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Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite

Specifications

Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite
Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite (MediaPad Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
10.1 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel 224 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 23.96 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio combo jack, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration, gyroscope, compass, USB OTG
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, LTE CAT4, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.1 x 241 x 172 ( = 0.28 x 9.49 x 6.77 in)
Battery
25.08 Wh, 6600 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 8 MPix autofocus
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: four speakers, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, USB cable, sim tool, 12 Months Warranty, WiFi Direct, fanless
Weight
460 g ( = 16.23 oz / 1.01 pounds), Power Supply: 62 g ( = 2.19 oz / 0.14 pounds)
Price
349 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.52% - good
Average of 18 scores (from 27 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 63%, features: 75%, display: 80% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 98%

Reviews for the Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite

84.3% Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
The boombox among its brethren Huawei has equipped its MediaPad M3 Lite with a total of four speakers in order to produce a vivid and powerful soundscape. That said, at a first glance the device is a typical mid-range tablet with a few tricks up its sleeves.
80% Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite (10-Inch) Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
Although the 10-inch Huawei M3 Lite cuts a stylish frame, it's not just about looks. The tablet packs impressive battery life and a crisp display, although it's no benchmark speed demon.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite review
Source: Neowin English
I've always been a fan of using tablets for consumption tasks. Historically, I've used an iPad for this, but iPads are getting really expensive, given that Apple keeps adding 'pro' features. Indeed, it seems that the era of consumption tablets is behind us, so I found the MediaPad M3 Lite to be refreshing.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

iPad-Alternative für Filmfans
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/16/2017
90% Couchkino
Source: e-media - 10/17 German
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
97% Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite 10
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 97% price: 93% performance: 100% features: 100% display: 100% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 100%
Günstiges Multimedia-Tablet
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/25/2017
Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10
Source: Tablet Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/23/2017
Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/08/2017
79% Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 80% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite 10 LTE. Pros y contras (316 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good hardware; support LTE; decent speakers; fast fingerprint sensor; high autonomy. Negative: No stylus pen; poor display.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/22/2017
Tablet Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite 10 - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/24/2017
Rating: performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
78% Recensione Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 75% features: 75% display: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80%
81% Recensione Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite: equilibrato e completo
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 73% features: 78% display: 75% mobility: 86% ergonomy: 70%
Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite, la recensione del nuovo tablet destinato ai contenuti multimediali
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good display; decent speakers; nice design. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/14/2017
80% Review: Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10 – behoorlijke budgettablet
Source: Tablets Magazine Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
66% Test Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite, Une Tablette Pour Le Multimédia : Fiche Technique, Prix Et Date De Sortie
Source: Hitek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 66% price: 70% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 80%
70% Test De La Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite : La Tablette Pensée Pour La Vidéo (Et Le Son)
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 50% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
75% Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite : notre test & avis de la tablette multimédia
Source: Tablette-tactile.net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
72% Test : Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10, la tablette qu'il vous faut pour la rentrée ?
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 60% mobility: 90%
Test : la Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10, abordable et suffisante pour les usages classiques
Source: Les Androides French FR→EN
Positive: Excellent display; fast fingerprint sensor; great built quality; good speakers; nice connectivity. Negative: No USB-C.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/17/2017
78% Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite - najlepsza alternatywa dla iPada?
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 78%
80% Recenzja Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10 – warto było poczekać, aż jego cena spadnie
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
90% Huawei MediaPad M3 lite 10.0 - Обзор почти что планшета моей мечты
Source: Helpix RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
86% Планшет Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% display: 86% mobility: 100%
Обзор 8-дюймового планшета Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Great built quality; good screen; decent speakers; support 4G LTE. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2017
Trên tay Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite: Đẹp như iPad Mini, loa Harman Kardon
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; excellent speakers; powerful hardware; metal case; solid workmanship; compact size; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/29/2017
83% Test Af Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite 10
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%

Comment

Model:

The Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite is a tablet equipped with a total of four speakers in order to produce a vivid and powerful soundscape. As far as Huawei tablets go, the MediaPad M3 series is top of the line. Technically, that is, since the Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 10.0 is more like a stripped-down mid-range tablet. It is available in two different versions, Wi-Fi only and LTE. With its standard looks, the MediaPad M3 Lite is far from causing a design revolution. This is also true in terms of color, as the tablet comes either in a mix of black and grey (front and back) or entirely in white. Both models are encircled by a silver metal frame. With 32GB of storage and 3GB of RAM, the MediaPad M3 Lite 10.0 is well equipped for today’s needs. The storage can be upgraded via a microSD card, which is inserted together with the SIM card on a combined SIM/SD-card tray. The processor of the tablet is Qualcomm’s lower mid-range 1.4 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 435 SoC. Performance is certainly adequate for everyday use. The MediaPad M3 Lite’s 16:10 1920x1200 display is slightly higher and not as wide as a 16:9 display, which makes it better suited for office work or browsing the web and less suitable for watching movies. At only 413 nits, the average brightness is somewhere between mid and low-range. The MediaPad M3 Lite’s rear-facing main and front-facing secondary camera with autofocus, both with 8MP, are impressive.

Huawei has installed its so-called “Emotion UI”, version 5.1, on top of Android 7.0. Most modifications are in the design, and, in general, they are rather subtle when compared to pure vanilla Android 7.0. A few updated logos here and there or the ability to select from various available themes, but also improved SmartCover detection, a quick access menu on the left side, and the ability to power the device on or off on a schedule. When multitasking, apps can be placed side by side, which makes sense on a display as large as this. By and large, users familiar with Android will feel right at home. The tablet’s low power consumption is another big plus. In standby, it barely needs any power, and it needs less power than most of its competitors when idle. With only 6.33W under maximum load, it was the most power efficient of the bunch in this load scenario. To further improve power consumption, an energy-saver mode can be enabled on demand, and the display resolution can be lowered as well. The MediaPad M3 Lite 10 is equipped with an 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi chip. It is also equipped with a Cat.4 LTE modem with a maximum speed of up to 150 Mbit/s receiving and 50 Mbit/s transmitting data.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 505: Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
435: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, a DDR3L-1600 memory controller as well as an X9 LTE (Cat. 7) modem. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
10.1":

This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.46 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).
80.52%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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