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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Huawei MediaPad X2
Global Score
7.117.47
Basic Information
SamsungHuawei
Android 4.2.2Android 5.0
2013-06-032015-04-07
8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches7.22 x 4.09 x 0.28 inches
11.08 ounces8.78 ounces
--Gold
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 305.00 at Amazon$ 165.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8 inches7 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1200 x 1920 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
189 pixels per inch323 pixels per inch
--450 cd/m2 brightness
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.97.9
Performance
Samsung Exynos 4 Dual chipsetHiSilicon Kirin 930 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processor64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-Core 2000 MHz + Quad-Core 1500 MHz) processor
1,5 GB RAM3 GB RAM
ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core 266 MHz) GPUMali-T628 GPU
8.468.28
Storage
32 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
4.34.62
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.30 MP13.00 MP + 5.00 MP
1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
4.845.5
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--Mobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRSLTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
SIMSIM, Dual SIM
99.6
Battery Life
4450mAh Battery5000mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
42 hours talk time--
5.124.72
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0, EDR
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

The Huawei MediaPad X2 has a global score of 7.47, which is slightly better than the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch's 7.11 general score. The Huawei MediaPad X2 body is newer, much lighter and a bit thinner than the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch. These tablets come with Android operating system, but Huawei MediaPad X2 has a more recent 5.0 version while Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has Android 4.2.2 version.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch features a little faster processor than Huawei MediaPad X2, because although it has an inferior number of slower cores, less RAM memory and a 32-bits processor against 64-bits, it also counts with an extra graphics processing unit. The Huawei MediaPad X2 features a much more vibrant screen than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because although it has a little smaller screen, it also counts with a much higher 1920 x 1200 resolution and a way better display pixels density.

Huawei MediaPad X2 has slightly more storage capacity to install applications and games than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and although they both have the same internal storage, the Huawei MediaPad X2 also has an external memory card slot that allows up to 128 GB. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has a bit better battery lifetime than Huawei MediaPad X2, although it has 4450mAh of battery capacity against 5000mAh.

The Huawei MediaPad X2 captures much better photographs and videos than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because it has a lot higher video quality and a back-facing camera with a much higher 13 mega pixels resolution.

Huawei MediaPad X2 is not only the best tablets in this comparisson, but it's also very cheap compared to the other ones, making this tablet an obvious call.