Back at MWC 2018 we saw the launch of the MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro: high-end tablets attempting to revitalise the premium Android tablet market. Today Huawei is announcing a cost-down version of those devices for the US market, in the MediaPad M5 Lite. The M5 Lite sits between the two versions of the M5 at a 10.1-inch display, although with a smaller 1920x1200 resolution. The chipset is also lower down the stack, as rather than the Kirin 960 these parts have the Kirin 659: an octa-core A53 variant. This is valid in a cost-down model for sure, as the MediaPad M5 Lite, with a bundled 2048-level pressure sensitive M-Pen, will be $299. Huawei MediaPad M5 Family 8.4-inch 10.8-inch 10.1-inch Lite SoC HiSilicon Kirin 960 4 x A73 @ 2.36 GHz 4 x...

New High-End Android Tablets? Huawei MediaPad M5 gets Kirin 960

BARCELONA, ESP – One of the questions we get now and again as AnandTech editors is to suggest what high-end Android tablets a person should buy. The truth of...

19 by Ian Cutress on 2/25/2018

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