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Acer ICONIA TAB A100 vs Lenovo Ideatab S2107A

Acer ICONIA TAB A100 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 8

Posted: 17 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released

Lenovo Ideatab S2107A Remove phone

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Posted: 31 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (4.0.3, 3.2, 3.0)Android (4.0) 
Dimensions7.68 x 4.61 x 0.52 inches (195 x 117 x 13.1 mm )  
Weight16.58 oz (470 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
  
Display
Physical size7.0 inches7.0 inches 
Resolution1024 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  
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFT  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass  
Camera
Camera5 megapixelsYes 
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus  
CamcorderYes  
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera2 megapixelsYes 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

NVIDIA Tegra 2  
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.

Dual core, 1000 MHz  
Graphics processorYes  
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.

1024 MB RAM  
Built-in storage8 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Capacity1530 mAh  
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Video playback   
Features

Features - Shows any special features of the particular phone's multimedia

 Zoom, Stretch to fullscreen 
Radio FM 
SpeakersStereo speakers  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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  
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device  
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)  
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced14 Feb 2011  

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