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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 vs BlackBerry 4G PlayBook

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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Remove phone

Posted: 02 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 14 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (2.3)BlackBerry Tablet OS 
Dimensions7.68 x 4.92 x 0.47 inches (195 x 125 x 11.95 mm)7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches (194 x 130 x 10 mm) 
Weight14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
 
Display
Physical size7.0 inches7.0 inches 
Resolution1024 x 600 pixels1024 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 ppi170 ppi 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels5 megapixels 
Camcorder 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera Yes 
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 3622Dual core, 1000 MHz 
Graphics processor Yes 
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 RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, SD  
Battery
Capacity3550 mAh  
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Technology
UMTS 800, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz 
Data LTE 
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.

GPSGPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.12.1, EDR 
Wi-FiYes802.11 b, g, n, a 
USBYesYes 
Connector microUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) 
Other Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
Notifications Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Other Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 06 Jan 2011 

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