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Tech Comparison: Huawei MediaPad T2 10.0 Pro Versus The Lenovo ThinkPad X1

Work Life Apr 16, 2016

We take a look at the Huawei MediaPad T2 10.0 Pro Tablet and the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet.

The Gadgets

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Price: $316 US

Features: The tablet is 8.5 mm thin and weighs 495 g and has a screen size of 10.1 inches with a 1,920 x 1,200 IPS touch screen. The tablet runs on the latest version of Android and includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC processor. Memory wise, the tablet includes 2-3GB of RAM as well as 16-32 GB of storage. The cameras are a 8 MP rear camera as well as a 2MP selfie camera. The tablet’s battery is a 6,660 mAh battery.

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Price: $899 US

Features: The tablet was originally slated for release earlier in the year, but has been pushed back. The tablet is 8.4 mm thin and has a weight of 1.69 lbs. The tablet offers a hybrid experience that allows use as both a tablet and a light, portable laptop with a detachable keyboard that can be adjusted via positioning at different angles for optimal typing experiences that influence factors like comfort and speed. The tablet allows a resolution of 2K. Plus the tablet has a projector feature that allows the screen to automatically turn into a 60-inch projector. The tablet runs on an Intel Core m7 vPro Processor and there will be 16GB of storage. The tablet’s cameras include an 8MP and a 2 MP camera. Other interesting features include a fingerprint sensor for added security. Lastly, the tablet includes a battery that allows 10-15 hours of life.

The Comparison

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  Camera Processor Battery Memory
Huawei MediaPad T2 10.0 Pro
8 MP rear camera + 2 MP selfie camera Qualcomm's Snapdragon 615 SoC processor 6,660 mAh battery 2-3GB of RAM +16-32 GB of storage
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Tablet
8 MP + 2 MP camera Intel Core m7 vPro Processor 10-15 hours of battery life 16 GB of storage


The Results

Both tablets offer great features.  The Lenovo tablet is the larger and more expensive option of the two with some noteworthy features like the projector option. If you are looking for a cheaper and basic functioning tablet, the Huawei option is the better choice. However, if you are looking for a tablet that offers some unconventional tech options that are very current, the Lenovo tablet is definitely worth considering. 

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Maresah Dharmoo

Maresah Dharmoo


Maresah (@sah_mare) our guest tech expert is a University of Toronto graduate with a double major in Political Science and English. She has an ever-present passion for journalism and she loves staying updated on all things tech. Maresah also loves karate, reading, running and sight-seeing. Check her...


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