The seven inch large phone tablet thing is becoming quite popular. Not with actual consumers but with manufacturers, we now have the Asus FonePad, the Galaxy Note 8.0 and now the Huawei MediaPad 7 Vogue.
The MediaPad 7 Vogue is the latest in a line of budget tablets from Huawei, offering a pretty basic spec
- built-in receiver for direct calling capabilities
- quad-core 1.2GHz processor CPU
- 16-core GPU
- 8GB Internal
- 1GB RAM
- Micro SD slot
- 1080p full HD video playback
- The 3G module supports DC-HSPA+
- Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
- 4100mAh Li-Polymer battery and Huawei’s proprietary power-saving technology
- 9.5mm thin
- weighing only 335g
- 7-inch capacitive 1024 x 600 (IPS) multi-touchscreen
- Micro USB port that is compatible with a full-range of accessories including an external keyboard, mouse and USB flash disk
- Emotion UI 1.5
- Android 4.1
“The MediaPad 7 Vogue comes in black and white and will be available in China this month, with other markets to follow”
So we shall see, how much it costs hopefully in the next few weeks. One last thing though people, who in the real world would ever use one of these as phone? Please let me know if you would use it as your main device, not you second device. Maybe models like this one, who’s obviously been paid to smile.
Source – Huawei
Shenzhen, China, 24 June, 2013]: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today launched the HUAWEI MediaPad 7 Vogue, the latest in Huawei’s range of products that make great technology accessible. With a 7-inch display, aluminum unibody and quad-core processor, the MediaPad 7 Vogue provides the perfect mix of functions from a tablet, smartphone and entertainment center in one stylish and portable device.
“Building on the popularity of the HUAWEI MediaPad series, we’ve created a new tablet that caters to fashionistas, technology seekers, entertainment junkies, and people who simply expect more from their technology,” said Richard Yu, Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “We’re delighted to introduce the MediaPad 7 Vogue, our call-enabled tablet with world-class entertainment capabilities and long-lasting battery power. The MediaPad 7 Vogue is a perfect example of Huawei’s dedication to making extraordinary experiences possible.”
The HUAWEI MediaPad 7 Vogue boasts a built-in receiver for direct calling capabilities that remove the need for headphones. It features a powerful quad-core 1.2GHz processor CPU and 16-core GPU, fluid 3D gaming and 1080p full HD video playback. The 3G module supports DC-HSPA+, and downlink speed can reach up to 42Mbps, and the Wi-Fi connection supports 802.11b/g/n for fast streaming of movies or videos. MediaPad 7 Vogue also features a 4100mAh Li-Polymer battery and Huawei’s proprietary power-saving technology, enabling playback of four HD movies or more than 20 hours of continuous calling on one charge. The MediaPad 7 Vogue’s antenna performance is top-class, exceeding most operator standards in the US and Europe.
With its strong and sleek aluminum metal unibody design, the MediaPad 7 Vogue is ultra light and compact at just 9.5mm thin and weighing only 335g. Its 7-inch capacitive 1024 x 600 (IPS) multi-touchscreen with full view-angle and vivid display, offers a dazzling visual experience to bring your photos and videos to life.
Running on Android 4.1, the MediaPad 7 Vogue is pre-installed with email, word processing, Facebook, YouTube, and GPS navigation, and also features Huawei’s proprietary Emotion UI 1.5 providing a more user-friendly and personalized experience.
Offering seamless connectivity, the MediaPad 7 Vogue’s Micro USB port is compatible with a full-range of accessories including an external keyboard, mouse and USB flash disk, while the Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Airsharing functionalities allow for swift content sharing wherever you are.
The MediaPad 7 Vogue comes in black and white and will be available in China this month, with other markets to follow.