Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 – Lenovo has announced a very first of its kind, a high-resolution 7-inch tablet IdeaPad A1 to be released this September. The smart gadget is the first tablet with full GPS that can be used without any data connection and is priced below $200. For having the gadget, you may have to forgo the onboard storage, but not functions and apps. It is full of many other innovations too that make it adorable.
Features and Specifications of the Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1
The Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 by Lenovo comes with an android 2.3 gingerbread which is obviously a surprise as the tablets usually have androids 3.2 version of honeycomb. Using gingerbread when android 3.2 is released is for no doubt a let down. It is not clear to what extent but Lenovo has made certain changes and introduced modifications by itself in the Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 tablet. It claims that this model of Tablet would have its Launch Zone widget that was highly appreciated in the company’s first Tablet IdeaPad tablet K1.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 tablet is powered by 1 GHz single-core ARM cortex A8 processor. It has a high resolution 1024×600 pixels, 7 inches capacitive multi touch display with 170 pixels per inch which is very endearing and makes it sharper than screens of other expensive tablets including that of Apple ipad which has 132 pixels per inch. It has Wi-Fi which helps you to get connected with the internet wherever Wi-Fi connection is available. Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 has front and rear facing webcams which are of resolution 3 megapixels and the battery of the camera is rated at 7 web browsing hours.
The new Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 tablet is not too slim. It is 0.47 m thick which is around half of the thickness of other similar competitive tablets like Samsung original galaxy tab 7 model or Acer A100 tablet. The weight of the tablet is 0.88 pounds as compared to 0.92 pounds of Acer’s A100 tablet and likewise. The price of the tablet is so low because it does not have much on board storage. It comes with 2 GB of internal storage, though versions with higher capacity will be available. Adding to this, the Micro SD slot card will allow expansion up to 32 GB and a Micro USB port makes it very easy for you to upload the content from your computer.
Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 has inbuilt GPS which can be used without any data connection. And of course the included NavDroyd app can be used anytime. The superb Gizmo is bundled with lots of software, including the android market and the Lenovo’s own application store, Lenovo social touch social networking app and many more.
Summary of the Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1
Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 has four different color options: Red, Light Blue, Black and White. It also features its magnesium alloy “roll cage” case design that protects the inner components with bumpers. Overall, the very much-awaited Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 is superb with all its fantastic apps, adorable features, and the looks of course.