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Lenovo IdeaPad A1

Posted
Sep 2, 2011
Market status
Released
Release date
Oct 6, 2011

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (170 ppi)
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

The Lenovo IdeaPad A1 is said to be an Android powered tablet with a 7-inch display, Wi-Fi, GPS, 3-megapixel camera and all the goodies the come with Android 2.3 OS.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • Android (2.3)
  • Dimensions:
    • 7.68 x 4.92 x 0.47 inches (195 x 125 x 11.95 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 14.11 oz (400 g)
      the average is 14.6 oz (416 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 7.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1024 x 600 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 170 ppi
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3 megapixels

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • 1000 MHz, TI OMAP 3622
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 512 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, SD

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 3550 mAh
  • Not user replaceable:
    • Yes

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Technology

  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
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Other features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer

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This device is also known as Lenovo Le Pad A1


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 16GB


Differences:
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 32GB


Differences:
  • Built-in storage:
    • 32 GB

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