Honor Tab 5 is a new entry-level tablet from Honor. The tablet segment of the market hasn’t been popping like the smartphone in 2019. So it’s refreshing to get a new tablet entering the market. This tablet will compete with the likes of Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 in the affordable tabley segment. Let’s take a look at this beauty Huawei’s sub-brand.
Honor Tab 5 Design
The design of Honor Tab 5 is quite good. The rear is made of aluminium cover with plastic bumpers and antenna lines. It measures 8.2 mm in thickness, which is impressive for a tablet. And it weighs 310 grams. There are thick bezels at the sides, which is probably a turn off for some users. The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4, which is available at this price range features slimmer bezels. The Tablet is available in Silver and Blue body colours.
Dimensions: 204.2 x 122.2 x 8.2 mm
Weight: 310 grams
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours: Silver, Blue
Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5 mm jack: Yes
– Dolby Atmos sound
Honor Tab 5 Display
The IPS LCD display panel of the Honor Tab 5 measures 8.0 inches. It features 1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 aspect ratio and 283 PPI density. This display is in league with the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4.
Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size: 8.0 inches (74.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio (283 PPI density)
Protection: Scratch-resistant glass
The tablet features a front-facing shooter with an 8 MP fixed-focus camera. Meanwhile, at the back is an 8MP camera with autofocus. This Honor tablet does not have an LED flash in any of both cameras.
8 MP, f/2.0, AF
Single: 8 MP, f/2.0
The HiSilicon Kirin 710 Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor powers the Honor Tab 5. For maximising gaming performance, the Honor Tablet features GPU Turbo 2.0. The tablet comes in either a 3GB/32GB or 4GB/64GB memory with expandable storage of up to 512 GB.
Chipset: Kirin 710 (12 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU: Mali-G51 MP4
Memory: 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB
MicroSD: up to 512 GB
The Honor Tab 5 runs on Magic 2.0 user interface with Android 9.0. This software has been optimized to give you the very best of performance.
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface: Magic 2
The Honor Tablet comes with a non-removable Li-Po 5,100 mAh battery. It supports 10W fast battery charging.
Type: Non-removable Li-Po 5100 mAh battery
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS (LTE model), GLONASS, BDS
USB: microUSB 2.0
Honor Tab 5 Price
3GB/32GB WiFi: $164
3GB/32GB WiFi + LTE: $209
4GB/64GB WiFi: $194
4GB/64GB WiFi + LTE: $223