Huawei might not be that huge a player in the world of tablets, but that does not mean being small places one at a disadvantaged position. No sir, Huawei has just announced that their MediaPad is one of the first tablets in the world to ship with Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system right out of the box. Originally sold on the market back in June 2011, the original MediaPad proved to be a world beater by being the first 7″ Android tablet with Android 3.2 Honeycomb, and now the successor to the MediaPad in its latest iteration too, will deliver the most updated Android operating system verison.
Apart from that, Huawei also took the opportunity to announce a trio of new colors in the previous MediaPad series, where you will be able to choose from shadow black, classic brown, and passion pink, and all of them will ship with the previous version of Android (Android 3.2 Honeycomb). Regardless of which MediaPad version you decide to pick up, it will still carry a high-quality display of up to 1280 x 800 pixels at 217 PPI, being full well capable of supporting 1080P Full HD video playback. Not only that, it will be powered by a Qualcomm dual-core 1.2GHz processor and boasts a battery life of at least six hours. Current MediaPad owners need not fret, they will be on the receiving end of an OTA Android 4.0 upgrade to their tablets before Q1 2012 is over.