2degrees has has released a Google Android-based tablet, made by China's Huawei, for $549 - a knockdown price in the tablet world.
The Huawei MediaPad comes with 2GB of data.
It has a 7-inch screen (to the Apple iPad's 9.7) but otherwise reasonably respectable hardware specs.
- 10.5mm thick
- High-quality aluminium uni-body construction
- 1280 x 800 HD IPS capacitive touch screen
- Built-in 3G Mobile Broadband 14.4Mbps, WiFi b/g/n
- 5.0 MP, rear-facing, auto-focus 720p camera and a 1.3MP front-facing video-chat camera
- Full HD media playback
- Dual Core Qualcomm 1.2Hz processor
- Expandable memory up to 32GB
- Android 3.2 “Honeycomb”