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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Remove phone

Posted: 02 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
Phone functionality Yes 
OSAndroid (2.3)Android (4.1, 4.0.3) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI 
Dimensions7.68 x 4.92 x 0.47 inches (195 x 125 x 11.95 mm)7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 inches (193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm) 
Weight14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 14.6 oz (417 g)
12.13 oz (344 g)
the average is 14.6 oz (417 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 
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.

 Super PLS LCD 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels3 megapixels 
Features Smile detection, Exposure compensation, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
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 GB32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, SDmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity3550 mAh4000 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Earpiece, Stereo speakers 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS 
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.

GPSA-GPS, Glonass 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.13.0 
Wi-FiYes802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
Connector Proprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device 
Other Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
Notifications Haptic feedback, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Other Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 13 Feb 2012 

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