Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite  vs Google Nexus 7 

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 July, 2012

Google Nexus 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Google Nexus 7
8.5 Out of 10
There's no sign of judder or slow down, just silky smooth transitions, which is impressive as even the quad core Google Nexus 7 has the occasional hiccup but in our time with the Nexus 10 it performed almost flawlessly.
by TechRadar (Jun, 2014)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of 7 Lite vs Nexus 7


Processing power and speed



3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life


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Google Nexus 7 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of MediaPad 7 Lite vs Nexus 7

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Nexus 7

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

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

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Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

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More processing power 5,121 vs 2,282 Around 2.2x better passmark score
Has a rear camera 3.2 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Much newer operating system Android 4.0 vs Android 4.1 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like
Smaller 193 x 120 x 11 mm vs 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm Around 40% smaller
Back view of Google Nexus 7

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Much faster graphics 12.5 fps vs 3.8 fps More than 3.2x better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
More cores Quad core vs Single core 3 more cores; run more applications at once
More storage capacity 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Significantly faster Bluetooth 24 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v4.0) vs 3 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v3.0) 8x faster Bluetooth
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 11 mm Around 20% thinner
Sharper screen 215 ppi vs 169 ppi More than 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution front camera 1.9 MP vs 0.3 MP More than 6.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Higher resolution 1280 x 800 vs 1024 x 600 More than 65% higher resolution
Slightly faster processor 1.3 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Reviews Word on the street

MediaPad 7 Lite  vs Nexus 7 

It's bright and sharp and makes for very good quality video chat over Google video chat and Skype.
Nexus 7

Performance: Amazingly, there’s a ton of juice provided by the 4,325 mAh battery it’s packing inside of its body.
Nexus 7


6.0 Out of 10
8.5 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


MediaPad 7 Lite  vs
Nexus 7 
Size 7" 7"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1024 x 600 1280 x 800
PPI 169 ppi 215 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes No


Cores Single core Quad core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.3 GHz

form factor

Weight 370 g 340 g
Size 193 x 120 x 11 mm 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm
Thickness 11 mm 8.9 mm


MediaPad 7 Lite  vs
Nexus 7 
Internal storage 8 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes No
Webcam 0.3 MP 1.9 MP
Rear camera 3.2 MP None


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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