Huawei weighs local iPad competitor

  • Rob O'Neill (Unknown Publication)
  • 25 October, 2010 22:00

The iPad will likely face Android-based competition in the local tablet market by Christmas. Speaking at the launch of another of his company’s devices – the Ideos smartphone which will be offered here by 2Degrees – Asia Pacific director of marketing and product planning Alan Wong said the S7 tablet could be launched locally before the end of the year. Wong said Huawei was in talks with distributors and channel partners here about the S7 tablet, one of which is understood to be 2Degrees. The Ideos smartphone's local launch price will be $379.