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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 16.9 oz (482 g)
14.11 oz (400 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
 
ColorsBlue  
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 
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

56.56 %54.64 % 
Features Ambient 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

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

 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.

0.5 GB RAM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

16 GB  
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

microSD, SD  
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

3550 mAh  
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - PolymerNot user replaceable 
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Multimedia
Music player   
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
Cellular
UMTS 800, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 17, 4 
Data LTE 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Notifications Speakerphone 
Other features Voice recording 
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) 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

GPSGPS 
Navigation Yes 
Other Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced 06 Jan 2011 

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