Huawei MediaPad M2 8.0 (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Hisilicon Kirin 930
Mali-T628 MP4
2 GB / 16 GB
8 inches (1200 x 1920 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Huawei announced the launch of the MediaPad M2 8.0 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei MediaPad M2 8.0 phone with 8 inches display, Hisilicon Kirin 930 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei MediaPad M2 8.0 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 4800 mAh, non-removable battery. The 8 inches phone comes with a high resolution IPS display (1200 x 1920 px).

Huawei MediaPad M2 8.0 specifications

NameMediaPad M2 8.0
Release date2015


The weight of Huawei MediaPad M2 8.0 is about 11.64 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (8.46 x 4.88 x 0.31 inches).

Weight11.64 oz
Dimensions8.46 x 4.88 x 0.31 inches
Colorsgold, silver
SIM typeMicro SIM


The Huawei MediaPad M2 8.0 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCHisilicon Kirin 930
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T628 MP4


The size of MediaPad M2 8.0 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 8 inches phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 8 inches IPS display of Huawei MediaPad M2 8.0 with 1200 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size8 inches
Resolution1200 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes, up to 10 fingers


The internal memory of Huawei MediaPad M2 8.0 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD


The camera of the MediaPad M2 8.0 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus


The Huawei MediaPad M2 8.0 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The MediaPad M2 8.0 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack


The Li-Po 4800 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of MediaPad M2 8.0 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4800 mAh, non-removable


Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Huawei phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The MediaPad M2 8.0 phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsEmotion UI

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei MediaPad M2 8.0, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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