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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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3 Reasons For

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is the most commonly supported storage media on tablet computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Ematic Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

On average Ematic tablet computers have good ratings compared to other brands as do all tablet computers built by Ematic.

3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

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

This tablet's maximum video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best maximum video resolution across all tablets of a similar type and age to the EGQ178.

A 1024 x 600 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst maximum video resolution amongst similar types of tablet.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3G

The Ematic EGQ178 is not 3G. Most of the other tablets of this type and age are also not 3G.

If you would prefer a tablet computer that is 3G then you might want to look at the SM-T555N Galaxy Tab A[pl_2887182_price], or the SM-T815 Galaxy Tab S2[pl_3247710_price] both from Samsung.

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Not 4G

The Ematic EGQ178 is not 4G, although it is worth noting that most of the other tablet computers that came out more than a year ago are also not 4G.

Tablets which are 4G that might also be worth looking at include the SM-T555N Galaxy Tab A[pl_2887182_price], or the SM-T815 Galaxy Tab S2[pl_3247710_price] both from Samsung.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

Across all the tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the EGQ178 the internal storage capacitys range from 4GB to 520GB. The Ematic EGQ178 has one of the smaller internal storage capacitys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

Tablet computers with a larger internal storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Samsung SM-P550 Galaxy Tab A[plb_2963690_price] (16GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 7.9 inches) compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the EGQ178. The average display diagonal of tablets that have been available for around the same time as the EGQ178 is 9".

Tablet computers with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Samsung SM-P550 Galaxy Tab A[plb_2963690_price] (9.7" and higher rated).

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the tablet computers of a similar type and age to the EGQ178 the rear camera resolution (numeric)s range from 2MP to 8MP. With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of only 2 megapixels, the Ematic EGQ178 has a quite low rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the EGQ178.

Tablets with a higher rear camera resolution (numeric) that might be worth looking at include the Samsung SM-P550 Galaxy Tab A[plb_2963690_price] (5MP and higher rated), or the Microsoft Surface Pro 3[plb_3022999_price] (5MP and higher rated).

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the tablets of this age and type the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 520GB. The Ematic EGQ178 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec tablets of this age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 1 gigabyte, the Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the EGQ178. The smallest internal memory of tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the EGQ178 is 0.5GB, the largest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 1.9GB.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of tablet computers of a similar type and age to the EGQ178 is 1.5GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 3.1GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.2 gigahertz, the Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the EGQ178.

If you are looking for a tablet with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Amazon Fire[plb_3583661_price] (1.3GHz), or the Microsoft Surface Pro 3[plb_3022999_price] (1.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Ematic EGQ178

Released Over a Year Ago

Ematic released the EGQ178 over a year ago.

Four Processor Coress

The Ematic EGQ178 has four processor coress which is average compared to the other 130 tablets of this spec and age that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

There are a number of other 4 processor cores tablet computers currently available which you might want to look at including the Samsung SM-P550 Galaxy Tab A[plb_2963690_price] which has better reviews.

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Internal Memory
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Operating System Installed
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Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Design
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Colour of Product
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual

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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