Huawei is on a bit of a roll this week, starting off with the launch of a sub-$100 4G compatible phone on Vodafone, followed by the Ascend Mate 7 launch last night. Now Telstra has just announced that they are now selling the Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0, which was launched all the way back at Mobile World Congress in February.
The Media Pad M1 8.0 is intended as a media playback device, with Dual front facing speakers, which support ‘Huawei Stereo Wide Sound’. The inclusion of a 1280×800 ‘HD’ display paired with microSD card support will let you store a number of videos on the tablet to watch when you want. It has a decent power plant with a 4800mAh battery offering up to 8 hours of video play back according to Huawei.
- 8″ 1280×800 resolution HD IPS Display with 178° viewing angle
- 1.6GHz Hisilicon Kirin 910 quad core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB On-board Storage with microSD Card slot up to 32GB
- 5MP Rear facing camera with 1MP Front-facing camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with A-GPS
- 4800 mAh battery
- Android 4.4.2
- 214.4 x 120.7 x 7.9mm @ 350grams
- GSM/GPRS/EDGE (2G): 850/900/1800/1900 MHz.
UMTS(3G): 850/900/1900/2100 MHz.
LTE(4G): 900/1800/2100/2600 MHz.
The tablet is LTE enabled and is available on a number of plans on the Telstra network, starting from $36 per month over 24 months, which includes 1GB of data per month. If that’s not enough the tablet is available on higher end plans incuding :
The tablet is available now in Grey from Telstra, head on over to their website to check it out.