Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched a new tablet in China alongside with Honor 7X smartphone, which is called as, “Honor WaterPlay” . With the name suggest that the Honor WaterPlay tablet is waterproof and comes with IP67 Certified ratings, which means it is dust and water resistant and capable of withstanding immersion in up to 1 metre of water for 30 minutes.
The Honor WaterPlay tablet comes in Champagne Gold and Silver colour options.
Talking about the Honor WaterPlay pricing segment, the Honor WaterPlay 3GB RAM & 32GB ROM (Wi-Fi Model) launched at CNY 1,999 (roughly USD$ 303 or Rs. 19,738), 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM (Wi-Fi Model) launched at CNY 2,399 (roughly USD$ 364 or Rs. 23,687) and 4G LTE Model with 4GB RAM & 64GB ROM will cost CNY 2,699 (roughly USD$ 409 or Rs. 26,649).
In terms of design-wise, the Honor WaterPlay tablet has a premium all-metal unibody design construction style and comes with a Fingerprint sensor technology, which is integrated into the home button on the front side to unlocking the tablet fastly . As for the display, the tablet sports a 10.1-inch QXGA display of a screen resolution 1920 x 1200 pixes along with 70% NTSC Color Gamut to give a perfect colour saturations.
Under the hood, the Honor WaterPlay tablet is powered by Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor (four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.36GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores) chipset processor clocked speed at 2.36GHZ which is paired with MaliT830 GPU . It comes in three different variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM (Wi-Fi Model), 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM (Wi-Fi Model) and 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM (4G LTE Model) . Further, it can be expandable memory up to 256GB through microSD card slot.
This Honor WaterPlay tablet runs on Android v7.0 Nougat operating system which will be wrapped under company’s in-house Huawei’s Emotion UI 5.1 skin on top out of the box . The device can get strength from 6,660 mAH battery capacity with fast charging support technology . Besides this, the tablet comes with speakers tuned by Harman Kardon audio to give 3D surround sound and delivering an immersive media experience.
Coming to the optics department, the Honor Waterplay tablet sports a 8-megapixel rear camera comes with f/2.0 aperture lens, LED Flash and there is a 0.3-megapixel front selfie sensor for video callings support as well . The physical measurement of this Honor WaterPlay handset be 248 mm x 173 mm x 7.8 mm and weighes be 465 Grams.
Connectivity options on this Honor Waterplay tablet are as Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS with A-GPS, USB Type C, and 4G LTE (model dependent).
Honor WaterPlay Tablet Technical Specifications:
- Display – 10.1-inch Full-HD display
- Resolution – 1920 x 1200 pixels
- Operating System – Android 7.0 Nougat OS with Huawei’s Emotion UI 5.1
- Processor – 2.36GHz Octa-core Kirin 659 processor
- Graphics Unit – MaliT830 GPU
- RAM – 3GB/ 4GB RAM
- ROM – 32GB/64GB inbuilt storage capacity
- Expansion Slot – MicroSD Card support up to 256GB
- Rear Camera – 8MP Rear Camera
- Front Camera – 0.3MP Front Selfie Sensor
- Battery – 6,660 mAH battery