Huawei unveils five new devices in Barcelona tradeshow

By VCPOST Staff Reporter

Feb 24, 2014 09:14 AM EST

Chinese gadget maker Huawei unveiled five new devices during the Mobile World Congress tradeshow held in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday including two tablets, one smartphone, one smartband, and a fast mobile Wi-Fi device, reported VentureBeat

Huawei is offering two new tablets called the MediaPad M1 and the MediaPad X1. The $548-X1 Android phablet has a SIM card slot that has a calling and texting function. The 8GB device also has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. The $411-M1 has the same quad-core and 4G features with the X1, but has lower-spec cameras, resolution, and battery, the report detailed.

The company also unveiled the Ascend G6 android smartphone. The 8GB-device has an 8-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera. Huawei said the smartphone will go on sale in April. Another interesting device is the TalkBand B1 smart wearable band which functions as a fitness tracker and sleeping pattern monitor. It also has an OLED display that can be used as an earpiece. The $136 smartband will be released in China next month, said the report.

The last device that Huawei unveiled is the E5786, which the firm says is the fastest mobile Wi-Fi device in the world. It can support up to 300 Mbps download speed and 100 Mbps upload speed. The said gizmo, which can support up to 10 connected gadgets, will be launched in 2014's second half, VentureBeat reported.

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