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HUAWEI MatePad 11-inch PaperMatte Edition Review - The Paperlike Matte Multitasking Tablet



HUAWEI MatePad 11" PaperMatte Edition Price: From RM2299.00

Pros

Cons

Amazing matte display for paperlike writing and drawing experience

Must be used with a keyboard for better productivity and practicality

Comes with M Pencil 2 and HUAWEI Keyboard

Can only stand in one position

Long-lasting battery life

No built in Google services and apps

Great multitasking capabilities

Introducing the HUAWEI MatePad 11" PaperMatte Edition, a fantastic tablet designed to give you a paper-like matte feel. Enjoy the blend of modern technology with the comforting touch of paper in a sleek design. It's more than just a tablet; it's your entry into a new age of digital innovation while keeping that classic joy of pen and paper alive.

What's in the box?

Upon unboxing your new tablet, you'll discover a thoughtfully curated collection of essential accessories designed to enhance your overall user experience. In the box, you'll find a comprehensive set of accessories, including a Polishing Cloth for keeping your device pristine, a Charger and Type-C Cable for efficient power management, a Quick Start Guide to simplify the setup process, and a Warranty Card, providing assurance and support for your new gadget.


Design


With its sleek and premium feel, the HUAWEI MatePad 11" PaperMatte Edition boasts a matte back finish that adds a touch of sophistication. The tablet's sharp edges give it a blocky aesthetic, while its lightweight build enhances portability.


The HUAWEI MatePad 11"is made out of metal, it features a metal unibody design. The sides are ever so slightly rounded, and the in-hand feel is great. However, most of the time it is seated on the HUAWEI smart cover with the inclusion of the M Pencil 2 and the HUAWEI smart magnetic keyboard eliminates the need for additional accessories, and the keyboard's clever design features a convenient slot for securely attaching the M Pencil 2 for both charging and safekeeping.

The back of the tablet is awed by the sleek design of the HUAWEI MatePad 11, featuring a starlight sand rear cover and cosmic star ring camera design. The tablet exudes a celestial glow, adding a touch of elegance to your tech collection.



Display


Step into a world of visual brilliance with the HUAWEI MatePad 11's 11-inch 2.5K HUAWEI FullView Display with a native resolution of 2560x1600 pixels, boasting an impressive 86% screen-to-body ratio. The magic lies in the immersive 120 Hz high refresh rate, providing a canvas loaded with smooth and rich visuals at 275 PPI. Your every glance becomes a visual treat, whether you're reading, watching videos, or exploring the vibrant world in your screen.

Experience the next level of visual comfort with the PaperMatte Display, featuring nano-level anti-glare etching technology that eliminates 97% of light interference. The result? A paper-like visual experience that's easy on the eyes, reducing eye strain during prolonged use.

HUAWEI M-Pencil (2nd generation)

The PaperMatte Display comes to life with unique micro-vibration and damping, recreating the authentic feel of pen on paper. Coupled with the HUAWEI M-Pencil (2nd generation) and its 4096-level pressure sensing, embrace the art of paper-like writing with unparalleled precision. Take your creativity to new heights with 120 Hz screen refresh rate. With a latency as low as 2 ms, this tablet delivers a responsive handwriting input experience. From casual sketches to career-defining ideas, the MatePad 11 is your canvas for unleashing creativity.

Performance


Equipped with the Snapdragon 865, Qualcomm's last year's flagship SoC, and 6 GB of RAM, the HUAWEI MatePad 11 delivers a powerful performance. The Adreno 650 handles graphics rendering, ensuring a smooth web browsing experience with its 120-Hz screen. While the tablet can handle current titles at high settings, side-loaded games may not fully support the 120-Hz refresh rate. The MatePad 11 maintains a buttery-smooth 60 FPS for most modern games, with PUBG running at a solid on high settings.

Hold the tablet any way you like, benefitting from a robust signal backed by a base-station-array antenna. Wi-Fi 6 ensures rocket-level download speeds, making multitasking a breeze with the Multi-Window feature.


Speakers


The MatePad 11's quad-speaker system, fine-tuned by Harman Kardon and optimized with HUAWEI's sound algorithm Histen 7.0, delivers impressive audio quality. Among tablets in its price range, the HUAWEI tablet stands out for its exceptional speakers. Users also have the option to connect wired headphones or speakers via the USB port, although an appropriate adapter is required. The tablet is equipped with a Bluetooth 5.1 module for wireless connectivity. HUAWEI's AI noise cancellation technology filters out unwanted sounds, ensuring crystal-clear online conferences.

Detachable Keyboard and Cover for Flexible Forms

The inclusion of a detachable keyboard and cover for flexible forms adds a layer of adaptability and convenience to your device. This dynamic duo allows users to effortlessly switch between laptop and tablet modes, catering to diverse needs and preferences. Whether you're typing away on a report or enjoying the ease of a touchscreen, this versatile feature enhances the overall user experience. The detachable keyboard ensures productivity, while the cover provides protection and style. Together, they create a seamless synergy, transforming your device into a multifunctional tool that effortlessly adjusts to the demands of your dynamic lifestyle.



Battery

With its 7250 mAh battery capacity, this device guarantees a seamless blend of uninterrupted work and leisure, as it diligently supports an impressive 12 hours of local video playback on a full charge, providing users with an extended and reliable source of power for prolonged productivity and entertainment sessions.



Features: Sidebar Superhub

On the home screen, these tablets have a navigation bar which, unfortunately, does not follow you on other screens. But there is a separate side bar which you can activate by swiping from the right, and holding for a second or two. This side bar is customizable, and it can be a valuable addition to you if you’re a heavy multitasker.


Activating multi-window from this bar is easy, as is launching apps in a window view. You can drag an app out to utilize multi-window mode, or simply tap it to open it in a separate window. Now, you can enjoy watching a movie and simultaneously take notes, respond to messages, and check your email effortlessly, making multitasking a breeze.

Verdict

If you're seeking to utilize a mid-range tablet, the HUAWEI MatePad 11-inch 2023 is for you as it prioritize exceptional performance as a mid-range device with smooth animations. It also has a great keyboard/case accessory for your tablet all in it. Ultimately, MatePad 11″ PaperMatte Edition served its goal of being a great multipurpose device. Ultimately, MatePad 11″ PaperMatte Edition served its goal of being a great multipurpose device. I find it a good substitute for the conventional notebook and e-readers. And it’s a pretty useful device for creative digital nomads who need something reliable to work on while moving around.

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