Compact 8-inch tablet Huawei MediaPad M1 attracts qualitatively collected metal housing, good display based on IPS-matrix , 4-core processor, and support for voice calls.
Display: 8-inch, 1280 × 800, IPS
Processor: 4-core Hisilicon Kirin 910 1 6 GHz, graphics Mali-450MP4
OS: Android 4.2.2 JellyBean
RAM: 1 GB
User memory: 8GB, expandable microSD
Camera: 5 megapixel, 720p video recording, a front 1.2 Mn
Communications: IEEE 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, 3G, LTE
Connectors: 3.5mm audio output, MicroUSB, card reader microSD
Battery: 4800 mAh
Dimensions: 214x121x8 mm
Weight: 329 g
Expected Price: 4000 UAH.
MediaPad M1 comes in standard packaging, thin enough – to match the device itself. Besides the necessary documentation in the box found only charger precast.
Apparently, the manufacturer has decided not to raise the price your gadget fully complete excesses.
Tablet itself is quite thin. The front panel covers the protective glass, but not all – there are two plastic inserts above and below. Quite unusual implemented the system LED.
It is set directly below the speaker grille. The back of the almost completely metal. Practical use aluminum coating, and the center has a logo producer.
Above is the main lens 5-megapixel camera, well, the bottom plastic insert is removed – underneath manufacturer located slot microSIM and microSD. Silver bokovinki feels like metal, but is actually a carefully disguised plastic.
From the hardware buttons on the faces of the block there are only volume keys and power on / unlock.
Display makes a good impression. Although not the highest resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, the picture is clear, the individual pixels are not visible. Well behaved, and when viewing the screen at an angle – viewing angles in this model the maximum.
In sunlight, the colors fade predictable, but to see what is shown, it is always possible. Of unusual settings, you can adjust the color temperature.
At the core MediaPad M1 is a 4-core processor proprietary Huawei – Hisilicon Kirin 910 with frequency 1.6 GHz. For working with graphics responsible graphics core Mali 450 MP. Combined with 2GB of RAM allows you to run it on virtually any tablet toys.
But internal memory is small – only 8 GB, of which the user can use a little more than half. So without a memory card just will not do.
Besides the standard gentleman’s set of wireless modules, a module on board 3G/LTE. It provides a fast wireless internet, and the ability to make voice calls.
As used OS is not the most current version of Android – 4.2.2 Jelly Bean c original shell Emotion UI 2.0. There is no typical Android-tablet division at the menu and desktops.
After unlocking the screen once you get to the menu, where, besides the application icon, and you can place widgets.
A few words about autonomy. In MediaPad M1 installed capacity of 4000 mAh battery that provides up to 8 hours on the Internet and applications with the active screen. When watching a video autonomy exceed 10 hours, which is very good.
So, Huawei managed to create an interesting and stylish slim tablet with a decent filling, not boring design and appetizing price tag. You can not complain about the use of the latest version of the OSes, but we hope that the manufacturer will fix it in time.