Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 vs Huawei MatePad Pro Specs Comparison
Just a couple of weeks ago, Samsung launched the latest Galaxy Tab S7 and what better way than to compare it to Huawei’s MatePad Pro as they fairly share the same specs. If you’re deciding which one of these two tablets to buy, then read on.
|Samsung Galaxy Tab S7||Huawei MatePad Pro|
|11-inch LTPS TFT 2560×1600 WQXGA, up to 120Hz||10.8-inch (2560 x 1600) display with DCI-P3 Gamut coverage, 280 PPI|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ CPU||HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G|
|Adreno 650 GPU||Mali G-76 GPU|
|6GB RAM||6GB RAM|
|128GB storage||128GB storage|
|expandable microSD up to 1TB||NM Card support up to 256GB|
|13MP main camera + 5MP ultra-wide camera||13MP F1.8 rear camera|
|8MP front camera||8MP F2.0 front camera|
|WiFi 802.11 ac||WiFi 802.11 ac|
|5G, 4G LTE||5G, 4G LTE|
|Bluetooth 5.0||Bluetooth 5.1|
|USB Type-C||USB Type-C|
|BLE S Pen||Huawei Pencil|
|Dual Speakers by AKG w/ Dolby Atmos||Quad-channel audio with quad-speakers, four topside microphones, one rear noise-canceling microphone|
|OneUI 2 (Android 10)||EMUI 10.1 (Based on Android 10)|
|8,000mAh battery w/ 45W fast charging||7,250mAh battery w/ support for 20W wired SuperCharge & 15W wireless SuperCharge|
|253.8 x 165.3 x 6.3 mm||246 x 159 x 7.2 mm|
|498g (Wi-Fi), 500g (LTE), 502g (5G)||460g|
|Mystic Black, Mystic Silver||Gray, White, Green, Orange|
Summary of advantages
Huawei MatePad Pro:
- 15W wireless SuperCharge
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7:
- Larger display
- Expandable storage up to 1TB
- Dual rear cameras
- Larger battery capacity
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 sports a larger 11-inch LTPS TFT WQXGA while the Huawei MatePad Pro comes in a 10.8-inch LCD with DCI-P3 Gamut coverage. Both devices have the same 2560 x 1600 resolution, so we expect that both devices will provide a great viewing experience. Even though the Galaxy Tab S7’s display is a tad bit bigger, the MatePad Pro comes with thinner bezels, but of course, each to his own when it comes to screen preference.
Both the Galaxy Tab S7 and the MatePad Pro are equipped with the latest flagship processors from Qualcomm and HiSilicon. We don’t have the benchmark numbers yet, but when it comes to day-to-day use, we can expect little difference when it comes to their performance since both come with flagship processors.
RAM & Storage
For RAM and storage, both the Galaxy Tab S7 and the MatePad Pro are onboard with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. However, for extra storage, the former takes the cake as its expandable up to 1TB.
In terms of cameras, both the Galaxy Tab S7 and the MatePad Pro features the same 13MP primary camera, but the former comes with an additional 5MP ultra-wide camera lens.
Connectivity and Other Features
Both the Galaxy Tab S7 and the MatePad Pro share the same connectivity features, and that includes having 5G connectivity. Apart from that, both devices have their pen tool: S Pen for the Galaxy Tab S7 and M Pencil for the MatePad Pro. For audio features, the MatePad Pro has quad-channel audio with quad-speakers, although the Galaxy Tab S7’s dual speakers by AKG w/Dolby Atmos isn’t too far behind.
OS & Battery
Out of the box, both devices are running the latest Android 10 topped with their own skins. For batteries, the Galaxy Tab S7 comes with a larger 8,000mAh battery with 45W fast charging. In contrast, the MatePad Pro comes with a 7,250mAh battery with support for 20W wired SuperCharge, as well as a 15W wireless SuperCharge.
The two devices are priced as follows:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 – PHP 47,990
- Huawei MatePad Pro – PHP 32,990
Quite honestly, both the Galaxy Tab S7 and the MatePad Pro are powerful devices packed with great features. If you’re looking for a slightly smaller and not-so-expensive tablet, then the MatePad Pro is your best choice– although the lack of GMS might be a deal-breaker for some of you. Just like the Galaxy Tab S7, it comes with the latest flagship processor and the same RAM and internal storage configuration on board.
But if you’re willing to shell out an extra PHP15K and you have the budget, then cop the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab S7. You’d get a larger display, dual-rear cameras, larger battery capacity, and Samsung DeX.
So, which one are you getting? Let us know in the comments below!