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|
|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|
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.
Huawei MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro – Unique Selling Points
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.
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
Huawei MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro – Things We Dislike
- No flash for rear camera
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.