Huawei Announces MediaPad M6: Two versions with Kirin 980 and Harman Kardon audio

Huawei MediaPad M6 was officially unveiled this morning. The tablet will be sold in two variants, 10.8 inches and one of 8.4, with some minor differences in the specifications.

MediaPad M6 is official in China in two “sizes”: almost all the technical features are in common between the two models, the size of the display separately. Both in fact count on a 16:10 screen with WQXGA resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels (10.8 inches or 8.4 inches), 2.5D glass, SoC Kirin 980 octa-core, Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.1. Even the photographic sector of the two MediaPads M6 is the same, and consists of a 13MP rear camera with PDAF and an 8MP front camera, as well as the audio one,  two speakers equipped with Hi-Res Audio support, with Huawei Histen and Harman Kardon certificates. The frame is made of metal for both.

The main differences between the two tablets are:

  • the size of the screen (10.8 and 8.4 inches, as mentioned), which leads to consequently different dimensions;
  • fingerprint sensor, present only on the larger model;
  • battery: the 8.4 inch model stops at 6100 mAh, while on the 10.8 inches it reaches up to 7500 mAh;
  • keyboard support: the largest is the only one with pogo pin connectors on the back.

Specifications Of MediaPad M6:

  • 16:10 display 8.4 or 10.8 inches at WQXGA resolution (2560 x 1600 pixels) with 2.5D glass;
  • HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC (2 Cortex A76 2.6 GHz + 2 Cortex A76 1.92 GHz + 4 Cortex A55 1.8 GHz) with 720 MHz ARM Mali-G76MP10 GPU;
  • 4 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64-128 GB of internal memory (expandable up to 512 GB with microSD);
  • 13 MP rear camera with PDAF and 8 MP front camera;
  • Double Harman Kardon certified speaker, with Huawei Histen and Hi-Res Audio support;
  • fingerprint sensor (only on 10.8 inches), USB Type-C;
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS;
  • 6100/7500 mAh battery with QuickCharge support;
  • Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.1.1;
  • size:
    • 8.4 ″: 206.4 x 125.22 x 7.4 mm, weight of 320 grams;
    • 10.8 “: 257 x 170 x 7.2 mm, weight of 498 grams.

MediaPad M6 – 8.4 inches will be available in China in the Champagne Gold coloring pre-order starting from July 10. MediaPad M6 – 10.8-inch be available in Dark Gray with a few days in advance: the pre-orders are open from today and the sale will start from 10 July. For the moment there are no official dates on arrival in Europe, but in the meantime here are the prices of all variants:

  • Huawei MediaPad M6 8.4 ″ 4-64 GB only Wi-Fi – 1999 yuan (about 257 euros )
  • Huawei MediaPad M6 8.4 ″ 4-128 GB Wi-Fi only – 2399 yuan (about 308 euros )
  • Huawei MediaPad M6 8.4 ″ 4-64 GB 4G + Wi-Fi – 2399 yuan (about 308 euros)
  • Huawei MediaPad M6 8.4 ″ 4-128 GB 4G + Wi-Fi – 2699 yuan (about 347 euros )
  • Huawei MediaPad M6 10.8 ″ 4-64 GB only Wi-Fi – 2299 yuan (about 296 euros )
  • Huawei MediaPad M6 10.8 “4-128 GB Wi-Fi only – 2699 yuan (about 347 euros )
  • Huawei MediaPad M6 10.8 ″ 4-64 GB 4G + Wi-Fi – 2699 yuan (about 347 euros )
  • Huawei MediaPad M6 10.8 ″ 4-128 GB 4G + Wi-Fi – 3499 yuan (about 450 euros)
Izaan Zubair
Izaan Zubair
Izaan is founder of TechLapse. Izaan developed interest in computers from young age and most of his skills and knowledge are self taught. He can be reached at: [email protected]

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