Huawei S7 Android tablet hits the FCC
The Huawei S7 is an Android tablet with a 7 inch display which looks more like an oversized smartphone than a slate computer. That’s fine though, because in some ways it is an oversized cellphone. The Huawei S7 has a built-in 3G modem and you can use it to make phone calls. I just wouldn’t really recommend holding it up to your head unless you enjoy looking silly. That’s what wired or Bluetooth headsets are for.
The tablet is already available in Europe, and now it looks like it might be heading to America. The FCC has published a series of documents related to the Huawei S7, which is one of the first hurdles any wireless device needs to jump through before it can be sold in the US.
There’s not a lot of new information in the documents (unless you enjoy reading detailed wireless test reports). But there’s also not that much we don’t know about the Huawei S7 at this point. It has a 768MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, runs Google Android 2.1, and has a 7 inch, 800 x 480 pixel resistive touchscreen. It’s gotten lukewarm reviews by some, but my guess is some folks would be willing to overlook some flaws for the right price. Unfortunately there’s still no word on pricing or availability in the States.