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Ematic EGQ178BL 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 typical of many tablets of this age and type.

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Ematic Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Ematic tablets have good ratings on average and across all tablet computers Ematic is one of the better rated 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 computer, which is the most common maximum video resolution.

This tablet's maximum video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is actually the best maximum video resolution amongst all tablets that came out around the same time as the EGQ178.

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

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3G

The Ematic EGQ178 is not 3G. Most of the other tablets that are a similar age to the EGQ178 are also not 3G.

Tablets which are 3G that might be worth considering include the Samsung SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S ($136.22).

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Not 4G

The Ematic EGQ178 is not 4G, although this is within the context that most of the other tablets that were released around the same time as the EGQ178 are also not 4G.

If you want a tablet computer that is 4G then you might also want to consider the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S ($136.22), or the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

Across all the comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the EGQ178 the internal storage capacitys range from 4GB to 520GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 30GB. With an internal storage capacity of only 8 gigabytes, the Ematic EGQ178 has one of the smaller internal storage capacitys amongst tablet computers of this age.

If this tablet internal storage capacity is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the SM-P550 Galaxy Tab A ($151.99) (16GB), or the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S (16GB) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Ematic EGQ178 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 7.9 inches) amongst tablet computers of this age. Tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the EGQ178 have display diagonals of between 5" and 19", and the average display diagonal is 9".

If this Ematic tablet computer display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S (8.4"), or the SM-P550 Galaxy Tab A ($151.99) (9.7") both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

Tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the EGQ178 have rear camera resolution (numeric)s of between 2MP and 8MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 4.4MP. With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of only 2 megapixels, the Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly low rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets that were released around the same time as the EGQ178.

If this Ematic tablet computer rear camera resolution (numeric) is too low for you then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-P550 Galaxy Tab A ($151.99) (5MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of tablets of a similar spec and age to the EGQ178 is 0.2MP and the highest is 8MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels, the Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been around for around the same time as the EGQ178.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the EGQ178 is 77GB, and 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 tablet computers of this age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the EGQ178 the internal memorys range from 0.5GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 1.8GB. The Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly small internal memory (only 1 gigabyte) compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for a similar time to the EGQ178.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.2 gigahertz, the Ematic EGQ178 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age. Tablets that are a similar age to the EGQ178 have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 3.1GHz.

If you want a tablet with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Amazon Fire ($62.99) (1.3GHz and higher rated), or the Samsung SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S (1.9GHz and higher rated).

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2 Other reasons to consider the Ematic EGQ178

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Ematic released the EGQ178.

Four Processor Coress

The Ematic EGQ178 has four processor coress. That's average compared to the other 136 tablet computers of this age and type that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
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
Device Type
Form Factor
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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