Huawei S7 - Returned it todayGeneral


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  1. troyy0206

    troyy0206 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    The Huawei S7 tablet Best Buy is carrying is a decent unit, just wasn't for me. It was close, though.

    Pros:
    *Decent price at $299, should be about $249 compared to others
    *Resistive screen was very responsive, enough to not really be annoying at all. Some things were better with a stylus such as hyperlinks.
    *Built nice, sturdy.
    *was able to put in my AT&T SIM card and manually set up the APN and have 3G data and make phone calls even though BB's price tag said WiFi only.
    *speakers are nice and loud. made a hell of a speaker phone!!
    *I thought the UI was nice enough I didn't install Launcher Pro
    *typing was good on the resistive screen.

    Cons:
    *Battery life of maybe 2 hours.
    *WiFi would often not reconnect to same network after putting into standby and I'd have to turn WiFi off/on to get it to work again.
    *can only charge with the AC adapter, USB does not charge it.
    *I use the WiFi Tether on my Android phone and it *would not* see the wireless network even though dozens of other devices could including Windows laptops, iPads and iPhones.

    I think six months from now the Android tablet market is going to explode with nice units.
     

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  2. alnova1

    alnova1 Well-Known Member

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    I returned my today and got my money back..had it 2 days and developed dead pixels.
     
  3. turbobob924

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    I was not able to get data with my ATT SIM

    Did you do anything to configure/use it?
     
  4. dajobo

    dajobo Well-Known Member

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    I bought one yesterday and have been somewhat impressed with it. Definitely give it a try before you buy!
     
  5. shooterau

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    Can anyone advise how long I Should charge this pad before using it first time.
    Many Thanks
     
  6. xmr405o

    xmr405o Well-Known Member

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    I don't have an S7 but most of the time on electronic devices, its recommended to fully charge the device prior to using it for the first time.
     
  7. RMdroid

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    My Huawei Ideos S7 runs at least four hours before it needs a recharge. I love it. I've had mine for about six weeks and use it extensively daily.

    Yesterday I downloaded NDrive making the S7 an outstanding car GPS without having to be connected via 3G/4G or WiFi. The 2+Gb download puts all the maps onto the SD card, making it one of the best GPS navigation units I've used. I love the size of the screen and the voice commands are easily heard via the very good speakers.
     
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  8. Llanyort

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    Have you seen any pictures of the inside of a huawei s7-201u slim with 3G cellular capacity?
    I have one but with a sim slot but no sim card holder on the board. I was wondering if I could hack a sim card holder onto board(there is a spot where one goes) ? But before I go down this road, I wanted to see the front and back boards of a s7-201u with 3G. You said your has AT&T 3G so urs might have the clues I need to hack mine up. I found some pics of an hs7-201w but I need a unit with working 3G.

    Thanks
     

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