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Huawei MediaPad M3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 90 reviews of Huawei MediaPad M3. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and size. The usability and screen also get good reviews, whereas some have doubts about the camera.

performance, screen, usability, size, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Huawei MediaPad M3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

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Expert review by: Andreas Kilian (

Huawei MediaPad M3 8.4 Tablet Review


Evolution. The successor to the MediaPad M2 of 2015 is finally here: please welcome the MediaPad M3. The new model may have almost identical measurements to the predecessor, but it is equipped with a larger, higher resolution panel, a stronger...

decent workmanship, sturdy metal case, microSD slot, USB OTG functionality, high-resolution, bright display, practical fingerprint reader, good stereo speakers, low heat emissions, great browser performance, protective display foil included

GPU is overburdened when running demanding games, only Micro USB 2.0 available, no LED flash, no headset in delivery, no NFC

The Huawei MediaPad M2 was a reliable device with a few weak points. The manufacturer has continued on this path and built a new generation on the reliable foundations of the predecessor. With its sturdy metal case and nice speakers, this handy tablet...

Expert review by: (

Huawei MediaPad M3 Review


It's been a while since we've seen a premium 8-inch Android tablet take on the iPad mini. Most small slates these days orbit around the $150 to $250 price range and offer a modest set of options. Enter the 8.4-inch Huawei MediaPad M3, a sleek,...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (

Huawei Mediapad M3


Huawei's Mediapad M3 looks like a good Android tablet for digital media consumption.

Slim and light design. Sharp, clear screen. LTE enabled.

Functionality for U.S. model is still a bit up in the air.

Comparisons and Conclusions Huawei hasn't announced a U.S. price or release date for the Mediapad M3, and price is going to matter a lot here. With its sharp screen and light, single-handed form factor, the M3 looks like an excellent tablet for reading...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Joe M. (

Huawei MediaPad M3 Review


Although tablets may not have had that big of a year in 2016 when compared to years past, plenty of really solid options were still released. Apple introduced a 9.7-inch model of the iPad Pro, Amazon refreshed the Fire HD 8, and Asus kicked out some...

Thin and lightweight ; Sturdy and refined design ; Gorgeous 2K display ; microSD card support up to 128GB ; Solid audio setup for both external speakers and wired headphones

Processor feels poorly optimized for a lot of tasks ; EMUI 4.1 is one of the worst Android skins out there ; Throwaway cameras ; microUSB rather than USB Type-C

With all of that said, what’s the final word on the Huawei MediaPad M3?

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Chris Hall (

Huawei MediaPad M3 review: An unfussy Android media tablet


The tablet market has stumbled. From everyone offering a tablet - in Windows, Android, iOS - things have dwindled. Even Apple's iPad has slowed in pace. There's a lot to like about the Huawei MediaPad M3. It is as much as you might want from a tablet...

Great design and build quality, minimal fuss, good audio performance, good bundled AKG headphones, fingerprint scanner is smart

Display viewing angles a little limited, doesn't add a huge amount to the mix where some rivals do

There's a lot to like about the Huawei MediaPad M3. It is as much as you might want from a tablet designed to entertain you, a great portal for your browsing, your movies and your gaming. It offers the performance that will satisfy many and avoids the...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (

Huawei MediaPad M3 8.0 review


An okay slate with a crucial flaw

Sharp screen ; Super-loud stereo speakers ; Slim, light and fancy aluminium shell

Poor gaming performance with some titles ; Pedestrian rear camera

Once again Huawei has produced a tablet that promises much but fails to fully deliver. The MediaPad M3 looks good, has great speakers and performs well in everyday use, but keen gamers will want to give it a wide berth.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: (

Huawei MediaPad M3 review


Huawei throws stainless steel and stereo sound at its best compact tablet yet

Small, stylish and well-built ; Powerful enough for all sorts of streaming and multimedia ; Battery life is pretty decent

Not a tablet for gamers ; EMUI isn’t for everyone ; Camera quality is pretty basic

Superior sound and refined styling makes this as close as you can get to an iPad Mini that’s running Android, even if overall performance falls a bit short.

Sep, 2016

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Expert review by: Nathan Spendelow (

Huawei MediaPad M3 review: The new 8in tablet king?


Huawei's latest, the MediaPad M3 tablet is miles ahead of its predecessors, even if it is a little pricey

Still not convinced? Check out our list of the best tablets you can buy this year .

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Max Parker (

Huawei MediaPad M3


Tablets are a luxury. With phones getting bigger and laptops getting thinner, that in-between device Steve Jobs said would be the future of the computer could be seen as becoming slightly redundant.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Hansa Verma (

Huawei MediaPad M3 review: This tablet has premium written all over it


Huawei MediaPad M3 has premium written all over it - be it the 2K display, Harman Kardon technology for sound.

Huawei MediaPad M3 is a premium device, one where the price tag seems reasonable, if you go by the eBay listing. Huawei will bring the device to India, and the pricing should be closer to this range.With the MediaPad M3, you have solid device for media...

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Rear camera: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8


Kids tablet: No


Pixel density:359


2G: Yes
2G standards:GSM
3G standards:TD-SCDMA, UMTS
4G:No / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-fi Standard:IEEE 802.11ac


GPS: Yes
Position location: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone Out: Yes

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No