Huawei's Android 3.2 MediaPad hands-on

Huawei's Android 3.2 MediaPad hands-on

Summary: The Chinese manufacturer has lifted the lid on its upcoming MediaPad 7-inch tablet, which will be powered by the next edition of Google's tablet-oriented version of the Android operating system


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  • Huawei MediaPad seven inch screen

    Chinese telecoms hardware company Huawei has shown off its MediaPad, a 7-inch tablet that will run the as-yet-unannounced 3.2 version of Google's Android operating system.

    The device measures 10.5mm thick, weighs in at 390g and will provide up to six hours of usage off one charge, according to the manufacturer.

    Photo credit: Huawei

  • Huawei MediaPad headed to UK

    The MediaPad model on display at the CommunicAsia show was running Android 3.1, an iteration of the Honeycomb build of the OS.

    Pricing and release specifics were not revealed, but a Huawei spokesman told ZDNet UK that the MediaPad will go on sale in the UK before the end of 2011.

    Photo credit: John Chan/CNET Asia

Topics: Mobility, Smartphones

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