Huawei MediaPad M5 now available in the states with an 8.4-inch or 10.8-inch screen
The Huawei MediaPad M5 is now available in the U.S. from Amazon and Newegg. The tablet is offered in two sizes, one with an 8.4-inch display, and a variant carrying a 10.8-inch screen. The displays each feature a resolution of 1600 x 2500, and both slates are powered by the Kirin 960 SoC. The latter offers an octa-core CPU running at 2.36GHz, and the Mali-G71 MP8 GPU is onboard to handle the graphics.
Both versions of the MediaPad M5 are equipped with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of native storage. For those seeking additional storage, a 256GB capacity microSD slot is available. The rear-camera on the device weighs in at 13MP, and includes Phase detection autofocus. There is also an 8MP front-facing selfie snapper. The tablet is equipped with a fingerprint scanner, and while the 8.4-inch model sports a 5100mAh battery, a larger 7500mAh cell keeps the lights on for the 10.8-inch version.
Offered in Gold and Gray, the Huawei MediaPad M5 has Android 8.0 Oreo pre-installed. The price of the unit with the 8.4-inch display is $319 while the 10.8-inch model will set you back $359. For $90 more, you can pick up the MediaPad M5 10.8 Pro, which includes the Huawei M Pen Stylus and a keyboard dock. There is also a custom desktop UI offered with this model. You can see the MediaPad M5 10.8 and MediaPad M5 10.8 Pro in the picture at the top of this article.