Huawei MediaPad M3  vs Apple iPad mini 2 

Released September, 2016

Huawei MediaPad M3

  • 8.4"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 6.0
View of Huawei MediaPad M3
Released November, 2013

Apple iPad mini 2

  • 7.8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 7
Front view of Apple iPad mini 2
Love it or hate it, the Apple Maps experience is once again witnessed on the iPad mini, giving us cool things like voice guided turn-by-turn directions and 3D maps with specific locations.
by PhoneArena (Nov, 2012)

Benchmarks Real world tests of MediaPad M3 vs iPad mini 2

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

MediaPad M3
iPad mini 2

Differences What are the advantages of each

View of Huawei MediaPad M3

Reasons to consider the
Huawei MediaPad M3

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Much more processing power 8,224 vs 1,373 Around 6x better passmark score
Much more storage capacity 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Supported card formats SD, SDHC, SDXC vs None Supports supported card formats
Much more RAM 4 GB vs 1 GB 4x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Much faster processor 2.3 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 75% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Much higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 1.2 MP Around 6.8x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Newer Sep, 2016 vs Nov, 2013 Release date over 2 years later
Higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 2048 x 1536 More than 30% higher resolution
Bigger screen 8.4" vs 7.8" More than 5% bigger screen
Sharper screen 359 ppi vs 326 ppi More than 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Back view of Apple iPad mini 2

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Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos

Features Key features of the MediaPad M3  vs iPad mini 2 

screen resolution

MediaPad M3
2560 x 1600
iPad mini 2
2048 x 1536


camera resolution

iPad mini 2
1.2 MP

CPU Frequency

MediaPad M3
2.3 GHz
iPad mini 2
1.3 GHz

Reviews Word on the street

MediaPad M3  vs iPad mini 2 

No longer must we agonize over pixelization, just because its 7.9-inch 2048 x 1536 IPS LCD Retina Display is glorious for its sharp visuals and strong details.
iPad mini 2

Specifications Full list of technical specs


MediaPad M3  vs
iPad mini 2 
Size 8.4" 7.8"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 2560 x 1600 2048 x 1536
PPI 359 ppi 326 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes


Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.3 GHz

form factor

Weight 310 g 331 g
Size 124.2 x 215.5 x 7.3 mm 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 7.3 mm 7.5 mm


MediaPad M3  vs
iPad mini 2 
Internal storage 64 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 4 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 8 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 8 MP 5 MP


Has a GPS No Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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