Huawei has officially unveiled the G9 Lite and the MediaPad M2 7.0 in China. This comes not long after it launched the P9, P9 Plus and the budget friendly P9 Lite. The G9 Lite is essentially a localised version of the P9 Lite aimed at the Chinese market.The G9 Lite sports a 5.2-inch 1080 display, 3GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable internal storage. Huawei has actually released two variants for the G9 Lite: the China Unicom variant comes with the Kirin 650 processor while the other variant that support other network will house the Snapdragon 617 processor. Other specifications include a rear fingerprint sensor, a 13-megapixel rear shooter, an 8-megapixel front facing camera as well as a 3,000 mAh non-removable battery. It is also said to come with Huawei’s own EMUI which is based on Android Marshmallow.
On top of that Huawei also announced the mid-range MediaPad M2 7.0 tablet, joining the already introduced MediaPad M2 10.1. This smaller variant will come with a 7-inch 1920 x 1200 panel with Huawei’s ClariVu 2.0 colour enhancement technology. It is also the first Huawei tablet to sport a fingerprint sensor placed on the right edge of the tablet. Under the hood, it is powered by a Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 405 GPU graphics and 3GB of RAM. It also sports a 13-megapixel snapper with f/2.0 aperture at the rear, while the front shooter is rated at 5-megapixels. Storage wise, it gets 16GB or 32GB of native storage which is expandable up to 128GB. Like the G9 Lite, it also gets a non-removable battery of 4,360 mAh. The MediaPad M2 7.0 will come in two variants: WiFi only and LTE.
As for the pricing, the Huawei G9 Lite with Kirin 650 will be priced at 1599 Yuan (about RM 990) while the Snapdragon 617 powered variant is priced at 1699 Yuan (about RM 1050). The MediaPad M2 7.0 on the other hand has a price tag of 1599 Yuan for the 16GB model and 1799 Yuan for the 32GB model. The Huawei G9 Lite will begin selling on 13th of May; the MediaPad M2 7.0 availability was not mentioned unfortunately.