Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 Available Now at S$299
Joining the IdeaPad Tablet K1 and ThinkPad Tablet is the Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1, a seven-inch tablet that is priced at S$299 at select business partners and retail stores. The specs of the IdeaPad Tablet A1 include:
- Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread
- ARM Cortex A8 1.0GHz single-core processor
- 512MB RAM
- 7-inch display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels
- Up to 16GB storage
- microSD card reader
- Lenovo App Shop
- Offline GPS navigation technology
- Integrated 0.3-megapixel front and back cameras
- 195 x 125 x 11.95mm
- Up to 5 hours battery life (up to 7 hours for web browsing)
Utilizing the ThinkPad Roll Cage technology, the magnesium alloy frame within the Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 is able to better absorb shock on drops, reduce failures, improves durability and reliability.
One unique feature of the IdeaPad Tablet A1 is its offline GPS navigation technology that connects directly to a satellite, allowing users to find their directions quickly without the need for an Internet connection.
The attractive price point places the Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 in good stead against the other seven-inch tablets. However, you have to consider its modest specifications such as the single-core processor and the absence of the tablet-optimized Honeycomb operating system.
If you are pondering over which tablet to purchase, get some tips on what to look out for in our Tablet Buying Guide.