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Huawei MediaPad X1 3G vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Huawei MediaPad X1 vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Huawei MediaPad X1 3G
7"
LTPS

1200x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Huawei MediaPad X1 X28Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
6.21"
AMOLED

1080x2248

12
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


06 Advantages Huawei MediaPad X1 3G
MediaPad X1 3GvsMi 8 Explorer
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Thinner
7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)vs7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
 13%13%
+Larger screen
7"vs6.21"
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
 67%67%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3000 mAh

28 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
Mi 8 ExplorervsMediaPad X1 3G
 116%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 7 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs16GB (13GB user available)
 35%35%
+Lighter
177 grams (6.2 ounces)vs239 grams (8.37 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsLTPS LCD
 5%5%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2248 pixelsvs1200x1920 pixels
 24%24%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
402 PPIvs323 PPI
 88%88%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs(back) 13MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 22%22%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 20MPvs(front) 5MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Advantage
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
4G+ LTE-Avs3G+ HSPA+
 23 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (under display)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
DLNA
MicroUSB 2.0 / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
ModelMediaPad X1 3GMi 8 Explorer
Also known asHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 7D-501U, Huawei 7D-501U小米8 透明探索版, Xiaomi Mi8 Explorer 8GB RAM + 128GB
Country or region availablefeature not registeredChinaHong KongVarious (International)
BrandHuaweiXiaomi
Release dateApril, 2014June, 2018
Depth7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)103.9 x 183.5 millimeters (4.09 x 7.22 in)74.8 x 154.9 millimeters (2.94 x 6.1 in)
Weight239 grams (8.37 ounces)177 grams (6.2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Huawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN910 Hi6620 V9R164bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (13GB user available)128GB (110GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
Display typeLTPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size7" inches6.21" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels1080x2248 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)323 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
Main camera13 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 1.0µm AF 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
Front camera5 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.8µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Snow White, Diamond Black
- Emotion UI 2.0
- DTS sound
- Colors: Black (transparent back)
- MIUI 10
- 600nit / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Always-On Display
- Quick Charge 4.0+
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyHuawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standby30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 daysfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Huawei MediaPad X1 3GXiaomi Mi 8 Explorer
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered