No, tablets are not dead. Huawei has announced a new tablet in Honor series and it comes with awesome features.
Along with the announcement of Huawei Honor 7X, Huawei announced the Huawei WaterPlay tablet. As the name implies, the tablet comes with IP67 water resistant which means that you can submerge the phone in water for up to 1 meter and 30 minutes.
The tablet comes with Kirin 659 chipset. It is the same chipset featured in Honor 7X and upcoming Mate 10 Lite. The chipset comes with Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) and Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. The Honor WaterPlay comes in 2 storage and RAM variants. A variant with 32GB storage and 3GB RAM and a variant with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM. Storage can be expanded by a Micro SD card in both variants.
The tablet has a 10.1-inch display with a screen resolution of 1,920×1,200. There is an 8MP camera on the back and a front camera with unknown resolution. The fingerprint sensor is embedded in the front button at the front. Thankfully, the tablet comes with a 3.5m audio jack. It runs with Android 7.0 Naugat out of the box and will be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo soon. It packs a 6,660 mAh which supports flash charging. The phone has USB Type-C port and weighs 464g.
The Honor WaterPlay will start shipping on October 24 in silver and Champagne Gold color and will be priced at CNY 2,000 (around 33,000 Pakistani rupees).