Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite heading for global market

by Rosgani 1

Huawei is becoming the popular manufacturer since this Chinese based company built few nice and high-quality product for global market, and now the foreign website (AndroidPolice) has been doing some evaluation to the Huwei MediaPad 7 Lite.

The Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite has 7-inch screen with 1024×600 IPS display, powered by 1.4GHz single-core Cortex-A8 processor, sports with 1GB of RAM and 8GB on-board storage, microSD card slot with support for up to 32GB, equipped with 3.2MP rear camera shooter, and VGA front-facing camera.

The MediaPad 7 Lite has 4,100mAh battery capacity while the connectivity are Wi-Fi, 3G (GSM), Buetooth. And the dimensions & Weight is 193mm x 120mm x 11mm, 370 grams, running Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich), unfortunatelly we don’t have any exact price and availability of this tablet.

Pros :

  • It’s solid. From front to back and all around, this tablet feels great. It’s well made and everything about it just feels good.
  • Beautifully crafted. Not only does it feel good, but it looks good, too. I really love the look of the matte aluminum next to the white plastic. It’s classy.
  • Very minor OS modifications. There’s a nifty little button that hides the notification bar for a full-screen experience, and that’s the extent of Huawei’s softmods. I dig.

Cons :

  • It feels bulky for a 7″ slate. While it’s only a tiny bit thicker than the Nexus 7, it feels substantially thicker in the hand.
  • The device orientation just doesn’t feel right. 7″ tablets shouldn’t be designed for landscape-specific use.
  • Confusing orientation. The branding on the back suggests portrait, yet the software and volume rockers are laid out otherwise.
  • Piss-poor performance. Popular games like Dead Trigger are basically unplayable, the launcher is choppy, and overall performance is just bad.
  • Awful battery life. Good luck getting a day out of it – regardless of whether you use it or not.
  • The screen is crap. There is no excuse for putting a 1024×600 display in a tablet at all. None. On top of that, it smears easily and is impossible to keep clean. Distractingly so.
  • ICS. Not that ICS is bad, just that Jelly Bean is better. A lot better. Especially on a 7″ slate.
  • Scrolling is always choppy, even in something as simple as an RSS reader.
  • The keyboard makes no sense. The toggle for the number pad is on the right side, but to toggle back to the letter pad, the button’s on the left.
  • No NFC. Every Android device should ship with NFC at this point.