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Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G) vs Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)

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

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Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
7"
LTPS

1200x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsMicrosoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)Compare Huawei MediaPad X1 X
Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
10.6"
TFT

1080x1920

5
MP

3.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Penta

N/A
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)

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MediaPad X1 (4G)15 Advantages Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)vsSurface 2 RT (32GB)7 Advantages Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
+239 grams (8.37 ounces)183%
Lighter
vs676 grams (23.66 ounces)
+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)24%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+LTPS LCDAdvantage
LTPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+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) 13MP154%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+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) 5MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 3.1MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)12 times
More apps available to download and use
vs190000 apps (Windows Store)
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 150 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
+DLNAAdvantage
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 32bit Penta-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (13GB available)vs+32GB (15GB available)15%
More internal storage for applications and files
7"vs+10.6"51%
Larger screen
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
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.

21 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
+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 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
ModelMediaPad X1 (4G)Surface 2 RT (32GB)
Other model namesHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 7D-504L, Huawei Honor X1 7D-503LTMicrosoft Surface RT 2, Microsoft Surface 2 RT
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandHuaweiMicrosoft
Release dateApril, 2014September, 2013
Depth7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)103.9 x 183.5 millimeters (4.09 x 7.22 in)172.5 x 274.6 millimeters (6.79 x 10.81 in)
Weight239 grams (8.37 ounces)676 grams (23.66 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 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanWindows RT 8.1
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatfeature not registered
HardwareHuawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
Chipset32bit - Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN910 Hi6620 V9R132bit - NVIDIA Tegra 4 Wayne (28nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A91.7Ghz Penta-Core ARM Cortex-A15
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4NVIDIA GeForce ULP MP72 672Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)32GB (15GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
Display typeLTPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size7" inches10.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 5-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 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTENot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingHuawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderNot supported
CameraHuawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
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
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraHuawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
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 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
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 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)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 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Snow White, Diamond Black
- Emotion UI 2.0
- DTS sound
- Colors: Dark Titanium
- Dual-position kickstand
- Optional Touch Cover with keyboard
- WiFi Direct
- Microsoft Office 2013 RT
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- SkyDrive 200GB for 2 years
- Skype free international calls and WiFi for 1 year
Power supplyHuawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAhfeature not registered
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 (4G)Microsoft Surface 2 RT (32GB)
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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