Huawei MediaPad M5 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 3

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Display

Size:

8.4 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 359 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio, 283 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

77.17 %
68.46 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 960
Samsung Exynos 9810

Processor:

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2700 MHz, Exynos M3 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71 MP8
Mali-G72 MP18

RAM:

4GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

5100 mAh
5050 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (PDAF)
13 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

Yes
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

8.37 x 4.91 x 0.29 inches (212.6 x 124.8 x 7.3 mm)
8.42 x 4.99 x 0.39 inches (213.8 x 126.8 x 9.9 mm)

Weight:

11.15 oz (316.0 g)
15.03 oz (426.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light
Stylus

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Gray
Black

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
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 490

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Tab Active 3 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

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
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