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Lenovo IdeaTab A Series

Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70LProcessor: unknown, Mediatek MT8165, Mediatek MT8312, Mediatek MT8317T, Mediatek MT8389
Graphics Adapter: unknown, ARM Mali-400 MP2, ARM Mali-T760 MP2, PowerVR SGX531, PowerVR SGX544
Display: 7.0 inch, 10.1 inch
Weight: 0.269kg, 0.327kg, 0.339kg, 0.34kg, 0.348kg, 0.5kg
Price: 129, 199, 200 euro
Average Score: 67.67% - average
Average of 18 scores (from 21 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 51%, features: 55%, display: 83%
mobility: 81%, workmanship: 74%, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: 92%

 

Lenovo IdeaTab A2107

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaTab A2107Notebook: Lenovo IdeaTab A2107
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 7.0 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels
Weight: 0.5kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 IdeaTab A (Series)
 IdeaTab A2107 (Model)

Average Score: 51.25% - poor
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

55% Lenovo A2107 Tablet Review
Source: Tech2.in.com English
With many budget tablets sporting dual-core processors with a cheaper price tag, we do feel that at Rs 14000, this tablet will have to face the storm out there. But if you are searching for a branded tablet with SIM-based 3G support, a good build quality and decent performance, this one stands out a bit different from the rest. Though the price tag is a bit too high for just a single core packed in, the gain is on the extra internal storage, higher RAM capacity and DUAL SIM 3G option. We could recommend this tablet if you are looking for a product that will last you a longer time, has a good after sales support and definitely the possibility of a Jelly Bean operating system update in the near future. However for the present price, we feel it is a bit too high.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/13/2013
Rating: Total score: 55%
70% Lenovo IdeaTab A2107A Android tablet review
Source: PC Advisor English
We really want to like the IdeaTab: it's so cheap, and comes with a nice (if heavy) chassis and built-in 3G. But it's so slow, and the screen could be improved. Our advice is to stick with the Nexus 7, even if that means splashing out £239 for a 32GB version with 3G connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/07/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 40% features: 80% workmanship: 80%
40% Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 tablet review
Source: V3.co.uk English
In short, while it is cheap, costing £20 less than its main rival the Nexus 7, we can't really recommend the IdeaTab A2107. Lenovo has cut too many corners in order to keep its cost down, meaning that the tablet is an underpowered, visually boring device only able to cope with basic tasks. This combined with its blurry screen mean that to all people interested in the 7in tablet space, we'd really recommend shelling out the extra £20 and getting a Nexus 7.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/29/2013
Rating: Total score: 40%
40% Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 tablet review
Source: V3.co.uk English
In short, while it is cheap, costing £20 less than its main rival the Nexus 7, we can't really recommend the IdeaTab A2107. Lenovo has cut too many corners in order to keep its cost down, meaning that the tablet is an underpowered, visually boring device only able to cope with basic tasks. This combined with its blurry screen mean that to all people interested in the 7in tablet space, we'd really recommend shelling out the extra £20 and getting a Nexus 7.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/29/2013
Rating: Total score: 40%

 

Lenovo IdeaTab A1000

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaTab A1000Notebook: Lenovo IdeaTab A1000
Processor: Mediatek MT8317T
Graphics Adapter: PowerVR SGX531
Display: 7.0 inch, 5:3, 1024x600 pixels
Weight: 0.348kg
Price: 129 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 IdeaTab A (Series)
 IdeaTab A1000 (Model)

Average Score: 60.2% - poor
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

82% Review Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 Tablet | Notebookcheck
Entry-level revisited. Lenovo releases a budget-friendly 7-inch tablet with Android OS and low-power hardware. Can the bargain-basement offering from the well-know manufacturer hold its own or have the cost-saving measures been taken too far?
How important is audio quality in a budget tablet?
Source: Engadget English
The only thing Lenovo's IdeaTab truly has going for it is its emphasis on audio quality, but when all is said and done, that's not enough for us to recommend it. The unforgivably shoddy display was far worse than we would have expected even at this price. Even if we were able to look beyond that obvious shortcoming, the tablet's poor performance would have been the final nail in its coffin.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/02/2013
60% Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
At $129, the Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 is a capable Android tablet for everyday Web browsing, music listening and casual gaming. We also like that it gets more than 8 hours on a charge, but wish it offered just a little more performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/27/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
40% Review: Lenovo's IdeaTab A1000 is craptastically cheap
Source: TechHive.com English
If you just want a cheap Android tablet to have around, this one qualifies. But do yourself a favor and try to scrape up the extra Benjamin for a Nexus 7, which runs Android 4.3 (the A1000 runs 4.1) and sports a 1280-by-800-pixel IPS screen that’s a squillion times better, give or take a couple of zeroes. Right now, the Nexus 7 is the best 7-inch tablet you can get. The A1000 is just frustrating in comparison.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/16/2013
Rating: Total score: 40%
50% Lenovo IdeaTab A1000
Source: PC Mag English
The Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 might be among the most affordable tablets available, but its entertainment focus and front-facing speakers aren't enough to make up for an otherwise below average device.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/14/2013
Rating: Total score: 50%
81% Lenovo IdeaTab 1000-F
Source: Tecbuy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/16/2015
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 90%
70% Đánh giá IdeaTab A1000-T - tablet gọi điện giá mềm của Lenovo
Source: Sohoa VN Express VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/26/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%

 

Lenovo IdeaTab A3000-H

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaTab A3000-HNotebook: Lenovo IdeaTab A3000-H
Processor: Mediatek MT8389
Graphics Adapter: PowerVR SGX544
Display: 7.0 inch, 5:3, 1024x600 pixels
Weight: 0.339kg
Price: 199 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 IdeaTab A (Series)

Average Score: 89% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

84% Review Lenovo IdeaTab A3000-H Tablet | Notebookcheck
Dual SIM card tablet. The A3000 is another model in the IdeaTab series. Its distinguishing feature is the dual SIM card function -- a rare find in tablets. The device also has a quad-core SoC from Mediatek. Here’s to hoping that this chip is capable of more performance than the dual-core processor at work in the mediocre IdeaTab A1000.
95% Lenovo IdeaTab A3000-H
Source: Computerbild - Heft 24/2013 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/16/2013
Rating: Total score: 95%
83% Lenovo IdeaTab A3000-H
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 12/2013 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 83%

 

Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 3G 59-374506

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 3G 59-374506Notebook: Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 3G 59-374506
Processor: Mediatek MT8389
Graphics Adapter: PowerVR SGX544
Display: 7.0 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels
Weight: 0.34kg
Links: Lenovo homepage
 IdeaTab A (Series)

 

Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 – идеалният баланс между цена, качество и производителност
Source: PC Store BU→EN
Positive: Simple and elegant design; excellent display; good sound system; good camera; good performance; excellent battery life. Negative: Glossy screen.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/19/2014

 

Lenovo IdeaTab A3300

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaTab A3300Notebook: Lenovo IdeaTab A3300
Processor: Mediatek MT8312
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP2
Display: 7.0 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels
Weight: 0.327kg
Links: Lenovo homepage
 IdeaTab A (Series)

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

60% Lenovo Tab A3300 Review
Source: Review Zat English
The Lenovo Tab A3300 is a great choice if you are looking forward to get a tablet with an economical price; the performance is the main asset here, but with average screen and camera resolution and also supporting 2G.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/18/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
Lenovo Ideatab A3300 – Хороший Предлог Для Знакомства
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Decent performance; good price; able to make calls.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/16/2014

 

Lenovo IdeaTab A7-30

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaTab A7-30Notebook: Lenovo IdeaTab A7-30
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 7.0 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels
Weight: 0.269kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 IdeaTab A (Series)
 IdeaTab A7-30 (Model)

 

Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30 quick review – affordable and stylish 7-inch 3G tablet
Source: Laptop Media English
If you are looking for a budget tablet with compact size, pleasant interface and smooth user experience, Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30 is an adequate choice, and in addition, it has a great design with thin sides. Satisfying battery life and performance definitely contribute to the over-all equation. Last but not least is the cheap price. This may not be the tablet to flaunt in front of your friends, but it could certainly be the one you use for everyday tasks thanks to its compact size, which also makes it easier to carry around. Perhaps the only major gripe one could have is the camera with its inability to take good quality photos. However, most users, who decide to put the burden of that task on their phones, would hardly find this to be an issue.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/27/2015
Lenovo Ideatab 2 A7-30F – Бюджетный Знак Качества
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Reliable and robust casing; decent display; decent battery life; cheap.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2015

 

Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70L

The Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70L is a powerful tablet with an affordable price tag. Design is kept simple. The rectangle profile has slightly curved edges and a matte textured back panel. There are two unique colors to choose from; pearl white and midnight blue. The Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70L is a Wi-Fi + 4G/3G setup. While it is the more costly option, it adds connectivity capability. Display on the device is a spacious 10.1 inch IPS LCD panel with up to 10-point multi-touch. This display impresses in both clarity and saturation and makes the tablet a strong portable multimedia platform. Audio quality also supports this usage with audio by Dolby Atmos and the multi-speaker sound bar setup. The Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70L is equipped with a MT8165 QC quad-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz, 2 GB of DDR3 1866 MHz RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. Users can increase the storage using a microSD card up to 64 GB. The Android 4.4.4 device comes with an 8 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front shooter. Other features found on the Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70L are Bluetooth 4.0, an FM radio module, dual-band Wi-Fi, and microUSB 2.0. Battery life is provided by a non-removable Lithium-Ion cell rated at 700 mAh.

Specifications

Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70LNotebook: Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70L
Processor: Mediatek MT8165
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-T760 MP2
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 0.5kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 IdeaTab A (Series)
 Tab 2 A10-70L (Model)

Average Score: 77% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

70% Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70
Source: PC Mag English
The Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70 has a great screen for the price, along with long battery life and good camera quality. It's a solid choice for multimedia playback, but its performance is uninspiring. If you don't mind spending a bit more and dropping down to an 8-inch screen, the Asus Zen Pad S 8.0 offers a lot more power and an even higher screen resolution. Otherwise, the 9.7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is your best—and priciest—Android option. If you're not commited to Android, the 9.7-inch Apple iPad Air 2 remains our Editors' Choice for large-screen tablets.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
78% Cutting all the right corners
Source: Pocketnow English
There are certainly better tablets on the market. But better for this price range? That’s a great question. We don’t think so, not yet. So if you’re in the market for a new 10-inch tablet (don’t forget this thing is a 10-inch tablet, not 7-inch) for less than $200, you should give this one a look. Overall, you’ll find that this is one of the best tablets for it’s price range, which says a lot about the tablet and about the price range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2015
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 60% features: 59% mobility: 60%
80% Lenovo Tab 2 A10
Source: Laptop Mag English
With its amazing battery life and bright, colorful screen, Lenovo's Tab 2 A10 ($198) is the best 10-inch budget tablet yet. The similarly priced Asus ZenPad S 8.0 ($199) offers better performance and comes with 32GB of storage, but the Tab 2 A10 has a better display and lasts almost twice as long on a charge.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/15/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Recenzja Tabletu Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70L
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/31/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 75% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%

 

Comment

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

unknown:

PowerVR SGX531:

PowerVR SGX544: OpenGL ES 2.0 compatible with 4 pixel and 2 vertex shaders

ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

ARM Mali-T760 MP2: The ARM Mali-T760 MP2 offers two cores (hence the name MP2) clocked with up to 700 MHz (resulting in 48 GFLOPS).

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


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Mediatek:

MT8317T:

Entry-level SoC based on the MT6577 with a slightly faster 1.2 GHz CPU.

MT8389:

Quad-core ARM SoC for tablets with an integrated PowerVR SGX 544 graphics card.

MT8312: Dual-Core Cortex-A7 SoC clocked at up to 1.3 GHz.

MT8165: 64-bit quad-core SoC (4x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 1.5 GHz for (Android) tablets.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.269 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.

0.5 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


67.67%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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

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Stefan Hinum, 2013-08-18 (Update: 2013-08-18)