Conclusion: The Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 might be among the most affordable tablets available, but its entertainment focus and front-facing speakers aren't enough to make up for an otherwise below average device.
Summary: Lenovo is one of those interesting hardware makers in that they’ve quietly made plenty of Android devices over the year. I say quietly because it’s very rare that you see one of their tablets in the real world, especially in the United States. This goes doubly for smartphones.
Summary: Entry-level revisited. Lenovo releases a budget-friendly 7-inch tablet with Android OS and low-power hardware. Can the bargain-basement offering from the well-know manufacturer hold its own or have the cost-saving measures been taken too far?
Pros: Low price, Bright dsiplay, Sturdy design, Micro-SD card slot, The acceptable build quality and the bright display.
Cons: Quality of the materials, Display resolution, Camera produces mediocre pictures, Colors are not very vivid., A higher display resolution is on top of our list. A better webcam would also be nice.
Excerpt: While the Apple iPad mini and Google Nexus 7 battle it out for $200+ small-tablet supremacy, Lenovo's IdeaTab A1000 aims for the shopper who doesn't want to pay much more than a Benjamin for a slate.
Conclusion: It might be possible to put together a decent tablet at this price. Unfortunately, no company has yet proved this to be true. The IdeaTab A1000’s general specs aren’t so different from the original Nexus 7 or the Memo Pad HD, but the A1000 is a poor tablet user experience, rendering the low price a...
Pros: Loud front-facing speakers, UI skin isn't too extensive, Decent battery life
Cons: Low-res screen with poor viewing angles, Little room for apps and data, Slightly sluggish performance, Mediocre front camera
Conclusion: Dirt cheap Android tablets are in abundance, but after the recent Google Nexus 7 , it reestablished what it means to be a fantastic budget offering – while at the same time, set the bar higher for everyone else too.
Pros: Dirt Cheap, Good battery life
Cons: Sluggish performance, Low quality display, Heavy in weight, Bland design
Excerpt: Although the Tablet market is filled with seemingly endless choices, there are those of us who cannot afford the hefty price tag that many carry. For the consumer that wants the current “it” product for less, there is the Lenovo Idea Tab A1000.
Excerpt: Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 is a basic 7-inch Jelly Bean tablet with 1024x600 pixels screen, 1.2Ghz dual-core processor, VGA front-facing camera, 16GB of internal memory, GPS, Bluetooth and a memory card slot.
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
Excerpt: The IdeaTab A1000 is a latest entry-level warrior by Lenovo that is powered by 1.2 GHz MT8317 Dual-Core Processor along with 1GB of RAM for ensuring utterly fast processing speed. It sports a 7-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen and runs on the latest Jelly Bean interface with sufficient decency.
Excerpt: The Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 looks like a good entry level tablet for people who do not want to spend a lot of money but want something that is portable and has the same basic functionalities as other tablets.