Huawei MatePad Paper was unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 as the company’s first e-reader. The tablet with e-book reader is compatible with the Huawei M-Pencil and has a 13.3-inch E-Ink display for reading and writing notes. It comes with a fingerprint sensor and is expected to rival Amazon Kindle. The new Huawei MatePad Paper packs a hexa-core processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage under the hood. It features dual speakers and a 3,625mAh battery. Huawei MatePad Paper offers connectivity with Huawei laptops, PCs, tablets and phones to transfer content.
Huawei MatePad Paper price, availability
Huawei MatePad paper allegedly is priced at EUR 499 (approximately Rs. 42,000) and will be offered in a single black color option. The retail box comes with an M-Pencil and a folio cover. However, Huawei has not yet revealed any details about Huawei MatePad Paper sales and availability.
Huawei MatePad Paper specifications, features
The new Huawei MatePad Paper runs on the HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system and has a 10.3-inch E-Ink display (1,872 x 1,404 pixels) with a screen-to-body ratio of 86.3 percent and a pixel density of 227 pixels per inch (ppi ). The Huawei MatePad Paper is powered by a hexa-core processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. As already mentioned, the device is compatible with Huawei’s M-Pencil (second generation) and offers a latency of 26 microseconds.
The connectivity options of the new Huawei MatePad Paper include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, BLE, Bluetooth v5.2, OTG and USB 2.0 Type-C port. Sensors on board include gravity sensor, hall sensor and fingerprint sensor. In addition, the e-reader comes pre-installed with HiSuite, the file manager for Android devices, and allows data to be synchronized from a PC or laptop. In addition, it has four microphones for audio recording and two speakers with the company’s Histen 7.0 sound effect.
Huawei has packed a 3,625mAh battery into the new MatePad Paper. It measures 225.2 x 182.7 x 6.65 mm and weighs 360 grams including the battery.
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