Huawei MediaPad M5 8 vs Huawei MediaPad M3

Display

Size

8.4 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
359 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels,
359 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

77.17 %
76.48 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 960
HiSilicon Kirin 950

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Mali-G71 MP8
Mali-T880 MP4

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

128GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

5100 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP
8 MP

Features

PDAF
Autofocus

Video recording

Yes
Yes

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

8 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.37 x 4.91 x 0.29 inches (212.6 x 124.8 x 7.3 mm)
8.48 x 4.89 x 0.29 inches (215.5 x 124.2 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

11.15 oz (316 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (430 g)
10.93 oz (310 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (430 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Gold, Gray
Gold, Gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

 
800, 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
Yes

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible)
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Other features

 
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

9V 2A travel charger, Type-C charging/data cable, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headset jack adapter cable
 
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