Summary: The IdeaPad Tablet K1 is an inexpensive alternative to the iPad that's also extremely capable, thanks to its powerful processor. It packs tons of space at an extremely competitive price to Apple's tablet and the customized interface that Lenovo has made with Honeycomb turns the device into a...
Excerpt: Lenovo, like other companies in the electronic industry has finally entered the market of Android tablet making with its 10.1-inch screen tablet named IdeaPad K1 . It will run Android 3.1 Honeycomb when it ships and packs a two-cell battery that promises to supply up to 10 hours of battery life.
Excerpt: Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet is an Android Honeycomb tablet with a 10.1-inch 1280x800 pixels touchscreen, Wi-Fi connectivity, NVidia's 1GHz dual-core processor, 64GB of built-in storage, integrated front (2MP) and back (5MP) mounted webcams.
Pros: Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape
Cons: Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port
Summary: The Lenovo IdeaPad K1 has a 10.1-inch display with 1280 x 800 resolution pixels. Powered by 1.0GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor, the tablet uses Android 3.1 operating system with its own skinning on top of it.
Excerpt: Is it just us or are you also getting the feeling that every brand wants to be in the tablet market just for the sake of it? The Lenovo K1 isn't the first tablet that gives us this feeling, however.
Summary: First timer: Along with the X Series and ThinkPad Tablet, Lenovo’s IdeaPad K1 is the company’s first major salvo into the tablet marketplace. With a competitive price tag and strong features, the K1 is aimed straight towards casual users.
Conclusion: If you’re looking for an affordable 10.1-inch tablet, the Lenovo IdeaPad K1 is not the cheapest tablet, but at about $450, it does come in at less than most other 32GB models. The K1 is a bit too heavy and large for its own good, and Lenovo’s Android modifications are a mixed bag, but there is...
Pros: Good pre-loaded apps, Good price for 32GB of storage, Lenovo App Shop good for productivity apps, Physical Back button works well
Cons: Heavy & big, No microUSB port, Crappy charging port, Android UI modifications are ugly, Plastic backplate is hollow & attracts fingerprints
Lenovo IdeaPad K1 Review – Sturdy Design, Good Performance, And A Lot Of Apps
2 September 2011
Excerpt: The Android tablet field is getting crowded with Honeycomb devices all vying for consumer attention with ever more fancy features. Look here, the Galaxy Tab is as thin as the iPad 2! No, no, the ASUS Transformer is better, it has a keyboard dock!
Excerpt: I paraphrase Andy Warhol when I say: Eventually, everyone will build their own tablet computer. Like the scourge of reality television, manufacturers far and wide are trying to muscle into the tablet world, each producing a machine about the same as the last.
Pros: Available in black, white or red. Largely thoughtful list of preinstalled apps will be of value to novice users. Solid performance. Textured back provides a nice grip; easy to hang on to. Relatively inexpensive at just 0 for 32 GB.
Cons: Navigation can be difficult. Just shy of six hours of battery life under full load. Volume buttons are tough to reach.