Huawei MediaPad M5 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)

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Display

Size:

8.4 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body:

77.17 %
70.98 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor:

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71 MP8
Adreno 504

RAM:

4GB
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

128GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

5100 mAh
5100 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
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

Video recording:

Yes
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions:

8.37 x 4.91 x 0.29 inches (212.6 x 124.8 x 7.3 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight:

11.15 oz (316.0 g)
12.17 oz (345.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Gray
Black, Silver

Cellular

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

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)
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2018
Jul 05, 2019
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