79points

Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"

83points

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
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Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4" vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
79
points
83
points

Why is Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4" better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S3?

  • 113g lighter
    316gvs429g
  • 24.7mm narrower
    212.6mmvs237.3mm
  • 44.2mm shorter
    124.8mmvs169mm
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a CMOS sensor

Why is Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 better than Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"?

  • 15.48% bigger screen size
    9.7"vs8.4"
  • 17.65% more battery power
    6000mAhvs5100mAh
  • 1.3mm thinner
    6mmvs7.3mm
  • Has a flash
  • 33.33% better video recording quality (main camera)
    1440 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has touch autofocus
  • 2x faster downloads
    300MBits/svs150MBits/s
  • Has a built-in HDR mode

Top specs and features

Design

1.thickness

7.3mm

6mm

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

2.weight

316g

429g

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

3.width

212.6mm

237.3mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

4.height

124.8mm

169mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

5.Has a stylus
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

6.Weather sealed
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Archos 101 Saphir

Display

1.resolution

2560 x 1600px

2048 x 1536px

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2.pixel density

359ppi

264ppi

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

521ppi

3.screen size

8.4"

9.7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD)

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 2.36GHz

2 x 2.15GHz & 2 x 1.6GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2.has an external memory slot
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.RAM

4GB

4GB

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

4.Has integrated LTE
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

5.internal storage

64GB

32GB

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

6.Supports 64-bit
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

13MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

24MP

2.front camera megapixels

8MP

5MP

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite LTE (32GB / 3GB RAM)

8MP

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1440 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

4.has a CMOS sensor
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

5.has a flash
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

6.has touch autofocus
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

4.Has a radio
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Lenovo Tab P10

5.Has dedicated media keys
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB

Battery

1.battery power

5100mAh

6000mAh

Best

Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular

11560mAh

2.wireless charging
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Google Nexus 7 (2013) LTE

3.has a rechargeable battery
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a removable battery
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD)

Features

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
2.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

3.Is a multi-user system
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
4.Is free and open source
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

5.Supports widgets
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

6.Has offline voice recognition
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4"
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

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