Huawei Honor WaterPlay Tablet Now Official

Alongside the new Honor 7X, which looks very good for a mid-range phone with a bezel-less display and metal unibody, the company has also announced its first water-resistant tablet with IP67 ratings. The Honor WaterPlay comes in Silver and Champagne Gold colors, and starts at 1,999 yuan or around $300. The top model with LTE and 4 GB RAM/64 GB storage costs 2,699 yuan or around $400. It is now available for order and will go on sale in China on October 24.

The tablet comes with a 10.1-inch QXGA screen and is powered by Huawei's Kirin 659 SoC, 3 or 4 GB of RAM, up to 64 GB of storage and a 6,600 mAh battery, which lasts up to 13 hours and supports 9V-2A

Honor WaterPlay specifications

  • 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200 pixels) QXGA display with 70% NTSC Color Gamut
  • Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor (4 xA53 at 2.36GHz + 4 x A53 at 1.7GHz) with MaliT830-MP2 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1
  • 8MP rear camera
  • Front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • 5mm audio jack, harman / kardon audio
  • Dimensions: 248 × 173 × 7.8mm; Weight: 465g
  • 4G LTE (Optional), WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 6660mAh battery with fast charging