Chinese consumer electronics brand Huawei has launched its most expected Huawei Honor 8in HD tablet, and the gadget seems to be custom-made for purchase by people on a shoestring budget, a fact evident by the approximately $185 (£113) price tag of the tablet.
As of now, Huawei Honor has been launched in Malaysia where the 3G enabled tablet is priced at RM599 ($185, £113).
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After its launch in Malaysia, Huawei Honor will be launched in other countries shortly.
With Malaysia considered as one of Asia's major tech-hubs, and with recent reports pointing at the fact that tablets with 3G connectivity are embraced with open arms by people in Asia, Huawei Honor is expected to pose intense competition to the likes of other major technology brands such as Samsung and Apple in Asia.
Key technical-specifications of Huawei Honor 8in 3G tablet:
- 8in full HD IPS display
- Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system
- 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor
- 1GB RAM
- Sim-card slot for making/receiving calls
- 5MP primary camera, and a VGA secondary camera
- 16GB internal storage
- MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage
- 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity
- 4,800 mAh battery
Gauging the above key hardware aspects, it is clear that the Huawei Honor is a typical average budget tablet. On paper the device looks custom-made for people looking at purchasing a tablet to use at home or to gift to their school-going children.
Nonetheless, the Huawei Honor can be expected to offer a significantly long battery backup time, and thereby support significantly more number of applications considering its 4,800 mAh battery.