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BOOX TAB X vs FUJITSU QUADERNO A5: Which e-ink tablet is best?

This page was created to explore the similarities and differences between two e-ink tablets; the ONYX BOOX TAB X, and the FUJITSU QUADERNO A5.

This is currently a simplified comparison consisting of a table of side-by-side specifications, and review cards of each tablet, outlining their pros and cons. If a tablet has a rating then you can also click on it for a full and detailed review of the tablet.

I do write detailed ‘versus‘ comparisons, however because I am only one person it is impractical for me to compare every single e-ink tablet against every other one! So if you think that this page would benefit from being fleshed out with additional information and my own thoughts and opinions, then feel free to drop me an email at dan@ewritable.com – I will prioritise pages that get the most requests 🙂

Additional E-Ink Tablet Resources

If you’re new to e-ink tablets, you may wish to take a look at:

I have also created a gigantic e-ink comparison table (which is also searchable/filterable, so you can whittle down your search to the tablets that best meet your needs).

And a list of (what I believe to be) the best e-ink tablets can be found here.

Now, onto the comparison between the ONYX BOOX TAB X and the FUJITSU QUADERNO A5.

Spec Comparison

Below is the comparison table for the FUJITSU QUADERNO A5 and ONYX BOOX TAB X

PRODUCTBOOX TAB XFUJITSU QUADERNO A5
Specs & ratings infoONYX BOOX TAB XFUJITSU QUADERNO A5
Not yet rated
My Rating
Price (approx)$880
$550
Limited availability
ManufacturerOnyx BooxFujitsu
Release year20232021
SCREENBOOX TAB XFUJITSU QUADERNO A5
Screen typeMobius Carta 1250Carta 1250
Screen size13.3"10.3"
Screen resolution (B/W)1650 x 22001404x1872
Screen density (B/W)207dpi227dpi
Colour
Screen resolution (Colour)n/an/a
Screen density (Colour)n/an/a
Frontlight
Wacom compatible
Buy
HARDWAREBOOX TAB XFUJITSU QUADERNO A5
CPU1.8 Ghz octa-core1.8 GHz quad-core
RAM6Gb4Gb
Storage128Gb32Gb
Battery6300mAh0mAh
Super Refresh
Keyboard folio
Speakers
Microphone
G-Sensor
Ceramic Tip
Bluetooth
Fingerprint scanner
SD card slot
Rear camera
Front camera
Waterproof
USB-C
Width228mm173.2mm
Height310mm242.5mm
Thickness6.8mm5.9mm
Weight560g261g
Buy
SOFTWAREBOOX TAB XFUJITSU QUADERNO A5
Operating systemAndroid 11Android
Google Play Store
Kindle support
Handwriting search
Handwriting conversion
Insert shapes
Insert images
Split screen
Custom templates
No. templates40+20+
Brush typesFountain Pen, Paintbrush, Ballpoint Pen, Pencil, MarkerBallpoint, Fountain Pen, Fineliner, Marker, Higlighter
Screen share
ADE support
File formatsPDF, EPUB, DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, TXT, HTML, RTF, FB2, CBZ, CBR, AZW3, MOBI, PRC, DJVU, CHM, ZIPPDF
File formats (image)PNG, JPG, TIFF, BMP-
File formats (Audio)WAV, MP3-
Buy
BUYBOOX TAB XFUJITSU QUADERNO A5
Where to buyBoox Euro Shop
Boox Shop
Reseller (CA)
Amazon BE
Amazon DE
Amazon PL
Amazon UK
Amazon US
eBay AU
eBay CA
eBay DE
eBay ES
eBay FR
eBay IE
eBay IT
eBay UK
eBay US
eBay AU
eBay CA
eBay DE
eBay DE
eBay ES
eBay FR
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eBay UK
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PRODUCTBOOX TAB XFUJITSU QUADERNO A5

To compare even more e-ink tablets, click here for the full comparison table.

ONYX BOOX TAB X Review Card

Overall rating

Pros

  • Large 13.3" screen
  • Great hardware specs
  • Very versatile
  • Sophisticated native reading & note-taking apps
  • Handwriting search/conversion
  • Google Play Store
  • Frontlight
  • Onboard GPU & Boox Super Refresh Tech
  • Audio (speakers and microphone)

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Steeper learning curve
  • Larger footprint
  • Stylus does not magnetically stick to the tablet
  • GPU/Super Refresh uses more power

The most powerful and versatile 13.3" (A4-sized) tablet on the market.

FUJITSU QUADERNO A5 Review Card

Overall rating

Pros

  • Not yet reviewed...

Cons

  • Not yet reviewed...

Not yet reviewed...

About the author

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Dan Dutton is passionate about E-ink writing tablets, which bring together the pleasure of writing on paper with the power of digital technology. When he bought his first tablet, he realised that there wasn't a lot of unbiased information available for people that were considering buying an E-ink tablet, and so he built eWritable.

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