The Huawei MediaPad 7 Vogue is the newest Android device to follow the trend of having voice calling capabilities on a tablet form factor. Apart from this Huawei addition, Samsung’s Tab 2 7-inch as well as the Note 8.0 and the Asus FonePad amongst others, feature voice calling over cellular networks.
The Huawei MediaPad 7 Vogue falls in the 7-inch segment and it’s said to deliver a blend of tablet as well as smartphone characteristics under a single roof. Buyers can even expect rich entertainment through this portable device. Fitted with a receiver module, direct calling capabilities are possible without the need for headphones or other peripherals.
The Huawei MediaPad 7 Vogue dons a capacitive multi-touch panel which proffers the IPS technology for enhanced viewing angles and 1024 x 600p resolution. Being highly portable, it weighs not more than 335 grams and the company has designed it to be slim as well, measuring 9.5mm thin. The display provides access to the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform which sports various preloaded applications for sending emails, word processing, GPS navigation and more. Also, there’s the Emotion UI 1.5.
The cellular modem on the Huawei MediaPad 7 Vogue is DC-HSPA+ 42Mbps compatible. Additionally, the tablet packs in a Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth and a microUSB port with OTG support, allowing users to connect peripherals like an external keyboard, a mouse and a flash drive. Delivering the steam is a quad core 1.2GHz processor and a 16 core GPU, while a 4100mAh Li-polymer battery strives to provide approximately 20 hours of talktime. What the company hasn’t mentioned in the specifications sheet is the amount of storage and RAM the device comes with.
The MediaPad 7 Vogue is scheduled to go on sale first in China by the end of this month and various other market are in line as well, albeit no concrete details have been provided. Also, the official price and release date are still under wraps.