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Huawei S7 Preview

Huawei S7 Preview

Samsung's Galaxy Tab isn't the only 7-inch Android slate taking on Steve Jobs' iPad preferences; Huawei still falls short of being a household name, but the company has nonetheless managed to get its Ideos S7 tablet on Best Buy shelves alongside the Galaxy Tab later this month. It'll also make its European debut in early December, and at $299.99/£288 it's also significantly cheaper than the Tab, though with a few understandable compromises along the way. Keep reading for our full Huawei S7 preview.

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Huawei S7 gets previewed: multimedia good, battery bad? [Video]

Huawei S7 gets previewed: multimedia good, battery bad? [Video]

Huawei's S7 Android tablet - slotting neatly in-between the Dell Streak and the Apple iPad - has been previewed briefly ahead of its launch in the UK later this month, and we have to say the coverage leaves us in two minds about the 7-inch slate.  For a start, the capacitive touchscreen we've seen before was replaced by a resistive panel in the preproduction units tested (as by  Zol.com.cn) and Onliner.by aren't too keen on how the custom UI has been left more appropriate for either screen size or touch-technology.

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Huawei Ideos U8150, S7 tablet & Hx concept hands-on [Video]

Huawei Ideos U8150, S7 tablet & Hx concept hands-on [Video]

Huawei are another company going in for Android in a big way, already behind several of the operator-branded budget smartphones on the market and hoping to follow up that success with the new Ideos U8150, a Froyo 2.2 smartphone with what's tipped to be a roughly $150 unsubsidized price tag.  As well as playing with the U8150 at IFA 2010 today, we also grabbed a fleeting moment with the Ideos S7 tablet and a (non-functional) Huawei prototype for their idea of a potential gaming MID.

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Huawei accused of spying for China by former CIA boss

Huawei accused of spying for China by former CIA boss

Late last year, allegations had surfaced regarding Chinese handset makers ZTE and Huawei, with claims being tossed around that they were spying on behalf of the Chinese government. Both makers rejected the claims, and Huawei went on to offer unrestricted access to its software code in an effort to prove its innocence. Nearly a year later, and now former CIA boss Michael Hayden has spoken out, stating that Huawei did provide information to the Chinese government.

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