Huawei MediaPad M3  vs Google Nexus 10 

New: Huawei MediaPad M3 vs Google Nexus 10 II (Sep, 2016)
Released September, 2016

Huawei MediaPad M3

  • 8.4"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 6.0
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Released November, 2012

Google Nexus 10

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Google Nexus 10
However, this swiping action to type on the N10's big display is fantastic.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)

Benchmarks Real world tests of MediaPad M3 vs Nexus 10

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

MediaPad M3
Nexus 10

Differences What are the advantages of each

View of Huawei MediaPad M3

Reasons to consider the
Huawei MediaPad M3

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Significantly more processing power 8,224 vs 4,082 More than 2x better passmark score
Significantly more storage capacity 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Supported card formats SD, SDHC, SDXC vs None Supports supported card formats
Significantly more RAM 4 GB vs 2 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Lighter 310 g vs 603 g Around 50% lighter
Significantly higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 1.9 MP Around 4.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Newer Sep, 2016 vs Nov, 2012 Release date over 3 years later
Significantly faster processor 2.3 GHz vs 1.7 GHz More than 35% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 4.9 MP Around 65% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Sharper screen 359 ppi vs 300 ppi Around 20% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Thinner 7.3 mm vs 8.9 mm Around 20% thinner
Smaller 124.2 x 215.5 x 7.3 mm vs 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm 2.1x smaller
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Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Bigger screen 10.1" vs 8.4" Around 20% bigger screen
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos

Features Key features of the MediaPad M3  vs Nexus 10 

screen resolution

MediaPad M3
2560 x 1600
Nexus 10
2560 x 1600


Nexus 10
2 GB

camera resolution

Nexus 10
1.9 MP

CPU Frequency

MediaPad M3
2.3 GHz
Nexus 10
1.7 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs


MediaPad M3  vs
Nexus 10 
Size 8.4" 10.1"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 PLS LCD
Resolution 2560 x 1600 2560 x 1600
PPI 359 ppi 300 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No No


Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.7 GHz

form factor

Weight 310 g 603 g
Size 124.2 x 215.5 x 7.3 mm 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm
Thickness 7.3 mm 8.9 mm


MediaPad M3  vs
Nexus 10 
Internal storage 64 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 4 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 8 MP 1.9 MP
Rear camera 8 MP 4.9 MP


Has a GPS No Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
Huawei MediaPad M3
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