Huawei MatePad T8 affordable tablet launching in India soon, teaser reveals

Huawei MatePad T8 is the upcoming Android tablet from the brand.

Highlights
  • The Huawei MatePad T8 tablet was originally unveiled back in May
  • The company hasn’t revealed the exact launch timeline yet

Huawei India is teasing the launch of a new product in India with a puzzle. While it doesn’t explicitly reveal the name of the device, completing the puzzle by filling the missing letters shows that it is MatePad T8. The puzzle also reveals some of the features of the tablet — such as octa-core processor, metal body, long battery life, etc — quite clearly. To recall, the tablet was originally unveiled back in May alongside Huawei Y5p and Y6p affordable phones. The tablet ships with a unibody design that has thick bezels on all corners. It is powered by a MediaTek processor, has an HD display and boots Android 10 OS. While the company hasn’t revealed the exact launch timeline yet, it should happen in the next few weeks, if not days.

Huawei MatePad T8 specifications

Huawei MatePad T8 sports an 8-inch display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution, 80 percent screen-to-body ratio and thick black bezels. The tablet is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MTK8768 SoC coupled with IMG GE8320 650 GPU, 2GB RAM, and 16GB/ 32GB internal storage that is expandable up to 512GB via a microSD. The Huawei MatePad T8 boots Android 10 with EMUI 10.0.1

As for the optics, the Huawei MatePad T8 tablet houses a 5MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP shooter on the front for video chats. A 5,100mAh battery with no fast-charging support fuels the phone. It measures 199.7 x 121.1 x 8.55 mm and weighs 310 grams. Connectivity features include LTE support, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS, micro USB, and 3.5mm jack. We should know the official price and availability details when it goes official. Stick around.