Huawei brand Honor brand unveiled the new Honor WaterPlay tablet alongside the Honor 7X smartphone in China on Wednesday. The new Honor WaterPlay tablet supports IP67 certification, which means it is dust resistant and capable of withstanding immersion in up to 1 metre of water for 30 minutes. The new WaterPlay tablet from Honor joins some of the other water-resistant tablets from Sony. Apart from water resistance, the new Honor WaterPlay tablet comes with other highlights such as a large 6660mAh battery.
The new Honor WaterPlay tablet will be available in three variants: Wi-Fi only model with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,000), Wi-Fi only model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage priced at CNY 2,399 (roughly Rs. 24,000), and LTE model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage priced at CNY 2,699 (roughly Rs. 26,500). The new tablet from Honor will go on sale later this month but interested consumers can now pre-order in China. Unfortunately, there's no word whether the new Honor tablet will make its way to other markets outside China.
For specifications, the Honor WaterPlay features a 10.1-inch full-HD display and is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor (four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.36GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz). It supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 256GB). The tablet runs Android 7.0 Nougat-based EMUI 5.1. It supports fast charging and comes with USB Type-C. There's an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 0.3-megapixel front camera. The tablet also comes with fingerprint sensor located at the front. The WaterPlay comes with speakers tuned by Harman Kardon audio. It measures 248x173x7.8mm and weighs 465 grams. It will be available in Silver and Champagne Gold colours.