Powerful new 8-inch Lenovo tablet outed with full specs and images galore
The current Lenovo Tab3 8 is not exactly much to shout about on the specs front. It gets an 8-inch 720p display, a 1.0GHz quad-core MediaTek SoC with a solitary gigabyte of RAM, 16 GB of on-board storage and a 5-megapixel main camera. Its rather bare-bones internal hardware is reflected in the price, however, with the Wi-Fi model starting at $99.
WinFuture, the dual-SIM Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus (TB-8703X) includes an a better-than-full-HD display (1200 x 1920) and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 with 3 GB of RAM. There's said to be a choice of 16, 32 or 64 GB of expandable storage, with 5 and 8-megapixel cameras set to adorn the front and back respectively.This shiny new version lives up to its 'Plus' moniker throughout, with crisp, premium redesign to go with the drastically improved underbelly. According to a leak by
Connectivity-wise, there's 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth 4.0 while the purported 4250 mAh battery -- coupled with an SoC known to be power efficient -- could see the Tab3 8 Plus offer a great battery life.
Despite an impressive collection of internals, the device is expected to be relatively lightweight at 330 grams, and could be rather svelte at a mere 7.97 millimeters thick.
Of course, where the Tab3 8 entered the market at $149 for the LTE model, this new variant will surely cost more. It's unclear whether the Tab3 7 or Tab3 10 will also be given the Plus treatment, but we'll hopefully find out soon enough with an official announcement.