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

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

Compare Microsoft Surface RT X Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G) 19Points







(Non removable)

04Points Microsoft Surface RT (32GB) Compare Huawei MediaPad X1 X







(Non removable)

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

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MediaPad X1 (4G)} 19 Advantages Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G) vs Surface RT (32GB)} 4 Advantages Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
+1.6GHz 32bit Quad-core (28nm)83%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3GHz 32bit Penta-core (40nm)
+2GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
+239 grams (8.37 ounces)185%
vs680 grams (23.8 ounces)
+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)31%
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+LTPS LCDAdvantage
LTPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
+1200x1920 pixels120%
Higher resolution screen
vs768x1366 pixels
+323 PPI118%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs148 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
+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)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)17 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
+5000 mAh21%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4120 mAh
+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
16GB (13GB available)vs+32GB (15GB available)15%
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

18 Common items in both devices
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) HD (1280x720)
+11 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
ModelMediaPad X1 (4G)Surface RT (32GB)
Other model namesMediaPad Honor X1 7D-504L, Honor X1 7D-503LTTablet Microsoft Surface RT 1
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Release date4/1/2014, Announced: 2/28/201410/26/2012
Depth7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)103.9 x 183.5 millimeters (4.09 x 7.22 in)172 x 274.6 millimeters (6.77 x 10.81 in)
Weight239 grams (8.37 ounces)680 grams (23.8 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
Screen size7" inches10.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels (16:10)768x1366 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)323 PPI148 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
System versionAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanWindows RT 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatWindows RT 8.1
User InterfaceEmotion UI 2.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
Chipset32bit: HiSilicon Kirin 910 (28nm)32bit: NVIDIA Tegra 3 (T30L) (40nm)
CPUQuad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A9 (Quad-core)
Penta-core, 2 processors:
4x 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A9 (Quad-core)
1x 500MHz ARM Cortex-A9 (Single-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4 (533MHz)NVIDIA GeForce ULP MP12 (416MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredBrowsermark: 73180 (v1)

💽 Memory and storage

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)32GB (15GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface 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, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 (1, 3)
TD-LTE (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

📷 Camera

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
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 focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro HDMI Type D
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
WiFi hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4120 mAh
Charger, wattsWired chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered8 hours
Standby504 hours (21 days)360 hours (15 days)

➕ Other features

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface RT (32GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderNot supported
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash player
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedDock with QWERTY keyboard
Miscellaneous• Colors: Snow White, Diamond Black• Colors: Dark Titanium
• Optional Touch Cover with keyboard
• WiFi Direct
• Microsoft Office 2013 RT

☢️ Radiation rate

Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Microsoft Surface 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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