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Huawei silently unveils the new MediaPad M2

8-inch hi-res display, 64-bit processor and Android 5.0 Lollipop
cjmagowan  —  3 years ago ( May 12, 2015 )    |    Gadgets, Mobile

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Huawei is always full of surprises as the company quietly took some time and silently unveiled its next generation tablet the MediaPad M2. The device is a potent successor to the MediaPad M1 which came out a year ago and was spotted in a temporary store setup in Paris France. The new tablet is housed in a 7.8 mm thick full-metal construction with an 8-inch IPS display and weighs around 310 grams with just the right amount grips that sits pretty well in the hand.

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Its hardware is perfectly constructed with the current build and quality of every high-end devices. the full-metal body exudes the fine line of premium and luxury and made the MediaPad M2 one of the most beautiful and handy tablet in the market. The 8-inch display is of IPS type and has a resolution of 1920 x 1200 giving a full-HD experience. Inside is a wealthy 64-bit Octa-core processor developed in-house by Huawei with its own HiSilicon Kirin 930 SoC running at 2 GHz, this is then paired with 2 GB of RAM and either a 16 GB or 32 GB of on-board storage which is also expandable with a microSD card.

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It seems like this generation of our no longer mind the bulk of tablets and slates as the primary choice to capture precious moments that’s why Huawei to notice of it and included a high-resolution 8 Megapixel camera on the back along with a dedicated LED flash to still be able to take photos and videos even in low-light conditions. At front is also treated well with a 2 Megapixel camera which is good enough to take a selfie or make high-quality video calls with family and friends.

Made not only for entertainment but also for communication, the Huawei MediaPad M2 is equipped with a number of connectivity features including a high-speed Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and GPS with an optional 4G variant featuring a LTE Cat.4 (up to 150 mbps) connectivity. So users will have the option to consider either a 4G variant or the more affordable Wi-Fi only version of the tablet.

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Running tablet is the new Android 5.0 Lollipop based EMUI 3.1. It has all the goodies found in Android 5.0 Lollipop plus a handful of proprietary apps and features tailored specifically for Huawei devices. the tablet runs on a high-capacity battery at 4800 mAh which let users enjoys a whole day of fun.

According to sources close to the company, The MediaPad M2 will hit the store shelves sometime in June with prices that starts at 279 euros for the Wi-Fi only version while the 4G capable device is priced around 349 euros.