Lenovo TAB 2 A8 Specs

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Description

The Lenovo TAB 2 A8, with an 8-inch 720p IPS display, a 64-bit quad-core MediaTek 8161 processor with 1GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable storage, and a battery life of up to 8 hours thanks to its 4200mAh unit. The tablet runs Android 5.0 out of the box. It's also a Dolby ATMOS 3D-supporting device that's 8.9mm thin, but weights under 360 grams. It has a dual-SIM model as well, enabling both GSM voice and 4G LTE data, so it can be your tablet AND smartphone if you like the idea. The color options are Pearl White, Ebony, Midnight Blue, and Neon Pink.

Cons

  • The camera lacks flash

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Display

Size: 8.0 inches
Resolution: 1280 x 800 pixels, 189 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 70.69 %
Features: Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip: MediaTek MT8735
Processor: Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
GPU: Mali-T720 MP2
RAM: 1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage: 16GB
Storage expansion: microSD up to 32 GB
OS: Android (5.0 Lollipop)
Device type: Tablet

Battery

Capacity: 4290 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 5 MP (Autofocus)
Video recording: Yes
Front: 2 MP
Dimensions: 8.27 x 4.92 x 0.35 inches (210 x 125 x 8.9 mm)
Weight: 12.70 oz (360.0 g)
Features: Notification light
Colors: Pink, Blue, White
Phone functionality: Yes

Cellular

4G (FDD): Bands 20(800 DD), 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)
4G (TDD): Bands 41(2600+)
3G: Bands 8(900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
Dual SIM: Yes
SIM type: Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Features: Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
Sensors: Accelerometer
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

Mar 01, 2015
Officially announced: Yes
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Alternative variants

Lenovo TAB 2 A8

Wi-Fi only

Differences from the main variant:
System chip: MediaTek
Processor: Quad-core, 1300 MHz

Lenovo TAB 2 A8 8GB

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 8GB
Colors: Black

User Reviews

Overall User Rating
6
Build quality
7
Camera quality
4
Performance
2
Display
8
Battery life and charging
8
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