Huawei MediaPad M3 US Release has been confirmed by the company. In response to a fan question on Twitter, the company stated that ‘the MediaPad M3 will be-be released in the US’. However, the company did not provide any details about the release date and price. The compact tablet comes with many high-end specs.
The Huawei MediaPad M3 was announced at IFA 2016 along with the Nova and Nova Plus smartphones. Now, Huawei has confirmed that the US launch on twitter.
Hi, yes, the MediaPad M3 will be released in the US. @HuaweiDeviceUSA will have more information. Thank you.
— Huawei Mobile (@HuaweiMobile) September 29, 2016
The Huawei MediaPad M3 sports an 8.4-inch IPS display with WQXGA (2560 x 1600 pixels) resolution and 359ppi. It is powered by Huawei’s own HiSilicon Kirin 950 octa-core processor along with huge 4 GB of RAM. It comes in two variants – 32GB storage and 64GB storage [expandable up to 128 GB]. It runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Emotion UI 4.1 on top.
The Huawei MediaPad M3 sports an 8MP rear camera with auto-focus and 8MP fixed focus front camera. It comes with Dual speakers, certified by Harman Kardon. Connectivity options include GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, and Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac. The new tablet is backed by a humongous 5,100mAh lithium polymer battery, that claims to last for up to 11 hours on a single charge. Sensors include Ambient light sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, compass, Hall effect sensor, and a fingerprint sensor.
The Harman Kardon-certified speakers are accompanied by AKG earbuds.
“HARMAN’s legendary brands like Harman Kardon and AKG have been introducing important innovations in audio for decades, and we continue to develop new ways to enrich the audio/visual experience for our customers. We have a long history of working with top brands like Huawei to bring outstanding advances to the market.
We are proud to count Huawei among a select group of global partners and align with their long-standing pursuit of innovation and commitment to user experience. The sound quality that consumers will have with the MediaPad M3 is a testament to our extraordinary collaboration,” said Dinesh Paliwal, Harman International’s chairman, president & CEO.
In Europe, the MediaPad M3 is priced at €350 (approx. $392) for the 32 GB Wi-Fi-only variant. While the 32GB LTE variant and 64GB Wi-Fi variant are priced at r€399 (approx. $448). The 64GB LTE variant costs €449 (approx. $504). You can expect similar pricing in the US as well. We will find out soon enough.