Huawei Unveils MediaPad X1 And TalkBand B1

Mobile World Congress comes into full swing this week with major announcements starting to come left and right. Chinese manufacturer Huawei is one of the many tech companies that showcased new devices today, starting off with their 7-inch MediaPad X1 and wearable TalkBand B1. The MediaPad X1 is meant to be the company’s Answer to the iPad Mini 2 and the Nexus 7, sporting a super-thin profile…

 

Mobile World Congress comes into full swing this week with major announcements starting to come left and right. Chinese manufacturer Huawei is one of the many tech companies that showcased new devices today, starting off with their 7-inch MediaPad X1 and wearable TalkBand B1.

The MediaPad X1 is meant to be the company’s Answer to the iPad Mini 2 and the Nexus 7, sporting a super-thin profile that’s just 7.18mm thick. The 7-inch display of the tablet has a 1080p resolution with at pixel density of 323ppi.

The tablet’s insides is composed of a 1.6GHz quad-core Cortex-A9 CPU, 2GB of RAM, a Mali-450 MP4 GPU, a 13MP f/2.4 camera on the back, a 5MP f/2.2 camera at the front, 32GB of on-board storage with option for expansion via a microSD card and support for LTE. It also comes with Wi-Fi (top at 802.11n only) and a 5000mAh battery.

Meanwhile, the company’s first wearable, the TalkBand B1 features a 1.4-inch flexible OLED display and comes with fitness tracking features. The band is able to record the steps a user has taken, and the distance and calories burned during a workout.

The band also comes with NFC that allows it to pair with a smartphone and a 90mAh battery, which according to Huawei should last for around 6 days.

The Huawei MediaPad X1 will be available for €399 euros while the TalkBand G1 will retail for €99 with shipping dates to be announced on a later date.

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