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Huawei SpringBoard review

7.1/10 AVG.
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7.1/10
Informr score
The Huawei SpringBoard currently has an Informr score of 7.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 13 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.2 GHz
Screen Size
7"
Camera
5+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


GSMArena

Good looking and portable, the Huawei MediaPad offers the kind of all-round experience that even some of the big players on the field would find hard to match. With some aggressive pricing, the MediaPad will be an easily justifiable purchase. We loved the build quality and the tablet seemingly packs...

- GSMArena team, GSMArena
TabletPCReview

If tiny faults from which the Huawei MediaPad suffers from are neglected, concerning the camera and speaker quality (as well as short battery life), this is one of the most attractive 7-inch tablets on the market. The display has a dazzling resolution, which combined with exceptional hardware, makes...

- Dragan Petric, TabletPCReview
PhoneArena

For the current price of $179.99 after rebate, there’s a lot to like about the T-Mobile SpringBoard. Its Android Honeycomb experience is easy to use, and feels quick with the 1.2GHz dual-processor and 1GB of RAM. We also appreciate the 4G data speeds, which provide for fast web page downloads,...

- FAUguy, PhoneArena
PC Magazine

The T-Mobile Springboard 4G offers a great 7-inch tablet experience in a high-quality design, as long as you're willing to write off the camera. The aluminum construction and excellent display outclass the Acer Iconia Tab A100. But at $430 without a contract, the Springboard is pricier than most oth...

- Eugene Kim, PC Magazine
Android Community

What tablet would I choose? For me personally the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is the clear winner here. While the Springboard’s amazingly durable design and build quality is nice the aluminum is extra heavy and the squared edges makes it feel fatter then it really is. The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus feels bet...

- Cory Gunther, Android Community


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Screen Size
7"

The Huawei SpringBoard's screen size is 7 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
1.2 GHz

There is a Snapdragon MSM8260 Dual-Core 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 5+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4100mAh

The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4100 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 12 days standby time, 6 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Huawei SpringBoard Specs

Overview
Release date November 22, 2011
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
1700/1900/2100 MHz
Data:
HSPA+
SIM card size
Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor Snapdragon MSM8260 Dual-Core 1.2 GHz
Internal Storage 16 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4100 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to: 6 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 6 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time No
Standby Time Up to: 12 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Unknown
Colors
Dimensions [H x W x D] 19.0 x 12.9 x 1.0 cm (7.5 x 5.1 x 0.4 in)
Weight 400 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 7 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Swype
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features -
Messaging No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC
PC Synchronization No
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
No
Flash
No
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
Auto focus
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP4, AAC+, AAC, AMR-WB, M4A
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): T-Mobile SpringBoard, Huawei MediaPad, Huawei MediaPad 4G

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