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Huawei IDEOS S7 Slim Tablet Finally in Kenya


July 14, 2011 – Huawei, a leader in providing innovative telecommunication solutions for operators around the world today announced the introduction of Huawei IDEOS™ S7 Slim tablet in the Kenyan market, three months after the introduction of its first tablet Huawei IDEOS™ S7 tablet.

The Huawei IDEOS™ S7 Slim made first appearance at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February, and as its name suggests is a slimmer and fitter version of the original Huawei IDEOS™ S7.

“Huawei IDEOS™ S7 Slim is a next-generation 7-inch capacitive touch-screen tablet offering a blend of style and portability, with 12.5 thickness supporting both 3G and WiFi,  and is super light for a tablet at 450g,” said Herman He, CEO Huawei Kenya. “Our goal is for more Kenyan’s to continue enjoying better android experience on affordable high-end devices”, He added.

Huawei is aiming to globally ship up to 20 million smartphones this year, an increase on earlier sales targets of 12-15 million units in 2011, and introduces 8-10 new smartphone models, with 80% being of entry- to mid-levels. This supports the  2011 Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) report that  indicates that between July and September 2010, 98% of the Kenya users access the Internet using a mobile device.

The Huawei IDEOS™ S7 Slim is now available in Safaricom shops, at a retail price of Kshs. 39, 999.

About Huawei Device
Huawei Device is affiliated with Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. and is one of Huawei’s four business units. Huawei Device products cover a wide range of series, including mobile phones, Mobile Broadband, Convergence Terminal, Fixed Network CPE, and Video Products. Huawei Device now serves 48 of the world’s top 50 telecom operators, and it has established strategic partner relationship with world-leading operators.

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