The Hisense A5 has a 10 inch e-paper esque display and is running the latest generation Android 10 OS. This device is perfect for someone who wants a large screen device that is easy on the eyes and can handle all of the ebooks, comics, manga, apps and videos you can throw at it.
The Q5 features a 10.5 inch monochrome RLCD display with a 16:9 aspect ratio and HD resolution. It has a gyroscope, so you can quickly flip the orientation from landscape mode to portrait. Underneath the hood is an Octa-core UNISOC Tiger T610 processor, 4GB RAM and there is 64GB of storage, you can expand the storage to 128GB via the MicroSD slot. It also has a 3.5mm audio jack, an HDMI and micro USB ports. It is powered by one of the largest batteries ever found on an E-paper device, 5,050 mAh with 5V/2A Quick Charge Support. The rear facing camera is 5MP f/2.2 camera sensor and is located at the upper left corner and it has an LED light. The front facing camera is 2MP f/2.4, perfect for video chatting or the odd selfie.
The Hisense Q5 measures has a plastic body, and the tablet measures 257.9mm x 171.3mm x 9mm (10.2″ x 6.7″ x 0.4″) and weighs 490 grams (1.1 pounds). You can keep your device locked via Face ID – Facial Recognition software. It is running Google Android 10, which is the latest commercial release and fixes many of the bugs and has a slew of new features.
This tablet WIFI 802.11 A/B/G/N 2.4G/5G and can house a SIM card and is capable of supporting 4G networks, so you can use it on the go. Here are the bands 2G/GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz (B5/B8/B3/B2), 3G/WCDMA 850/900/2100MHz (B5/B8/B1), 3G/TD-SCDMA 1900/2000MHz (B39/B34), 4G FDD-LTE, 4G TD-LTE. It works on Rogers, Telus and Bell in Canada. T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon, but not Sprint.
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