Barcelona, Spain -Huawei brought
a quad-core tablet to the Mobile World Congress (MWC) and called it the fastest
quad-core tablet announced to date.
The company also described its MediaPad 10 FHD,
due globally in the second quarter, as the world’s first 10-inch dual-core tablet.
It’s promoted as being optimized for entertainment uses.
The 4G device incorporates Huawei’s proprietary
K3 1.5GHz quad-core processor, Google Android 4.0 operating system, 2GB RAM, and
IPS (in-plane switching) high-definition display with 1,920 by 1,200
resolution. Its processor features embedded GPU for fast processing of 3D
graphics, the company said.
The MediaPad 10 FHD incorporates 4G HSPA+ 84Mbps
cellular data but will also support other wireless network standards such as 4G
LTE, Huawei said.
The MediaPad also
comes with 8-megapixel rear auto-focus camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing
camera, unspecified Dolby surround-sound technology, and aluminum alloy unibody
that is only 8mm (0.32 inches) thick. It weighs 598 grams (21.1 ounces).
The device is the company’s fourth-generation
tablet after S7, S7 Slim and Android Honeycomb-based MediaPad.