Huawei expands its Honor brand with the launch of the new Honor Play Tab 2, available in two sizes 8” and 9.6”. The new Honor tablet features an all-metal, sleek body design made of aluminium alloy material.
The Play Tab 2 is powered by Snapdragon 425 quad-core 1.4GHz chipset and comes in three variants; 2GB + 16GB Wi-Fi, 2GB + 16GB LTE and 3GB + 32GB LTE. There is a microSD card slot which offers an additional 128GB of storage. The LTE models are also equipped with dual-SIM card slots.
The Honor Play Tab 2 also houses a 4,800mAh battery, and 5-Megapixel primary camera alongside a 2-Megapixel front-facing shooter. The new Honor tablet runs Google’s latest OS; Android 7.0 Nougat and Huawei’s own system EMUI 5.1.
Price wise, the Honor Play Tab 2 8” version costs ¥799 (~$115) for the 2GB + 16GB Wi-Fi, ¥999 (~$145) for the 2GB + 16GB LTE and ¥1299 (~$190) for the 3GB + 32GB LTE model. The Honor Play Tab 2 9.6” version starts at ¥999 (~$145) for the 2GB + 16GB Wi-Fi, ¥1299 (~$190) for the 2GB + 16GB LTE and ¥1499 (~$220) for the 3GB + 32GB LTE model. All three devices are already available for pre-order in China via VMALL.com, JD.com and TMALL.com, sale starts in June 1st.