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Huawei Introduces Two New MediaPads -- One Good, One Awful

Authored by: Steven Blum — Aug 29, 2012

Huawei has announced two new tablets at IFA 2012 – the MediaPad 10 FHD and the Huawei Media Pad 7 Lite. One offers solid speed and a great display, while the other one may appeal to folks who don't know anything better.

The Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD (pictured above) is Huawei's first 10-inch tablet. It's also got a 1.2 GHz quad-core pcoessor, a full HD resolution of 1,920x 1,200 pixels, 1GB of RAM and Dolby surround-sound technology. A 1.3 MP is up front, 8MP 'round back. Overall, it's a pretty decent tablet, but the €429 pricetag is more than what you'd pay for Sony's new Xperia S tablet. 

he Huawei Media Pad 7 Lite may appeal to budget shoppers, but it would have to be priced below the Nexus 7 to compete. This entry-level tablet features a 7" display, 1.2 GHz single-core processor with 1GB of RAM, 8GB in storage and a 4,100 mAh battery. It's advertised as light but, at 380 grams, it's heavier than the Nexus 7. It's going to cost €249, which is far too much for a tablet with these specs.

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.


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