Huawei launches IDEOS S7 – Android Tablet in Singapore
l IDEOS S7 Tablet compliments Huawei’s tier 1 position in the global mobile broadband device market
l Huawei Device’s first tablet in Singapore
Singapore, 16 December, 2010 – Huawei, a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced the launch of the Android-based tablet IDEOS S7 in Singapore. The tablet, which is powered by Android 2.1, continues the Huawei “Smart for all” concept by combining full feature performance with high-quality hardware and software at a very competitive price.
The 7-inch designed IDEOS S7 provides a variety of ways to access the internet, boasting downlink speeds of up to 7.2Mb/s and offering 3G + Wi-Fi support. With more than 100,000 applications available in the Android Market, IDEOS S7 offers a wide range of communication, entertainment, and business management applications in a larger form factor while also doubling as a traditional mobile phone.
Singapore will be the fourth market in the world to launch the IDEOS S7 following Australia, USA and Austria.
Alan Wong, Regional Director, Marketing, Huawei Device in South Pacific, said, “Huawei IDEOS have been successfully launched in the region and the introduction of the IDEOS S7 Tablet will address markets that are already familiar with IDEOS Android™-powered smartphones.”
Huawei Device’s Android and wireless mobile broadband offerings are performing well in the global market. In 2009, device shipment hit over 90 million units globally with revenues of more than US$5 billion. Huawei is now a tier 1 vendor to major global operators.
The Huawei IDEOS S7 will be available in Singapore in December at M1 shops from 18 Dec onwards and selected IT stores in January 2011; RRP for sales via IT stores is S$499 excluding GST and without contract.