Huawei today announced a 7-inch (1920×1200) tablet, MediaPad X2, at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. It’s actually an upgrade to the existing MegaPad X1. Allowing you to make phone calls through an earpiece, the phablet looks much like a stretched version of Huawei Ascend Mate 7, especially from the front.
Huawei MediaPad X2 is an Android 5.0 Lollipop-based phablet, which equips a 2GHz Kirin 930 ultra-octa core processor, and 13MP rear and 5MP front cameras, followed by a 5,000mAh battery warrior. The rear shooter emits a dedicated ISP chip, which is supposed to improve the low-light actions of the camera and sensors. And being the world’s slimmest 7-inch phablet till date, the Huawei MediaPad X2 measures just 7.28mm in thickness. The devices flavors Huawei’s EMUI custom software.
“Following the success of the Huawei MediaPad X1, and having inherited the signature feature of our large screen design, the Huawei MediaPad X2 represents our faith and commitment in creating better quality products with our technology and innovation.” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “As the second generation of MediaPad, Huawei MediaPad X2 focuses on the five classic applications that are most important to users, which include call quality, social media apps, online shopping, video and camera features to provide an enhanced user experience. We believe that MediaPad X2 will continue to inspire consumers with its outstanding design and superior functionality.”
The Huawei MediaPad X2 comes in two different variants, one offering 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, while the other one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Notably, both the variants include Dual-Sim LTE Cat 6 support.