‘Fighting’ the Huawei MatePad 11 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 gaming tablet models


The MatePad 11 and Galaxy Tab S7 both offer an elegant and lightweight design that feels comfortable in the hand. Users are equipped with a sound system with up to 4 speakers around for quite good quality, but MatePad 11 stands out with 4 microphones for conversation, while the Galaxy Tab S7 is limited to 2 microphones. They also attract attention with the ability to interact with the stylus, including the M-pencil with the MatePad 11 and the S Pencil with the Galaxy Tab S7.

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Galaxy Tab S7 provides a slot for convenient S Pencil attachment

Both products have a 10.95-inch screen and use an IPS LCD panel for a 120 Hz refresh rate to make the displayed content smooth, especially when playing games to help gamers give great feedback. respond faster. They also have a resolution of 2.5K (2560 x 1600 pixels) that helps the image to show sharp details in each scene.

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The 10.95-inch screens on this duo both offer an impressive 120 Hz refresh rate

The MatePad 11 has thinner bezels than the competition, making the screen-to-body ratio up to 86%, while the Galaxy Tab S7 is only 83%. This makes the MatePad 11 more compact and comfortable to hold for long periods of time.


When it comes to hardware, the Galaxy Tab S7 proves to have a slight advantage when it comes with the Snapdragon 865+ chip, which is an upgraded version of the Snapdragon 865 on the MatePad 11, although those are all high-end chips for tasks like smooth game play. Both machines share the same 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal memory that can be expanded storage space to comfortably store content.


Both products have an 8MP front-facing camera that is enough for video calling or remote online conferencing. They allow users to perform face unlock, but are limited to 2D instead of 3D like Apple’s Face ID.

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Galaxy Tab S7 stands out from the competition in its dual rear camera

However, the Galaxy Tab S7 has a rear camera that stands out from the competition when it comes with dual 13 MP and 5 MP cameras, while its rival only has a single 13 MP camera. However, the camera system on both still meets the basic needs of many people, such as gamers will not appreciate too much about filming or taking photos.

Battery life

One of the details that is very popular with users, especially for gamers, is the battery life on the product they invest in. In this area, the Galaxy Tab S7 becomes more prominent thanks to its large 8,000 mAh battery that promises to last longer than the much smaller 7,250 mAh battery of the MatePad 11. Even the ability to charge. The speed of the Galaxy Tab S7 is also better when it comes to 25W of power, while the MatePad 11 is only 22.5W.

Operating system

This is the biggest difference in how both these products work. The Galaxy Tab S7 runs on Google’s Android 10 platform, combines access to the Google Mobile Services (GMS) suite of applications, and can download many apps from the Play Store.

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The HarmonyOS 2 platform is being supported by more and more famous applications

Meanwhile, MatePad 11 is largely determined by HarmonyOS 2.0, the new operating system built by Huawei. HarmonyOS 2.0 is an Android-like operating system based on LiteOS with Linux kernel and Android open source to deliver the same user experience as the previous EMUI interface.

In case the favorite application is not found on AppGallery, users will be redirected to Petal – Huawei’s search engine. APK versions are then downloadable on APKPure or other repositories that users can download and install. That means users can download and install most Android apps today.


Although the hardware is not too much inferior to its competitors, the price for MatePad 11 is only 13.99 million VND, significantly cheaper than 18.99 million VND of the Galaxy Tab S7. The difference of up to 5 million dong is very interesting in the context of the economic situation where many people are affected by the current Covid-19 pandemic, helping users have a good choice to serve their study or work needs. remotely without spending too much on electronic devices.


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