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Ematic EGQ178 1.2GHz 8GB 7.9" Tablet

1.2GHz Android 8GB 7.9" Apr 2015
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Preloaded with Android 5.0 (Lollipop) allowing users to enjoy the latest innovations in mobile technology with complete ease of use. This tablet features a fast 1.2GHz quad-core processor for... More
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4 Reasons For

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Ematic Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

Ematic tablet computers have good reviews on average and across all tablets Ematic is one of the superior brands.

3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The biggest maximum video resolution of the Ematic EGQ178 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the maximum video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels tablet, which is the most common maximum video resolution.

This tablet's maximum video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best maximum video resolution across all comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the EGQ178.

The worst maximum video resolution across comparable types of tablet is 1024 x 600 pixels.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Ematic EGQ178 has more built-in speakers than most of the similar spec tablet computers that came out more than a year ago. Most of the similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EGQ178 only have one built-in speaker, however this tablet computer has two built-in speakers.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

The Ematic EGQ178 is not 3G compatible. Most of the other comparable spec tablets that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3G compatible.

Tablets which are 3G compatible that might also be worth looking at include the SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro, or the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S both from Samsung or the Pocketbook SURFpad 3 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Ematic EGQ178 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that were launched more than a year ago are also not 4G compatible.

Tablets which are 4G compatible that might also be worth considering include the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S, or the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The average internal storage capacity of tablet computers that are a similar age to the EGQ178 is 29GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Ematic EGQ178 has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EGQ178.

If this tablet internal storage capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the SM-P550 Galaxy Tab A (16GB), or the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S (16GB) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of only 2 megapixels, the Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the EGQ178. Across all the similar spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the EGQ178 the rear camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 8MP.

If you want a tablet computer with a higher rear camera resolution then you might also want to consider the Samsung SM-P550 Galaxy Tab A (5MP), or the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (£386.30) (5MP) which is also higher rated.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The front camera resolutions of similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the EGQ178 range from 0.3MP to 8MP. The Ematic EGQ178 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of similar spec tablet computers that came out more than a year ago is 32GB and the largest is 2TB. The Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly small maximum memory card size (only 32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and type to the EGQ178.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the EGQ178 is 1.9GB. The Ematic EGQ178 has a quite small internal memory (only 1 gigabyte) compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the EGQ178.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

Similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the EGQ178 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.4GHz. The Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the EGQ178.

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Amazon Fire (1.3GHz), or the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (£386.30) (1.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Ematic EGQ178

Released Over a Year Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over a year.

Four Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the Ematic EGQ178 is four which is average compared to the other 152 tablets of a similar spec and age to the EGQ178 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

There are a number of other 4 processor core tablet computers currently available which you might want to look at including the Pocketbook SURFpad 3, or the Samsung GT-N8000 Galaxy Note (£441.49) which has better reviews.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 7.9 inches, the Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers that came out more than a year ago.

If this tablet screen size is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S (8.4") which also has a higher rating.

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Audio
Built-In Speaker
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Headphone Output
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 16 August 2015 by Mr. Ta B. Let
Mr. Ta B. Let would recommend the Ematic EGQ178BL 7.9 inch (Verified Purchase)

The 7.9" format is a nice size for everyday tasks. It has the quad core processor and 1gb of memory so it runs rather smoothly. The 'Lollipop' software has a little bit of a learning curve. Note:... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ematic egq178, ematic egq178b, ematic egq178bl
Barcodes 00817707016636

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