Informr score
The Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite currently has an Informr score of 7.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
2.36 GHz
Screen Size
8+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...


The closest competitor to the MediaPad M5 Lite seems to be the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2018, which has a similar display size and resolution, storage, RAM, and Android version. But it ships with a Snapdragon 450, a 200mAh smaller battery, microUSB, and a $30 higher MSRP. Looking at it from that perspec...

- Dima Aryeh, Phandroid
G Style Magazine

The best thing the MediaPad Lite M5 has going for it is its colorful 1080p display and its quad speakers. Both are great for media consuming while the kids mode features aren’t bad if you regulate your kids to that section of the tablet. Trying to do a good deal of multitasking it wouldn’t handle th...

- Jason Million, G Style Magazine
Android Authority

Huawei's MediaPad M5 Lite is a fine mid-range tablet for passively consuming media from the couch or the back seat of the car. It's not for professionals or serious gamers who need high-performance hardware.

- Eric Zeman, Android Authority
Laptop Magazine

The Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite's fantastic battery life and brilliant screen suggest that Huawei is making solid ground in the tablet wars. Unfortunately, slow performance, both in general and specifically for gaming, takes some of the fun out of this family slate (which needs some more work in the par...

- Henry T. Casey, Laptop Magazine

If you’re looking for an affordable family Android tablet that has decent specs, an included stylus and plenty of features for kids then the Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite seems like it could be a strong choice.

- Max Parker, TrustedReviews

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Screen Size

The Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite's screen size is 10.1 inches with 1920 x 1200 pixels resolution.

2.36 GHz

There is a HiSilicon Kirin 659 Octa core 2.36 GHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system (OS).

8+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 8+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.
32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 7500 battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 14.2 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

MediaPad M5 Lite Specs