Huawei Launches MediaPad –
World’s first 7-inch Android 3.2 Honeycomb Dual-Core Tablet
MediaPad is set to transform consumers’ entertainment experience
Manila, Philippines, 01 December 2011: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today launched the Huawei MediaPad, the world’s first 7-inch Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet. The MediaPad is a complete entertainment powerhouse driven by Qualcomm’s dual-core 1.2GHz processor, supported by Google Android Market.
The MediaPad provides a fabulous user-experience in a stylish, high-performing and ultra-portable package.
The MediaPad is Huawei Device’s smartest, slimmest and lightest tablet yet, measuring just 10.5mm (0.4 inches) deep and weighing approximately 390g (0.86 pounds). It supports 1080P full HD video playback and features a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera and 5 megapixel auto focus rear facing camera with HD video recording capabilities. With HSPA+ 14.4Mbps and high-speed WiFi 802.11n Internet connectivity, the MediaPad doesn’t just entertain – it keeps you connected at an instant.
“With the Huawei MediaPad, we are demonstrating yet again that design, functionality and performance are within anyone’s reach. The 7-inch tablet remains the preferred size for portability, and Android Honeycomb 3.2 is dedicated to enhance the full potential of 7-inch tablets. Huawei is very pleased to be the first to offer this package to consumers globally and most especially here in the Philippines.” said Zack Zhangxiang, Device Group Head of Huawei Philippines. “The MediaPad opens up new worlds of entertainment for consumers by removing the barriers to tablet ownership, enabling access to a truly high-quality mobile entertainment experience.”
An Out-of-this-World Entertainment Experience
The MediaPad supports HSPA+ data services, Flash 10.3 videos and comes preinstalled with applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Let's Golf and Documents to Go. With the 7-inch IPS touch screen, the MediaPad offers a standout visual experience for photos, movies and applications. Entertainment and gaming experience are taken to the next level with the MediaPad’s 1.2GHz Dual-Core processor, HD playback and HDMI port.
With MediaPad, Huawei Device aims to reach a significant number of its target market, Young Social Networkers (YSNs).
Emerald Dimapilis, Terminal Marketing Manager of HUAWEI Device Philippines expressed: “YSNs are all around us. Wherever you are in the world – whether it in a bar in New York, a coffee shop in Makati, a beach in Palawan, or a busy shopping street in London – you’ll find groups of YSNs. Progressiveness is the defining characteristic of this group.”
Expansion of Huawei Device’s Smart Offerings
The MediaPad builds on the global success of the IDEOS S7 Slim tablet and cements Huawei Device’s ability to cater to the explosive demand for tablets.
According to the International Data Corporation, sales in the tablet market are expected to increase more than fourfold in the next two years. Along with Huawei’s latest range of smart devices, the MediaPad is a prime example of Huawei Device’s focus on the power of practical innovation.
Huawei currently serves 45 of the world’s top 50 telecom operators. Huwaei Device has achieved success in the operator resale market, and is a leading vendor in Mobile Broadband and Convergence device field. The company provides a diverse range of network devices including handsets, mobile broadband devices, convergence devices, and video solutions. It has partnered with more than 470 operators in more than 130 countries.
Android Honeycomb 3.2 OS
7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
10.5mm (0.4 inches) slim, ~390g weight (0.86 pounds)
1.3 MP front-facing camera, 5 MP auto focus rear facing camera with HD video recording capabilities
HSPA+ 14.4 Mbps, WiFi 11n
Dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm processor
Over 6 hours battery life
1080P full HD playback and HDMI port
DECEMBER 1, 2011 "MEDIA LAUNCH"