Launches new wireless broadband modem in the UK
Telecommunications networks provider Huawei has unveiled new Android 2.2 based smartphone, Ideos, which will be released across Europe, Asia-Pacific North America and Latin America in mid-October 2010.
The company said that its new smartphone provides a variety of ways to access the internet, boasts downlink speeds of more than 7.2Mb/s and offers 3G + Wi-Fi dual network support.
The device doubles as a Wi-Fi router for up to eight devices at a time; and supports functions such as, voice dialing, voice navigation, and the ability to run applications off the SD card.
The recommended price for Ideos is between £99 and £129.
Huawei Device CEO Kevin Tao said that the Ideos is an affordable option, designed to lower the barriers to entry to allow easy mobile Internet access.
Huawei also officially launched its new wireless broadband modem, E5S, in the UK market, which features one-touch Wi-Fi activation and connection coupled with a wider Wi-Fi range.
The E5S also has an upgraded OLED display while benefitting from a longer battery life.
The recommended price is between £39 and £69 for pay as you go customers.