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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
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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
RAM 3GB / 4GB
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

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