Huawei announce MediaPad 10 FHD: Quad-Core, Android 4.0, 1920×1200 IPS display

Huawei have just unveiled their brand new member of the MediaPad family, the MediaPad 10 FHD. As the name somewhat gives away, the device has a 10-inch display that boasts a 1920x1200 resolution (226ppi). Huawei haven't been pressured into using Tegra 3 as their quad-core CPU, instead opting for their own proprietary 1.5GHz K3 processor -- Huawei boasts that it is the smallest quad-core chipset in the world. The MediaPad 10 FHD also has insane HSPA+ speeds, with the modem capable of 84Mbps. LTE radios can be added in by carriers or Huawei at a later date. Other... Continue reading

Android 3.2 SDK released to the world — start developing for 7-inch Tablets

Google have just released the Android 3.2 SDK to developers and is available for download via the SDK Manager right now. Android 3.2 is an incremental update from 3.1 which brings support for 7-inch Tablet and CPUs other than NVIDIA's Tegra 2 -- the Huawei MediaPad being a great example. Some of the highlights of the 3.2 release: Optimizations for a wider range of tablets. A variety of refinements across the system ensure a great user experience on a wider range of tablet devices. Compatibility zoom for fixed-sized apps. A new compatibility display mode gives users a new way... Continue reading

Huawei launch the Huawei Sonic, budget Gingerbread device for the masses

Update: The Sonic is now available from Dick Smith online for $248 Today Huawei held a media event up in Sydney to showcase some of their existing and new products that they plan to launch here in Australia before the end of the year. Besides mentions and a showing off of the MediaPad, Huawei announced that the Huawei Sonic is launching here in Australia and will sell via retail stores Dick Smith and Woolworths.There is no current pricing on the Sonic, but from the following specs we guarantee it won't cost an arm and a leg. 3.5-inch Capacitive... Continue reading

Huawei unveils world’s first Android 3.2 Tablet, 7″ and 1.2GHz dual-core MediaPad

Huawei have just announced an absolute power-house of a Tablet at their launch event over in Singapore. The Huawei MediaPad comes off the back of the global success of the IDEOS S7 -- sold here as the Telstra T-Touch Tab. A first for any Tablet is Honeycomb 3.2 which Huawei insists is Honeycomb 3.1 but suitable for 7" Tablets. Here's a wrap up of the specs, and they're nothing short of spectacular: 7" IPS LCD Display (1280x800) 1.2GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm CPU Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) 3G - 14.4Mbit HSDPA / 5.76Mbit HSUPA (Unknown Bands) 5MP Rear Camera / 1.3MP Front Camera 802.11 b/g/n... Continue reading