Honor, a sub-brand of Huawei, has announced its latest set of affordable tablets in China with the Honor ViewPad X6 and 6 models. Both devices come in Wi-Fi and LTE variants with a variety of storage options available. They feature LCD panels, big batteries rated 5,100mAh, Kirin 710A chipsets, and run the Android 10 OS. They also have features like kids’ mode and e-reading.
Honor ViewPad 6
The Honor ViewPad 6 runs on Android 10-based Magic UI 3.1 and has a 10.1-inch full-HD (1200×1920 pixels) IPS display with an 80.6 percent screen-to-body ratio. It has the octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710A SoC with 4GB of RAM. For onboard storage, it’s got a 32GB storage that can be expanded via microSD card to 512GB.
In the camera department, the ViewPad has a single 5MP rear camera and a 2MP selfie camera. A 5,100mAh battery keeps this device powered, providing about 32 hours of talk-time. It also brings an E-book mode, an eye-protection mode and children’s mode.
Its connectivity options include 4G (LTE variant only, Bluetooth v5.1, dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS and USB Type-C port for charging.
The Honor ViewPad 6 Wi-Fi variant price in China starts at CNY 1,299 ($185) for the 3GB+32GB model, while the 4GB+64GB model costs CNY 1,399 ($199). The 4GB+128GB model costs CNY 1,699 ($243).
For the LTE variant, the 4GB+64GB model starts at CNY 1,599 ($229) and the 4GB+128GB variant costs CNY 1,899 ($271). It is available in Mint Green and Starry Sky Gray colours.
Honor ViewPad X6
The ViewPad X6 shares a lot of similarities with the ViewPad 6, with just a few minor differences. It runs the Android 10-based MagicUI 3.1 and features a smaller 9.7-inch HD (800×1280 pixels) IPS display with a 75 percent screen-to-body ratio.
Under the hood, the octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710A is paired with 4GB of RAM. Its storage can also be expanded via microSD card up to 512GB.
It also boasts a 5MP rear camera that supports full-HD video recording, and a 2MP selfie camera that offers HD video calling functionality. It carries the same connectivity options as the ViewPad6, with a battery rated 5,100mAh.