HONOR launches MagicPad 13, the first tablet with IMAX Enhanced display

The tablet delivers premium performance and entertainment with a 144Hz refresh rate and a 3D spatial audio setup.
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HONOR launches a new flagship tablet, the MagicPad 13, in China. The tablet boasts a 13-inch 2.8K resolution display with IMAX Enhanced certification, making it the first tablet to offer this feature.

The IMAX Enhanced display supports 1 billion colors, HDR10, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, and a 144Hz refresh rate. It also has a high brightness of 700 nits and a low color deviation of Delta E<1.

HONOR MagicPad 13 IMAX display

The MagicPad 13 is powered by a Snapdragon 888 processor, paired with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. The tablet runs on Android 13-based MagicOS 7.2, which has tablet-optimized apps such. It also supports Honor’s Magic Pencil 3, which has a skin-friendly coating, a matte texture, 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity, and 2ms latency.

The tablet has an 8-speaker system certified by QQ Music Best and four microphones that provide a 3D spatial audio setup without the need for headphones. It also has a 13MP rear camera and a 9MP front camera for capturing photos and videos.

The MagicPad 13 has a large 10,050mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging via a USB-C port. The port also supports 4K60 output to an external monitor.

HONOR MagicPad 13

The MagicPad 13 is available in three colors: Azure, Star Gray, and Moonlight. It is priced at CNY 2,999 (roughly PHP 22,800) for the base variant of 8GB+256GB. The other variants with 12GB+256GB and 16GB+512GB are priced at CNY 3,299 (roughly PHP 25,100) and CNY 3,699 (roughly PHP 28,100) respectively.

The tablet will go on sale in China on July 20. There is no word on its global availability yet.

Honor MagicPad 13 Specs

Display13-inch 2.8K IPS display, 2880×1840, 144Hz refresh rate, DCI-P3 color gamut, IMAX Enhanced
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 888
Rear Camera13MP
Front Camera9MP
ConnectivityWi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2
OthersUSB-C, Eight Speakers, Magic Pencil 3 stylus support
OSMagicOS 7.2, Android 13
ColorsAzure, Starry Gray, Moonlight
Battery10,050mAh, 66W fast charging

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