic connector.

Huawei MatePad 10.8 Full Specifications

Model Name Huawei MatePad 10.8
Announced 2020, August
Market Availability Available

Network

Network Type GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Yes
5G Network No
Network Speed HSPA, LTE-A
Network GPRS Yes
Network EDGE Yes
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Body

Body Build Glass front
Body Dimensions 257 x 170 x 7.2 mm
Body Weight 500 g
Protection n/a
Body Colors Gold, Gray, Black

Display

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size 10.8 inches
Display Resolution 1600 x 2560 pixels, 16:10 ratio
Display Multitouch Yes
Display Pixel Density 280 ppi density
Display Screen Protection Yes Corning Gorilla

Camera

Primary Camera 13 MP + 8 MP main
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Video 1080p@30fps
Camera Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Camera Flash Yes

Platform

Operating System Android
OS Version 10
User Interface Yes

Hardware

Chipset Kirin 990 (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2×2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×2.09 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.86 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor (GPU) Mali-G76 MP16
System Internal Memory 6GB RAM
Internal Storage 64/128 GB
Storage Card Slot Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, 4.2, A2DP
USB Type Type – C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Battery Capacity 7500 mAh battery
Battery Placement Nonremovable
Fast Charging Yes
Wireless Charging No
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time

Media

Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio n/a
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

Other Features

Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
Browser HTML5
Java n/a

Huawei MatePad 10.8 Price And Availability

The Huawei MatePad 10.8 will sell at a price of about $350 and you can get the Pad in three colors – Gold, Gray, and Black.

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