Honor – the sub-brand of Huawei has announced Honor Tab 5 that brings an 8-inch display on top and a gigantic battery under the hood. Although the new Tab offers nothing new in design features but promises for a better performance. The Honor Tab 5 seems to be a smaller variant of the Honor MedisPad T5 that comes with a 10.5-inch bigger display.

Honor Tab 5 – Features

The 8-ich display of the Honor Tab 5 brings an HD+ resolution of 1200 x 1920 pixels at an aspect ratio of 16:10. Besides bigger area of view, the display is equipped with blue light filter mode for eye comfort.

The Honor Tab 5 runs the latest operating system – Android 9.0 Pie, topped with Magic UI 2.0 to cater for the latest apps and features. Honor has used an octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 710 chipset under the hood for powering up the Tab 5 along with a dual core ARM Mali-T830 MP2 GPU for better gaming experience.

The tablet offers a microSD card slot that sports up to 512GB of external storage while you can have one of the following memory combos:

  • 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage
  • 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage

The Honor Tab 5, apart from offering an impressive pair of speakers with Harman Kardon tuning features brings nothing special in terms of camera features. There is a single rear camera with an 8MP sensor and a simple selfie camera with the same resolutions. Both these cameras lack an LED flash.

Honor Tab 5 comes with 5,100 mAh battery capacity. This specification is where the Honor Tab 5 gets its superiority. The large battery size compliments the GPU and makes the tablet ideal for gaming.

Pricing and Availability

The Honor Tab 5 has been announced for the China-based customers as of now with affordable price tags for WiFi variants while those for the LTE enabled devices hasn’t been announced yeat:

  • 3GB / 32GB Wi-Fi – CNY 1,099 (~$163, PKR 22,700)
  • 4GB / 64GB Wi-Fi – CNY 1,299 (~$193, PKR 27,000)

Honor Tab 5 Specifications

OS Android 9.0 Pie, Magic UI 2.0
Networks 2G, 3G, 4G LTE
CPU 1.7GHz octa-core
GPU ARM Mali-T830 MP2, 2 Cores
Chipset Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 10
Display 8 inches, 1200×1920 pixels, 16:10 ratio
Internal Memory 32GB / 64GB
Card slot yes, up to 512GB
Primary Camera 8MP
Secondary Camera 8MP
Connectivity LTE / Wi-Fi, USB MicroUSB 2.0, GPS, Bluetooth 4,2, headphone jack
Battery 5,100 mAh