Huawei has been having a lot of success recently, the company has proven it's capable of creating well-designed hardware with a solid performance. Even if their presence is not as big in the US as in some other regions, they are having a Back to School promotion in most of the products. For those interested, they just need to choose a phone or tablet available on GetHuawei.com and enter the code BACK2SCHOOLHW at the moment they check out. The promotion is already available and it is valid through 11:59 pm of 8/15/2015. Participating smartphones include the recently announced P8 Lite, Ascend Mate 2, Snapto and the tablets MediaPad T1 8.0 and the MediaPad T1 Pro 8.0.
After the code is applied, customers will get $25 off the order and will also get the Huawei Bluetooth Speaker with stereo sound for free, which usually costs $99.99. Also, they will get a $50 Net10 SIM card for free, which includes unlimited nationwide talk, text and data with the first 3 GB of data at high speed. So in total, the bundle comes as a $175 worth of savings. The most expensive of the phones is the $299 Ascend Mate 2 and its HD 6.1-inch display along its huge battery. The P8 Lite features a premium unibody design, an octa core processor and a 5-inch HD display for $249. The Snapto is the most affordable option priced at $179.
The MediaPad T1 8.0 is priced at $189 and it features an HD display with a quad-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, it includes 8 GB of internal storage which could be expanded by Micro SD cards. The MediaPad T1 Pro 8.0 is an updated version of the tablet, it is based on the same hardware including the aluminum back, but its processor offers 64-bit capabilities, it includes twice the amount of internal storage, so 16 GB are now available which can still be expanded. Other upgrades are the 2 GB of RAM included and the resolution of the front-facing camera is now 2 megapixels, plus 4G LTE connectivity has also been enhanced. As you may see, all of the devices are priced below some of their competitors, as it is a tradition with Chinese manufacturers, and this promotion only sweetens the deal.