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Topic # 109103 12-Sep-2012 14:59 Send private message

Just wondering how many of us there are? I know I few of us jumped on the Warehouse deal a little while back.

Thought I would start this thread anyways, I guess if there are enough of us it'll survive, and it not it won't.

I reviewed the MediaPad recently here, something of a novelty reviewing something at the end of its commercial life...

...and I also wrote a (hopefully) noob-friendly guide for installing Jelly Bean here. If you just want to Root it, and don't care about Jelly Bean (as if!) then a guide for Rooting it is here.

I have to say I was already quite enthused about the MediaPad before a Jelly Bean ROM arrived, but it has really taken on a new lease of life with the availability of a virtually perfect CM10 ROM.

Anyone else taken the plunge and gone for Jelly Bean?




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  Reply # 685011 12-Sep-2012 15:36 Send private message

The lack of a functioning HDMI-out and a couple of other minor niggles is putting me off making the move to Jelly Bean.

No rush though. OsiMood is fine for now.




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  Reply # 685252 12-Sep-2012 23:11 Send private message

One Here. Just wait for Huawei to release the Jelly Bean around next month



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  Reply # 685263 13-Sep-2012 00:10 Send private message

vaiohk: One Here. Just wait for Huawei to release the Jelly Bean around next month


Why wait? This CM10 is perfect unless you MUST have HDMI. If that gets fixed in an update the CM10 build will be straight up superior to anything Huawei releases.

Also, last I heard Huawei had no plans to update the MediaPad to Jelly Bean? 




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  Reply # 685269 13-Sep-2012 00:24 Send private message

NZtechfreak:
vaiohk: One Here. Just wait for Huawei to release the Jelly Bean around next month


Why wait? This CM10 is perfect unless you MUST have HDMI. If that gets fixed in an update the CM10 build will be straight up superior to anything Huawei releases.

Also, last I heard Huawei had no plans to update the MediaPad to Jelly Bean? 


I just lazy to flash my mediapad, cos i flashed my atrix 4g lot of time this month already.

According Huawei weibo(chinese version of FB), they are working to release next month(Hopefully).

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  Reply # 685287 13-Sep-2012 06:48 Send private message

I have one and (as per androidnz.net) have flashed CM10 onto it. It goes great on JB.



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  Reply # 685964 14-Sep-2012 12:35 Send private message

Update on my MediaPad on JB - no issues yet apart from the acknowledged ones. Still seeing how battery life is, standby seems commensurate with other ROMs and screen-on seems at least the same (possibly better but need more time with it to determine).




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  Reply # 685975 14-Sep-2012 13:01 Send private message

Mine is running so well I just put CM10 on my Asus Transformer as well.Smile

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  Reply # 686320 15-Sep-2012 08:39 Send private message

another one with mediapad here.
Just upgrade to official ICS last weekend




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  Reply # 686337 15-Sep-2012 09:45 Send private message

Anyone have idea why 2degrees stop selling the mediapad?

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  Reply # 686343 15-Sep-2012 10:05 Send private message

This thread pisses me off everytime i see it pop up :P Only because I was too damn slow to snap one up at such a bargain price!!

I am quietly hoping 2D might replace it with the Mediapad 10FHD, hi spec plus huawei's pricing could make it a great proposition



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  Reply # 687099 17-Sep-2012 13:21 Send private message

Indeed, the 10FHD looks really interesting. Pricing should be interesting too, although Huawei are moving away from very low-priced devices in their cream of the crop Android devices this year, it should still come in beneath similarly-specced competitors.




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