Huawei MediaPad 10 eyes-on
If ever there was a "
" it came at Huawei's Mobile World Congress 2012 press conference today, where the company's chairman waited until after a
session to say, oh by the way, it'll sell a 10-inch version of its MediaPad tablet. The company stopped short of providing specs,
and in the hands-on area outside the event, journalists were prohibited from actually touching the device.
what we know, though: it has a 10-inch 1080p, IPS display and the same industrial sign as the
, with what appears to be a unibody aluminum build. You'll also find that white piece of plastic on the back that brings to mind
, but instead of capping either portrait end, it stretches across the top of the back, where the 8-megapixel camera is.
The tablet will ship with Ice Cream Sandwich, and, as before, the skinning atop Android seems minimal --
! Other specs: it has the same new K3V2 chip found inside the
Ascend D Quad smartphone announced today. It'll go on sale in markets like
, meaning we don't know about US availability yet. For now, though, we've got some eyes-on shots below for your viewing pleasure.