So I only had about an hour to go around CommunicAsia this morning so I headed straight to the Nokia booth. On my way back, I passed by Huawei and checked out the units on display, one of which is the newly launched Huawei MediaPad.
The 7-inch tablet is thin (10.5mm) and light (390g) with great display quality — not the brightest but it’s clear and crisp. The body composed of metal and plastic. I have to say it’s got a pretty solid build.
Didn’t really notice a huge difference in the UI but seems like Huawei has installed Android 3.2 in here. The navigation is smooth and the screen is pretty responsive though.
7â€³ IPS LCD capacitive display @ 1280×800 pixels, 217PPI
Qualcomm SnapDragon 1.2GHz dual-core
8GB internal storage
up to 32GB via microSD
GPS w/ aGPS support
5MP autofocus camera
1.3MP front-facing camera
1080p video, Hi-Fi audio player
4100mAh battery, up to 6 hours
No word as to pricing or when this unit will be released in the Philippines but based on my previous conversations with local Huawei reps, this will have a 50-50 chance to land in the Philippines. But that really depends on how competitive their pricing is. My guess is under Php20k.
I’ve got some video clips but YouTube upload is a bit slow (and we’re now boarding to fly back to Manila). Will post more tablets, 3G/4G/LTE devices and Android smartphones from Huawei tonight.