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Lenovo unveils the Quad-core IdeaTab K2

Lenovo director Nick Reynolds has announced the release of the IdeaTab K2 which will run on a Quad-core processor along with the Android 4.0, the tablet will be receiving stiff competition from the Asus Eee Pad transformer Prime which has been regarded as the fastest tablet on the market, for now.


Lenovo, on Sunday announced that it will be releasing a 10-inch IdeaTab K2 for gaming and multimedia lovers. The tablet will flaunt a quad-core ARM processor and a premium IPS display, generally found on the Apple iPad.

The director at Lenovo, Nick Reynolds notified the people that the IdeaTab will operate on the Nvidia's quad-core Tegra 3 processor and will have the Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) as the OS. Reynolds further added that1 the tablet will be the fastest and feature-rich tablet meant for playing HD games. 

The high performance premium device would be present at the showcase of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week and will be launched in China soon. The director alleged that the brand name for consumer tablets would be given as IdeaTab, to establish them as a common identity.

The formula behind the fast control over the multimedia and gaming components is its unique ability of the combined processing power of four cores.

The tablet will face some tough competition from the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime which also has a quad core processor and was regarded as the fastest tablet on the market.

The Lenovo IdeaTab K2 will display images at a resolution of 1200 X 800 accompanied by cameras both on the back and the front. There will be a full size USB port and an HDMI port to connect the tab to a High-Definition TV. The tablet arrives with a 1GB or 2GB DDR3 memory along with a storage capacity of 64GB.

The Lenovo cloud strategy has been the designing of tablets in such a manner so that the applications can access or exchange data through public/private clouds. Lenovo shall now be combining the content, access devices, middleware and infrastructure as its cloud solution.

Android tablet makers are looking forward to enfold the software, hardware and services. Reynolds mentioned that in order to maximize the efficiency and speed of the tablets, the company needs a reliable and solid infrastructure of data centers, storage and servers which will run over a common backbone and connect the regional infrastructure by part of a service partner.

Lenovo’s cloud service would be beginning in the latter half of 2012 followed by the IdeaTab K2 launch ability to have the 3G and 4G LTE mobile broadband capabilities.



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Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2012-01-10 (Update: 2012-05-26)