Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

Released July, 2012
  • 7"
  • 8 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.0
Colorwise, we were happy with the deep blacks and nice contrast ratio on the display.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2012)
7.7 Out of 10

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of the Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

Performance

Processing power and speed

MediaPad 7 Lite
7.7
Nexus 7
6.2
iPad mini
5.7
Passmark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

MediaPad 7 Lite
7.2
Nexus 7
10.0
iPad mini
7.2
GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

MediaPad 7 Lite
n.d.
Nexus 7
n.d.
iPad mini
n.d.
Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

MediaPad 7 Lite
8.0
Nexus 7
9.2
iPad mini
9.2
Reviews from phonearena.com, mobiletechreview.com and androidpolice.com

7.7

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

MediaPad 7 Lite
7.7
Nexus 7
8.5
iPad mini
7.4

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

MediaPad 7 Lite
5,121
iPad mini
1,384
Nexus 7
2,282

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

MediaPad 7 Lite
3.8 fps
Nexus 7
12.5 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

MediaPad 7 Lite
13.1 fps
Nexus 7
39.8 fps

Reviews Word on the street for the Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite


6.0
It’s quad band GSM/EDGE, but as far as we can tell, it lacks US 3G bands.

6.0
Camera: The MediaPad features a 3.2-megapixel fixed-focus rear camera.

Overall

6.0 Out of 10

What People Are Saying Give it to me straight

Screen

The experience is beyond lackluster, the display is dated, and performance is just all around bad.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)
In a nutshell, this display is very meh.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)
I'll preface this section by saying this isn't the worst display I've ever seen.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)

Operating system

Huawei also threw their own keyboard onto the device, and I have to say, it's one of the worst software keyboards I've ever used.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)
The branding on the back suggests portrait, yet the software and volume rockers are laid out otherwise.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)
It runs a clean version of Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich and the software is clearly well tuned.
by MobileTechReview (Oct, 2012)

Operating System

Every Android device should ship with NFC at this point.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)
For the most part, the MediaPad Lite offers a stock Android 4.0 experience, save for one minor tweak that I actually like.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)
Introduction: The Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite is an affordable 7-inch Android tablet, and that puts in a category as vast as the ocean.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2012)

Storage

If Google can put out a buttery-smooth tablet with 32GB of storage for $250, this kind of performance is unacceptable.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)
The card slot is neatly situated on the side, so you can hot swap cards (change them without rebooting).
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2012)
Storage is also easily expandable via microSD.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2012)

Network technology

Huawei is bringing an aluminum unibody, an IPS display, 3G and Google’s Play Store (you might take it for granted, but at those low prices some Chinese makers are easily omitting it)!
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2012)
What's hot: Unlocked 3G GSM (though not for US).
by MobileTechReview (Oct, 2012)
3G connectivity is what justifies the price for this tablet.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2012)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Size 7"
Technology IPS LCD
Resolution 1024 x 600
PPI 169 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
  1. 802.11n
  2. 802.11g
  3. 802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0
Supports 3G Yes

processor

Cores Single core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz

form factor

Weight 370 g
Size 193 x 120 x 11 mm
Thickness 11 mm

storage

Internal storage 8 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB
Supported card formats microSD
Maximum capacity 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes
Webcam 0.3 MP
Rear camera 3.2 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes
Has a compass Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes
Has a light sensor Yes
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