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Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G) vs Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)

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

Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)





32bit Quad


(Non removable)

07PointsMicrosoft Surface Pro (64GB)Compare Huawei MediaPad X1 X
Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)





64bit Dual


(Non removable)

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

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MediaPad X1 (3G)17 Advantages Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)vsSurface Pro (64GB)7 Advantages Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
+239 grams (8.37 ounces)3 times
vs907 grams (31.75 ounces)
+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)81%
vs13 millimeters (0.51 inches)
+LTPS LCDAdvantage
LTPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
+1200x1920 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+323 PPI55%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs208 PPI
+(back) 13MP13 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 1MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 5MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)150%
More apps available to download and use
vs1000000 apps (Windows 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
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.7Ghz 64bit Dual-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (13GB available)vs+64GB (28GB available)115%
More internal storage for applications and files
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Micro HDMI Type DAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

18 Common items in both devices
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
(front) HD (1280x720)
+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 featuresHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
ModelMediaPad X1 (3G)Surface Pro (64GB)
Other model namesHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 7D-501U, Huawei 7D-501UUltrabook Microsoft Surface Pro, Tablet Surface Pro 1
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateApril, 2014February, 2013
Depth7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)13 millimeters (0.51 inches)
Size (width x height)103.9 x 183.5 millimeters (4.09 x 7.22 in)173 x 274.6 millimeters (6.81 x 10.81 in)
Weight239 grams (8.37 ounces)907 grams (31.75 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedDock with QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Huawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanWindows 8 Pro
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatWindows 8.1 Pro
HardwareHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
Chipset32bit - Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN910 Hi6620 V9R164bit - Intel Mobile HM77 Express
CPU processor1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A91.7Ghz Dual-Core Intel Core i5-3317U
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4Intel HD Graphics 4000
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)64GB (28GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
Screen size7" inches10.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)323 PPI208 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
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)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
CameraHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels1 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels1280x720 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels1280x720 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
MultimediaHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash player
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Snow White, Diamond Black
- Emotion UI 2.0
- DTS sound
- Colors: Dark Titanium
- Digital pen
- Optional Touch Cover with keyboard
- WiFi Direct
- Microsoft Office 2013 RT
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Power supplyHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAhfeature not registered
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day
Standby30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 days21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days
Radiation rateHuawei MediaPad X1 (3G)Microsoft Surface Pro (64GB)
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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