HTC, Samsung Android tablet specials from MTN

MTN has contract specials running for the Samsung Galaxy Tab, HTC Flyer and Huawei S7 Slim

May 13, 2011
HTC, Samsung Android tablet specials from MTN

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
Size 190.1×120.5x12mm 200×109.5×12.5mm 195.4x122x13.2mm
Weight 380g 400g 420.8g
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
Included Airtime R100 R100 R100

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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