Huawei MediaPad officially headed to AT&TAlex Wagner - Deputy Managing Editor, News Desk
The Huawei MediaPad has been available at T-Mobile under the SpringBoard name since late last year, and now it looks like the slate will be headed to another major U.S. GSM carrier's shelves. It's been revealed that the MediaPad will be landing at AT&T tomorrow, February 3rd. The announcement says that the slate will be available to enterprise users "at varying price points depending on the business account," but it makes no mention of if or when the AT&T MediaPad will be available for regular consumers like you and I. Those of you that do qualify as an AT&T enterprise customer can expect the following specs from the MediaPad:
- 7-inch 1280x800 touchscreen
- 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm SnapDragon processor
- 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera
- 1080p video capture
- HSPA+ connectivity
- Android 3.2 Honeycomb
The MediaPad may not be the freshest Android tablet, but hey, we're not ones to complain about having more choices when it comes to buying a new slate. Here's to hoping that AT&T's MediaPad is made available to non-business customers soon, especially since there aren't any 7-inch Android tablets currently available on the carrier's website. Would any of you be interested in picking up an AT&T MediaPad if it were made available to consumers?
Huawei's MediaPad Added to AT&T 4G Tablet Lineup
Feature-rich tablet provides premium user experience at an affordable price
PLANO, Texas, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei today announced that its Huawei MediaPad will be connected to the AT&T network. The portable tablet delivers a premium user experience at an attractive price point, designed to meet the needs of AT&T's enterprise customers and consumers.
Beginning February 3, the MediaPad will be available to AT&T's enterprise users at varying price points depending on the business account.
The MediaPad is a feature-rich tablet that provides a premium user experience at an affordable price. This Android™-powered tablet is optimized for AT&T's 4G*network for video viewing, web browsing and all around experience at an affordable price.
The MediaPad includes a 7" IPS multi-touch display and Android™ 3.2 (Honeycomb) operating system.
Device Specs and Key Features
7" IPS multi-touch display at 1280x800 resolution
Android™ 3.2 (Honeycomb) operating system
1.2 Ghz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
5MP rear-facing and 1.3MP front-facing camera with 4X zoom and AF
1080p HD video recording and playback
Wi-Fi with AT&T Hotspots
7.61" x 4.71" x .41" dimensions at 14.08oz
"We're committed to working with AT&T to create influential devices that will provide consumers the best experience on AT&T's networks," said Cui Jiangao, President of Huawei Device USA.
*4G speeds delivered by HSPA+ with enhanced backhaul. Available in limited areas. Availability increasing with ongoing backhaul deployment. 4G device required. Learn more at att.com/network.
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