Mediapad M5

Huawei started the Mobile World Congress 2018 by releasing two new tablets dubbed as the Huawei MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro. Both these tablets come with high-end specifications and big display. The tablets come in two variants according to the screen size, and the MediaPad M5 Pro comes with a stylus.

The MediaPad M5 and MediaPad M5 Pro come with a price tag of 499 Euros (Rs. 40,000 approx) and 549 Euros (Rs. 43,000 approx) respectively.

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Huawei MediaPad M5, M5 Pro Full Specifications

Key Specs MediaPad M5 MediaPad M5 Pro
Display 8.4 inch LCD,2560 X 2600 resolution 10.8 inch LCD, 2560 X 2600 resolution
Processor Kirin 960 octa-core Kirin 960 octa core
RAM 4GB 4GB
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo, EMUI 80. Android 8.0 Oreo, desktop experience
Internal storage 32GB, 64GB, 128GB 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
Rear Camera 13MP, f/2.2, PDAF, 4K recording 13MP, f/2.2, PDAF, 4K recording
Front camera 8MP 8MP
Battery 5,100mAh 7,500mAh

Huawei MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro Physical Overview

Huawei MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro come with a metal unibody design with a camera bump at the back of the tablet. The Mediapad M5 Pro comes with a 2.5D curved cover glass for better viewing and experience. The MediaPad M5 Pro comes with a desktop UI which brings more features on the OS.

Mediapad M5

Huawei MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro – Unique Selling Points

Amazing display

Huawei has used an IPS LCD panel on these tablets which comes with 2K resolution and high pixel density. As Huawei made these tablets for media lovers, the tablet comes with a bright display and better resolution. The screen on MediaPad M5 Pro is 10.8 inches, and it has great color contrast, and the viewing angles are also great.

Mate Pen

Huawei has released a digital stylus for the MediaPad M5 Pro which can be used to scribble on the tablet. The “Mate Pen” is pressure sensitive, and it comes with 4096 level of pressure sensors for better writing experience and productivity. The Mate Pen is sold separately, and it can be charged via a USB Type C cable.

Huawei MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro FAQ

Question: What is the difference between the MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro?

Answer: The only difference between the MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro is the screen size. The MediaPad M5 comes with 8.4 inches display, and the MediaPad M5 Pro comes with 10.8 inches screen size. The resolution on both of these screens is 2K (2560 x 1600) for the best experience. The screen is bright, beautiful and it is covered with 2.5D curved glass. Also, the MediaPad M5 Pro comes with a desktop experience user interface from Huawei based on Android OS.

Question: What is Mate Pen?

Answer: The Mate Pen is a digital stylus which Huawei has made for the MediaPad M5 Pro which comes with 4096 level of pressure sensors. The Mate Pen is sold separately by Huawei, and it comes with rechargeable battery. The Pen can be used on all the MediaPad variants including the MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro.

Question: What is the battery battery capacity of these tablets?

Answer: The MediaPad M5 comes with a 5,100mAh battery and Huawei claimed 11 hours of battery life from this battery. The MediaPad M5 Pro comes with a 7,500mAh battery, and it is rated for 10 hours of usage. The tablets also come with USB Type C Quick charging support.

Huawei MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro – Things We Like

  • Gorgeous display
  • Battery

Huawei MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro – Things We Dislike

  • No flash for rear camera

Conclusion

The Huawei MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro come with fantastic hardware and both the tablets are made for media lovers. The speakers on these tablets are Harman Kardon branded which means the tablets will provide an excellent audio experience. Considering the price, these tablets are good.