The Chinese Smartphone and laptop manufacturer Huawei has recently announced its upcoming tablet devices in the Huawei MediaPad M6-series. After M5, the company is now pleasing the local market with the next bead in the queue with MediaPad M6 in two major variants. These are MediaPad M6 10.8-inch and 8.4-inch formats.
The smartphone industry keeps the right to allow each manufacturer to produce and launch their work anytime. Accordingly, Huawei has now come with their next fully-featured smartphone tablets based on the Android-based operating system.
Users can differentiate between them on many bases. The company has introduced multiple segments in screen size, network capability, and storage space as well. Accordingly, the price range also varies as per the device and you can select your choice freely.
The MediaPad M6 tablet comes in dual-screen size variants – MediaPad M6 10.8-inch and MediaPad 8.4-inch. As per the available information, the MediaPad M6 10.8-inch tablet will go on sale from July 10, 2019, and pre-booking has already started.
Similarly, the MediaPad M6 8.4-inch will be available for sale from July 20, 2019, and its pre-booking will open from 10 July.
Both of the tablet variations will use Android 9.0 Pie operating system with EMUI 9.1 interface. Further, the price of the devices will be based on storage capacities also. Huawei is going to offer 4 GB+64 GB and 4 GB+128 GB storage space options.
In the following text, we will go through a detailed review of the Huawei MediaPad M6 Tablet to know various positives and negatives of this device.
Huawei MediaPad M6 Tablet: Features and Specifications
As the product is yet away from the market, Huawei fans are keen to know about their favourite device. For it, we have come in with a thorough review of the features and specifications of the Huawei MediaPad M6 Tablet.
We will proceed through each aspect, to clearly differentiate between their variants. Pre-booking has already started for one of its variants, so you can also book your piece if you find it worthy of fitting your needs.
Colour and Design
With the external outlook, the company has done quite a brilliant job. The Huawei MediaPad M6 Tablet is designed with aluminum alloy metal body and attractive colour options.
Let’s take on the 10.8-inch model first.
First of all, the Huawei MediaPad M6 10.8-inch Tablet will be available in the dual-colour options. The LTE and 4 GB+128 GB model will come in Silver Ash colour, whereas the LTE 4 GB+64 GB variant will hold Champagne Gold colour skin.
Further, the corners are slightly curvy and reserve an elegant design with a glossy and ergonomic finish. The front side contains a 10.8-inch screen with a company logo in the lower middle part and an 8 MP camera in the upper middle.
Similarly, on the backside, it has a 13 MP camera along with a flashlight and company logo. The physical dimensions are 257x170x7.2mm and the weight is 498g.
If we talk about the 8.4-inch screen version, then it also adopts almost the same physique and structure. The metal body will through an exquisite design covering only a single colour choice – Champagne Gold.
The design is quite sleek and provides a gentle touch feeling with a beautiful coating finish. It also has dual-camera support along with an 8.4-inch touchscreen. By the physical measurement, the Huawei MediaPad M6 8.4-inch tablet has 206.4×125.22×7.4mm dimension and it weighs at 320g just below the other variant.
Operating System and Processor
Well, both of the MediaPad M6 tablets feature the latest Android platform 9.0 Pie. Further, it is based on the EMUI 9.1 interface.
The operating system is the core concept to run a variety of applications and to support hardware machinery. Accordingly, Huawei has embedded the devices with the latest Android version to carry on the processes in a smooth way.
Besides, the Huawei MediaPad M6 Tablet is powered by the Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor. It is a 64-bit architecture, which further equips the 7nm process technology.
Hence, you can expect reliable performance at lower power consumption. When it comes to the Graphics Processing Unit chipset, you will get Mali-G76 MP10 GPU unit to facilitate the functionality of the devices further.
What users are expecting from Huawei as it always serves the customers with wide-screen gadgets. The similar case will happen with the Huawei MediaPad M6 Tablet.
As we have already discussed above, Huawei is going to introduce the dual-screen size options. The tablets will contain a 10.8-inch screen and an 8.4-inch careen sizes with various other differentiations.
The MediaPad M6 10.8-inch Tablet is a 2K IPS capacitive multi-touch screen with 2560×1600 screen resolution technology. The screen-to-body ratio is 77.4% and the pixel density is 280 PPI.
On the other hand, the MediaPad M6 8.4-inch Tablet will also come with a 2560×1600 pixels screen resolution and a 2K IPS multi-touch screen.
Therefore, both of the devices are fully-lodged with a good surface to play videos and games smoothly. The multi-touch technology and the ultra-clear picture quality will improve its overall user experience.
RAM and ROM
The storage space is another vital segment in this computing device. Both the MediaPad M6 10.8-inch and MediaPad M6 8.4-inch Tablets will carry exceptional and massive storage space for users.
Further, the price structure also depends on the storage capacity of this device. Correspondingly, the Huawei MediaPad M6 10.8-inch Tablet offers 4 GB + 64 GB and 4 GB + 128 GB storage choices.
Further, Huawei will also provide you with the memory expansion option to make it up to 512 GB via external SD card.
Similarly, the second variant also offers the same storage options along with the expansion facility. Therefore, it looks users will have enough storage space for their data as compare to the other tablet devices.
Who doesn’t need a camera in their smartphone or tablet? The tech savvies are tend to click photos and videos every time. Accordingly, they always look to have god camera installation in their device.
In the case of both new Huawei tablet packs, there is a 13 MP rear camera and an 8 MP on the front side. Both of the cameras support multiple features like Auto Focus, Face Detection, Digital Zoom, LED Flash, Fixed Focus etc.
Similarly, the primary camera concludes 4128×3096 pixels image resolution and creates stunning images all the time.
The Huawei MediaPad M6 Tablet is, therefore, seems good to have a dual-camera feature. We can see most of the tablet producers do not rely on to embed dual-cameras. So, it is pleasant to see dual-camera support in the MediaPad M6.
Elaborating the power storage capacities, both of the tablets have different power storage battery depending upon the usage.
The Huawei MediaPad M6 10.8-inch Tablet adopts a 7500 mAh non-removable battery by Li-ion. It further supports fast charging technology to fill it in quick time.
On the other hand, the Huawei MediaPad M6 8.4-inch Tablet includes a 6100 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery. It also supports fast charging for quick storage.
Depending upon the screen size, the power batteries are looking significant to handle the activities for the whole day.
With regard to the network support, it needs to clearly mention that the Huawei MediaPad M6 Tablet doesn’t support calling facility. No SIM card is supportable and therefore you can use it in other forms.
For connectivity, it adopts WIFI 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 5 GHz along with the Bluetooth 5.0 version. In wired connectivity, it includes USB connectivity for charging and mass storage device. Further, it supports Type-C USB but doesn’t support micro USB.
If you need an audio jack, the MediaPad M6 Tablet contains Type-C jack, not 3.5 mm. Therefore, the company has made it for multimedia use and lacks the calling option. Wirelessly, it seems sound with WIFI and Bluetooth to deprive it of the complicated wiring.
Additionally, multiple sensors also make it smart to modern time. The Huawei MediaPad M6 will gain you multiple sensor technologies like Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, and Compass etc.
As the Huawei MediaPad M6 Tablet is about to launch in the July month in China, but the price factor is open to the customers by the company. It is expected to come with a varying price range.
To describe the prices, we need to categorize both variants of MediaPad M6 tablets into the following major segments:
Price structure of the Huawei MediaPad M6 10.8-inch Tablet:
Price structure of the Huawei MediaPad M6 8.4-inch Tablet: