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Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and size. The battery and design are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative comments about the storage and camera.

performance, design, battery, size, portability

screen, camera, storage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Mike Wobker (

Huawei MediaPad M5 lite Tablet Review


Surround sound. Huawei has equipped the MediaPad M5 lite with four speakers, certified by harman/kardon. Buyers will receive a fancy-looking mid-range tablet with LTE support. Find out what else you can expect in exchange for about £270 (~$350) in our...

stable case ; good system performance ; compatible with stylus ; USB Type-C ; supports LTE

low-contrast display ; average camera ; apps cannot be stored on SD card

The MediaPad M5 lite did well in our review. Its system performance is sufficient for many everyday workloads and still has reserves for more demanding applications. Modern games can also be played on this device, although users might have to content...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Brad Linder (

Huawei introduces MediaPad M5 lite tablet with quad speakers


Huawei is expanding its MediaPad M5 line of Android tablets with a new entry-level model called the .

According to the Huawei website, the tablet will support a Huawei M-Pen lite stylus with 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity. Huawei will include the pen when you buy the tablet in some regions, but it will be sold separately in other markets.

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (

Great mid range tablet


Looks and feels like a high end tablet. Runs everything well, although some high end games struggle a little.

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (

Great Tablet for the Price


Had the M5 for over a week now. Really impressed with how responsive and smooth the tablet it. The screens bright and clear. Only minor thing is the Volumes buttons are not in the best place but the M5 makes up for that with fantastic sound quality and...

Nov, 2018

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone:Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of built-in speakers:4
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon


Battery Capacity:7500
Battery voltage:3.82


Auto Focus:Y
Front Camera:Y
Front camera aperture number:2
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera aperture number:2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Video recording:Y


Colour name:Space Grey
Colour of product:Grey
Device Type:Full-size tablet
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Slate
Product colour:Grey


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display brightness:400
Display diagonal:25.6
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1200
Display Technology:IPS
LED Backlight:Y
Pixel density:224
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Graphics adapter:Mali T830 MP2
Graphics adapter family:ARM

Media formats

Audio formats supported:3GP,MP3,MP4 / MP3
Video formats supported:3GP,MP4


Internal Memory:3




2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:N / Y
3G standards:HSDPA+
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth version:4.2
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB Type-C


Ambient light sensor:Y
Electronic compass:Y
Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube
GPS (satellite):Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar
Position location:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
Headphone Out:N / Y
Microphone in:N / Y
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1


Coprocessor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.7
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Hisilicon Kirin
Processor frequency:2.4
Processor Model:659


Fingerprint Reader:Y


Operating system installed:Android 8.0


Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:32
Maximum memory card size:256
Storage Media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Height :162.2