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Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB) vs Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Huawei MediaPad X1 tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei MediaPad X1 XApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)13Points
Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Triple

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
7"
LTPS

1200x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)

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iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)13 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)vsMediaPad X1 (3G)14 Advantages Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
+1.5GHz 64bit Triple-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6GHz 32bit Quad-Core
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)18%
Thinner
vs7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS LCD
+1536x2048 pixels37%
Higher resolution screen
vs1200x1920 pixels
+9.7"39%
Larger screen
vs7"
+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh47%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5000 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)
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
16GB (10GB available)vs+16GB (13GB available)30%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
437 grams (15.3 ounces)vs+239 grams (8.37 ounces)83%
Lighter
264 PPIvs+323 PPI22%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/2.2 (aperture)9%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2300000 apps (App Store)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+3G+ HSPA+Advantage
The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(3G+ HSPA+) 42 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
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
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device

21 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
BSI sensor
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) HD (1280x720)
+14 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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📱 Model features

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
ModeliPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)MediaPad X1 (3G)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1566 (WiFi), iPad 6Huawei MediaPad Honor X1 7D-501U, Huawei 7D-501U
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandAppleHuawei
Release date10/24/2014, Announced: 10/16/20144/1/2014
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)103.9 x 183.5 millimeters (4.09 x 7.22 in)
Weight437 grams (15.3 ounces)239 grams (8.37 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
System versioniOS 8.0Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateiPadOS 13Android 4.4.2 KitKat
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN910 Hi6620 V9R1
CPUTriple-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Triple-Core Typhoon
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.6GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GX6450 Rogue (8-core)ARM Mali-450 MP4
Performance (benchmark)Basemark X: 29753feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)16GB (13GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDLTPS LCD
Screen size9.7" inches7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels (4:3)1200x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI323 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered42/5.76 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, 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

📷 Camera

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
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 detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels2592x1944 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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy10 hoursfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registered504 hours (21 days)

➕ Other features

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: Snow White, Diamond Black
- Emotion UI 2.0
- DTS sound

☢️ Radiation rate

Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (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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