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Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 (2021)
Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 (2021)

Informr score
The Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 (2021) currently has an Informr score of 7.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 14 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
3.13 GHz
Screen Size
13+ MP, f/1.8

What the Critics Are Saying...


The Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 delivers a strong performance, but cannot convince all around. Nevertheless, the list of plus points is extensive. The 12.6-inch tablet has a high-quality build and is relatively light despite its XXL dimensions. The HDR10-compatible OLED display has few brightness reserv...

- Manuel Masiero, Notebookcheck
Tech Guide

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is a fun and satisfying phone to use and delivers the best of both worlds – a large screen when you need it but something that’s compact to carry around.

- Stephen Fenech, Tech Guide

This tablet has nice build quality and an amazing display. It’s battery life is among the best too. But it’s software is full of shortcomings, which makes it hard to recommend to anyone outside China. Its display is nice but it only has a 60Hz refresh rate, and the tablet’s camera system disappoints...

- Iskren Gaidarov, PhoneArena

The Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 is a tablet that features an excellent hardware design, and the overall look and feel of the tablet are impeccable.This is a platform decision. If you are comfortable with the app selection, you will not be disappointed by the MatePad Pro experience. There is an extra pro...

- Hubert Nguyen, Ubergizmo

If you’re just planning on getting something bigger than your phone for browsing and media consumption, the steep price tag of the MatePad Pro makes it hard to recommend. This changes however, if you’re a graphic artist looking for an iPad Pro alternative especially if you consider that the competit...

- Andre Ibarle, GadgetMatch

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Screen Size

The Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 (2021)'s screen size is 12.6 inches with 1600 x 2560 pixels resolution.

3.13 GHz

There is a HiSilicon Kirin 9000E 5G (5 nm) Octa-core 3.13 GHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on the Android HarmonyOS 2 operating system (OS).

13+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 13+ MP, f/1.8 camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.
128/256 GB

Internal memory is 128/256 GB. An external, nanoSD (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 10050 mAh battery.

MatePad Pro 12.6 (2021) Specs

Release Date June 30, 2021
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android HarmonyOS 2

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 9000E 5G (5 nm) Octa-core 3.13 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info nanoSD (up to 256 GB)
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (LED)
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (8 MP, F2.4, Ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (3D Depth Sensing), HDR, Time lapse mode, Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1600 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density 240 pixels
Size 12.6 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 10050 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Material Aluminium
Colors Olive Green, Matte Grey, Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 18.47 x 28.65 x 0.67 cm (7.3 x 11.3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 609 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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