To fill in some specs for the table comes noted tipster Digital Chat Station. The MatePad 11 2023 will pack an 11-inch 2560x1600px LCD with a maximum refresh rate of 120Hz, a Snapdragon 870 with 8GB of RAM, 128GB or 256GB of storage, and will run the Hongmeng 3.1 OS, he says.
The tablet packs a 7,250mAh battery with 22.5W charging as well.
There will be a soft screen version, which is possibly a matte variant with a focus on handwriting with a stylus. Finally, Huawei have four colors prepped for the MatePad 11 2023 - Purple, Black, Blue, and White.
No, you can't sideload apps anymore in HarmonyOS 3.0. I have a Huawei device and made a mistake of upgrading the OS from HarmonyOS 2.x to HarmonyOS 3.x. No more sideloading. Huawei prevents that.
If market buys Apple for ecosystem, then they would buy iPhone as well, but they won't. iPhone smartphone market share is significant lower than iPad tablet market share.
The market buys iPads because of Apple ecosystem and name alone. They have no choice as that's mostly all that Apple makes. Many people dislike Apple's 4:3 aspect ratio but it's not like they're going to buy an Android tablet...