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

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

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Compare Apple iPad Air 2 XHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)13Points
Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)
7"
LTPS

1200x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Compare Huawei MediaPad X1 X
Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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MediaPad X1 (3G)13 Advantages Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)vsiPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)14 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+239 grams (8.37 ounces)83%
Lighter
vs437 grams (15.3 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
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3G+ HSPA+Advantage
The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(3G+ HSPA+) 42 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+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
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Cores13%
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
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
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
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

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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Physical featuresHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
ModelMediaPad X1 (3G)iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Other model namesHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 7D-501U, Huawei 7D-501UiPad Air 2 A1566 (WiFi), iPad 6
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiApple
Release dateApril, 2014October, 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)437 grams (15.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeaniOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatiPadOS 13
HardwareHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Chipset32bit - Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN910 Hi6620 V9R164bit - Apple A8X (20nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A91.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4PowerVR GXA6850 MP8
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)128GB (117GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 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 pixels1536x2048 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)323 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderNot supported
CameraHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 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 stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: 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
2ª cameraHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 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
MultimediaHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivityHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Snow White, Diamond Black
- Emotion UI 2.0
- DTS sound
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
Power supplyHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
BatteryLiPo: 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 registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 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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