Huawei MediaPad M3  vs Apple iPad mini 3 

Released September, 2016

Huawei MediaPad M3

  • 8.4"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 6.0
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Released October, 2014

Apple iPad mini 3

  • 7.9"
  • 128 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 10
View of Apple iPad mini 3
Honestly, the results are quite similar to last year’s model, as well as the original – meaning it produces sharp details, natural colors, and proper exposure.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2014)

Benchmarks Real world tests of MediaPad M3 vs iPad mini 3

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

MediaPad M3
iPad mini 3

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Huawei MediaPad M3

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Much more processing power 8,224 vs 1,911 More than 4.2x better passmark score
Much more RAM 4 GB vs 1 GB 4x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Much higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 1.2 MP Around 6.8x higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supports multitasking Yes (Android) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Much faster processor 2.3 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 75% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 2048 x 1536 More than 30% higher resolution
Newer Sep, 2016 vs Oct, 2014 Release date over 1 years later
Slightly bigger screen 8.4" vs 7.9" More than 5% bigger screen
Sharper screen 359 ppi vs 324 ppi More than 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
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Apple iPad mini 3

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Much more storage capacity 128 GB vs 64 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
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 3 

screen resolution

MediaPad M3
2560 x 1600
iPad mini 3
2048 x 1536


camera resolution

CPU Frequency

MediaPad M3
2.3 GHz
iPad mini 3
1.3 GHz

Reviews Word on the street

MediaPad M3  vs iPad mini 3 

If wider connectivity is something you crave, the iPad mini 3 is offered with 4G LTE connectivity (support for 14 LTE bands) as well to keep you connected just in case there’s no Wi-Fi hotspot around.
iPad mini 3

Specifications Full list of technical specs


MediaPad M3  vs
iPad mini 3 
Size 8.4" 7.9"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Resolution 2560 x 1600 2048 x 1536
PPI 359 ppi 324 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes


Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.3 GHz

form factor

Weight 310 g 341 g
Size 124.2 x 215.5 x 7.3 mm 134.7 x 200 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 7.3 mm 7.5 mm


MediaPad M3  vs
iPad mini 3 
Internal storage 64 GB 128 GB
RAM capacity 4 GB 1 GB

photo & video

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


Has a GPS No Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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