SINGAPORE - Huawei today introduced the first out-of-the-box mass-market Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) smartphone, the Huawei IDEOS X3. The ultra-stylish and ultra-thin Huawei IDEOS X3 blends sleek hardware with high-performing software to help users more effectively manage their communication and social networking activities.
Singapore will also be the first country in the world to see the launch of the Huawei Boulder, a 9.9mm thin Android 2.2 (Froyo) device that combines an interactive touchscreen with a full QWERTY keypad.
At the event, Huawei also announced the upcoming availability of the Huawei IDEOS X6 for the Singapore market. This new smartphone will offer consumers range and choices for a top-of-the-line series, equipped with a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, and powered by Android 2.2, which will be upgradeable to Android 2.3.
In addition to the new range of Android smartphones, Huawei also introduced the latest iteration of the Huawei Mobile WiFi Smart Pro wireless modem. This device, the precursor to LTE (Long Term Evolution), the latest standard in the mobile network technology, is an intelligent device that automatically selects the best high-speed Internet connection available (up to 21 Mbps).
The Huawei IDEOS X3, featuring an ultra-slim exterior, is a high-performing smartphone that boasts a 3.2-inch capacitive HVGA touchscreen and a 3.2-megapixel camera. It is the thinnest device in the 3.2-inch screen range on the market. The smartphone runs on the latest Android 2.3 platform, which features a refined user interface that makes the smartphone easy to navigate, more intuitive and more power-efficient.
The Huawei IDEOS X3 also comes standard with applications that allow users to easily manage information and seamlessly syncs their various social communication channels.
The Huawei Boulder, featuring a slim 9.9mm candybar form factor, is a powerhouse social media smartphone that boasts a full QWERTY keypad and speedy Power-on, as well as a bright 2.6-inch capacitive HVGA touchscreen, a 3.2-megapixel camera and Android 2.2platform.
With multiple Social Network Services (SNS) integration, the Huawei Boulder is ideal for the social media-savvy youth, and the young at heart.
Providing connectivity anywhere, anytime, the Huawei IDEOS X6 is a classy smartphone equipped with the Android 2.2 platform with all the latest Google services and peak download speeds of 14.4Mbps. With a 5-megapixel camera, huge 4.1-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen, high-definition video recording and playback, and Dolby mobile surround sound and HDMI video-out; the Huawei IDEOS X6 also offers a fantastic entertainment experience.
• The Huawei IDEOS X3 will be available from 15 June 2011.
• The Huawei Boulder and IDEOS X6 will be available by end June 2011.
• The Huawei Mobile WiFi Smart Pro will be available in Q3 2011