Honor launches MediaPad T5 in China with 10.1-inch display and GPU Turbo

Honor launched a mid-range tablet MediaPad T5 in the Chinese market. The MediaPad T5 is up for pre-orders and will go on sale from October 15.


Honor recently announced Honor 8C along with a brand new mid-range tablet in the Chinese market, the Honor MediaPad T5. If you’re not aware, Honor has recently launched the lite version of this tablet known as MediaPad T5 Lite. The brand has now added another product in its tablet portfolio. There is a high chance that you might have already heard of this tablet. Well, Honor’s parent company has already launched a tab with the same name which goes by Huawei MediaPad T5. Both the tablets are the same with the difference being Honor one is for Chinese market while the global market has Huawei MediaPad T5.

Honor MediaPad T5 Specifications and Features

Honor MediaPad T5

Speaking about the design first, the Honor MediaPad T5 features an all-metal design weighing just 460g. For a 10-inch device, the tablet’s dimensions are decent enough making it easier to carry around. Apart from this, the tablet looks identical to most of the competitors. Coming to the specifications, the tablet comes with a massive 10.1-inch Full HD display with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a resolution of 19200 x 1200 pixel. It is powered by a Kirin 659 chipset coupled with either 3+32GB or 4+64GB storage options. Just like most of the brand’s devices, this tablet also comes with the GPU Turbo technology giving you decent gaming performance.

Another good thing about this tablet is the presence of dual stereo speakers and Huawei Histen 5.0 sound tech. It also has a Harman Kardon professional tuning. Considering all these, the tablet falls more on the entertainment side. In terms of security options, you also get a fingerprint sensor at the front and a support of Face Unlock which is a good thing.

Honor MediaPad T5 Pricing and Availability

The MediaPad T5 comes in two storage options – 3GB of RAM with 32GB of onboard memory and 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage. It is also available in two different color options which include Glacier Blue and Grey. For the base variant, the tablet is priced at 1399 Yuan (roughly Rs 15,000) while the other variant goes on sale for 1599 Yuan (roughly Rs 17,000). On top of that, the brand has launched an LTE variant with 4+64GB storage which will set you back 1799 Yuan (roughly Rs 19,000). Honor MediaPad T5 is already up for pre-order in China with the first sale set for October 15 at 10 AM.