HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” Review: The Affordable All-in-One Entertainment Hub For the Family

There are certain things that everyone looks for when purchasing a tablet for the family: price, portability, and the capability for immersive entertainment while also allowing for productivity. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of entry-level tablets that meet these expectations and we are forced to compromise quality for affordability, or vice versa.

But this new tablet from HUAWEI promises impressive performance at a budget-friendly price point: the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11”!

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I got to be among the first to get their hands on the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” and here’s why I believe that it’s a must-have productivity tool and home entertainment hub for the family.

5 Reasons Why the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” is the Must-Have Tablet For the Family

1. It’s a stylish companion for everyday use

The HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” comes in a sleek design that makes it look super premium despite it being inexpensive. Its metal unibody design and nebula grey color are so stylish that I personally would proudly bring it around while I’m on the go, confident that it won’t stick out like a sore thumb.

It’s also incredibly thin and lightweight! So even if I’m just lounging around at home watching movies or running to different places for work events, the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” is comfortable to hold and easy to carry around in my arms or my bag.

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2. You can immerse yourself in entertainment while keeping your eyes protected

The HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” boasts a FullView Display that truly ropes you into any movie, show, or game you’re playing on it. But what makes it most impressive is its audio-visual experience through its quad speakers!

Eye protection is also a stand-out feature of the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11”. You can trust that it has a low blue light and flicker-free display with a convenient brightness adjustment according to ambient lighting conditions. It even has an ebook mode for those who are using the tablet to read documents or digital books!

It gives me relief that even if I or anyone I love uses the tablet for extended hours, their eyes will remain protected.

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3. You can take it on family trips without worrying about its battery life

Just like all of HUAWEI’s MatePads, I found that the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” doesn’t run out of battery as quickly as other tablets despite continuous usage because of its 7700 mAh battery capacity. When it does run out of battery, it still charges super fast, which is crucial for people like me who are constantly on the go. This makes it such a great piece of entertainment for the family during road trips or travels abroad, or even during long movie or gaming sessions at home!

The HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” also stands out for its superior RAM and storage options. With 6GB and 8GB RAM configurations, we get nothing less than smooth performance (no lagging or freezing!) even with multiple apps running simultaneously—perfect for families who share one tablet.

4. It’s perfect for everyone, no matter how young or old

I’ve been going on and on about how the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” is perfect for the family, and I really do mean it. Every individual, no matter what their lifestyles or habits are, can use the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” to its fullest potential.

For parents, they can have peace of mind knowing that they ensure their kids are surfing the web safely through the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11”’s robust parental controls, and app and content management. Kids, meanwhile, can safely learn and play with the BabyBus education ecosystem with 260 educational features. Parents can also set posture and bumpy road alerts!

Those who are much older can benefit from this tablet’s accessibility tools such as font magnification for easier reading.

Most importantly, the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” allows for the entire family to be connected and enjoy the tablet together! The multi-screen collaboration and multi-window modes allow everyone to participate in family activities, whether it’s watching a movie together, browsing photos, or planning a vacation.

5. It’s also a great productivity tool

The HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” isn’t just for play—it’s a powerful productivity tool too! Its pre-installed HUAWEI Notes app is my favorite to use for art, journaling, and taking down notes. It’s just like GoodNotes, only there’s no one-time cost to pay, meaning it’s completely free!

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With the HUAWEI M-Pen Lite, I can make various notebooks with different templates—dotted, grid, blank, or lined—or even just open a PDF to write on directly.

This makes it great to have for students and professional workers, and everybody at home who needs a creative outlet or a place to take notes, brainstorm ideas, or organize to-do lists together!

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Final words

The HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” truly is a powerful and affordable entertainment tool for the home that everyone in the family can enjoy and use. With its stunning display, stylish design, long-lasting battery life, collaborative features, productivity apps, and so much more, the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” will keep you and your loved ones entertained, engaged, and connected!

So if you’re looking for a tablet with impressive capabilities that won’t have you breaking the bank, the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” is WhenInManila.com approved!

Where can I get the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11”?

You can get the HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” at all HUAWEI Experience Stores, Lazada, Shopee, HUAWEI Online Store, and Tiktok.

It will come with exclusive first-sale freebies for purchases made from June 28 to July 31, 2024!

Here’s how much it costs:

  • HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” 8GB+128GB (with HUAWEI M-Pencil Lite worth PHP 2,999; flip cover worth 999; and coffee much worth 2,999): PHP 11,999
  • HUAWEI MatePad SE 11” 6GB+128GB (with flip cover worth 999; and coffee much worth 2,999): PHP 8,999

You can also enjoy 0% interest when you pay using:

  • Home Credit: 0% interest for up to 9 months
  • Credit card: 0% interest for up to 24 months

Only the Nebula Grey color will be available in the Philippines.

Are you excited to get this for your family? Share with us your thoughts in the comments below!

(ALSO READ: 4 Reasons Why We Think the HUAWEI MatePad 11.5”S Is Better Than the iPad)

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