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Huawei MatePad 11 Review - Great tablet with few weaknesses

Virtuous out of need. The Huawei MatePad 11 is a very capable mid-range tablet that supports pen input. Furthermore, the slate can be paired with a keyboard. The MatePad 11 comes with Harmony OS and without Google Services. In day-to-day use, this proved to be less limiting than we expected.
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The MatePad 11 is a very versatile tablet from Huawei, which offers a very good level of performance and supports pen input. Moreover, the Huawei slate can be paired with a keyboard for office work. It can also be used for media consumption because it can play back DRM-protected content. A quad-microphone array is supposed to enable „crystal clear communication“.

The MatePad 11 is powered by last year’s flagship SoC from Qualcomm. The 10.95-inch display supports the 120-Hz refresh rate. The 64 GB version costs 399 Euros (~$470) while the 128 GB variant sells for 499 Euros (~$590). In addition, the Huawei slate supports Wi-Fi 6 and microSD cards. 

Huawei MatePad 11 2021 (MatePad Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 8 x 2.4 - 2.8 GHz, Cortex-A77 / A55 (Kryo 585)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
, LPDDR4x
Display
10.95 inch 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixel 276 PPI, capacitive, 10-point multitouch, native pen support, IPS, glossy: yes, HDR, 120 Hz
Storage
128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash, 128 GB 
, 110.58 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: USB-C, Card Reader: microSD up to 1 TB (FAT, FAT32, exFAT), Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, OTG
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.25 x 253.8 x 165.3 ( = 0.29 x 9.99 x 6.51 in)
Battery
7250 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Huawei HarmonyOS
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix (f/1.8)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix (f/2.0)
Additional features
Speakers: four speakers, Keyboard: Onscreen, 22.5W charger, USB cable, card removal tool, Quick Start Guide, 24 Months Warranty, GNSS: GPS (L1), Glonass (L1), BeiDou (B1), Galileo (E1); DRM Widevine L1, fanless
Weight
485 g ( = 17.11 oz / 1.07 pounds), Power Supply: 70 g ( = 2.47 oz / 0.15 pounds)
Price
399 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Likely Competitors

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
88.4 %
09/2021
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
SD 865, Adreno 650
485 g7.25 mm10.95"2560x1600
85.9 %
04/2021
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
SD 730G, Adreno 618
485 g5.8 mm11.50"2560x1600
83.1 %
06/2020
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
Exynos 9611, Mali-G72 MP3
467 g7 mm10.40"2000x1200
90.1 %
10/2020
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
SD 865+ (Plus), Adreno 650
500 g6.3 mm11.00"2560x1600
88 %
10/2020
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
A12 Bionic, A12 Bionic GPU
495 g7.5 mm10.20"2160x1620
78.4 %
12/2020
Medion LifeTab E10802
Helio MT8768, PowerVR GE8320
503 g8.6 mm10.00"1920x1200

Case - The housing of the MatePad 11 is made of plastic

The midframe and the back of the Huawei MatePad 11 are made of plastic, which is quite susceptible to fingerprints. The plastic is stylised to look like metal though. The screen is protected by some type of glass. Even though the rear camera protrudes 1.8 mm from the device, the MatePad 11 does not wobble when it rests on an even surface. 

The slate is well-built. There are no chinks or jagged edges. Applying a lot of pressure to the screen does not cause any ripple effects. The Huawei tablet is neither water- nor dustproof. 

The MatePad 11 comes in the following colour schemes: Matte Grey (the only colour scheme available in Germany), Isle Blue and Olive Green. 

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Size Comparison

264.28 mm / 10.4 inch 171.4 mm / 6.75 inch 5.8 mm / 0.2283 inch 485 g1.069 lbs253.8 mm / 9.99 inch 165.3 mm / 6.51 inch 7.25 mm / 0.2854 inch 485 g1.069 lbs253.8 mm / 9.99 inch 165.3 mm / 6.51 inch 6.3 mm / 0.248 inch 500 g1.102 lbs250.6 mm / 9.87 inch 174.1 mm / 6.85 inch 7.5 mm / 0.2953 inch 495 g1.091 lbs247 mm / 9.72 inch 171 mm / 6.73 inch 8.6 mm / 0.3386 inch 503 g1.109 lbs244.5 mm / 9.63 inch 154.3 mm / 6.07 inch 7 mm / 0.2756 inch 467 g1.03 lbs

Connectivity - MatePad 11 features a microSD card reader and a USB 3.2 port

The Huawei MatePad 11 comes with a fast USB 3.2 port, which can achieve transfer speeds of up to 5 Gb/s. OTG functionality is supported. This means that many various peripheral devices can be connected to the tablet.

The display can be operated with the Huawei M-Pencil 2, which comes with the device in Germany. Currently, there is no LTE version. 

Top: Microphone, volume rocker, two microphones
Top: Microphone, volume rocker, two microphones
Left side: Two speakers, power button
Left side: Two speakers, power button
Right side: Speaker, USB port, speaker
Right side: Speaker, USB port, speaker
Bottom: Card slot
Bottom: Card slot

Card Reader

The MatePad 11 supports all current microSD card formats. What is more, the exFAT file system is supported, meaning that users will be able to store files larger than 4 GB on microSD cards. The Huawei slate achieves good data transfer rates with our reference-grade microSD card Angelbird AV Pro V60. 

SD Card Reader - average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
Adreno 650, SD 865, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash (Angelbird AV Pro V60)
40.3 MB/s ∼100%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
24.4 MB/s ∼61% -39%

Cross Platform Disk Test (CPDT)

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Huawei MatePad 11 2021 Adreno 650, SD 865, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Sequential write; Angelbird AV Pro V60: Ø41.9 (28.3-49.3)
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash; Sequential write; Toshiba Exceria Pro M501: Ø43.1 (27.9-59.2)
Huawei MatePad 11 2021 Adreno 650, SD 865, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Sequential read; Angelbird AV Pro V60: Ø69.3 (29-81.4)
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash; Sequential read; Toshiba Exceria Pro M501: Ø85.8 (49-90.2)

Software - Harmony OS 2.0 with DRM certification

The Huawei MatePad 11 runs a proprietary operating system, which is based on the Linux Kernel found in Android 10. All Android applications are compatible with Huawei’s Harmony OS 2.0. Users can download applications from the Huawei AppGallery, including all standard EMUI apps. All in all, Harmony OS and EMUI resemble each other quite a bit. However, Harmony OS offers new features.

Some applications can be opened as ‘snippets’ by pressing on them and then swiping up. In snippet mode, applications do not take up the whole screen. An app in snippet mode can also be pinned as a widget.

Because the tablet does not run Google’s Android it does not support Google Mobile Services. Individual applications can be installed, but if they require Google services, they will not work. This can prove quite annoying in day-to-day use.

Many applications such as WhatsApp, Netflix and Spotify are not available in the AppGallery. When searching for these apps, the AppGallery offers alternatives or advises users to try to download these applications directly from the site of the app maker. When installing APK’s, users will have to wait for a security scan and then approve the installation manually. All in all, the process is not complicated. To update such apps, you will need to select them manually in the AppGallery.

The Huawei tablet can play back DRM-protected content in HD quality. The Netflix app shows that that is, indeed, the case. However, the content does not look particularly good and is not in HDR. It is possible that the Huawei slate cannot stream HD content in full quality.

Communication & Geolocation - Accurate navigation and fast Wi-Fi

The MatePad 11 supports Wi-Fi 6 (dual-band: 2.4 and 5 GHz). With our reference-grade router Netgear Nighthawk AX 12, the tablet was able to achieve fast and stable data transfer rates, which are, actually, on the level of a fast Wi-Fi 5 device.

The Huawei slate does not support 5G, LTE or NFC. 

Networking
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
Adreno 650, SD 865, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
902 (886min - 925max) MBit/s ∼100%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Adreno 650, SD 865+ (Plus), 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
679 (653min - 709max) MBit/s ∼75% -25%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
645 (630min - 659max) MBit/s ∼72% -28%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
A12 Bionic GPU, A12 Bionic, 128 GB NVMe
459 (223min - 497max) MBit/s ∼51% -49%
Medion LifeTab E10802
PowerVR GE8320, Helio MT8768, 64 GB eMMC Flash
329 (99min - 384max) MBit/s ∼36% -64%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
231 (114min - 380max) MBit/s ∼26% -74%
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Adreno 650, SD 865+ (Plus), 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
836 (624min - 890max) MBit/s ∼100% +7%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
Adreno 650, SD 865, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
780 (635min - 867max) MBit/s ∼93%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos 9611, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
613 (300min - 633max) MBit/s ∼73% -21%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
555 (508min - 597max) MBit/s ∼66% -29%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
A12 Bionic GPU, A12 Bionic, 128 GB NVMe
342 (291min - 400max) MBit/s ∼41% -56%
Medion LifeTab E10802
PowerVR GE8320, Helio MT8768, 64 GB eMMC Flash
317 (164min - 333max) MBit/s ∼38% -59%
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Huawei MatePad 11 2021 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, Qualcomm Adreno 650; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø780 (635-867)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Samsung Exynos 9611, ARM Mali-G72 MP3; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø601 (300-633)
Huawei MatePad 11 2021 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, Qualcomm Adreno 650; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø902 (886-925)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Samsung Exynos 9611, ARM Mali-G72 MP3; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø231 (114-380)
GPS Test: Outdoors
Outdoors
GPS Test: Indoors
Indoors

The MatePad 11 comes with a single-band GNSS module. The tablet connects quickly to the satellites but takes a long time to accurately acquire the user’s location. Indoors, users will have to wait quite a bit to get their location.

We were quite surprised by the fact that the MatePad 11 proved to be more accurate than our professional navigator Garmin Edge 500 during our bike ride. Here, the Huawei slate did very well. 

GNSS bike ride: Riding around the pond
GNSS bike ride: Riding around the pond
GNSS bike ride: Turning around
GNSS bike ride: Turning around
GNSS bike ride: Overview
GNSS bike ride: Overview

Cameras - Huawei tablet with a solid camera and an LED flash

Selfie taken with the MatePad 11
Selfie taken with the MatePad 11

The Huawei MatePad 11 features an 8-MP front-facing camera which can shoot 1080p video at 30 FPS. The sharpness and the colour reproduction are on a good level. However, in certain scenes, the highlights can get blown out. The Huawei tablet is suited for teleconferencing. The microphones do not always pick up voices particularly well though.

The rear camera has a 13-MP sensor. The pictures taken with the main shooter turn out rather dim. All in all, the main camera is good enough for scanning documents. What is more, there is an LED flash, which can be used to light up a scene. The rear camera can record UHD video at 30 FPS. Strangely enough, 720p videos are also limited to 30 FPS. 

Image Comparison

Choose a scene and navigate within the first image. One click changes the position on touchscreens. One click on the zoomed-in image opens the original in a new window. The first image shows the scaled photograph of the test device.

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ColorChecker Huawei MatePad 11 2021: 3.67 ∆E min: 0.65 - max: 6.93 ∆E
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ColorChecker Huawei MatePad 11 2021: 45.72 ∆E min: 13.76 - max: 85.47 ∆E

Accessories & Warranty - M-Pencil is included

The Huawei MatePad 11 comes with a modular power adapter (22.5 W), a USB cable (Type-A to Type-C), a card removal tool and the Huawei M-Pencil 2 with replacement tips.

The Smart Magnetic Keyboard can be purchased on Huawei’s website for 99 Euros (~$116). Huawei also sells a Bluetooth mouse (€39/~$45) for the MatePad 11. Huawei does not offer a protective case for the MatePad 11. However, many other manufacturers do.

The tablet comes with a 24-month warranty. Users can easily see the warranty information in the Service application. 

Input Devices & Handling - MatePad 11 supports Face Unlock

The Huawei MatePad 11 has a capacitive touchscreen, which can recognise up to 10 inputs at the same time. The screen surface is very smooth. We did not encounter any issues with the touchscreen during our review.

The MatePad 11 comes with the second-generation M-Pencil. It can distinguish 4096 pressure levels. The stylus attaches magnetically to the tablet. We did not encounter any issues when using the pen. Just like the iPad, the MatePad 11 supports handwriting recognition. For instance, users can input text into search boxes by writing with the M-Pencil.

There is also an optional keyboard, which is known as the Smart Magnetic Keyboard. It attaches to the back of the MatePad 11 and has no trouble keeping the tablet steady at two different angles. The QWERTY keys measure 13.9 x 13.9 mm, offer short travel distance, and have a clear actuation point.

The slate supports 2D face recognition. Face Unlock works well and can be configured to bring users straight to the home screen. The tablet allows users to create up to 5 profiles. There is no fingerprint sensor.

Huawei Smart Magnetic Keyboard
Huawei Smart Magnetic Keyboard

Display - 120-Hz IPS panel

Pixel arrangement
Pixel arrangement

The Huawei MatePad 11 has a 10.95-inch IPS screen with a native resolution of 2560x1600 pixels. The average brightness amounts to 515 cd/m². The brightness level remained the same in the APL50 test.

The minimum brightness is on a very good level. This is why users can comfortably read books at night. The MatePad 11 even comes with a special night mode which reduces the amount of blue light that the screen produces. Moreover, the display does not rely on pulse width modulation (PWM) for brightness control. This means that there is no flickering (which is good as flickering can cause headaches and/or eyestrain among susceptible individuals.

The black value is surprisingly high (almost one candela), which is why the contrast ratio is quite low. Nevertheless, the screen content looks quite punchy.

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550
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Distribution of brightness
X-Rite i1Pro 3
Maximum: 550 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 514.9 cd/m² Minimum: 2.23 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 90 %
Center on Battery: 550 cd/m²
Contrast: 573:1 (Black: 0.96 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 3.3 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.5
ΔE Greyscale 4.9 | 0.64-98 Ø5.7
98.4% sRGB (Calman 2D)
Gamma: 2.24
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
IPS, 2560x1600, 10.95
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
OLED, 2560x1600, 11.50
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
TFT, 2000x1200, 10.40
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
LTPS, 2560x1600, 11.00
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
IPS, 2160x1620, 10.20
Medion LifeTab E10802
IPS, 1920x1200, 10.00
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2.24 98%
2.29 96%
2.19 100%
2.32 95%
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2.44 90%
CCT
7288 89%
6718 97%
7700 84%
6623 98%
7019 93%
10228 64%

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Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM not detected

In comparison: 52 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 21103 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

Right out of the box, the colours appear quite cool and oversaturated. The colours look more natural when using the Normal profile, which is capped to the smaller sRGB colour space instead of DCI-P3. 

Grayscale (Profile: Normal, white balance: warm, colour space: sRGB)
Grayscale (Profile: Normal, white balance: warm, colour space: sRGB)
Colour accuracy (Profile: Normal, white balance: warm, colour space: sRGB)
Colour accuracy (Profile: Normal, white balance: warm, colour space: sRGB)
Colour space coverage (Profile: Normal, white balance: warm, colour space: sRGB)
Colour space coverage (Profile: Normal, white balance: warm, colour space: sRGB)
Saturation (Profile: Normal, white balance: warm, colour space: sRGB)
Saturation (Profile: Normal, white balance: warm, colour space: sRGB)

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
15.2 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 3.6 ms rise
↘ 11.6 ms fall
The screen shows good response rates in our tests, but may be too slow for competitive gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 22 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (23.8 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
30.4 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 10.8 ms rise
↘ 19.6 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 25 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (37.6 ms).

The MatePad 11 can be used outside, thanks to its bright screen. Howbeit, the display is hard to read in direct sunlight because of the reflective screen surface.

The IPS panel offers very good viewing angles. The brightness falls slightly at very acute angles though. The screen does not suffer from clouding and the IPS glow effect is very mild. 

Outdoor use
Outdoor use
Viewing angles
Viewing angles

Performance - Snapdragon 865 in the MatePad 11

3DMark results
3DMark

The Huawei MatePad 11 features the Snapdragon 865, which is Qualcomm’s last year’s flagship SoC. The Huawei slate comes with 6 GB of RAM. The Adreno 650 is responsible for graphics rendering.

The Snapdragon 865 is still a rather powerful SoC, especially when compared to the Snapdragon 860 in the similarly priced Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 and in the Poco X3 Pro. The Snapdragon 865 is faster than the Snapdragon 860 in all areas, including AI. However, the Galaxy Tab S7 and the iPad 8 beat the Huawei slate. 

Geekbench 5.3
64 Bit Single-Core Score
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
1116 Points ∼55% +23%
Xiaomi Poco F3
998 Points ∼49% +10%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
963 Points ∼47% +6%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
905 Points ∼44%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (764 - 924, n=23)
903 Points ∼44% 0%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
728 Points ∼36% -20%
Average of class Tablet (133 - 1716, n=43, last 2 years)
625 Points ∼31% -31%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
523 Points ∼26% -42%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
345 Points ∼17% -62%
Medion LifeTab E10802
158 Points ∼8% -83%
64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Xiaomi Poco F3
3368 Points ∼12% +2%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
3288 Points ∼11%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (2687 - 3449, n=23)
3268 Points ∼11% -1%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
3201 Points ∼11% -3%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
2772 Points ∼10% -16%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
2657 Points ∼9% -19%
Average of class Tablet (455 - 7378, n=43, last 2 years)
2198 Points ∼8% -33%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
1764 Points ∼6% -46%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
1207 Points ∼4% -63%
Medion LifeTab E10802
817 Points ∼3% -75%
OpenCL Score 5.1
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (2829 - 3080, n=8)
2981 Points ∼2%
Average of class Tablet (735 - 5353, n=4, last 2 years)
2830 Points ∼2%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
1477 Points ∼1%
Vulkan Score 5.1
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (2487 - 3259, n=8)
2723 Points ∼2%
Average of class Tablet (623 - 4654, n=4, last 2 years)
2438 Points ∼2%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
1081 Points ∼1%
PCMark for Android
Work 3.0
Xiaomi Poco F3
13610 Points ∼80% +17%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
11610 Points ∼68%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
11610 Points ∼68% 0%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
11153 Points ∼65% -4%
Average of class Tablet (4564 - 11694, n=15, last 2 years)
8138 Points ∼48% -30%
Work 2.0 performance score
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
12603 Points ∼82%
Xiaomi Poco F3
12440 Points ∼81%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
11699 Points ∼76%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
11699 Points ∼76%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (9202 - 15299, n=23)
11246 Points ∼74%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
7459 Points ∼49%
Average of class Tablet (4412 - 12603, n=28, last 2 years)
6369 Points ∼42%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
5518 Points ∼36%
Medion LifeTab E10802
4536 Points ∼30%
3DMark
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
9238 Points ∼82%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (8215 - 9611, n=20)
8915 Points ∼79%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
6636 Points ∼59%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
3490 Points ∼31%
Average of class Tablet (484 - 9238, n=32, last 2 years)
2620 Points ∼23%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
2088 Points ∼19%
Medion LifeTab E10802
710 Points ∼6%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
Points ∼0%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Graphics
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
14283 Points ∼86%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (10599 - 13305, n=20)
11750 Points ∼70%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
10023 Points ∼60%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
3526 Points ∼21%
Average of class Tablet (427 - 14283, n=32, last 2 years)
3100 Points ∼19%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
2048 Points ∼12%
Medion LifeTab E10802
655 Points ∼4%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
Points ∼0%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Physics
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (3965 - 5274, n=20)
4844 Points ∼89%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
4482 Points ∼83%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
3371 Points ∼62%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
3040 Points ∼56%
Average of class Tablet (674 - 4482, n=32, last 2 years)
2341 Points ∼43%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
2199 Points ∼41%
Medion LifeTab E10802
1009 Points ∼19%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
Points ∼0%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
9901 Points ∼59%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (8499 - 11492, n=22)
9645 Points ∼57% -3%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
9283 Points ∼55% -6%
Xiaomi Poco F3
7970 Points ∼47% -20%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
7752 Points ∼46% -22%
Average of class Tablet (517 - 13682, n=38, last 2 years)
3763 Points ∼22% -62%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
3668 Points ∼22% -63%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
2074 Points ∼12% -79%
Medion LifeTab E10802
775 Points ∼5% -92%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
Points ∼0% -100%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Graphics
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
13779 Points ∼32% +6%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
13005 Points ∼30%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (11956 - 16809, n=22)
12921 Points ∼30% -1%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
12070 Points ∼28% -7%
Xiaomi Poco F3
12033 Points ∼28% -7%
Average of class Tablet (458 - 42751, n=38, last 2 years)
6206 Points ∼15% -52%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
3756 Points ∼9% -71%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
2021 Points ∼5% -84%
Medion LifeTab E10802
733 Points ∼2% -94%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
Points ∼0% -100%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Physics
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
5394 Points ∼78%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (3956 - 5765, n=22)
5138 Points ∼75% -5%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
4319 Points ∼63% -20%
Xiaomi Poco F3
3653 Points ∼53% -32%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
3442 Points ∼50% -36%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
3390 Points ∼49% -37%
Average of class Tablet (806 - 5623, n=38, last 2 years)
2745 Points ∼40% -49%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
2283 Points ∼33% -58%
Medion LifeTab E10802
969 Points ∼14% -82%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
Points ∼0% -100%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1)
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (5996 - 7653, n=21)
7103 Points ∼35%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
7098 Points ∼35%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
4472 Points ∼22%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
2437 Points ∼12%
Average of class Tablet (279 - 7098, n=32, last 2 years)
1955 Points ∼10%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
1586 Points ∼8%
Medion LifeTab E10802
400 Points ∼2%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
Points ∼0%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Graphics
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
8894 Points ∼77%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (6500 - 9167, n=20)
8128 Points ∼70%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
5053 Points ∼44%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
2261 Points ∼20%
Average of class Tablet (233 - 9612, n=33, last 2 years)
2029 Points ∼18%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
1472 Points ∼13%
Medion LifeTab E10802
341 Points ∼3%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
Points ∼0%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Physics
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (4582 - 5209, n=20)
4941 Points ∼84%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
4201 Points ∼71%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
3350 Points ∼57%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
3189 Points ∼54%
Average of class Tablet (369 - 4201, n=33, last 2 years)
2344 Points ∼40%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
2178 Points ∼37%
Medion LifeTab E10802
1018 Points ∼17%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
Points ∼0%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
8089 Points ∼79%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (7517 - 8947, n=23)
8073 Points ∼78% 0%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
7701 Points ∼75% -5%
Xiaomi Poco F3
7377 Points ∼72% -9%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
6871 Points ∼67% -15%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
5049 Points ∼49% -38%
Average of class Tablet (302 - 9630, n=40, last 2 years)
3036 Points ∼29% -62%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
2626 Points ∼25% -68%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
1649 Points ∼16% -80%
Medion LifeTab E10802
455 Points ∼4% -94%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
9893 Points ∼38% +5%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (8633 - 11999, n=22)
9501 Points ∼37% +1%
Xiaomi Poco F3
9498 Points ∼37% +1%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
9428 Points ∼37%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
8218 Points ∼32% -13%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
6175 Points ∼24% -35%
Average of class Tablet (253 - 25707, n=40, last 2 years)
4072 Points ∼16% -57%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
2469 Points ∼10% -74%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
1528 Points ∼6% -84%
Medion LifeTab E10802
396 Points ∼2% -96%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
5403 Points ∼68%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (4733 - 5780, n=22)
5319 Points ∼67% -2%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
4367 Points ∼55% -19%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
4298 Points ∼54% -20%
Xiaomi Poco F3
4140 Points ∼52% -23%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
3380 Points ∼42% -37%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
3082 Points ∼39% -43%
Average of class Tablet (443 - 5634, n=40, last 2 years)
2721 Points ∼34% -50%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
2280 Points ∼29% -58%
Medion LifeTab E10802
957 Points ∼12% -82%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (Vulkan) Unlimited
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
6292 Points ∼46%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (4582 - 6961, n=20)
6202 Points ∼46%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
5406 Points ∼40%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
2293 Points ∼17%
Average of class Tablet (469 - 6292, n=30, last 2 years)
2036 Points ∼15%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
1543 Points ∼11%
Medion LifeTab E10802
575 Points ∼4%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
Points ∼0%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (Vulkan) Unlimited Graphics
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
8768 Points ∼33%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (7618 - 9104, n=19)
8249 Points ∼31%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
6987 Points ∼27%
Average of class Tablet (400 - 25909, n=30, last 2 years)
2817 Points ∼11%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
2186 Points ∼8%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
1437 Points ∼5%
Medion LifeTab E10802
477 Points ∼2%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
Points ∼0%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (Vulkan) Unlimited Physics
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (1786 - 4061, n=19)
3414 Points ∼65%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
3285 Points ∼62%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
3017 Points ∼57%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
2766 Points ∼53%
Average of class Tablet (533 - 3658, n=30, last 2 years)
2321 Points ∼44%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
2076 Points ∼39%
Medion LifeTab E10802
2048 Points ∼39%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
Points ∼0%
Wild Life Score
Average of class Tablet (371 - 17263, n=20, last 2 years)
4524 Points ∼4% +18%
Xiaomi Poco F3
4288 Points ∼4% +12%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (3789 - 5038, n=7)
3992 Points ∼4% +5%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
3818 Points ∼3%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
3488 Points ∼3% -9%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
736 Points ∼1% -81%
Medion LifeTab E10802
Points ∼0% -100%
Wild Life Unlimited Score
Average of class Tablet (366 - 18326, n=18, last 2 years)
5180 Points ∼5% +35%
Xiaomi Poco F3
4271 Points ∼4% +12%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (3789 - 5039, n=7)
3991 Points ∼3% +4%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
3823 Points ∼3%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
3455 Points ∼3% -10%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
637 Points ∼1% -83%
Medion LifeTab E10802
Points ∼0% -100%
Wild Life Extreme
Average of class Tablet (135 - 5035, n=16, last 2 years)
1581 Points ∼6% +42%
Xiaomi Poco F3
1223 Points ∼5% +10%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
1116 Points ∼4%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
1116 Points ∼4% 0%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
987 Points ∼4% -12%
Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
Average of class Tablet (132 - 4975, n=16, last 2 years)
1559 Points ∼6% +41%
Xiaomi Poco F3
1222 Points ∼5% +11%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
1103 Points ∼4%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
1103 Points ∼4% 0%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
974 Points ∼4% -12%
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex Onscreen
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
119 fps ∼4% +98%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
119 fps ∼4% +98%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (50 - 138, n=23)
75.4 fps ∼2% +26%
Xiaomi Poco F3
71 fps ∼2% +18%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
60 fps ∼2% 0%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
60 fps ∼2%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
55 fps ∼2% -8%
Average of class Tablet (9.8 - 120, n=39, last 2 years)
53.7 fps ∼2% -10%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
44 fps ∼1% -27%
Medion LifeTab E10802
19 fps ∼1% -68%
1920x1080 T-Rex Offscreen
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
239 fps ∼2% +16%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
225 fps ∼2% +9%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
206 fps ∼2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (168 - 266, n=23)
206 fps ∼2% 0%
Xiaomi Poco F3
200 fps ∼2% -3%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
184 fps ∼1% -11%
Average of class Tablet (4.4 - 588, n=39, last 2 years)
132 fps ∼1% -36%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
85 fps ∼1% -59%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
48 fps ∼0% -77%
Medion LifeTab E10802
19 fps ∼0% -91%
GFXBench 3.0
on screen Manhattan Onscreen OGL
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
103 fps ∼28% +78%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
82 fps ∼22% +41%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (50 - 111, n=23)
71.7 fps ∼20% +24%
Xiaomi Poco F3
60 fps ∼16% +3%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
58 fps ∼16% 0%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
58 fps ∼16%
Average of class Tablet (9.3 - 120, n=37, last 2 years)
41.3 fps ∼11% -29%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
25 fps ∼7% -57%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
24 fps ∼7% -59%
Medion LifeTab E10802
10 fps ∼3% -83%
1920x1080 1080p Manhattan Offscreen
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
134 fps ∼10% +6%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
131 fps ∼10% +3%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
127 fps ∼10%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (96 - 151, n=23)
124 fps ∼10% -2%
Xiaomi Poco F3
119 fps ∼9% -6%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
110 fps ∼9% -13%
Average of class Tablet (6.6 - 345, n=38, last 2 years)
76.5 fps ∼6% -40%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
42 fps ∼3% -67%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
26 fps ∼2% -80%
Medion LifeTab E10802
11 fps ∼1% -91%
GFXBench 3.1
on screen Manhattan ES 3.1 Onscreen
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
74 fps ∼2% +64%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (43 - 83, n=24)
60.1 fps ∼2% +34%
Xiaomi Poco F3
59 fps ∼2% +31%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
51 fps ∼1% +13%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
49.51 fps ∼1% +10%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
45 fps ∼1%
Average of class Tablet (6 - 107, n=38, last 2 years)
29.8 fps ∼1% -34%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
16 fps ∼0% -64%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
14 fps ∼0% -69%
Medion LifeTab E10802
7 fps ∼0% -84%
1920x1080 Manhattan ES 3.1 Offscreen
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
93 fps ∼2% +4%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
89 fps ∼2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (67 - 103, n=24)
86 fps ∼2% -3%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
85.82 fps ∼2% -4%
Xiaomi Poco F3
81 fps ∼2% -9%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
77 fps ∼2% -13%
Average of class Tablet (4.3 - 227, n=38, last 2 years)
51.8 fps ∼1% -42%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
30 fps ∼1% -66%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
16 fps ∼0% -82%
Medion LifeTab E10802
6.9 fps ∼0% -92%
GFXBench
on screen Car Chase Onscreen
Xiaomi Poco F3
44 fps ∼1% +63%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
44 fps ∼1% +63%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (25 - 54, n=24)
40.5 fps ∼1% +50%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
32 fps ∼1% +19%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
31.72 fps ∼1% +17%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
27 fps ∼1%
Average of class Tablet (2.7 - 87, n=38, last 2 years)
20.2 fps ∼1% -25%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
9.7 fps ∼0% -64%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
9.6 fps ∼0% -64%
Medion LifeTab E10802
3.3 fps ∼0% -88%
1920x1080 Car Chase Offscreen
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
57 fps ∼0% +10%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
52 fps ∼0%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
51.34 fps ∼0% -1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (39 - 62, n=24)
51.1 fps ∼0% -2%
Xiaomi Poco F3
48 fps ∼0% -8%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
46 fps ∼0% -12%
Average of class Tablet (1.9 - 150, n=38, last 2 years)
32.7 fps ∼0% -37%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
17 fps ∼0% -67%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
10 fps ∼0% -81%
Medion LifeTab E10802
3 fps ∼0% -94%
on screen Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
Xiaomi Poco F3
33 fps ∼21% +83%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
29 fps ∼18% +61%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (18 - 40, n=25)
27.8 fps ∼18% +54%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
25.34 fps ∼16% +41%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
21 fps ∼13% +17%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
18 fps ∼11%
Average of class Tablet (2 - 75, n=42, last 2 years)
13.9 fps ∼9% -23%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
6.5 fps ∼4% -64%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
5.8 fps ∼4% -68%
Medion LifeTab E10802
2.3 fps ∼1% -87%
2560x1440 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
23.09 fps ∼7% +10%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
22 fps ∼7% +5%
Xiaomi Poco F3
22 fps ∼7% +5%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
21 fps ∼7%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (20 - 27, n=25)
20.5 fps ∼7% -2%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
17 fps ∼5% -19%
Average of class Tablet (0.85 - 70, n=42, last 2 years)
12.5 fps ∼4% -40%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
6.6 fps ∼2% -69%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
3.6 fps ∼1% -83%
Medion LifeTab E10802
1.4 fps ∼0% -93%
on screen Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
Xiaomi Poco F3
49 fps ∼24% +69%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
45 fps ∼22% +55%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (28 - 57, n=25)
43.2 fps ∼21% +49%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
37.01 fps ∼18% +28%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
33 fps ∼16% +14%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
29 fps ∼14%
Average of class Tablet (3.2 - 102, n=42, last 2 years)
20.5 fps ∼10% -29%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
10 fps ∼5% -66%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
9.7 fps ∼5% -67%
Medion LifeTab E10802
3.7 fps ∼2% -87%
1920x1080 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
62.4 fps ∼8% +16%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
58 fps ∼8% +7%
Xiaomi Poco F3
57 fps ∼8% +6%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
54 fps ∼7%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (27 - 67, n=25)
52.7 fps ∼7% -2%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
46 fps ∼6% -15%
Average of class Tablet (2.3 - 191, n=42, last 2 years)
34.1 fps ∼5% -37%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
16 fps ∼2% -70%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
10 fps ∼1% -81%
Medion LifeTab E10802
3.9 fps ∼1% -93%
Antutu v9 - Total Score
Xiaomi Poco F3
680139 Points ∼83% +8%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (628715 - 714632, n=2)
671674 Points ∼82% +7%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
628715 Points ∼77%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
563850 Points ∼69% -10%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
549549 Points ∼67% -13%
Average of class Tablet (117837 - 776812, n=15, last 2 years)
472872 Points ∼58% -25%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
341542 Points ∼42% -46%
AnTuTu v8 - Total Score
Xiaomi Poco F3
595585 Points ∼57% +9%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
584052 Points ∼56% +6%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (527301 - 631025, n=24)
579049 Points ∼56% +6%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
548798 Points ∼53%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
483527 Points ∼47% -12%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020
411764 Points ∼40% -25%
Average of class Tablet (75328 - 1037960, n=28, last 2 years)
349989 Points ∼34% -36%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
275660 Points ∼27% -50%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
177197 Points ∼17% -68%
Medion LifeTab E10802
89714 Points ∼9% -84%
AImark - Score v2.x
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
119152 Points ∼44%
Xiaomi Poco F3
111838 Points ∼41% -6%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (107923 - 119152, n=3)
111673 Points ∼41% -6%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
46152 Points ∼17% -61%
Average of class Tablet (4281 - 119686, n=15, last 2 years)
36140 Points ∼13% -70%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
34522 Points ∼13% -71%
Medion LifeTab E10802
4333 Points ∼2% -96%
VRMark - Amber Room
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
6950 Score ∼91%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (4988 - 7649, n=4)
6205 Score ∼81%
Xiaomi Poco F3
5042 Score ∼66%
Average of class Tablet (669 - 5073, n=6, last 2 years)
1579 Score ∼21%
BaseMark OS II
Overall
Xiaomi Poco F3
6356 Points ∼75% +20%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (5264 - 6402, n=23)
5871 Points ∼69% +11%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
5592 Points ∼66% +6%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
5276 Points ∼62%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
5224 Points ∼62% -1%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
3421 Points ∼40% -35%
Average of class Tablet (157 - 6164, n=28, last 2 years)
2775 Points ∼33% -47%
Medion LifeTab E10802
1185 Points ∼14% -78%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
637 Points ∼8% -88%
System
Xiaomi Poco F3
9997 Points ∼51% +4%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (8412 - 10147, n=23)
9660 Points ∼49% 0%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
9624 Points ∼49%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
8994 Points ∼46% -7%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
8549 Points ∼43% -11%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
6753 Points ∼34% -30%
Average of class Tablet (946 - 10489, n=28, last 2 years)
5201 Points ∼26% -46%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
4657 Points ∼24% -52%
Medion LifeTab E10802
2564 Points ∼13% -73%
Memory
Xiaomi Poco F3
7692 Points ∼85% +43%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (5304 - 8874, n=23)
7073 Points ∼78% +31%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
6501 Points ∼72% +21%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
5716 Points ∼63% +6%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
5388 Points ∼60%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
4053 Points ∼45% -25%
Average of class Tablet (464 - 8167, n=28, last 2 years)
3318 Points ∼37% -38%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
1670 Points ∼18% -69%
Medion LifeTab E10802
1089 Points ∼12% -80%
Graphics
Xiaomi Poco F3
12801 Points ∼44% +13%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
12048 Points ∼42% +6%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (11366 - 13833, n=23)
11779 Points ∼41% +4%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
11366 Points ∼39%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
10549 Points ∼37% -7%
Average of class Tablet (143 - 12350, n=28, last 2 years)
4235 Points ∼15% -63%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
3875 Points ∼13% -66%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
2154 Points ∼7% -81%
Medion LifeTab E10802
871 Points ∼3% -92%
Web
Xiaomi Poco F3
1658 Points ∼69% +26%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (1276 - 2169, n=23)
1497 Points ∼63% +14%
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
1445 Points ∼60% +10%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
1409 Points ∼59% +7%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021
1314 Points ∼55%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
1291 Points ∼54% -2%
Average of class Tablet (10 - 1544, n=28, last 2 years)
1032 Points ∼43% -21%
Medion LifeTab E10802
810 Points ∼34% -38%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
10 Points ∼0% -99%

Legend

 
Huawei MatePad 11 2021 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, Qualcomm Adreno 650, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
 
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G, Qualcomm Adreno 618, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Samsung Exynos 9611, ARM Mali-G72 MP3, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus), Qualcomm Adreno 650, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
 
Apple iPad 10.2 2020 Apple A12 Bionic, Apple A12 Bionic GPU, 128 GB NVMe
 
Medion LifeTab E10802 Mediatek MT8768, PowerVR GE8320, 64 GB eMMC Flash
 
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 860, Qualcomm Adreno 640, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
 
Xiaomi Poco F3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Qualcomm Adreno 650, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash

In the browser benchmarks, the MatePad 11 does reasonably well but is beaten by the iPad and the Galaxy Tab S7. Thanks to a powerful SoC and a 120-Hz screen, the Huawei tablet offers a great web browsing experience. 

Jetstream 2 - Total Score
Apple iPad 10.2 2020 (Safari Mobile 14)
123.809 Points ∼100% +86%
Average of class Tablet (14 - 183, n=34, last 2 years)
72.8 Points ∼59% +9%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (Chrome86)
71.821 Points ∼58% +8%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021 (Huawei Browser 11.1)
66.572 Points ∼54%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (45.2 - 77, n=20)
63.6 Points ∼51% -4%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)
47.583 Points ∼38% -29%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (Chrome 80.0.3987.99)
27.459 Points ∼22% -59%
JetStream 1.1 - Total Score
Apple iPad 10.2 2020 (Safari Mobile 14)
266.77 Points ∼100% +136%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (Chrome86)
126.98 Points ∼48% +13%
Average of class Tablet (11.2 - 403, n=41, last 2 years)
121 Points ∼45% +7%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (74.2 - 145, n=21)
113 Points ∼42% 0%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021 (Huawei Browser 11.1)
112.87 Points ∼42%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)
84.382 Points ∼32% -25%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (Chrome 80.0.3987.99)
50.255 Points ∼19% -55%
Medion LifeTab E10802 (Chrome 87)
22.083 Points ∼8% -80%
WebXPRT 3 - ---
Apple iPad 10.2 2020 (Safari Mobile 14)
166 Points ∼100% +58%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (Chrome86)
116 Points ∼70% +10%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (97 - 127, n=23)
107 Points ∼64% +2%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021 (Huawei Browser 11.1)
105 Points ∼63%
Average of class Tablet (13 - 246, n=43, last 2 years)
91.2 Points ∼55% -13%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)
67 Points ∼40% -36%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (Chrome 80.0.3987.99)
54 Points ∼33% -49%
Medion LifeTab E10802 (Chrome 87)
24 Points ∼14% -77%
Speedometer 2.0 - Result
Apple iPad 10.2 2020 (Safari Mobile 14)
139 runs/min ∼100% +112%
Average of class Tablet (5.68 - 228, n=34, last 2 years)
72.2 runs/min ∼52% +10%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (Chrome86)
70.9 runs/min ∼51% +8%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021 (Huawei Browser 11.1)
65.5 runs/min ∼47%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (30.6 - 74.5, n=19)
63.9 runs/min ∼46% -2%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)
41.4 runs/min ∼30% -37%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (Chrome 80.0.3987.99)
29.2 runs/min ∼21% -55%
Octane V2 - Total Score
Apple iPad 10.2 2020 (Safari Mobile 14)
41443 Points ∼100% +71%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (Chrome86)
26495 Points ∼64% +10%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021 (Huawei Browser 11.1)
24196 Points ∼58%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (14606 - 31224, n=23)
22518 Points ∼54% -7%
Average of class Tablet (1712 - 62946, n=41, last 2 years)
21597 Points ∼52% -11%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)
16476 Points ∼40% -32%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (Chrome 80.0.3987.99)
9415 Points ∼23% -61%
Medion LifeTab E10802 (Chrome 87)
4070 Points ∼10% -83%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
Medion LifeTab E10802 (Chrome 87)
12342 ms * ∼100% -539%
Average of class Tablet (455 - 19212, n=42, last 2 years)
4884 ms * ∼40% -153%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (Chrome 80.0.3987.99)
4871.7 ms * ∼39% -152%
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)
2888 ms * ∼23% -49%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (1623 - 2911, n=24)
2031 ms * ∼16% -5%
Huawei MatePad 11 2021 (Huawei Browser 11.1)
1932.6 ms * ∼16%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (Chrome86)
1900.3 ms * ∼15% +2%
Apple iPad 10.2 2020 (Safari Mobile 14)
652.5 ms * ∼5% +66%

* ... smaller is better

The Huawei MatePad 11 comes with very fast UFS 3.1 memory, which is rarely used in devices in this price range. 

Huawei MatePad 11 2021Lenovo Tab P11 ProSamsung Galaxy Tab S6 LiteSamsung Galaxy Tab S7Medion LifeTab E10802Average 128 GB UFS 3.1 FlashAverage of class Tablet
AndroBench 3-5
-53%
-46%
3%
-87%
10%
-54%
Sequential Read 256KB
1468.24
486.77
-67%
483.72
-67%
1511.54
3%
274.66
-81%
1585 ?(1330 - 1790, n=25)
8%
597 ?(123 - 2031, n=38, last 2 years)
-59%
Sequential Write 256KB
708.37
192.32
-73%
219.34
-69%
680.21
-4%
101.17
-86%
740 ?(233 - 1095, n=25)
4%
297 ?(53.1 - 1559, n=38, last 2 years)
-58%
Random Read 4KB
190.66
136.32
-29%
119.84
-37%
218.97
15%
27.36
-86%
232 ?(126 - 317, n=25)
22%
110 ?(16.3 - 310, n=38, last 2 years)
-42%
Random Write 4KB
217.51
123.34
-43%
195.78
-10%
211.5
-3%
10.32
-95%
231 ?(121 - 306, n=25)
6%
93.7 ?(4.27 - 370, n=38, last 2 years)
-57%

Gaming - More than 60 FPS is out of reach

Thanks to a powerful SoC, the Huawei MatePad 11 can handle all current titles at high settings. Side-loaded games do not support the 120-Hz refresh rate though. The Huawei tablet can run most modern games at a buttery-smooth 60 FPS.

In PUBG, the MatePad 11 was able to maintain a rock-solid 40 FPS on high settings. We were a bit disappointed by Armajet, which ran at 30 FPS, even though it is supposed to support the 120-Hz refresh rate.

The speakers of the Huawei tablet provide a decent soundstage for gaming.

Armajet
Armajet
PUBG Mobile
PUBG Mobile
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