Huawei Launches Six New Flagship products in APAC

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July 8, 2021

Huawei Consumer Business Group held a summer launch event in APAC region, bringing 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 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

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 projecting the 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 a 120Hz screen refresh rate, bringing a smoother visual experience for gaming and video watching.

The HUAWEI M-Pencil (2nd generation) 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 PC-like productivity & creativity using experience.



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.



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 functions 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

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 is 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 in 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, which can provide consumers with the ultimate entertainment experience. Whether it is a Huawei smartphone, tablet, PC, smartwatch or HUAWEI Vision, or any other smart device 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.



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 maximize gaming delighted and create an immersive entertainment experience for players.


HUAWEI nova 8i: beautiful and powerful

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 for 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 perfect 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 a beautiful visual and a 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 a 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 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 the Philippines, 25+ in Indonesia, and 10+ in Singapore. A total of 400+ Huawei Experience Stores are in the most popular shopping centers 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.

Sales Information

Starting from Php 18,999, HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series will be available for pre-order beginning July 6 to July 15 on Huawei Store, Shopee, Lazada and, HUAWEI Experience Stores and authorized retail stores with a FREE Huawei Band 4 worth Php 1,890.

Priced at PHP 7999, HUAWEI FreeBuds 4 will be available for pre-order for only PHP 5,999 from July 6 until July 15 via Shopee. If you pre-order via Huawei Store and pay PHP 1,000, you get 3,000 off, meaning pre-order customers can get the FreeBuds 4 for as low as PHP 5,999! Lastly, pre-order customers are entitled to get a 3-month HUAWEI Music VIP subscription.


Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 Price and Availability

The HUAWEI MatePad Pro 12.6 retails in the Philippines for Php 55,999. Those who are going to purchase a unit from June 28 to July 09 just need to add Php 1 to get premium freebies worth up to Php 18,035. The bundle includes a HUAWEI MatePad M-Pencil worth Php 5,999, a HUAWEI Smart Keyboard worth Php 7,999, a Bluetooth Speaker worth Php 1499, and limited subscription to HUAWEI Cloud (3mos, 50GB, Php49), HUAWEI Video (1 month VIP, Php 589), WPS (3 months VIP, Php 900), FilmoraGo (3 months VIP, Php 500), and HUAWEI Theme (VIP, Php 500).

The last promo bundle will be running from July 10 to 31. Customers just need to add Php 1 to get Php 13,998 worth of premium freebies. This includes a HUAWEI MatePad M-Pencil 2nd generation and a HUAWEI Smart Keyboard.

The Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 is now available in all Huawei Stores nationwide, in Huawei official online store and via Lazada and Shopee.


MateView and MateView GT Price

Huawei is also entering the display industry with a powerful monitor duo: smart monitor MateView and curved gaming monitor MateView GT. These monitors for today’s corporate gladiators and new-gen gaming champs will be launched in the local market real soon. The MateView GT is expected to bear a retail price tag of Php 28,999. Hardcore gamers looking at elevating their rig can get first dibs on the device through pre-order. From July 06 to 15, the MateView GT will be available for pre-order via Huawei Store, Shopee, Lazada and will be coming with a free classic backpack worth Php 5,990.

You may purchase the Huawei MateView GT via these participating stores.


Product availability links:

Item Huawei Store Shopee Link Lazada Link
FreeBuds 4
Watch 3
Mateview GT
MatePad Pro
Watch 3 and FreeBuds 4 N/A


Stay tuned and watch out for launch information and updates for MatePad 11, nova 8i, MateView and MateView GT local launch availability!


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