Huawei unveiled the new budget-friendly 3G slate Android tablet, Honor. This 8 inch slate is closer to being a large Smartphone. You can communicate with your Honor. You can take a phone call as well as make a call. You can send SMS to your friends.
The Huawei Honor Tablet is targeted at Asian markets because tablets with 3G connectivity are quite popular and is a pretty sought feature in Asia. The tablet has just hit the Malaysian markets , as reported by SoyaCincau.
Hardware and Software
Honor features an 8-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels and 188 pixels per inch (ppi) density. It is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor, a 4800 mAh battery, runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Emotion UI 1.6. It has an internal storage of 16GB built-in memory expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card, and 1GB of RAM. The battery has up to 300 hours of standby time. It has a life of at least two days with mixed use. The tablet measures 210.6×127.7×7.9mm and weighs 360 grams, making it a pretty light and portable device.
The Honor has a 3G, voice-calling support, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS supporting speeds up to 42Mbps. There is a rear-end camera of 5MP shooter and a front-end VGA camera of 0.3MP for selfies
Pricing and Availability
Honor is a budget friendly tablet. This tablet with metal-clad body will be available to pre-order on September 29 at a price of 599 ringgits ($183). It can be pre-ordered through the dedicated Huawei online store Vmall.my. Huawei has made the preorder system captivating in that it offers every 50th buyer an entry into a contest giving you a chance to win a prize. The grand prize is one Huawei Honor Tablet absolutely free! The contest is exclusive to Malaysian customers and is available on the Vmall e-commerce site.
Shipping date is not yet known. As of now the tablet seems to be available only in Malaysia. There is no word on its global release. The tablet is expected to officially launch on October 16th. Due to the tablet’s calling and SMS ability Huawei is sure to gain some well-deserved cash flow out of the Huawei Honor Tablet. It is not clear as to whether the Huawei Honor Tablet will do a bang-up job from a global launch, but the outlook of a budget-friendly 3G enabled tablet is quite interesting. Whether the Huawei Honor will get a warm welcome in the UK and American markets is a big question mark; that we will have to wait and watch. Will people use the tablet as a large Smartphone or use a proper Smartphone is also a big question mark.