Kingston, Jamaica, Friday, November 13, 2012: Digicel Group and Huawei Technologies have partnered to introduce a new tablet across the region. Powered by Digicel’s 4G Mobile technology, the stunning Huawei Media Pad 7 Lite is the best value tablet to be unveiled in the market and will be available next week at Digicel dealer stores in Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados, Turks and Caicos Islands, Cayman and the ABC islands - Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao.
The partnership between Digicel and the global ICT solutions provider, Huawei will enable the everyday consumer to access modern technology at a very affordable price point. The sleek and efficient Huawei media pad with cloud based back up will retail for only J$19,950 (US$200). “We have a vision of making internet available everywhere and to everyone. That is why following the launch of 4G Mobile earlier this year, Digicel is now pleased to partner with Huawei to bring this exciting great value tablet to the market and enable wider internet accessibility for businesses and consumers across the island. We believe that Jamaica and the Caribbean region will benefit greatly from our partnership with Huawei,” said Digicel CEO, Andy Thorburn.
For his part, Huawei Country Manager in Jamaica, Ricardo Xiao, noted that “through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end capabilities and strengths. We are confident that Digicel and Huawei’s shared vision of providing maximum value for customers will be realised and will add value to the telecommunications and ICT sectors.” The Huawei Digicel partnership is the beginning of a major thrust to providing excellent ICT solutions and services throughout the region. Huawei’s products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population.
The best value Huawei Media Pad 7 Lite will be launched in Jamaica early next week just in time for the Christmas season.
ABOUT THE HUAWEI MEDIA PAD 7 LITE
The Huawei Media Pad 7 Lite is the latest addition to the Huawei tablet family. Ultra-portable and housed in a 380g sleek metal shell, the Media Pad 7 Lite is powered by Google Android 4.0 and a Cortex A8 processor. It boasts a super-clear 7-inch 1024 x 600 IPS multi-touch 1080p high-definition display.
It is compatible with nearly all multimedia formats and also features a 3.2 megapixel rear camera and a 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera.