21 September 2022
Honor has launched the Honor Pad 8 Android tablet in Malaysia. It was announced at the same event as the Honor 70 5G mid-range smartphone. The new tablet is focused on delivering an immersive media consumption experience and powerful productivity functionalities. It comes with multi-screen collaboration and smart multi-window features.
The Honor Pad 8 sports a 12-inch IPS display with 2000 x 1200 pixels resolution. The panel has an 87% screen-to-body ratio and TUV Rheinland certification for low Blue light emissions. Under the hood, it has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. It has a single 128GB storage option along with microSD card support.
The tablet has a single 5-megapixel camera on the back and a single 5-megapixel camera on the front. This is not surprising considering the price point at which it has been launched. The whole package is powered by a 7,250mAh battery which is claimed to offer 14 hours of audiobooks, 14 hours of offline self-study, or 10 hours of online classes. There is 22.5W fast charging support that should help users recharge it relatively faster. It features a USB Type-C port and there is no cellular model. There are eight speakers with DTS: X Ultra and Honor Histen support.
The Honor Pad 8 is priced at MYR 1,399 (about $313) for the sole 6GB/128GB configuration variant. It will be sold in a single Blue Hour color option. The tablet will boot Android 12 based on Magic UI 6.1 out of the box. The tablet will go on sale starting August 26th.