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Build quality8/10
Text input5.5/10
Everyday usage5.5/10
UI speed5.5/10
Call quality5.5/10


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posted on 10 May 2014, 12:36 (Posts: 0; Member since: 17 Apr 2014)


Only if you need calling tab!

happyhardik has owned it for less than year before publishing this review

If you don't need cellular, go for Nexus 7 (2012) model which is almost same price now. This one is also good! The build quality is nice. But screen viewing angle is not so good, plus lacks 3G. Over all battery and build quality is good for everyday usage.

Build quality 9/10 Gorilla Glass Display would have made it 10/10
Reception 10/10
Call quality 10/10
Internet 10/10
Multimedia 9/10 Didn't like Android Jelly bean interface
Camera 8/10 No back camera, front camera needs night mode enable to work in low light. The camera is just OK, does the job for video calling. Not good for shooting pictures.
UI speed 10/10 Good
Everyday usage 10/10 Good for everyday use.
Text input 10/10
Display 8/10 bad viewing angle
Battery 10/10


  • Calling, 2G Internet
  • Dual Core
  • Lots of RAM
  • Front Camera
  • Lenovo Brand


  • No 3G
  • Very Less Internal Memory (I have 4GB model)
  • Lack Gorilla Glass Display

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posted on 15 Sep 2013, 14:15 (Posts: 0; Member since: 15 Sep 2013)


nightmare lenovo a1000g

vidyadhara has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

This tablet is a nightmare.
I had a friend order one for me. I came from some third party vendor through flipkart. It came with a no return policy. I did not bother one bit. I had bought it for keeps really. I thought what ever problems it could have would be minor.

but wait. 2 days after I bought it, it goes of into a self test mode. And then fails a series of tests and stays put with a character screen for ever.

You cannot turn off this blasted piece of trash.

You just have to let the battery drain for the next 8 to 16 hours. Apparently then you can recharge it and use it.
I ran in panic to the service center in Hyderabad - Ameerpet with this thing. There is an aged couple sitting right in front of me with exactly the same problems. And there is an engineer helping them with the issue. But they put me through the same rigmarole for 3 hours before they diagnosed it as a faulty battery (same as the other case). And kept it for 2 weeks.

I cannot reach these angels on the phone. for 5 working days straight (with several holidays in between) I tried their landline. It connects, and a beautiful voice from heaven on the IVR tells me I am a very valuable customer etc and I have to wait for service. Several minutes later it goes off into a forbidding vacuous silence.

I am able to get to the lenovo call center. The gentleman on that call center also tried the service center for some time. And then advised me that the service center is not receiving calls and the only way for me...  

Build quality 7/10 no serious complaints. Nothing spectacular either.
Reception 1/10 did not try out this feature yet
Call quality 1/10 did not try this feature yet
Internet 1/10 wifi working fairly good.
Multimedia 1/10 did not get to test this yet.
Camera 1/10 abysmal
UI speed 1/10 quite nice while it works.
Everyday usage 1/10 reasonable when the damned thing works.
Text input 1/10 reasonable while it works.
Display 1/10 crude looking but passable.
Battery 1/10 seems to be making my machine crash every now and then.



  • I have to set the individual ratings low to show how poor this thing is.
  • the ratings on the individual factors can be better around 5 - 7 but the reliability is terrible on the over all.

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