CES 2012: Huawei MediaPad now comes with Android 4.0

By Telecom Lead Team: Huawei, a global information and
communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, announced the new Huawei
MediaPad, pre-loaded with the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating


Huawei has also unveiled its new MediaPad color series –
fashionable MediaPads in three new colors: shadow black, classic brown and
passion pink and running on Android 3.2.


Both MediaPad versions have a high-quality display, with
screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels at 217 PPI and supporting 1080P Full HD
video playback.


Both MediaPad are powered with a Qualcomm dual-core 1.2
GHz processor and have a battery capacity of six hours or more.


“In a tablet market defined by staid black and white
tablets, the new colorful MediaPad offers a personalized look without the need
for an external case. With a hardware package that includes a high-quality
screen, a powerful dual-core processor, and long battery life, these colorful
MediaPad embodies a rare combination of style and performance,” said Richard
Yu, chairman, Huawei Device.


MediaPad was launched in June 2011 and it was the
world’s first 7-inch Android 3.2 tablet. Huawei’s new MediaPad color series and
the MediaPad with Android 4.0 will be available in selected markets in the
first quarter of 2012. Existing MediaPad owners will receive an OTA Android 4.0
upgrade to their tablets by the first quarter of 2012.


Huawei has recently unveiled the world’s slimmest smartphone at the 2012
Consumer Electronics Show (CES).


The Huawei Ascend P1 S is 6.68mm thin and features a
4.3-inch Super AMOLED 960 x 540 touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass. The
Ascend P1 S is the fastest and most compact smartphone in its class with a
dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4460 Cortext-A9 processor and Android 4.0 Ice Cream
Sandwich operating system.


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