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Huawei Launches MediaPad M3, T2 In The Philippines

They’re apparently one of the few brands still enjoying strong tablet sales

Tablets are slowly dying out, but don’t tell that to Huawei. The Chinese company is still releasing high-end and entry level tablets to the market despite the dismal performance of the products of their competitors. Today Huawei has officially announced two of their tablets in the Philippines: the MediaPad M3 and the T2.

Huawei MediaPad M3

  • 2.3GHz HiSilicon Kirin 950 octa-core processor
  • ARM Mali-T880MP4 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 8.4-inch WQXGA IPS display, 2560 x 1600 resolution
  • 32GB expandable storage, up to 128GB via microSD
  • 8-megapixel rear camera, autofocus
  • 8-megapixel front camera, fixed focus
  • Single SIM
  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Fingerprint sensor, stereo speakers
  • 5100mAh battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow (EMUI 4.1)
  • Php 18,990

Huawei Mediapad T2 7.0

  • Spreadtrum SC98301 quad-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 7-inch WSVGA IPS display, 1024 x 600 resolution
  • 16GB expandable storage, via microSD
  • 2-megapixel rear camera
  • 2-megapixel front camera
  • Single SIM, 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • 4100mAh battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow (EMUI 4.0)
  • Php 7,490

The MediaPad M3 is the company’s flagship tablet, sporting a beautiful unibody design, 8.4-inch WQXGA display, 32GB of expandable storage, 5100mAh battery and Android Marshmallow along with the company’s EMUI 4.1 overlay, with a promised Android Nougat update come August.

The MediaPad T2 on the other hand, is a more affordable 7-inch tablet that gets the same unibody metal treatment as the M3, though at the expense of more powerful internals. The T2 is armed with a lower-specc’d Spreadtrum SC98301 quad-core processor, 7-inch WSVGA IPS display, 16GB of internal, expandable storage as well as a 4100mAh battery and Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Both phones have LTE Cat.4 on board, and can call and text. The MediaPad M3 is priced at Php 18,990, while the MediaPad T2 is priced at Php 7,490.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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