Comparison between:
- Huawei MediaPad M3
- Lenovo ThinkPad 8

Brand and model

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

Huawei MediaPad M3Lenovo ThinkPad 8
Huawei MediaPad M3
Prices
Lenovo ThinkPad 8
Prices
Model aliasBTV-DL09
BTV-W09
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Design

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

Width215.5 mm
21.55 cm
0.71 ft
8.48 in
224.28 mm
22.43 cm
0.74 ft
8.83 in
Height124.2 mm
12.42 cm
0.41 ft
4.89 in
131.83 mm
13.18 cm
0.43 ft
5.19 in
Thickness7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.02 ft
0.29 in
8.89 mm
0.89 cm
0.03 ft
0.35 in
Weight310 g
0.68 lbs
10.93 oz
431 g
0.95 lbs
15.2 oz
Volume195.39 cm³
11.87 in³
262.85 cm³
15.96 in³
ColorsGold
Silver
Black
Body materialsMetal-

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIM-
Number of SIM cards1-

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
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TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
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UMTSUMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (B6)
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LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
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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
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE

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 6.0.1 MarshmallowMicrosoft Windows 8.1
User interface (UI)Emotion 4.1-

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 950Intel Atom Z3770
Process technology16 nm22 nm
CPU4x 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A72, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53Intel Silvermont
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AIA-32 (x86), IA-64 (x64)
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-24 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores84
CPU frequency2300 MHz2400 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T880 MP4Intel Gen 7
GPU cores4-
GPU frequency900 MHz-
RAM capacity4 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channel-
RAM frequency1333 MHz-

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
-eMMC

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/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size8.4 in
213.36 mm
21.34 cm
8.3 in
210.82 mm
21.08 cm
Width7.12 in
180.93 mm
18.09 cm
7.04 in
178.78 mm
17.88 cm
Height4.45 in
113.08 mm
11.31 cm
4.4 in
111.73 mm
11.17 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
Resolution2560 x 1600 pixels1920 x 1200 pixels
Pixel density359 ppi
141 ppcm
273 ppi
107 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area76.69 %67.78 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
1500:1 contrast ratio
400 cd/m²
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Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Hall
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145-

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 typeCMOS-
Aperturef/2-
Focal length4.04 mm-
Flash type-LED
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
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Geotagging

Secondary camera

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

Aperturef/2-
Focal length2.82 mm-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
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Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps-
-2 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Harman Kardon
Asahi Kasei AK4376
192 kHz / 24-bit
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Radio

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

Radio-No

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n

Bluetooth

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

Version4.14.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
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USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.03.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI-Micro HDMI (Type D)

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

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
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WAV

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
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV

Battery

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

Capacity5100 mAh-
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power5 V / 2 A-
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable
-Battery life - up to 8 h
Stand by time - up to 400 h

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)1.45 W/kg-

Additional features

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

Additional featuresBTV-DL09 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: body - 1.450 W/kg
BTV-W09 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: body - 0.540 W/kg
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