Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite  vs Apple iPad mini 

Released July, 2012

Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

  • 7"
  • 8 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite
7.7 Out of 10
Storage is also easily expandable via microSD.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2012)
Released November, 2012

Apple iPad mini

  • 7.8"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 6
Front view of Apple iPad mini
7.4 Out of 10
Before the first iPad made its debut we wondered how Apple would increase the size of the interface to make use of all the space on the screen.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2014)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of 7 Lite vs iPad mini


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Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of MediaPad 7 Lite vs iPad mini

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

MediaPad 7 Lite
3.8 fps
iPad mini
3.4 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

MediaPad 7 Lite
13.1 fps
iPad mini
14.9 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

Reasons to consider the
Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

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Significantly more processing power 5,121 vs 1,420 More than 3.5x better passmark score
Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 4.0) vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like
More RAM 1 GB vs 0.5 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Faster processor 1.2 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
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Apple iPad mini

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More storage capacity 32 GB vs 8 GB 4x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly thinner 7.2 mm vs 11 mm Around 35% thinner
Significantly faster Bluetooth 24 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v4.0) vs 3 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v3.0) 8x faster Bluetooth
Bigger screen 7.8" vs 7" More than 10% bigger screen
Higher resolution rear camera 5 MP vs 3.2 MP More than 55% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Slightly higher resolution front camera 1.2 MP vs 0.3 MP 4x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people

Specifications Full list of technical specs


MediaPad 7 Lite  vs
iPad mini 
Size 7" 7.8"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1024 x 600 1024 x 768
PPI 169 ppi 163 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes Yes


Cores Single core Dual core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1 GHz

form factor

Weight 370 g 308 g
Size 193 x 120 x 11 mm 134.7 x 200 x 7.2 mm
Thickness 11 mm 7.2 mm


MediaPad 7 Lite  vs
iPad mini 
Internal storage 8 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 0.5 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes No
Webcam 0.3 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 3.2 MP 5 MP


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