The new waterproof tablet Huawei Honor WaterPlay with Android 7.0 was unveiled during a Huawei Honor event in China today, where it also started taking pre-orders up until October 24th, when it’s time for launch.
The Huawei Honor WaterPlay is 10.1-inch Full HD tablet with 1920 x 1200 resolution, and optional 4G LTE. The 4G LTE model has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, while the Wi-Fi only model has options of 3GB and 4GB of RAM and 32GB and 64GB of storage.
Huawei Honor WaterPlay prices are 2699 and 1999 Chinese Yuan respectively for the 4G and cheapest Wi-Fi model.
Both Huawei Honor WaterPlay models are powered by the 4+4 core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor with Mali-T830 GPU, and it has good modern specs overall, with features like a fingerprint reader in the home button, a USB Type-C port, dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, 256GB microSD card support, 8MP front and rear cameras, quad speakers from Harman Kardon which Huawei have used for their tablets the last 2 years, a 6660 mAh battery, and IP67 dust and waterproof rating.
This is the only other waterproof Android 7.0 tablet after the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet.
– Tom Bowen