Honor MediaPad T5 with 10.1-inch display, Kirin 659 SoC, GPU Turbo goes official

“The Honor MediaPad T5 is a mid-range tablet with a fingerprint sensor, face unlock, and Harmon Kardon-tuned speakers”

Honor has unveiled its new Android tablet, called the MediaPad T5, at a product launch event in China. The device has arrived as a variant of the Huawei MediaPad T5 with some minor upgrades in the camera and security departments. The new Honor slate has arrived as a mid-range offering with a premium design. Notably, the tablet was unveiled alongside the Honor 8C smartphone.

Honor MediaPad T5

Talking about the features, the Honor MediaPad T5 flaunts an all-metal CNC body, which measures 7.8mm around the waist and tips the scale at 460 grams, as reported by GizmoChina. The tablet offers a fingerprint sensor that’s hidden beneath the home button on the front. The slate also sports facial unlock functionality for security. The tablet features dual stereo speakers with Huawei Histen 5.0 sound technology with Harman Kardon professional tuning.

Moving on to the key specifications, Honor MediaPad T5 sports a 10.1-inch display with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,200 pixels. The tablet features an eye comfort mode with the blue light filter. Under the hood, the slate gets an octa-core Kirin 659 SoC, and also supports the brand’s GPU Turbo technology that is claimed to offer solid gaming performance. The device comes in two RAM and storage configurations – 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB.

Honor MediaPad T5 design

The other specifications of the Honor MediaPad T5 tablet have not yet been revealed. However, its Huawei counterpart sports a 5-megapixel primary shooter with autofocus and f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel secondary snapper with fixed focus and f/2.4 aperture. The tablet boots EMUI 8.0 and is fuelled by a 5,100mAh battery.

As for the pricing, the Honor MediaPad T5 has been priced at RMB 1,399 (~Rs 15,000) for the 3GB Ram variant, while its 4GB model will set you back by RMB 1,799 (~Rs 19,200). Pre-orders for the tablet are now open in China and it will become available in the country starting October 15th.

Akshay aka Techakko has been working with 91mobiles since 2012. Passionate about gadgets, he has a special interest in smartphones and games. The constant stream of news stories he writes is testament to his prowess as a human web crawler. A graduate in Computer Science, he dabbles as a game developer and competes in various gaming tournaments in his spare time. When he wants to take a break from the screen, he enjoys long rides on his Yamaha FZ-S.
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