Huawei MatePad T Review: The Tablet for Your Kids

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Huawei launched new products like the MateBook D14 and the Huawei MatePad T recently.

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Huawei MatePad T Specs

  • Display: 8-inch LCD screen w/ HD 1280 x 800 resolution at 189 ppi
  • CPU: 2.0GHz 12nm MediaTek MT8768 octa-core processor
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8300
  • RAM: 2GB
  • ROM: 32GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 512GB (dedicated)
  • Back Camera: 5MP f/2.2 w/ AF
  • Selfie Camera: 2MP f/2.4
  • Battery: 5,100mAh w/ 5W charging
  • OS: Android 10 w/ EMUI 10.1
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 700MHz 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, OTG, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, light, proximity, sound
  • Others: Loudspeaker, Colors: Deepsea Blue
  • Dimensions: 199.7 x 121.1 x 8.55 mm
  • Weight: 310 g
  • Price: PHP 5,990


The Huawei MatePad T greets you with an 8-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 at 189 pixels per inch. The display has sharp, clear, and vivid colors. For eye protection, it features an enhanced Eye Comfort Mode that is used against blue light. On top, you’ll find the speaker, the microphone, and a 3.5mm headphone jack slot.

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On the left side, a slot for the SIM and microSD cards and the volume and power keys are found on the right side. The micro USB port is located at the bottom part of the tablet.


The Huawei MatePad T has a battery capacity set at 5,100mAh, enabling users to have more time for content and entertainment while on the go.

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The 2MP front camera may not be the best replacement for your smartphone or DSLR but it is an option for use when doing online classes or video conferences. At the rear, we have a 5-megapixel camera with no flash which would suffice for sharing images on social media.

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Huawei AppGallery

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The AppGallery has a variety of applications that range from design, food delivery apps such as FoodPanda, Lazmart, Eatigo, Booky, and productivity apps such as WPS Office, PhotoGrid, Camera 360 and LayOut. Every now and then, new apps are added to the AppGallery catering to a wide range of interests such as gaming, social media, entertainment, photography, travel, and more.

Final Thoughts

The Huawei MatePad T was made specifically for the little ones so that they are able to enjoy their movies and read ebooks while on the go. It was made kid-friendly for their learning and advantage. All-in-all, it is worth for its price.

Price And Availability

The Huawei MatePad T is now available in the Philippines and it comes in a single Deep Sea Blue variant and has a sleek and lightweight design.

Priced at PhP 5,990, the Huawei MatePad T comes with freebies worth PhP 3,968 if pre-ordered via LazadaShopeeAerophoneSillicon Valley Lazada StoreSillicon Valley Shopee Store and Bluelite.