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Lenovo IdeaPad K2

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad K2Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad K2
Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 3
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 3)
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.5kg
Price: euro

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad K2

Lenovo K2 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Lenovo K2 tablet felt lightweight and well-balanced and the display looked good for its resolution, with a noticeably minimal air-gap.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/05/2012

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 3): Integrated Ultra Low Power (ULP) graphics card in the Tegra 3 SoC. Similar to the Tegra 2 GPU but with additional pixel shaders and optimizations.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


3: High-End-SoC for tablets and large smartphones which integrates 4 ARM Cortex A9 Cores and a power saving companion core. Furthermore, a GeForce LP GPU is included that is based on the old GeForce 7.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.5 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Toshiba Excite Pure AT10-A-104
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.6 kg
Toshiba Excite Pure
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.6 kg
Toshiba Excite 10 SE
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.5 kg
Fujitsu Stylistic M702
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.59 kg
Acer Iconia Tab A211
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.77 kg
Asus Memo Pad Smart 10 ME301T
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.58 kg
Asus VivoTab RT TF600T
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.525 kg
Asus Vivo Tab RT TF600
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.525 kg
Toshiba AT300-101
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.6 kg
Fujitsu Stylistic M532
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.56 kg
Acer Iconia Tab A700
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.685 kg
Toshiba Excite 10
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.6 kg
Asus Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.598 kg
Acer Iconia Tab A510
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.681 kg
Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.635 kg
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 0.589 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Viewsonic VSD241
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 24.0", 7.2 kg
HP Slate 7 Plus 4200ef
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 7.0", 0.342 kg
Toshiba AT270-100
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 7.7", 0.332 kg
Acer Iconia Tab A110
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 7.0", 0.4 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad A2109
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 9.0", 0.58 kg
Sony Xperia S
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 9.4", 0.57 kg
Google Nexus 7
GeForce ULP (Tegra 3), Tegra 3, 7.0", 0.345 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Lenovo A10-70 A7600-F
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT8312, 10.1", 0.56 kg
Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50F
Mali-T720, MT8161, 8.0", 0.36 kg
Lenovo IdeaTab A7-30
unknown, unknown, 7.0", 0.269 kg
Lenovo A10-70-59409034
SGX544, Mediatek MT8312, 10.1", 0.56 kg
Lenovo Tab S8-50LC
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Atom Z3745, 8.0", 0.3 kg
Lenovo IdeaTab A3300
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT8312, 7.0", 0.327 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-03-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)