Unsurprisingly, Huawei Launches New Android Smartphones And Tablets At MWC

Unsurprisingly, Huawei Launches New Android Smartphones And Tablets At MWC

It would be kind of surprising if an up and coming mobile brand like Huawei didn’t make a new product announcement at MWC. Fortunately, the company has launched a few new devices, including a new IDEOS Android handset and an updated 7-inch tablet.

Upgrading their original IDEOS handset, the X3 is a thinner, sexier design than its predeccessor with a 3.2-inch touchscreen and running the Gingerbread version of Android. Running on the 900/2100MHz bands and including Bluetooth, FM radio, wireless N and a 3.2MP front facing camera, it’s a highly specced phone that’s expected to be priced below $US200 when it launches in the middle of the year.

Meanwhile, their new S7 Slim tablet is an updated version of the S7, which you might recognise as the T-Touch Tab by another name. This new Slim version upgrades the S7’s touchscreen to a capacitive panel, includes a 1GHz SnapDragon processor and runs Froyo, and is expected to launch around the world in April.

Of course, there are no local details on these products – Huawei say they’re in discussions with local carriers to bring them out down here. But with an April release around the world, it shouldn’t be too long a wait to hear more specific details…