As expected, Huawei announced today a new set of devices, a smartwatch and a tablet, both part of the Honor series. The Honor Pad 2 is the device that interests us more, since it’s an 8 incher with a pretty elegant design.


The device is powered by an octa core Snapdragon chipset and relies on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI on top, One would have guessed it would be a Nougat affair, but it’s just not. There’s an 8 megapixel back camera in the mix here, with a single LED flash and the product has both WiFi and 4G versions, as well as voice calling support.


Here’s the full specs list:

  • Display: 8 inch, Full HD, IPS
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 616, octa core, Adreno 405 GPU
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Storage: 16/32 GB, microSD card slot
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Camera: 8 MP, LED flash, F/2.0 aperture/ 2 MP front camera
  • Battery: 4800 mAh
  • Connectivitiy: 4G LTE, voice calling, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS

The Honor Pad 2 will be available in gold and white, being priced at a very affordable $148 for the 3 GB RAM and 16 BB version. the 32 GB one goes for $222.