Alongside the Huawei Honor Magic 2, the Huawei Honor Waterplay 8 tablet was also launched as an affordable tablet to hold. The most exciting feature is that the tablet is compatible to carry around.
Huawei Honor Waterplay 8 tablet DESIGN AND DISPLAY
The Huawei Honor Waterplay 8 tablet is both watering and dust resistant as the name suggest.
The tablet has an IP67 rating with a premium body design. It can survive a depth of 1 m in clear water for 30 minutes. It measures a moderated 8-inch WUXGA screen, with bigger bezels. The embedded physical button also serves as a fingerprint scanner for security.
The Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8 tablet boasts of 74.13% screen to body ratio which is just perfect for anyone to handle. It has an HD+ display that produces 1920 × 1200 pixels density of 283 PPI. You will get two stereo speakers with Huawei Listen to 5.0 3D audio technology. On the overall body, the Honor 8 Water Tablet is built with metal and it measures 248 × 173 × 7.8mm and weighs 465g.
CAMERA AND CONNECTIVITY
The Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8 is shipped with the combo rear cameras set-up. The Tab consist of 13-megapixel + a 2-megapixel secondary camera. The main 13 MP will serve as the standard shooter while the 2 MP additional camera is for awesome portrait shots. The front-facing camera is 8-megapixel and it supports face ID with other regulars. On the connectivity, the Honor Waterplay 8 support 4G LTE (Optional), WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, and USB Type-C.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
On the hardware, the Honor Waterplay 8 tablet is powered by an eight-core Kirin 659 SoC clocked at Octa-core (4 xA53 at 2.36GHz + 4 x A53 at 1.7GHz) processor. It uses a Mali-T830 MP2 GPU processor. It also supports GPU Turbo technology, which will enhance the graphics accelerator rises to 60 percent. It runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.0 on top.
On the memory, the Honor WaterPlay 8 is available in three variant. You can buy the phone in 4GB RAM + 64GB storage with Wi-Fi, 4GB RAM + 64GB storage with LTE, and 4GB RAM + 128GB storage with Wi-Fi. The top selling point of the tablet is the massive battery capacity of 5100mAh battery with support for 9V-2A fast charging on the inside.
Huawei Honor Waterplay 8 tablet PRICE IN UAE Dubai & OTHER COUNTRIES
The Honor Waterplay 8 tablet with 64GB will cost 1499 yuan / US$ 217, while the 128GB WiFi version costs 1899 yuan / US$ 275 and the 64GB 4G LTE version goes for 1799 yuan / US$ 261.
In UAE Dubai, the Huawei Honor Waterplay 8 tablet with 64GB price is AED 800, while the 128GB version will sell at a price of AED 1000.
Huawei Honor Waterplay 8 Tablet Specs
Display: 8-inch display full-HD (1200×1920 pixels) display with PPI of 283 pixels per inch and 74.13 percent screen-to-body ratio
OS: Android 8.0 Oreo-based EMUI 8.0
Processor: Kirin 659 processor
GPU: Mali T830-MP2 GPU
Back camera: dual rear camera setup with 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors
Front camera: 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and fixed focal length.
Storage: 64GB / 128GB storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD card
Network and connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 with BLE, GPS, GLONASS, USB Type-C port, NFC support, and OTG support
Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Compass, Gyroscope, Gravity sensor, and Proximity sensor
Battery: 5100mAh battery with 9V/2A fast charging support