Huawei announces MediaPad 7 Youth tablet

MediaPad 7 Youth tablet

Huawei has today confirmed the release of their MediaPad 7 Youth tablet, aimed toward the lower-end market and young people, as the name suggests. It is compact, sturdy, and stylish with an aluminum body, a device that Huawei believes, “is the perfect portable companion for the connected generation to enjoy their independence.” One additional feature is the capability of making phone calls, making it the ideal tablet to have with you when you need to make that important phone call.

Huawei Medipad 7

Huawei seems to view this as the perfect tablet for young people on the move…affording the portability and styling they demand, gaming capabilities, and the perfect social media tool for keeping in touch with your friends, as well as the ability to make a phone call.

The specifications are somewhat sketchy from their press release, for example, no RAM was given, nor if a camera was present. The specs released are as follows:

Processor: Unspecified 1.6GHz dual-core
Operating system: Android 4.1
Cellular connectivity: Wi-Fi, Multiple HSPA+ 3G
Display: 7-inch, 1080P display, 10-point touchscreen
RAM: Not Known
Internal storage: Not Known
Battery: 4100 mAh Li-Polymer
Dimensions: 9.9mm thin x 19.34cm long
Weight: 350 grams
Colors: Silver, Aluminum casing
Other: Voice Calling

The MediaPad 7 Youth will be available in Russia, China, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe in Q3, 2013. No price was given at this time.

[toggle_item title =”Press Release”]Huawei unveils MediaPad 7 Youth, a tablet for the connected generation
[Shenzhen, China, 16 July, 2013]: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today launched the HUAWEI MediaPad 7 Youth, the latest addition to Huawei’s popular MediaPad tablet series. Compact, sturdy and stylish with its aluminum metal unibody measuring just 9.9mm thin and weighing 350g, the HUAWEI MediaPad 7 Youth is the perfect portable companion for the connected generation to enjoy their independence.
Embrace independence with high-speed connectivity and an eye-catching design
“The MediaPad 7 Youth is a versatile tablet that provides an unsurpassed experience across hardware and software,” said Wang Yinfeng, Vice President, Home Connected Device Product Line, Huawei Device. “Ideal for young people who are always on the move, the MediaPad 7 Youth delivers on Huawei’s promise to make extraordinary technology experiences accessible for all.”
The HUAWEI MediaPad 7 Youth has a strong, 19.34cm long polished aluminum metal unibody and is small enough to fit into a backpack or tote bag. With a 7-inch capacitive 10-point touchscreen, you can enjoy a vivid viewing experience with the 1080p full HD video playback functionality, wherever you are. MediaPad 7 Youth’s high-speed 28nm dual-core 1.6GHz processor and powerful GPU offers the ultimate gaming and smooth operating experience, while the 4100mAh Li-Polymer battery provides almost two weeks of power on standby to keep you entertained for longer.
Feel the freedom of swift connectivity to ensure you never miss a tweet, text or call, with the HUAWEI MediaPad 7 Youth’s choice of multi-network HSPA+ (up to 21Mbps) and Wi-Fi connections, as well as voice calling, SMS, and MMS. Running on Android 4.1, the MediaPad 7 Youth has the versatility to keep you connected around the clock whether you’re chatting, sharing, gaming, or watching movies.
The MediaPad 7 Youth will be available in Russia, China, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe in Q3, 2013.[/toggle_item]

Source : Huawei