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Lenovo Ideapad A Series

Lenovo A10-70-59409034Processor: RK3188, unknown, Mediatek MT8121, Mediatek MT8312
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP4, PowerVR SGX544
Display: 10.1 inch
Weight: 0.54kg, 0.5445kg, 0.56kg, 1.5kg
Price: $250 USD, ~185, 200 euro
Average Score: 68.2% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 10 reviews)
: - %, performance: 48%, features: 35%, display: 70%
mobility: 86%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 93%

 

Lenovo Ideapad A10

With the flood of affordable tablets in the market, those on a tight budget have a wider range of options now than ever before. The Lenovo Ideapad A10 is an affordable 10-inch Android tablet that is worth a look for anyone on a smaller budget.

It features dual front-facing Dolby Audio stereo speakers and Dolby app that allows for detailed customization, which audiophiles will appreciate. It sports a 1.3 GHz MediaTek 8121 quad-core processor and 1 GB of RAM. While it might not sound as impressive, it will be enough to multitask with a few apps and play some of the lighter games available on the Play Store.

As usual, for a budget device, the camera is nothing spectacular. It has a 2MP front-facing camera, which is decent enough for video calls and a 5 MP rear camera, which lacks anything special but is enough for simple photos. The screen is only basic, sporting a 1080 by 800 pixel resolution.

The Ideapad A10 is definitely a budget tablet with its unimpressive specs and screen, but it comes with front-facing Dolby Audio stereo speakers and is fast enough to handle most of the apps that you will use it for.

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad A10Notebook: Lenovo Ideapad A10
Processor: Mediatek MT8121
Graphics Adapter: PowerVR SGX544
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 0.5445kg
Links: Lenovo homepage
 Ideapad A10 (Model)

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

81% Lenovo A10 Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
Thin, bright, and inexpensive. The A10 manages to combine a large 10.1-inch IPS panel with a bright backlight, light weight, mainstream SoC, and a thin bezel with a future update to Android 4.4 KitKat - all for $250. We find out what's the catch to this low-cost, yet attractive consumer tablet from Lenovo.
70% Lenovo A10 review: Fun to listen to, not to look at
Source: Greenbot English
The Lenovo A10 isn't without competition, and some may find competing tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 superior. Still, I'd go as far to say that the A10 has the best speakers on any tablet in its price range, and that's not something to ignore. Personally, if I were in the market for a 10-inch budget tablet, I'd be torn between Lenovo's tablet and Samsung's.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/30/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
Die Android-basierte Reinkarnation des Netbooks
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Positive: low price; android software; viable keyboard
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/24/2014
Lenovo Ideapad A10 – Трансформер В Стиле Yoga
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Modern quad-core processor; compact size. Negative: Poor webcam.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/26/2014
Lenovo IdeaPad A10: pici notebook Androiddal
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Good price; compact size; completely silent operation; excellent battery time. Negative: Plastic case; weak display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/10/2014

 

Lenovo A10-59407931

Specifications

Lenovo A10-59407931Notebook: Lenovo A10-59407931
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: PowerVR SGX544
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 0.54kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 A10-59407931 (Model)

Average Score: 65% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

60% Lenovo A10 Tablet
Source: PC Mag English
The Lenovo A10 Tablet fails to excite in a meaningful way, but that's not really the purpose here. While affordable small-screen Android tablets are a dime a dozen, the larger screen format has fallen to the wayside for many budget-minded manufacturers. As such, the A10 comes in at a very palatable $300, and at the time of this writing, Lenovo is offering the A10 for $250 with an instant rebate. If your primary concern is watching videos on a portable device, the A10 is a nice option that's light on the wallet, especially if it's on sale.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/24/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Lenovo A10 Tablet
Source: Laptop Mag English
The combination of strong everyday performance and solid battery life make the $249 Lenovo A10 a very attractive and affordable tablet. This device costs $50 less than the Toshiba Excite Pure and $80 less than the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, making it a bargain for those who don't want to spend twice as much for an iPad or Galaxy Note.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
Lenovo A10
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Affordable price; good quality audio; very attractive design; vivid and sharp colors of the display. Negative: No camera flash; fixed focus camera.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/21/2014

 

Lenovo A10-59399581

Specifications

Lenovo A10-59399581Notebook: Lenovo A10-59399581
Processor: RK3188
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP4
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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

 

60% Lenovo A10
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/23/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%
Lenovo IdeaTab A10: с комфорта на нетбук в екосистемата на Android
Source: PC Store BU→EN
Positive: Reasonable price; good design; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/11/2014

 

Lenovo A10-70-59409034

Specifications

Lenovo A10-70-59409034Notebook: Lenovo A10-70-59409034
Processor: Mediatek MT8312
Graphics Adapter: PowerVR SGX544
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 0.56kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

 

Lenovo TAB 2 A10-70
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good IPS display; decent sound system; decent performance; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/02/2015

 

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.

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

ARM Mali-400 MP4: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 4 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

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


Mediatek:

MT8121: Quad-core ARM SoC with an integrated PowerVR SGX 544 GPU for tablets.

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

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RK3188:

Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor manufactured in 28nm and clocked at 1.8 GHz. Integrates a Mali-400 MP4 GPU and a (LP-)DDR2/DDR3 memory controller.


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.


0.54 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.

1.5 kg:

This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


68.2%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Archos 101 Xenon
Mediatek MT8389, 0.63 kg
» Lenovo A10-59407931
unknown, 0.54 kg
» Acer Iconia A3-A11 3G
Mediatek MT8389, 0.57 kg
» Lenovo Ideapad A10
Mediatek MT8121, 0.5445 kg
» Lenovo IdeaTab S6000-F
Mediatek MT8125, 0.6 kg
» Lenovo IdeaTab Yoga Tablet 10-59387956
Mediatek MT8125, 0.61 kg
» Acer Iconia A3
Mediatek MT8125, 0.6 kg
» Archos 101 XS
OMAP 4470, 0.6 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Acer Iconia Tab A1-841HD
Mediatek MT8389, 8.0", 0.36 kg
» Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-841
Mediatek MT8389, 7.9", 0.358 kg
» Alcatel OneTouch Idol Alpha
Mediatek MT6589, 4.7", 0.117 kg
» Lenovo Yoga 8
Mediatek MT8389, 8.0", 0.4 kg
» Asus Fonepad 7 FE170CG
unknown, 7.0", 0.29 kg
» Asus FonePad 7 ME372CL
Atom Z2560, 7.0", 0.333 kg
» Lenovo IdeaTab A8-50 A5500
Mediatek MT8121, 8.0", 0.36 kg
» MSI Primo 93
unknown, 9.7", 0.62 kg
» Acer Liquid E3 / E380
Mediatek MT6589, 4.7", 0.135 kg
» Huawei Ascend G610
Mediatek MT6589, 5", 0.17 kg
» Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA-CQ002H
Atom Z2560, 11.6", 0.7 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F
MP5232, 4.5", 0.137 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPhone P780
Mediatek MT6589, 5.0", 0.18 kg
» Prestigio Multipad 7.9 inch
Mediatek MT8389, 7.9", 0.45 kg
» Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 3G 59-374506
Mediatek MT8389, 7.0", 0.34 kg
» Asus Fonepad ME175CG
Atom Z2420, 7.0", 0.34 kg
» Archos 79 Xenon
unknown, 7.9", 0.32 kg
» Lenovo K900
Atom Z2580, 5.5", 0.17 kg
» Asus Zenfone 4
unknown, 4.0", 0.2 kg
» Gigaset QV830
Mediatek MT8125, 8.0", 0.34 kg
» Alcatel One Touch Idol X
Mediatek MT6589, 5", 0.13 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-06- 2 (Update: 2014-06- 2)