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Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0
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Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 MSM8212 1.2GHz 8GB 8" 4G 3G Tablet

MSM8212 1.2GHz Android 8GB May 2015
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Inspired by the soft and elegant shape of a Swan's wings, the MediaPad T1 slips seamlessly into your hand. Precision technology also makes the frame slimmer and easier to use while a sandblasted,... More
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12 Reasons For

Good Size

One Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 reviewer concluded that the Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 was thin. Amazon Customer said in their Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 review on Amazon in December “Very slim and light weight”.

Good Product Quality

One Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 reviewer who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was good quality. Amazon Customer scored this tablet very highly and wrote in their Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Excellent screen quality”.

Robust

One person said in their reviews that it was well made. The Imf wrote on Amazon in December “It's own built in trash that hangs” in their Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 review although they gave this tablet a rating of 1 stars.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was wifi compatible. The Imf mentioned in their review of the Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 “My other devices had no problem with the wifi”.

Reasonably Priced

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was good value for money. Amazon Customer said “Great value for money”. One Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 owner wrote in their reviews that this tablet was cheap.

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Missy mentioned this year “This model is pretty good still as a tablet” .

Huawei Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

Huawei is one of the better rated tablet brands according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all tablet computers.

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Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablets that have been available for more than a year.

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4G Compatible

The Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 is 4G compatible, unlike most of the other similar spec tablets that have been around for more than a year which are not 4G compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4G compatible tablets currently available including the Yoga Tab 3 10[pl_3260675_price], or the Yoga Tab 3 10[pl_3260583_price] both from Lenovo or the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-B2[plb_2593346_price] which has better reviews.

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3G Compatible

The MediaPad T1 8.0 is 3G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and type to the MediaPad T1 8.0 are not 3G compatible.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3G compatible tablet computers currently available including the Yoga Tab 3 10[pl_3260675_price], or the Yoga Tab 3 10[pl_3260583_price] both from Lenovo or the T-Mobile Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0[plb_2950352_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Thin

Across all the tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the MediaPad T1 8.0 the thicknesses range from 0.9mm to 280mm. At only 7.9 millimeters, the Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other tablet computers that came out around the same time as the MediaPad T1 8.0.

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Very Narrow

The MediaPad T1 8.0 is one of the narrower tablet computers that have been around for more than a year (only 127.7 millimeters) amongst tablets of this age. Comparable spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the MediaPad T1 8.0 have widths of between 72mm and 380mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The MediaPad T1 8.0 has a quite small internal storage capacity (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the MediaPad T1 8.0. The average internal storage capacity of tablets of this age and spec is 49GB.

There are a number of other 8GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available that you might also want to consider including the i-onik TP7-1000DC[plb_3077745_price], the Asus Memo Pad HD 7 ME173X[plb_2905897_price], or the Bigben Interactive Unity Tab 7[plb_3054082_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a tablet computer with a larger internal storage capacity then you might want to look at the Yoga Tab 3 8[pl_3144996_price] (16GB), or the X30L[pl_3312844_price] (16GB) both from Lenovo or the Acer Iconia Tab 10 B3-A20[plb_3139496_price] (16GB) which is also higher rated.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the MediaPad T1 8.0 is 0.3MP, the highest is 5MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.6MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 1 gigabyte, the MediaPad T1 8.0 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type. The average maximum internal memory of tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the MediaPad T1 8.0 is 5.3GB.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the MediaPad T1 8.0 is 0.5GB, the largest is 8GB, and the average internal memory is 2.1GB. The Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 has a quite small internal memory (only 1 gigabyte) compared to most of the other tablets that were released one year ago.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.2 gigahertz, the Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the MediaPad T1 8.0. The average processor clock speed of tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the MediaPad T1 8.0 is 12GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.9GHz to 1,300GHz.

We compared this tablet to all the other 1.2GHz processor clock speed tablet computers and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus MemoPad Smart 10 ME301T[plb_3016159_price], the Bigben Interactive Unity Tab 7[plb_3054082_price], and the Sunstech TAB108QCBT[plb_2594197_price] is also worth considering.

If this tablet processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Iconia Tab 10 B3-A20[pl_3139496_price] (1.3GHz), or the Iconia Talk 7 B1-723[pl_3189285_price] (1.3GHz) both from Acer or the Lenovo IdeaPad A8-50L[plb_3142372_price] (1.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0

Released Over a Year Ago

Huawei released the MediaPad T1 8.0 over a year ago.

Four Processor Cores

The MediaPad T1 8.0 has four processor cores which is average compared to the other 122 tablets that came out more than a year ago that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

Alternative 4 processor core tablet computers currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 10[plb_3260675_price], the i-onik TM1 7[plb_3034571_price], or the Hisense F5281[plb_2943497_price].

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the MediaPad T1 8.0 has a fairly average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets that came out around the same time as the MediaPad T1 8.0.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers currently available including the Apple iPad Mini[plb_2917739_price], the Hisense Sero 8 Pro[plb_3069785_price], or the Wortmann AG Terra Pad 1090 Industry[plb_3069736_price] which has better reviews.

If this tablet computer rear camera resolution is too low for you then you might want to look at the Yoga Tab 3 8[pl_3144996_price] (8MP and higher rated), or the Yoga Tab 3 10[pl_3260583_price] (8MP and higher rated) both from Lenovo or the Getac T800[plb_3180916_price] (8MP and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

The MediaPad T1 8.0 has a pretty standard screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the MediaPad T1 8.0.

We compared all the other 8" tablet computers to this tablet and we think the Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0[plb_3252538_price], the DELL Venue 8[plb_2590231_price], and the Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380KL[plb_3062185_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the Getac T800[plb_3180916_price] (8.1"), the Acer Iconia Tab 10 B3-A20[plb_3139496_price] (10.1"), or the Trekstor SurfTab Duo W1[plb_3113460_price] (10.1") which also has a higher rating.

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Maximum Memory Card Size
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Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
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Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
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Graphics
Graphics Adapter
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Camera
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Front Camera
Video Recording
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Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
2G Compatible
3G Standard
4G Standard
WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Version
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Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
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DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
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Headphone Output
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
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Proximity Sensor
Orientation Sensor
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
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AC Adapter
Keyboard Included
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WiFi

User Reviews

(5)
(Verified Purchase)

This has got to be possibly one of the most frustrating tablets ever made. The design and look of it is fine, the plastic metal looks real enough and I like the front facing speaker too...... Read more…

Reviewed 10 March 2016 by Kindle Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Good tablet but non-UK, no UK plug provided.

Reviewed 17 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Really good tablet. Very slim and light weight. Excellent screen quality. Very impressed with product. Would highly recommend. Great value for money.

Reviewed 14 February 2016 by Missy
(Verified Purchase)

As the other reviewer has said, this model doesn't have a sim card slot, even though in some of the details it says it has 3G. Unfortunately the Mediapad T1 7.0 is the series, and I discovered... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

First of all, don't be taken in by the product description here. This particular model CANNOT be used as a phone. Amazon you really need to do better than this - I actually believe it is illegal... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 06901443049714, 06901443067572

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