Today, at MWC 2015, Huawei has unveiled a new phablt, the MediaPad X2. It features a fully laminated 7-inch ultra HD (1200 x 1920 pixels / 323ppi) IPS LTPS screen and a slim body of only 7.28 mm.

Huawei MediaPad X2

The MediaPad X2 is powered by an 64-Bit octa-core 2GHz Kirin 930 processor that supports dual-SIM (4G LTE+4G LTE) with dual standby functionality.

“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.”

Built with aviation aluminum metal texture, the Huawei MediaPad X2 comes with a wide angle spanning up to 178 degrees ensures optimal visual display even when the device is tilted. The  HD touch display provides incredibly crisp and dynamic visual experience while CABC technology will automatically adjust screen brightness to ensure efficient battery management.

The Huawei MediaPad X2 supports LTE Cat6 connectivity with a download speed of up to 300Mbps. The 64-bit GPU Mali-T628 and i3 micro-core provide the Huawei MediaPad X2 with an unprecedentedly strong entertainment experience for users, allowing them to play large-scale 3D games. Together with the integrated audio cavity, the Smart PA chip and a DTS surround sound technology, the Huawei MediaPad X2 ensures cinematic sound quality for video and movie lovers.

The MediaPad X2 is running on 5000 mAh Li-Polymer battery, which is the largest capacity in the industry. It can support streaming of online video for up to 12 hours, 15 hours of internet surfing or 60 hours of music playing via headphones .

Equipped with a 13MP rear camera, the Huawei MediaPad X2 is exceptionally good in low-light shooting, features a post-shooting focus adjustment metering mode, focus and exposure metering, and off-screen snapping functionality. The 5 MP front-facing camera has an aperture of F2.4 and a wide angle of 22mm, which is ideal for selfie lovers going after the perfect panoramic shot.

The MediaPad X2 supports 2.4G dual-Wi-Fi antenna. Dual-MIC reducing noise technology guarantees call quality for business users in all circumstances and scenarios.

Huawei MediaPad X2 specifications

  1. 7-inch IPS display
  2. 1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
  3. 2 GHz Kirin 930 64 bit octa-core (4 x 2.0 GHz+4 x 1.5 GHz) processor
  4. Mali-T628 GPU
  5. 2GB / 3GB RAM, 16 GB / 32GB Internal storage, microSD card slot
  6. Android 5.0 (Lollipop) with Emotion UI 3.0
  7. Dual SIM (4G LTE+4G LTE) with dual standby
  8. 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and BSI sensor
  9. 5-megapixel front-facing camera
  10. DTS Audio
  11. 7.28mm thick
  12. 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n Dual Band, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS
  13. 5000 mAh battery

The Huawei MediaPad X2 comes in two variants : 2G RAM+ 16G ROM version in a moonlight silver color and 3G RAM + 32GB storage in an amber gold color. There is no word on pricing or availability yet.