Comparison between:
- Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 10
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 10Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 10Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
Model aliasBAH2-L09SM-T835
T835

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width243.4 mm
24.34 cm
0.8 ft
9.58 in
249.3 mm
24.93 cm
0.82 ft
9.81 in
Height162.2 mm
16.22 cm
0.53 ft
6.39 in
164.3 mm
16.43 cm
0.54 ft
6.47 in
Thickness7.7 mm
0.77 cm
0.03 ft
0.3 in
7.1 mm
0.71 cm
0.02 ft
0.28 in
Weight475 g
1.05 lbs
16.76 oz
483 g
1.06 lbs
17.04 oz
Volume303.99 cm³
18.46 in³
290.82 cm³
17.66 in³
ColorsGray
Champagne
Black
White
Body materialsMetalMetal
Glass

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards11

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)Emotion 8.0Experience

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCHuawei HiSilicon KIRIN 659Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Process technology16 nm10 nm
CPU4x 2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.35 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 280
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-3072 KB
3 MB
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2360 MHz2350 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T830 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 540
GPU cores2-
GPU frequency-710 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB
4 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz
i5 coprocessor-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB
64 GB
64 GB
256 GB
eMMCUFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
10.5 in
266.7 mm
26.67 cm
Width8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
8.9 in
226.16 mm
22.62 cm
Height5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
5.56 in
141.35 mm
14.14 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
Resolution1920 x 1200 pixels2560 x 1600 pixels
Pixel density224 ppi
88 ppcm
288 ppi
113 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area75.16 %78.3 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
2.5D curved glass screen
1000:1 contrast ratio
400 cd/m²
-

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Aperturef/2f/1.9
Focal length2.48 mm-
Flash type-LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 24 mmSensor size - 1/3.06"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Wide-angle lens - 76°

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Aperturef/2f/1.9
Focal length2.48 mm-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 24 mmSensor size - 1/4"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Wide-angle lens - 85°

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
4 speakers
Harman Kardon
Smart PA
4 x 1.2 W (Watt) speakers
Dolby Atmos

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
-4x4 MU-MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.25.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity7500 mAh7300 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power9 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Body SAR (EU)1.01 W/kg1.09 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.258 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresM-Pen stylus - 2048 pressure levelsS Pen stylus (4096 pressure levels)
Samsung DeX
 Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 10Samsung Galaxy Tab S4