Huawei has expanded its portfolio of MediPad family of tablets by launching the 7-inch MediaPad 7 Lite and the 10-inch Hawei MediaPad 10 FHD tablet, which will run on Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite is powered by Cortex A8 1.2GHz processor with 1GB of RAM. It packs in a 7-inch IPS multi-touch display with 1024x600p resolution. There is a 3.2 megapixel rear camera, and 0.3 megapixel front camera. MediaPad7 Lite has 4GB of internal storage, which can be expanded by 32 GB. This tablet has a 4100 mAh battery. The MediaPad 7 Lite allows connectivity with its 3G and WiFi cellular, SMS, and MMS capabilities. It is compatible with nearly all multimedia formats.
Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite comes in a metal unibody shell and weighs 370 grams. According to the company, the 7-inch tablet is targeted at the youth and young urban professionals. The MediaPad 7 Lite is immediately available for sale at Rs 13,700 via stores such as Croma, Reliance Digital, and online partners such as Flipkart and multi-brand outlets across India.
“Good things come in small packages. The MediaPad 7 Lite is our answer to consumers’ and our channel partners’ demands for a good-looking, portable high-performance tablet at a price that makes sense for them. The MediaPad 7 Lite is consumers’ perfect entertainment and communications companion,” said P Sanjeev, director, sales, Huawei Device India.
The Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD quad-core tablet has a 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200 IPS display screen with 16:10 ratio. It is powered by a K3v2 Cortex-A9 1.4GHz quad-core processor and a 16-core GPU. This 10-inch tablet also supports LTE in addition to Wi-Fi and 3G. There is a 6600mAh battery, which according to Huawei provides about 10 hours of continuous usage. Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD comes with 8-megapixel autofocus rear-facing camera and a 1.3-megapixel front camera. The MediaPad 10 FHD uses 5.1 Dolby surround sound technology, and a dual speaker design.
With a keyboard add-on, the MediaPad 10 FHD can be transformed into an Ultrabook. It has VGA and HDMI output, and office software compatibility. The MediaPad 10 FHD also supports Ethernet access via a USB adapter cable to eliminate network accessibility limitations. The Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD will be available during December across India, and price will be announced closer to availability.
“Most consumers use tablets for entertainment purposes such as gaming, viewing multimedia content, browsing the internet and reading e-books,” said Victor Shanxin, president, Huawei Device India. “We have created the MediaPad 10 FHD to be extraordinary – to excel in all of the entertainment capabilities including speed, power, web-browsing, high definition display and audio, and packaging it all in a compact and sleek body.”