At CES 2019, Huawei announced the addition of HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite tablets designed for families.
HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite delivers family-friendly features such as Kid’s Corner, advanced Eye-comfort Mode and a built-in fingerprint sensor to enable parental controls.
The devices is priced $299 and will be available late January at U.S. retailers including Amazon and Newegg.
Light and thin, the HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite features a metal unibody design with diamond-cut edges and is refined with sandblasting technology. With 2.5D curved glass on the front and quad-curved edges on the back, it has a comfortable in-hand feel.
The HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite display is 10.1-inches with a Full HD IPS screen supporting 1920 x 1200 pixels. It also has ClariVu 5.0, Huawei’s industry-leading display enhancement technology that employs intelligent algorithms to adjust the contrast and color saturation for video and image viewing.
As children are frequent tablet users, Huawei created Kid’s Corner to provide a customized environment for children while enabling parents to set time limits and control access to content. The built-in fingerprint sensor allows parents to create unique user profiles and set access parameters in advance to make it easy and convenient to share a tablet among the family.
To protect the eyesight of young tablet users, the HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite has a Distance sensor, Posture Detect sensor, Ambient Light sensor and Blue Ray Filter.
When the tablet is less than 9.8 inches away from the face, it will automatically detect and provide audio and visual guidance to keep a child’s eyesight at an optimal distance from the display.
Posture Detect sensor automatically identifies when the tablet is viewed at a lying angle and provides posture guidance.
The Blue Ray Filter mitigates eye strain by blocking out blue light, and the Ambient Light sensor automatically adapts the color and brightness of the display according to the environment for the best setting to prevent eye strain.
The HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite is powered by the HUAWEI Kirin 659 octa-core chipset, runs on Android 8.0 with EMUI 8.0, and has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM with expandable memory capacity of up to 256GB.
Thanks to HUAWEI QuickCharge technology, the device delivers a full charge in less than three hours, the long-lasting 7,500 mAh battery provides 13 hours of video playback, 8.5 hours of gaming and an impressive 55 hours of music.
HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite is equipped with quad speakers co-engineered with Harman Kardon elite Golden Ear acoustic engineering team. It is powered by a dedicated smart power amplifier chipset and Huawei’s Histen 5.0 audio enhancement technology to deliver a rich and powerful 3D surround sound effect.