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Haier to unveil newest Windows and Android tablets at Mobile World Congress 2015

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PRESS RELEASE

Barcelona, 2 - 5 March 2015

Hall 6, stand 6K30

Haier, the world's number one Major Appliances brand*, will launch a new range of Android and Windows tablets at MWC 2015. The powerful, ultra-slim HaierPads boast a variety of impressive features, including multi-core processors, QXGA (Quad Extended Graphics Array) resolution, powerful batteries and 8 MP high-resolution cameras with autofocus.

HaierPad W800: A slim and practical mini Windows 8 tablet

Following the launch of its first Windows tablet in 2014, Haier unveils the W800, a mini Windows 8 tablet. Slim (8.6 mm) and lightweight (388 g) the W800 is equipped with a powerful INTEL Quad-core processor and Windows 8.1 OS.

Its 8'' IPS HD screen guarantees clear and detailed imageswhile its black soft touch shell gives W800 a sleek and modern look. This Windows tablet comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office 365, free of charge for the first year and an optional keyboard is available, allowing for use as a mini laptop.

An impressive array of connectivity options includes Bluetooth 4.0, micro-HDMI and Wi-Fi, to get online anywhere and connect with other devices.

The durable cover not only protects the tablet but also acts as an easy-to-open stand for comfortable viewing.   

HaierPad W800 is available in several European markets, with an average retail price of 129€ (149€ with keyboard and cover).   

Windows HaierPad W203: Power, portability and productivity

The new W203 HaierPad is perfect for on-the-go entertainment with its ultra-thin (9.4 mm) and ultra-light (410 g) full aluminium body. Its brilliant 10.1" IPS HD screen has vibrant colours and wide viewing angles that make it perfect for movie-watching, while Intel Gen 7 GPU HD graphics improveimage clarity, whether indoors or outdoors.

Powered by an Intel® Z3735F quad-core processor, the W203 is compatible with with all kinds of software and hardware. Thanks to an 8000 mAh battery, the tablet's excellent performance is coupled with all-day battery life.

Through use of the W203's microSD card slot, memory can be expanded up to 64 GB, with 2 GB RAM, to load the tablet up with multimedia content such as movies and music.

A productivity-enhancing click-in keyboard can be used as a stand for a true PC-like experience or act as a protective case when on the go. An integrated stylus is also included, for efficient and precise use of the tablet in all situations. The W203's multiple ports include a full-size USB 2.0 port, a Micro-HDMI port and a micro SD card reader.

HaierPad W203 will be available in several European markets from April 2015, at an average retail price of 249€ (including keyboard, cover and integrated stylus).

HaierPad 971: a unique top-of-the-range tablet

Haier's first 9.7'' tablet has an ultra-slim body (7.6 mm) with a stylish gold colour. It is powered by Android 4.4, the latest Android OS version. The QXGA (2048 x 1536) IPS screen (263 PPI) is made for an optimum video viewing experience, with any kind of content or definition smoothly supported by a 1.8 GHz quad-coreprocessor.

Photo quality is equally impressive, with an integrated 8 MP autofocus rear camera. The 2 MP front camera ensures accurate and fluent images for reliable video chat in HD. Multimedia content can be displayed on other screens through the use of a micro-HDMI cable or shared immediately through dual-band Wi-Fi, with both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bandwidth supported, allowing users to benefit from premium signal quality for faster and more stable operation.

Memory worries are a thing of the past, thanks to 16 GB storage with 2 GB RAM, expandable up to 32 GB with the Micro-SD card slot.

Bluetooth 4.0 enables connection to Bluetooth accessories such as headphones, headsets or speakers. The high-power 7800 mAh battery can last over 8 hours in use.

HaierPad 971 will be available in Europe in April 2015 with an average retail price of 249 euros.

* with 10.2% retail volume share in 2014 (source: Euromonitor International Limited 2014).

About Haier:

The Haier Group is the world's No. 1 Major Appliances brand with a 10.2% retail volume market share in 2014 (Source: Euromonitor International Limited; retail volume sales in units based on 2014 data). With its commitment to quality and innovation, Haier brings the inspired living experience to consumers in over 100 countries worldwide. With global headquarters based in the Chinese city of Qingdao and regional headquarters in both Paris and New York to serve its clients in Europe and America, Haier has 66 trading companies, 143,330 sales outlets and 24 industrial parks with 70,000 employees worldwide. Haier both pursues excellence in innovation through its five R&D centres and ensures its products are adapted to the tastes and needs of its consumers in its various local markets. Haier specialises in technology-driven research, manufacturing and trading a large range of durable products. In Europe, these include: televisions, refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, consumer electronics and energy saving home solutions. Haier's global revenue in 2013 was US$29.5 billion and profit of US$1.76 billion in 2013. Haier Electronics Group Co., Ltd. (HKG: 1169), a subsidiary of the Haier Group, is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Qingdao Haier Co. (SHA: 600690), also a Haier subsidiary, is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

For more information: www.haier.com /uk.