Huawei launched the MatePad Pro tablet last year. It uses the hole-punch screen technology, which is commonly used on smartphones. As you guess, this reduces the border, at the same time increasing the screen ratio. 163.com has dissembled the Huawei MatePad Pro version, and it turns out only 2% of the components used in this product have been made in the US.
Huawei MatePad Pro configuration information
- SoC: Hisilicon Kirin 990 processor丨7nm process
- Screen: 10.8 inch IPS hole screen 丨 resolution 2560×1600
- Storage: 6GB RAM+128GB ROM
- Front camera: 8MP
- Rear camera: 13MP
- Battery: 7250mAh lithium-ion polymer battery
- Features: Hole-punch full screen | Multi-screen collaboration
When they dismantled the Wi-Fi version of the Huawei MatePad Pro, the estimated total cost of the machine was $269.18, the total cost of the main control was $115. So the main control components accounted for about 42.7% of the total cost.
The main chip of the Huawei MatePad Pro is Kirin 990, which uses the 7nm+EUV process, and the board area is 36% smaller than other solutions in the industry. This is the world’s first mobile terminal chip with more than 10 billion transistors. In fact, it reaches 10.3 billion transistors, an increase of 4.4 billion transistors compared to the previous Kirin 980 chip.
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The Huawei MatePad Pro has a total of 1411 components, of which 1148 components are provided by Japan, accounting for 81.4% of the total. The highest number of components accounts for 4.6% of the cost. Mainly, they refer to camera sensors.
China provides 225 components, accounting for 15.9% of the total, 71% of the cost, and the highest cost. The main areas are control chips, non-electronic devices, connectors and screens.
The United States provides 28 components, which account for 2% of the total, and the cost accounts for 4.6%. They mainly refer to the power supply RF auxiliary IC.
South Korea provides three components, which account for 0.2% of the total, and cost accounts for 15.7%. The main area is flash memory chips.
Other countries and regions provide 7 components, accounting for 0.5% of the total, and cost accounting for 4.1%.
Top 5 most expensive components of the Huawei MatePad Pro
- main chip
- flash storage
- camera sensor
It is worth noting that the tablet sports an IPS screen of domestic manufacturer Tianma. Honestly, many of you should be familiar with Huawei’s domestic screen suppliers BOE and Tianma. These two manufacturers can often be seen on Huawei products.
In addition, Huawei’s MatePad Pro’s rear 13MP camera also uses the camera sensor of the domestic manufacturer Howe Technolog. But when it comes to memory, the manufacturer chose SK Hynix and Samsung products.