Jun 15. 2015

HUAWEI Launches Full Metallic 8-inch Audio-visual Tablet, the HUAWEI MediaPad M2

[Shenzhen, China, June 15, 2015] HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (BG) today launched its new HUAWEI MediaPad M2, a stunning full metallic 8-inch 4G LTE-enabled tablet. Featuring the Kirin 930 64-bit octa-core processor, a 4800 mAh battery, and ultra-fast 4G LTE Cat4 connectivity, the HUAWEI MediaPad M2 is designed to create an immersive audio-visual (AV) entertainment experience for music and entertainment lovers.

Inspired by the themes of classical music, the new HUAWEI MediaPad M2 is at once stunning and mesmerizing with its sleek metallic texture, and two-section back cover patterned after a brass musical instrument. In total, the tablet is comprised of 99.5% metal, with non-metallic breadth accounting for only 1.2 mm.

Alongside its sleek, elegant look, the HUAWEI MediaPad M2 has been developed with the entertainment lover in mind. The tablet is powered by a robust 4800 mAh battery supporting up to 13 hours of video play, and 650 hours of standby time in 4G mode. The tablet’s Kirin 930 64-bit octa-core processor also enables it to intelligently switch between different application usages to provide longer standby time for users. With its two-section design promoting peak signal strength, the HUAWEI MediaPad M2’s Wi-Fi function supports two frequency bands, including 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, delivering download speeds of up to 443 M for smooth downloading and streaming of music and videos.

Innovation in Mobile AV Technology

Intended to deliver the most superb AV experience on mobile, the HUAWEI MediaPad M2 comes equipped with both hardware and software advancements to deliver best-in-class sound quality. For instance, by housing its dual stereo speakers in a larger audio cavity, the HUAWEI MediaPad M2 features enhanced volume levels and deeper sound quality. Additionally, HUAWEI has teamed up with world famous audio maker Harman / Kardon to implement the Clari-Fi algorithm in the MediaPad 2 to ensure true quality, high fidelity compressed music and movie sound. The tablet also utilises the next generation HIFI Codec Hi6402 to ensure a superb signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 114 dB, and is equipped with a dual smart Power Amplifier (PA) chip and high-performance built-in DSP algorithm for richer volume and bass sound quality. Finally, the HUAWEI MediaPad M2’s Super Wide Sound 2.0 (SWS 2.0) technology offers a 180-degree surround sound effect, making the tablet a home theatre on-the-go.

To match its superb audio experience, the HUAWEI MediaPad M2 also delivers an immersive visual experience with its 8-inch, 1900 x 1200 IPS touchscreen display featuring 283 PPI. Also, with HUAWEI’s proprietary ClariVuTM display enhancement technology, the HUAWEI MediaPad M2 intelligently switches between sun view, colour enhancement, and eye protection mode according to the environment enhancing both visual quality and protecting the eyes. The MediaPad 2’s ACM colour module also provides excellent colour enhancement for visual quality more vivid and closer to the natural colour.

Availability and Accessories

HUAWEI MediaPad M2 will first be available in China, Western Europe and the South Pacific, with other countries and regions such as Russia, North and Eastern Europe and Japan to follow.

The HUAWEI MediaPad M2 will come with a magnetic smart cover which can also serve as a stand for convenient viewing. The leather cover features smart functionality that awakens the MediaPad 2 when the leather cover is opened, and turns the tablet to sleep mode when the cover is closed. The leather cover will be available in either amber gold or pearl white.