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Lenovo Ideapad A10


Lenovo Ideapad A10
Lenovo Ideapad A10 (Ideapad A Series)
Mediatek MT8121 4 x 1.3 GHz, Cortex-A7
Graphics adapter
1024 MB 
, LPDDR2 600 MHz
10.10 inch 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixel, 10-point touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm, Card Reader: microSD, Sensors: Accelerometer, Vibration, Hall Sensor, A-GPS, FM radio
Bluetooth 4.0
height x width x depth (in mm): 10.16 x 264.16 x 177.8 ( = 0.4 x 10.4 x 7 in)
0 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 6340 mAh?
Operating System
Android 4.2
Webcam: Rear: 5 MP Fixed-focus, Front: 2 MP Fixed-focus
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Dolby Audio, Lenovo Information Guide, Evernote, Kingston Office, AccuWeather, Norton Mobile Security, Skype, Dolby, 12 Months Warranty
544.5 g ( = 19.21 oz / 1.2 pounds), Power Supply: 45 g ( = 1.59 oz / 0.1 pounds)
0 Euro



Average Score: 75.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 48%, features: 35%, display: 70% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Lenovo Ideapad A10

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 version
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%

Foreign Reviews

Die Android-basierte Reinkarnation des Netbooks
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN version
Positive: low price; android software; viable keyboard
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/24/2014
Lenovo Ideapad A10 – Трансформер В Стиле Yoga
Source: RU→EN version
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: HU→EN version
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



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.

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

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.

MT8121: Quad-core ARM SoC with an integrated PowerVR SGX 544 GPU for tablets.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a standard display format for tablet computers or small convertibles. You see more on the screen than on a smartphone but you can't use big resolutions well. On the other hand, mobility is not a problem.

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

Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.

75.5%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

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


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SGX544, Mediatek MT8312
Archos 101 Xenon
SGX544, Mediatek MT8389
MSI Primo 93
SGX544, unknown
Acer Iconia A3-A11 3G
SGX544, Mediatek MT8389
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SGX544, Mediatek MT8125

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Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-841
SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 7.90", 0.358 kg
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SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 8.00", 0.4 kg
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SGX544, unknown, 7.00", 0.29 kg
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SGX544, Atom Z2560, 7.00", 0.333 kg
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Prestigio Multipad 7.9 inch
SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 7.90", 0.45 kg
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SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 7.00", 0.34 kg
Asus Fonepad ME175CG
SGX544, Atom Z2420, 7.00", 0.34 kg
Archos 79 Xenon
SGX544, unknown, 7.90", 0.32 kg
Gigaset QV830
SGX544, Mediatek MT8125, 8.00", 0.34 kg
Lenovo S5000-F
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Dell Venue 8
SGX544, Atom Z2580, 8.00", 0.4 kg
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8
SGX544, Mediatek MT8389, 8.00", 0.401 kg
MSI Primo 81
SGX544, unknown, 7.90", 0.4 kg

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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum, 2014-01-28 (Update: 2014-01-28)