Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0  vs Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite 

Released April, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

  • 8"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
7.9 Out of 10
Viewing angles are excellent and are on par with IPS displays: even off angle colors are strong as is contrast.
by MobileTechReview (Apr, 2013)
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
Colorwise, we were happy with the deep blacks and nice contrast ratio on the display.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Note 8.0 vs 7 Lite


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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy Note 8.0 vs MediaPad 7 Lite

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Galaxy Note 8.0
18.3 fps
MediaPad 7 Lite
13.1 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

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Faster graphics 4.9 fps vs 3.8 fps Around 30% better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
More cores Quad core vs Single core 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Significantly more storage capacity 32 GB vs 8 GB 4x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Bigger screen 8" vs 7" Around 15% bigger screen
Significantly faster Bluetooth 24 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v4.0) vs 3 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v3.0) 8x faster Bluetooth
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Significantly thinner 8 mm vs 11 mm More than 25% thinner
Faster processor 1.6 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 35% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
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
Higher resolution 1280 x 800 vs 1024 x 600 More than 65% higher resolution
Higher resolution front camera 1.3 MP vs 0.3 MP More than 4.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Jul, 2012 Release date 8 months later
Sharper screen 188 ppi vs 169 ppi More than 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
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 2,951 Around 75% better passmark score
Much newer operating system Android 4.0 vs Android 4.2 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
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

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Note 8.0  vs MediaPad 7 Lite 

Viewing angles are pretty decent, and so is outdoor visibility, as the display is able to get quite bright.
Galaxy Note 8.0

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy Note 8.0  vs
MediaPad 7 Lite 
Size 8" 7"
Technology TFT LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1024 x 600
PPI 188 ppi 169 ppi


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


Cores Quad core Single core
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.2 GHz

form factor

Weight 338 g 370 g
Size 136 x 211 x 8 mm 193 x 120 x 11 mm
Thickness 8 mm 11 mm


Galaxy Note 8.0  vs
MediaPad 7 Lite 
Internal storage 32 GB 8 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes
Webcam 1.3 MP 0.3 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 3.2 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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