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Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G) vs Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)

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

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Compare Apple iPad Air 2 XHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)10Points
Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
7"
LTPS

1200x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Compare Huawei MediaPad X1 X
Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Triple

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)

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!

MediaPad X1 (3G)10 Advantages Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)vsiPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)17 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+239 grams (8.37 ounces)86%
Lighter
vs444 grams (15.54 ounces)
+323 PPI22%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs264 PPI
+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+f/2.2 (aperture)9%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
1.6GHz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.5GHz 64bit Triple-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (13GB available)vs+128GB (117GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)vs+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)18%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
LTPS LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
1200x1920 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels37%
Higher resolution screen
7"vs+9.7"39%
Larger screen
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps138%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
5000 mAhvs+7340 mAh47%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

24 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
BSI sensor
+17 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

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
ModelMediaPad X1 (3G)iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Other model namesMediaPad Honor X1 7D-501UiPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiApple
Release date4/1/2014, Announced: 2/28/201410/24/2014, Announced: 10/16/2014
Depth7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)
Size (width x height)103.9 x 183.5 millimeters (4.09 x 7.22 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight239 grams (8.37 ounces)444 grams (15.54 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
System versionAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeaniOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatiPadOS 13
User InterfaceEmotion UI 2.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Chipset32bit - HiSilicon Kirin 910 (28nm)64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.6GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
Triple-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Triple-Core Typhoon
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4 (533MHz)PowerVR GX6450 Rogue (8-core)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredBasemark X: 29753

💽 Memory and storage

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)128GB (117GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Display typeLTPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size7" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels (16:10)1536x2048 pixels (4:3)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)323 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE 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)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)
DTS
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported

🔋 Battery

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh7340 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered10 hours
Standby504 hours (21 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Snow White, Diamond Black- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD

☢️ Radiation rate

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
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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