Huawei MediaPad M5 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

Display

Size

8.4 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
359 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels,
189 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

77.17 %
70.45 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 8917

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP8
Adreno 308

RAM

4GB
2GB

Internal storage

128GB
16GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

5100 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (PDAF)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F1.9

Video recording

Yes
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

8 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.37 x 4.91 x 0.29 inches (212.6 x 124.8 x 7.3 mm)
8.35 x 4.89 x 0.35 inches (212.1 x 124.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

11.15 oz (316 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (448 g)
12.84 oz (364 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (448 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Notification light
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Gold, Gray
Black, Gold

Phone functionality

 
Yes

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

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
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, 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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