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Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB) vs Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Huawei Mediapad M1 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei Mediapad M1 XApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)23Points
Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

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05PointsHuawei Mediapad M1 (3G)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
8"
IPS

800x1280

5
MP

1mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)

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iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)23 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)vsMediapad M1 (3G)5 Advantages Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
+1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Cores7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+16GB (10GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (5GB available)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)30%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+264 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs189 PPI
+9.7"21%
Larger screen
vs8"
+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 1.2MP33%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1MP
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps138%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh53%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4800 mAh
+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
444 grams (15.54 ounces)vs+329 grams (11.52 ounces)35%
Lighter
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) HD (1280x720)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+11 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
ModeliPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Mediapad M1 (3G)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6Tablet Huawei Mediapad M1 8.0 3G, Huawei Mediapad M1 S8-301u
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandAppleHuawei
Release dateOctober, 2014April, 2014
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)120.7 x 214.4 millimeters (4.75 x 8.44 in)
Weight444 grams (15.54 ounces)329 grams (11.52 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateiPadOS 13feature not registered
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 910 Hi6620
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8ARM Mali-450 MP4
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)8GB (5GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size9.7" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080)
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionSmile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraNot supported
2ª cameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x720 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: White, Tulip, Carnation, Lily, Titanium Gray
- Huawei Emotion UI 2.0
- DTS sound enhancement
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh4800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad Air 2 (4G 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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