Product Comparison: Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T590) vs Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite

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General Specifications
Galaxy Tab A (SM-T590)
MediaPad M5 Lite
About the Product
A tablet with a 10.5” immersive display, 3D surround sound quad speakers and up to 15 hours battery life. It’s made for the whole family to enjoy. Bring movies to life in your hands. The impressive 10.5” display, 16:10 ratio and slim bezels make for a fully immersive home-viewing experience.
The HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite features a brilliant 10.1-inch 1080P display so you will not miss a thing while watching your favourite movies or playing games. For an even better viewing experience, HUAWEI ClariVu technology further enhances display brightness and clarity.
Key Specs
Screen Size
10.5 in.
10.1 in.
Storage Capacity
32 GB
32 GB
Internet Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T590) 10.5" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • The screen seems to be as responsive as I would expect.
  • Screen is nice & clear, good display and sound is perfectly adequate for a tablet.
  • The screen is bright and sharp and sound quality is good.
  • Good Wi-Fi and bluetooth. Fast enough for day to day use, browsing and email.
  • Screen is large and clear. Great tablet.
Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 10-Inch Tablet
  • The 10 inch screen is great, it's as clear as you need it to be, very crisp and the colours are as vibrant as any other tablet I have previously used.
  • The screen is sharp and clear and it runs Huawei's version of Android which is attractive and easy to use.
  • Good screen resolution. Good sound.
  • Great quality screen, camera and build quality.
  • Screen is beautiful; colours are good.
Size & Weight
10.24 in.
6.39 in.
6.34 in.
9.58 in.
0.31 in.
0.3 in.
18.65 oz.
16.75 oz.
Display Type
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
Pixel Density
216 ppi
224 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T590) 10.5" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • Good viewing angles with IPS screen type.
  • It's a highly responsive tablet with great battery life and a superb screen.
  • Superb display, highly responsive and does everything that I need.
  • The T590 is a good responsive tablet, very good display and good storage.
  • Great battery life, good display, well built tablet.
Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 10-Inch Tablet
  • The display has a great range of colour, nothing feels oversaturated, the pixels are well defined if a tiny bit sharp on some Web pages.
  • The videos in hi res or full HD are just great, no issues, rich colours with deep solid blacks.
  • The screen resolution for this price and size is fantastic.
  • Display is very nice and it is all responsive.
  • The display is clear and crisp, and I've had no problem using it when I'm outside in bright conditions.
Front-Facing Camera
5 MP
8 MP
Rear-Facing Camera
8 MP
8 MP
Processor Model
Snapdragon 450
Kirin 659
Number of Cores
Processor Speed
1.8 GHz
2.36 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T590) 10.5" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • The performance of the tablet in general is very good.
  • It's very fast and picture quality is very good.
  • The tablet performance surpassed my expectations.
  • Perfect, fast, sharp, use as many micro sd as you like.
  • Fast processor, HD screen, great for streaming movies/programs.
Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 10-Inch Tablet
  • Very thin, 3GB ram and 32GB storage is very impressive for a tablet this much. Great processor.
  • Excellent speed very sharp picture.
  • It has so such speed, clarity of picture, and really easy to use.
  • The processing speed is excellent it's rare to get lag and such.
  • The speed of operation of the tablet is dire.
Operating System
Android 8.1
EMUI 8.0 (Based on Android 8.0)
Maximum Usage Time
15 hours
13 hours
Water Resistant
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, RGB Light Sensor, ANT+, Dolby Atmos sound, Kids Mode
Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Compass, Quick Charge, Enhanced Eye-comfort Mode, Great Hand-Feeling
What customers say about "Features"
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T590) 10.5" Wi-Fi Tablet
  • Very good budget tablet. Easy to set up. Android 8.1 already updated.
  • Handles HD 1080p video nicely through Google Play, Flixster and Amazon Prime.
  • The screen resolution is very good and the battery life very long.
  • The touch screen is great and the size of the tablet screen is wonderful for me. It's light and easy to use.
  • It is large enough to display any web page, sound quality is fine.
Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 10-Inch Tablet
  • The build quality is surprisingly beautiful, a very slim profile, all metal back that curves at the edges, its weight without being heavy, it's really nice to hold in the hands.
  • The fingerprint sensor is super simple to set up and works just fine.
  • The touchscreen is spot on, it doesn't need tapping twice, it just works. Taps, swipes, up down, left right, it's very dependable.
  • The sound, there are four speakers one in each corner, the sound is brilliant.
  • Portrait and Landscape mode swap very swiftly and smoothly.
NFC Technology
Charging Interface
USB Type-C
USB Type-C
Included With Unit
USB Cable, Adapter
USB Cable, Adapter, Eject pin
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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