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HTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB) vs Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)

Side by side comparison between HTC Nexus 9 vs Huawei MediaPad X1 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei MediaPad X1 XHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)14Points
HTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)
8.9"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.6mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Compare HTC Nexus 9 X
Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
7"
LTPS

1200x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? HTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)14 Advantages HTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)vsMediaPad X1 (3G)9 Advantages Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core47%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+32GB (27GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (13GB available)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS LCD
+1536x2048 pixels37%
Higher resolution screen
vs1200x1920 pixels
+8.9"27%
Larger screen
vs7"
+Android 7.1.1 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1.1 Nougat is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6700 mAh34%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5000 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
436 grams (15.26 ounces)vs+239 grams (8.37 ounces)82%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)10%
Thinner
288 PPIvs+323 PPI12%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
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) 1.6MPvs+(front) 5MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality

23 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
BSI sensor
HDR photo only main camera
+16 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 featuresHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
ModelNexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)MediaPad X1 (3G)
Other model namesHTC Google Nexus 9 3G/LTE, HTC VolantisHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 7D-501U, Huawei 7D-501U
Country or region available(Global, International)USA(Europe)
(Global, International), USA, (Europe)
feature not registered
BrandHTCHuawei
Release dateNovember, 2014April, 2014
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)153.7 x 228.2 millimeters (6.05 x 8.98 in)103.9 x 183.5 millimeters (4.09 x 7.22 in)
Weight436 grams (15.26 ounces)239 grams (8.37 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)HTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0 LollipopAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
HardwareHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Chipset64bit - NVIDIA Tegra K1-6432bit - Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN910 Hi6620 V9R1
CPU processor2.3Ghz Dual-Core Denver1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerNVIDIA GeForce Kepler MP192ARM Mali-450 MP4
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (27GB available)16GB (13GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDLTPS LCD
Screen size8.9" inches7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1200x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)288 PPI323 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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, 20)

T-Mobile version:
LTE (Bands 2, 3, 5, 6, 13)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 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
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature 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 only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Front camera (secondary)1.6 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1536x1024 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, DivXMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand
- HTC BoomSound
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Snow White, Diamond Black
- Emotion UI 2.0
- DTS sound
Power supplyHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 16GB)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6700 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy570 minutes | 9.5 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registered30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 days
Radiation rateHTC Nexus 9 (4G LTE 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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