Huawei has just announced the latest device in its "MediaPad" tablet lineup, the 7-inch MediaPad 7 Youth. As the name would lead you to believe, the MediaPad 7 Youth is targeted a younger generation, and in that vein is supposed to be light, portable and powerful. With a nearly full aluminum back plate, the tablet is 9.9mm thick and weighs 350g (.77lbs) which is about average for this size device. As for specs, Huawei has put an unnamed (presumable in-house designed) 28nm 1.6GHz dual-core processor, along with a 4100mAh battery and a pair of cameras in the MediaPad 7 Youth.
While the screen resolution isn't specifically listed, Huawei claims native 1080P video playback indicating that resolution for the panel. The device will also come with HSPA+ 21 networking capabilities, which is a nice plus to have as a default option. The device is also running on Android 4.1, although the software customizations aren't listed or shown off at this time.
As we would expect, the MediaPad 7 Youth is targeted at a smattering of markets including Russia, China, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe in Q3 2013. Pricing and specific availability will likely vary and has not been announced at this time.
Huawei unveils MediaPad 7 Youth, a tablet for the connected generation
Embrace independence with high-speed connectivity and an eye-catching design
Shenzhen, China, 18 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.
“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.