Huawei Mediapad X1 launched in China ahead of MWC, specifications listed

huawei mediapad X1 camera

It has been long rumoured (and leaked) that Huawei would launch the Mediapad X1 tablet at MWC, well Chinese E-commerce site seems to have ignored the memos and launced the tablet ahead of schedule.

The launch of the Huawei Mediapad X1 is hardly a surprise, and neither are many of the specification details, but at least we finally know the official hardware of this new 7-inch device Huawei have been planning for such a long time. The official launch details, found on Tmall the sister site of Taobao, state the Huawei Mediapad X1 has a 7-inch 1920 x 1080 display, weight 239g and measures just 7.18mm thick. Huawei are boasting a 2.99mm bezel on the X1 and an industry leading body to screen ratio which sees 80% of the front of the Mediapad X1 taken up by the display.

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Under the hood, the Huawei Mediapad X1 runs a 1.6Ghz quad-core Hisilcon processor, with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal memory, extendable via 32GB micro SD card. A 5000mAh battery is a nice plus on the device and is acutally a full 1000mAh larger than the battery in the similar 7-inch CoolPad Halo.

Huawei Mediapad X1 Specification

Even the cameras look good with a 5 mega-pixel wide angle 22mm camera taking care of selfie duty and a 13 mega-pixel Sony sensor on the rear with F2.2 aperture. Tmall are selling the Huawei Mediapad X1 in China for a great price! Just 1200 Yuan which is around $196! Quite a steal for this type of device.

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  1. Emin Tolga Ozdemir
    February 23, 2014

    Huawei Mediapad X1 or iFive Mini 3 Retina (or something else), which do you prefer Andy?

    • Emin Tolga Ozdemir
      February 24, 2014

      Mediapad X1 price tag is 399 Euro, and it is very expensive. I think i prefer Mini3 Retina instead of Huawei 🙂

  2. antidumb
    February 23, 2014

    that’s what i’m talking about, dat dat dat

    let me breakdown the WOW factor with explanation:
    1. 7 inch with side bezel almost like LG G2 (2.99mm : 2.65mm)
    2. 5000mah battery inside 7.18mm body
    3. $196!!!! THIS

    oh my, God Bless You huawei

    • antidumb
      February 23, 2014

      update 399 euro say some source :'(

      i’m sad

      • Roberto Tomás
        February 24, 2014

        then buy it from a source in china and save yourself 256€

  3. Roberto Tomás
    February 24, 2014

    phones are getting scary-good… but if I want a large tablet-sized phone (say > 14cm), I’m thinking I want to hold out for full HD audio with multiple microphones because I don’t want to hold the thing to my head to talk.

  4. sp
    February 25, 2014

    hey andy, sorry but cant find this for 1200 anywhere. can you help?

    • February 25, 2014

      JD had them for 1200, but it could have been an intro price, they are more like 1800 now

      • sp
        February 25, 2014

        Thanks Andy. Would have been great if got for 1200. Ifive mini3 retina can get for 909. What you think of rockchip 3188?

  5. Tall Sell
    March 27, 2014

    how can i get Apple iPhone 5s 64 GBfrom china ?