Huawei MediaPad M3 vs Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018)

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Display

Display size

8.4 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Pixel density

359 ppi
264 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

76.48 %
72.80 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

Yes
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

8.48 x 4.89 x 0.29 inches (215.5 x 124.2 x 7.3 mm)
9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches (238.8 x 167.6 x 7.4 mm)

Weight

10.93 oz (310 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)
16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 950
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Mali-T880 MP4
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI
iOS (12.x, 11.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

Yes
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 19, 20, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

5100 mAh
8827 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Internet use

 
LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
iPad Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

MSRP price

 
$ 559
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