Honor announces a new high-end tablet at a bargain price

With its new Honor Pad 8 tablet, Honor aims to offer users an ultra-high-end immersive experience.

It was during IFA 2022 that the manufacturer Honor lifted the veil on the next connected objects that will enrich its 2022 catalog. After a very promising MagicBook 14, the firm lifted the veil on its new high-end tablet. range, the Pad 8. Designed as a new generation entertainment experience, the device intends to compete with premium models from Samsung or Apple with a revised and corrected version, but above all at an unbeatable price.

With his 12-inch 2K FullView display, the Honor Pad 8 offers an occupancy rate of 87% for the screen. A good score, which should allow users to take advantage of the 2000 x 1200 px panel and the billion displayable colors of the terminal. Designed for multimedia content, the tablet’s large format panel also benefits from TÜV Rheinland Flicker Free certification for the reduction of blue light and flickering. The hardware part as for it, adheres to the charter Rheinland Low Blue Light. Enough to ensure a comfortable user experience throughout the day, and even in the evening.

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Eight speakers

If the Pad 8 intends to establish itself as a benchmark for the consumption of multimedia content such as Netflix or Disney +, it is above all in terms of its audio that it hopes to stand out. With its eight speakers placed symmetrically on each side of the device, Honor’s next-gen tablet should offer a more immersive experience in terms of audio, an area where the majority of models – even high-end – struggle their pin in the game.

Audiophiles should appreciate the support for DTS: X® Ultra sound, for a rendering that the brand promises at 360°. The brand’s efforts on sound should also be illustrated in videoconferencing, since the Pad 8 benefits from a Hi-Res audio certified voice and sound recognition system.

Improved performance

With its all-aluminum alloy design and weighing 520g, the Honor Pad 8 tablet is elbowing with the latest high-end models released, starting with the Lenovo Tab P12 Pro and the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+. Obviously, under the hood some concessions had to be made. Sold for less than €400, the terminal incorporates a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 octa-core processor, a good compromise in terms of quality and autonomy. Particularly effective on multitasking, it stands out as the ideal companion for playing, working or having fun.

Price and availability

Equipped with the Honor Magic 6.1 interface based on Android 12, the Pad 8 tablet will be marketed in France from September 18. A pre-order offer is already available with a 20€ discount on the official website. Count €349.90 to offer you the new terminal from the Chinese manufacturer.

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