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Huawei MatePad Air 2023


Huawei MatePad Air 2023
Huawei MatePad Air 2023
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G 8 x 1.8 - 2.8 GHz, Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
11.50 inch 3:2, 2880 x 1840 pixel 297 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes, 144 Hz
128GB / 256GB
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: USB-C, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.2, GSM, UMTS, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 6.4 x 261.9 x 178.2 ( = 0.25 x 10.31 x 7.02 in)
8300 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Huawei HarmonyOS
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/1.8
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
508 g ( = 17.92 oz / 1.12 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
500 Euro



Reviews for the Huawei MatePad Air 2023

Bir tabletten çok daha fazlası! Huawei MatePad Air inceleme
Source: Teknolojioku TR→EN
Positive: Elegant design; decent hardware; great cameras; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/03/2023
Обзор HUAWEI MatePad Air. Шустрый планшет с клавиатурой и экраном на 144 Гц
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; powerful processor; Wi-Fi 6; stereo speakers; long battery life; quick charging; comfortable keyboard. Negative: No memory card slot.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/15/2023
Компромиссный вариант: обзор 11,5-дюмового планшета Huawei MatePad Air
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; good speakers; large screen; bright display; high gaming performance; comfortable keyboard. Negative: Missing Google services; no headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/11/2023
Обзор флагманского планшета Huawei MatePad Air (2023) с экраном 3:2
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Elegant design; beautiful display; excellent performance; good connectivity; long battery life; slim size; quick charging. Negative: No memory card slot; no headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/11/2023
Обзор планшета HUAWEI MatePad Air: пора на воздух
Source: RU→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; nice display; comfortable keyboard; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/11/2023
Обзор Huawei MatePad Air: народный планшет с замашками флагмана
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; good price; high mobility; comfortable keyboard; smart stylus pen; big screen; beautiful display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2023


Qualcomm Adreno 660: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 35% faster than the Adreno 650 in the Snapdragon 865 SoC and offers a 20% better power efficiency.For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in 2021.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 888 4G: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in mid 2021 and manufactured in 5 nm at Samsung. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-X1 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are based on the A78 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6e modem, a Hexagon 780 DSP (up to 26 TOPS of AI performance) and a Spectra 580 ISP. The integrated memory controller now supports faster LPDDR5 memory with up to 3,200 MHz. Compared to the 888 5G, the 888 4G only integrates a 4G LTE modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a standard display format for tablet computers or small convertibles. You see more on the screen than on a smartphone but you can't use big resolutions well. On the other hand, mobility is not a problem.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co, Ltd. is a Chinese telecommunications company and hardware manufacturer founded in 1987 and headquartered in Shenzhen. Huawei is a global leader in information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. Huawei provides end-to-end solutions for telecommunications networks, devices, and smartphones, as well as storage, servers, networking, and cloud computing enterprise solutions and products.

In 2014, Huawei established the Honor subsidiary brand under which certain smartphone lines are sold. The Huawei name is usually not listed for these products.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2023-09-13)