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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB) vs Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs Huawei Mediapad M1 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei Mediapad M1 XSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)24Points
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)
8.4"
AMOLED

1600x2560

8
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Octa

4900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
8"
IPS

800x1280

5
MP

1mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)

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!

Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)vsMediapad M1 (3G)2 Advantages Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
+1.9Ghz 32bit Octa-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR32 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+16GB (11.49GB available)130%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (5GB available)
+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+298 grams (10.43 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs329 grams (11.52 ounces)
+6.6 millimeters (0.26 inches)20%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1600x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+359 PPI90%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs189 PPI
+8.4"5%
Larger screen
vs8"
+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+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) 2.1MP125%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 6.0 MarshmallowAdvantage
Android 6.0 Marshmallow is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps138%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4900 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4800 mAh
+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+10 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
ModelGalaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Mediapad M1 (3G)
Other model namesTablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE SM-T705M, Samsung KlimtTablet Huawei Mediapad M1 8.0 3G, Huawei Mediapad M1 S8-301u
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release dateJuly, 2014April, 2014
Depth6.6 millimeters (0.26 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)125.6 x 212.8 millimeters (4.94 x 8.38 in)120.7 x 214.4 millimeters (4.75 x 8.44 in)
Weight298 grams (10.43 ounces)329 grams (11.52 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardDock with QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (28nm)32bit - Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 910 Hi6620
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T628 MP6ARM Mali-450 MP4
RAM memory3GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB (11.49GB available)8GB (5GB available)
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size8.4" inches8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1600x2560 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)359 PPI189 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat3 800/900/1800/2600 (Bands 3,7,8,20)Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080)
FlashLED flashNot 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
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionSmile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels1280x720 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)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
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Other features- Colors: Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- 100.000:1 screen contrast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Tulip, Carnation, Lily, Titanium Gray
- Huawei Emotion UI 2.0
- DTS sound enhancement
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4900 mAh4800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G SM-T705 16GB)Huawei Mediapad M1 (3G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.63W/kg (head) | 1.56W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.26W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)feature not registered
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