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Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite Specs + Pros and Cons Reviews

Review Overview

Design - 87%
Performance - 93%
Specs - 90%
Camera - 85%



Huawei MediaPad M5 lite Specs composed by competitive components along with awesome features.

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Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite Specs

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite Specs

Date Released: 2018, October

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size10.1 inches, 295.8 cm2 (~74.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio (~224 ppi density)
- EMUI 8.0
BodyDimensions243.4 x 162.2 x 7.7 mm (9.58 x 6.39 x 0.30 in)
Weight475 g (1.05 lb)
BuildFront glass, aluminum body
- Stylus support
CameraPrimary8 MP, AF
Secondary8 MP
FeaturesFixed Focus
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 7500 mAh battery
Available ColorSpace Gray, Champagne Gold
PlatformOSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 659
CPUOcta-core (4x2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-T830 MP2
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackNo
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

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Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite Review

Huawei MediaPad M5 lite Specs composed by competitive components along with awesome features. This device comes with a variation that supports Wi-Fi only model and LTE/Wi-Fi model. It was announced last month of September and recently available in the market this October 2018. It’s been 8 months since Huawei released a Phablet device. Back then, MediaPad M5 10 and MediaPad M5 10 Pro were successfully released last February 2018.

The LTE/Wi-Fi model supports a Nano SIM card and a network technology band up to 4G LTE data connection. It has a Stylus support along with a front glass and aluminum body. This device comes with 10.1 inches and has a 74.9% screen-to-body ratio. It has a dimension of 243.4 x 162.2 x 7.7 mm (9.58 x 6.39 x 0.30 in) and weighing 475g. The display type equips by an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with multi-touch features.

The resolution display has the spec of 1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio and 224 ppi density. M5 Lite runs on the UI of EMUI 8.0 based on the operating system Android 8.0 Oreo version. The processor is powered by a 2.36 GHz Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 and a GPU of Mali-T830 MP2. The memory capacity comes with a variation of 3 GB RAM / 32 GB internal memory and 4 GB RAM / 64 GB internal memory. It can be expanded via microSD card up to 256 GB capacity as external memory.

The rear camera has 8 MP, AF for capturing photos with a Fixed Focus feature. While the front camera has 8 MP only. The video resolution available for recording is 1080p@30fps. The MediaPad M5 Lite has built-in 4 Loudspeaker but it doesn’t support by 3.5mm jack for headphones adapter. Also, it doesn’t support and has active noise cancellation with dedicated mic for LTE/Wi-Fi model.

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite Price and Battery Capacity

The connectivity packs with Wi-Fi (dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot), Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP, LE), GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), and USB 2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. It doesn’t support having an FM radio. Both model version of MediaPad M5 Lite has a fingerprint scanner front-mounted. Along with the other sensor features such as the accelerometer, proximity, and compass. The battery is non-removable Li-Po 7500 mAh with fast charging feature supported.

The colors available for the M5 Lite are Space Gray and Champagne Gold. Huawei stated and revealed the official market price of the M5 Lite. It is about 300 EUR or 345.90 USD or Php 18,765.00 if converted into Philippines and USB currency respectively.


  • 10.01 inches with IPS LCD display
  • Stylus support
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • High-resolution spec display
  • 2.36 GHz Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor
  • 32 GB Internal memory / 3 GB RAM and 4 GB RAM / 64 GB internal memory
  • External memory up to 256 GB capacity storage
  • Camera: 8 MP, AF (Main) + 8 MP (Front)
  • 4 Stereo speaker built-in
  • USB 2.0 Type-C 1.0
  • Li-Po 7500 mAh battery
  • Fast Charging supported
  • Fingerprint scanner (front-mounted)


  • No Corning Gorilla Glass protected
  • No Camera LED Flash
  • Not supported with 3.5mm jack
  • No FM radio
  • Non-removable battery