From MatePad to Watch 3 and More, Huawei Reveals Six New Flagship Products in APAC

ASIA PACIFIC — Announced at its annual summer launch event for the Asia Pacific region, Huawei brings six new flagship products, including the HUAWEI nova 8i smartphone, HUAWEI MatePad series tablet (MatePad Pro 12.6-inch, HUAWEI MatePad Pro 10.8-inch, and HUAWEI MatePad 11.), HUAWEI Watch 3 series smartwatch, HUAWEI FreeBuds 4, a next-generation open-fit Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) wireless Bluetooth earbuds, two high-end monitors which are HUAWEI MateView and MateView GT respectively.

The HUAWEI MatePad series tablets and HUAWEI Watch 3 series smartwatches are the first Huawei smart devices powered by HarmonyOS 2. With the distributed data management and distributed task scheduling capabilities of HarmonyOS, the HUAWEI Watch 3 and HUAWEI MatePad Pro can efficiently work together with other intelligent devices such as smartphones, PCs and monitors etc. Having double productivity and creativity regarding artwork production and office work. It is apparently providing the better work from home, fitness & health management, and entertainment experience for consumers.

Alex Lin, President of Huawei Consumer Business Group APAC, said: “Huawei will continue to provide more powerful smart devices, and strive for bringing the more perfect, richer and comprehensive smart life experience in all scenarios to the consumers in the APAC region.”

Connect for better work

Huawei is committed to meeting office requirements with intelligent productivity tools, in order to deliver an intelligent experience to consumers. This experience supports natural human-machine interactions and smooth information sharing and enables seamless shifts between different types of devices across all scenarios.

HUAWEI MatePad Pro 12.6

HUAWEI MatePad Pro 12.6-inch, Photo courtesy of Huawei

As a tablet powered by HarmonyOS 2, the HUAWEI MatePad series can work with Huawei PCs and HUAWEI MateView for multi-screen collaboration. The tablet can be connected to MateBook and MateView in different dual screen modes.  Mirror mode allows to project tablet’s screen to MateBook and MateView simultaneously. 

The Extend Mode also supports cross-device file dragging and transferring, providing a more efficient and collaborative multi-device experience. It is greatly improving the working efficiency of consumers.  

The HUAWEI MatePad series includes the HUAWEI MatePad Pro 12.6-inch, HUAWEI MatePad Pro 10.8-inch, and HUAWEI MatePad 11. HUAWEI MatePad Pro 12.6/10.8 is equipped with a gorgeous bezel-less screen, with a 12.6’ OLED FullView Display, 8 speakers, and 3 rear cameras, the first in the world. The HUAWEI MatePad 11 is Huawei’s first tablet to support 120Hz screen refresh rate, bringing a smoother visual experience for gaming and video watching.

The HUAWEI M-Pencil (2nd generation) which offers a natural pencil-like writing experience with the new platinum-coated pen nib. The new Smart Magnetic Keyboard features a full-size design, a comfortable typing experience with a 1.3 mm key travel, it also inherits the advantages of its previous generation, including the magnetic cover, wireless charging and Bluetooth connectivity to ensure that it’s ready to use instantly.

With the HUAWEI M-Pencil (2nd generation), The new HUAWEI Smart Magnetic Keyboard and a Bluetooth wireless mouse, the HUAWEI MatePad series will give consumers a PC-like productivity & creativity using experience.

HUAWEI MateView

HUAWEI MateView, Photo courtesy of Huawei

The HUAWEI MateView is designed for smart office scenarios and features professional color display performance. It is a pro-grade standalone monitor featuring a 28.2-inch 3:2 panel that supports a high resolution of 3840 × 2560, delivering a premium viewing experience to present every single detail on the screen.

In addition, HUAWEI MateView can be connected with smartphones, laptops, and tablets wirelessly. It also supports the keyboard and mouse control function. The keyboard and mouse can be connected to a monitor to control other devices such as laptops and mobile phones in another way round, greatly improving the working efficiency of consumers.

Connect for better Fitness & Health Management

Huawei aims to deliver a new experience for proactive health management in the digital era. We are working with upstream and downstream app developers, medical device manufacturers, and professional medical institutions to build a hardware ecosystem, app ecosystem, and HUAWEI Research ecosystem in the fitness and health domain. We are also combining smart devices with health management services to provide consumers with 24/7 professional health services. In the near future, everyone will have access to a personal health manager and be able to proactively manage their own health.

HUAWEI WATCH 3 series

HUAWEI WATCH 3 series, Image courtesy of Huawei

The HUAWEI WATCH 3 series, a new flagship smartwatch, supports independent communication. The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series also allows you to make phone calls and listen to music using the same phone number and data plan as your smartphone. Featuring a curved glass screen and 316L stainless steel case, this stylish watch comes with a brand-new 3D rotating crown that senses different levels of pressure and provides haptic feedback in response, making the watch comfortable to wear and easy to operate.

Meanwhile, the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series is your personal fitness and health management assistant. The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series serves as a professional fitness & health manager that supports more than 100 workout modes. In addition to a broad range of healthcare monitoring function for reference, the watch can now monitor skin temperature with a new, high-precision temperature sensor. It also supports fall detection and SOS functions so users can supervise and manage their health data in real time.

Connect for better Entertainment

Huawei uses distributed technology to deliver a wireless entertainment experience across all scenarios that supports low-latency audio-to-video synchronization and multi-device collaboration, including dual device connectivity for headphones, seamless audio switching between devices, and HUAWEI CAST+ screen mirroring. All of this is possible with Huawei devices such as wireless headphones, smart speakers, Huawei Vision, smartphones, PCs, and tablets.

HUAWEI FreeBuds 4

HUAWEI FreeBuds 4, Image courtesy of Huawei

The HUAWEI FreeBuds 4 not only improves air like comfort wearing and active noise reduction abilities, but also delivers high resolution sound quality and intelligent audio connectivity. The HUAWEI FreeBuds 4 only weighs 4.1g per earbud and is lightweight and wearing without any burden.

To enhance noise cancellation effectively across different wearing scenarios, HUAWEI FreeBuds 4 uses Adaptive Ear Matching (AEM) noise cancellation technology and are the first open-fit earbuds in the industry to do so. When noise cancellation is switched on, the earbuds automatically detect the user’s ear shape and determine the optimum noise cancellation algorithm for each user, resulting the most comfortable noise cancellation experience.

In terms of sound quality, the HUAWEI FreeBuds 4 uses a Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) composite diaphragm, which can deliver high resolution sound quality. With no major quality loss, the treble part sounds richer and detailed.

Dual device connection is supported on HUAWEI FreeBuds 4, can provide consumers with the ultimate entertainment experience. Whether it is a Huawei smartphone, tablet, PC, smartwatch or HUAWEI Vision, or any other smart devices running Android, iOS or Windows, two devices can be connected to the HUAWEI FreeBuds 4 simultaneously. This lets users enjoy their favorite music or drama without missing any calls. When a call comes in, the music or show will be paused and seamlessly switched to the call.

HUAWEI MateView GT

HUAWEI MateView GT, Image courtesy of Huawei

In addition, The HUAWEI MateView GT is Huawei’s first curved monitor that perfectly fits gaming and e-sports scenarios. It features a 34-inch 165 Hz curved screen with a screen ratio of 21:9 and a resolution of 3440 × 1440. It also incorporates innovative designs such as the SoundBar. It is designed to maximise gaming delightment and create an immersive entertainment experience for players.

HUAWEI nova 8i: beautiful and powerful

HUAWEI nova 8i , Image courtesy of Huawei

HUAWEI also brings the new smartphone, HUAWEI nova 8i to APAC consumers. The HUAWEI nova Series has aimed to become the smartphone that young people love the most. Huawei design and R&D teams combined their passion of life and technology to create more and more products that are both beautiful and powerful, enabling HUAWEI nova Series to provide more happiness and satisfaction to their devoted users.

The HUAWEI nova 8i has a slim body and perfectly body ratio. It is equipped with a 6.67-inch Huawei bezel-less screen. Thanks to the NCVM (non-conductive vacuum metallization) process, the phone’s back cover is having beautiful visual and the sleek 4D curved design. It brings the ultimate holding experience to the consumer. The rear quad camera system, including the 64MP high-resolution main camera, provides the strong photography experience for young, aged users. In addition, the HUAWEI nova 8i also supports 66W HUAWEI SuperCharge, which takes only 38 minutes to fully charge the smartphone.

Huawei will continue to build experience stores and online channels in APAC

To bring six new flagship products to the APAC market, Huawei also announced at the launch that it will continue to develop both retail and online strategies including Huawei experience stores and e-commerce channels to bring consumers a better and more convenient shopping experience.

Huawei APAC Summer Product Launch, Image courtesy of Huawei

Huawei has opened Huawei experience stores in several countries in the APAC region. Currently, there are 120+ Huawei experience stores in Malaysia, 110+ in Thailand, 130+ in Philippines, 25+ in Indonesia, and 10+ in Singapore. A total of 400+ Huawei Experience Stores are in the most popular shopping centres in various regions, which are ready to serve the consumers.

In the Huawei Experience Store, consumers can experience the latest Huawei smartphones, as well as Huawei monitors, tablets, wearables, and audio devices. Huawei hopes to provide consumers with a convenient and direct shopping experience and enable them to experience Seamless AI Life.

In addition, Huawei has made great efforts to expand e-commerce channels and O2O services. Currently, consumers in Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines can easily purchase Huawei products through the e-commerce channels HUAWEI Store and third-party e-commerce channels such as Lazada, Shopee, etc.