Huawei finally revealed pricing and dates for its MediaPad tablet. The 7-inch slate will be arriving first in Malaysia sometime in October and will head to the US, China, Hong Kong, and Thailand before the end of the year. The device was announced back in June and was originally thought to launch in August.
The Huawei MediaPad is a 7-inch tablet running Android 3.2 Honeycomb on a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It has a 1280x800 IPS touchscreen, front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera and a rear-facing 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and HD video capture. It also supports full 1080p HD video playback and output via HDMI.
The tablet will come with Flash Player 10.3 support, HSPA+ 14.4Mbps connectivity, WiFi, Bluetooth, and 8GB internal storage expandable via the built-in microSD card slot. A WiFi-only version will not be available at launch. As for pricing, the device is already available for pre-orders in Singapore listed at the equivalent of $473 USD.