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Huawei Launches MediaPad Tablet: 7″ Screen, Android 3.2, dual-core 1.2GHz Proc.

Huawei unveiled a new tablet with a 7 inch touchscreen at CommunicAsia in Singapore.  Named as the MediaPad, this tablet is powered by Android Honeycomb 3.2. Wait, but where does this 3.2 version of HoneyComb come up from?

According to Huawei, Android Honeycomb 3.2 is has all the same features as Honeycomb 3.1, but it has been specially designed to address the needs of 7-inch tablets whereas Honeycomb 3.2 is only meant for 10-inch tablets.

Earlier: Huawei Ideos Phones running Android 2.2 Froyo

Here are a few specifications and features of the Huawei MediaPad:

Display: 7 inch Screen

Touch: 217 pixels-per-inch IPS capacitive touchpane

Camera: 1.3 megapixel front-facing & 5 megapixel rear-facing camera

Connectivity: 802.11n WiFi, GPS. Support for 3G (HSPA+ 14.4Mbps)  and Bluetooth (with external dongles)

Processor: 1.2 GHz Dual-Core chip from Qualcomm.

Physique: Very slim at 11.98mm (Slimmer than the original Galaxy Tab); weighs 390 grams (0.86 pounds)

Storage: 8GB Internal storage with microSD slot – expandable up to 32GB

Multimedia / Flash: Supports full 1080p playback and has Flash 10.3 support

Battery: Up to 6 Hours.

Expected Price & Launch Date: We expect the Huawei MediaPad to be available for sale in the US from end of August or the first week of september, 2011. Although there has been no official word about the price of the Huawei MediaPad, but we expect the price to be somewhere between $350 to $500 (approx. Rs. 16,000 to Rs. 23,000 in Indian currency)

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