Huawei MediaPad X1 vs Nexus 7, which is the better choice?

Huawei MediaPad X1 vs Nexus 7, which is the better choice?

Huawei MediaPad X1 vs Nexus 7, which is the better choice?

Seven-inch Android tablets are among the most popular digital products in the world today. Suitable dimensions, high portability and reasonable price have made these products popular. At the MWC 2014 exhibition, Huawei produced a new version of the MediaPad tablet series called the X1 with a seven-inch size, which is designed and built to compete directly with Google’s Nexus 7. The Nexus 7 was one of the great tablets of 2013, and any company trying to compete with it will definitely have a tough time ahead. Next, we will see what are the differences between MediaPad X1 and Nexus 7 tablets and which one will be a better choice for users in the new year.

Design and build:Nexus 7 has a good design and build quality, but according to some people, its length is a bit too long and it is proportional to its width. does not have. However, the overall design of this tablet is suitable and has a thickness of 8.65 mm and a weight of 290 grams. On the other hand, Huawei has made every effort to make the design of the MediaPad X1 perfect. With this, this tablet also uses a seven-inch screen, but its dimensions are smaller than the Nexus in every respect and it weighs only 239 grams. The use of metal has made you have a better feeling of working with MediaPad X One.

Screen: Huawei from the IPS panel with precision 1920×1200 image is used, the result of which is the high quality of colors, wide viewing angle and good accuracy in displaying details. The maximum light intensity of 550 candelas also makes you have no problem seeing the screen in bright environments. At the same time, you can work with the screen while wearing gloves. Nexus 7 is not inferior to MediaPad X1 in terms of viewing angle, color display and screen accuracy, and both use gorilla glass anti-scratch coating.

Hardware: In terms of hardware, these two tablets use different chipsets, but they are very close to each other in terms of processing power, but there are definitely products with higher processing power than these two tablets. There are in the market. Nexus 7 uses the famous Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset (including 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and Adreno 320 GPU) along with 2 GB of RAM memory. Huawei also uses its own HiSilicon chipset, which includes a 1.6 GHz quad-core processor and Mali450 GPU. MediaPad X1 also uses 2 GB of RAM memory. The amount of storage memory of Nexus 7 is fixed, but in MediaPad X One, the internal memory can be increased with the help of a microSD memory card.

Software:The most important difference between these two tablets lies in the software section. Nexus uses the latest version of Android (4.4) without any changes and completely pure, and any update released by Google, Nexus 7 will receive it quickly. On the other hand, Huawei has used its own user interface called Emotion UI 2.0 on Android version 4.2, which has made important changes to the main Android user interface, and of course added some default tools to it, which normally, you have to install them yourself. Install Nexus 7. At the end of the day, it’s a clean and simple Nexus 7 that will satisfy you in the long run.

Battery:Huawei It claims that the 5000 mAh battery of the MediaPad X1 tablet can last 25 hours. The interesting feature of this tablet is that you can use its battery to charge your smartphone! The Nexus 7 battery has a capacity of only 3950 mAh and according to its manufacturer, it will last for 9 hours. Of course, as you know, the battery life depends on how you use the device, but in general, the Huawei product will have a longer battery life.

Camera: The Nexus 7 has a fairly decent five-megapixel camera, which seems sufficient for a tablet in this category. On the other hand, Huawei has decided not to skimp on the camera, and for this reason, it has used a 13-megapixel sensor made by Sony (EXMOR R series), and as a result, the quality of the photos it provides will be excellent as a tablet. Whether a tablet needs such a camera or not will depend on how you use the tablet. It is interesting to know that the accuracy of the front camera of MediaPad X One is as accurate as the main camera of Nexus 7!


Huawei MediaPad X1 tablet has the ability to support the fourth generation telecommunications network and according to some features which it has, will have a higher price compared to the Nexus 7, which seems reasonable to some extent. However, in the end, it is the experience of using the user interface and software that will somehow have the last word, and in this case, the Nexus 7 performs noticeably better than the MediaPad X One. What Huawei needs to think about is using updated software and improving its user interface to attract more users.


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