The price for the 3G enabled Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 has finally been unveiled in the US and it is being offered in two versions starting at $199. This 7-inch slate is said to be ideal for on-the-go entertainment owing to its highly portable and tough form factor as well as affordable retail cost.
The tablet’s launch in stores was recently announced by the company’s Twitter account. Measuring 11.5mm thick, the IdeaTab A2107 packs in a 7-inch display proffering an LED panel, a 1024 x 600p resolution and 350nit brightness. Powering it up is a single core Cortex A9 based MediaTek 6575 processor operating at 1GHz. Accompanying the CPU are options of 512MB or 1GB of RAM depending on model, and integrated MTK graphics.
It runs on Android 4.0 bringing along a host of entertainment features such as dual stereo speakers and dual cameras (2MP front, 0.3MP rear) as well as 8GB or 16GB of onboard storage and a microSD card slot. The slate’s product page also denotes that it comes in a dual SIM version supporting 3G on one slot and 2G on the other.
On a single charge, the device is capable of delivering approximately 10 hours of internet surfing over Wi-Fi or 8 hours battery life when operating on 3G. Additionally, the company has bundled the slate with a host of preloaded applications. The noteworthy ones include Shazam, Skype, ooVoo, Slacker, Lenovo App Shop, Kindle, ES File Manager, Evernote, Cut the Rope, AccuWeather, Amazon MP3 and Norton Mobile Security.
The Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 is available for purchase in the US through the company’s online store. As stated earlier, the device comes in 2 versions – the first carries the model number 59345263 and a $199 tag after a $50 eCoupon discount to its $249 amount, while the second tablet dubbed 2298B4U has a $219 web cost.
Listed below is a quick overview of specifications:
– Platform: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
– Processor: MediaTek 6575 1GHz Cortex A9 SOC
– RAM: 512MB or 1GB LPDDR2 depending on model selected
– Display: 7-inch 1024 x 600p LED screen with 5-point capacitive touch input
– Memory: 8GB or 16GB eMMC storage, microSD card slot for expansion
– Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, WCDMA 3G, GSM
– Battery: Up to 10 hours of Wi-Fi browsing
– Dimensions: 192mm x 122mm x 11.5mm
– Weight: 400 grams