MTN has listed the original Samsung Galaxy Tab, HTC Flyer, and Huawei S7 Slim 7-inch tablets on Anytime Topup 100 contracts priced between R179 and R299 per month. The brochure for these deals indicates that both the HTC Flyer and Huawei S7 Slim are ‘coming soon’.
It was recently confirmed that the HTC Flyer’s South African launch had been delayed, but the local distributors of HTC products, Leaf International Communications, said that MTN should have stock at retail next week.
The table below provides a comparison between the three 7-inch Android tablets.
|Component||Samsung Galaxy Tab||Huawei S7 Slim||HTC Flyer|
|Display||7″ 600x1024px capacitive touch||7″ 480x800px capacitive touch||7″ 600x1024px capacitive touch|
|Memory||512MB RAM||256MB RAM||1GB RAM|
|Internal Storage||16/32Gb Storage||Unknown||32GB|
|Expandable Storage||microSD, up to 32GB||microSD, up to 16GB||microSD, up to 32GB|
|Connectivity||2G, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n||2G, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n||2G, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||v3.0 with A2DP||v2.1 with A2DP||v3.0 with A2DP|
|USB||2.0, Proprietary connector||2.0, microUSB||2.0, microUSB|
|Camera||3.0 MP & 1.3 MP||3.2 MP||5 MP & 1.3 MP|
|Video recording||720p @30fps||Unknown||720p|
|Android||v2.2 Froyo||v2.2 Froyo||v2.3.3 Gingerbread|
|CPU||Samsung Hummingbird 1GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 1GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.5GHz|
|Contract price||R229 monthly, 24 months||R179 monthly, 24 months||R299 monthly, 24 months|
|Included Data||150MB pm, first 12 months||150MB pm, first 12 months||150MB pm, first 12 months|
These deals are only valid until 16 May 2011 according to the brochure in which they are listed. However, MTN has confirmed that the deal for the HTC Flyer will be available beyond 16 May.
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