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Lenovo IdeaTab A1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 490 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the portability and responsiveness. The screen and value for money also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the features and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 Tablet

 

Entry-level revisited. Lenovo releases a budget-friendly 7-inch t

Low price; Bright dsiplay; Sturdy design; Micro-SD card slot

Quality of the materials; Display resolution; Camera produces mediocre pictures; Colors are not very vivid

Lenovo builds an overall decent low-priced tablet - but hampers it with a low resolution display.

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Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 review: how important is audio quality in a budget tablet?

 

It's not easy being a 7-inch tablet these days. With relatively inexpensive devices like the ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 and the refreshed Nexus 7 offering a

Sturdy design ; Good sound quality

Subpar display ; Software update unlikely ; Sluggish performance, some hiccups

With the IdeaTab A1000, Lenovo focused on audio quality, but the device's poor performance and disappointing display are a letdown.

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Lenovo IdeaTab A1000

 

The $129 Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 is a cheap Android tablet with good speakers, but its performance falls short of other budget slates'.

Comfortable and lightweight design; Quality stereo speakers; Solid viewing angles; microSD Card slot; Inexpensive

Below-average performance and graphics; Dim display

At $129, the Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 is a capable Android tablet for everyday Web browsing, music listening and casual gaming. We also like that it gets more than 8 hours on a charge, but wish it offered just a little more performance.While it doesn't...

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Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 review

 

Not too long ago there was a hard line one could draw between tablets that are obviously crap and those worth your time and money. After the Nook tablets and Nexus 7 came along you could almost declare that buying a tablet under $200 was a bad idea....

Loud front-facing speakers ; UI skin isn't too extensive ; Decent battery life

Low-res screen with poor viewing angles ; Little room for apps and data ; Slightly sluggish performance ; Mediocre front camera

The IdeaTab A1000's specs aren't so different from the original Nexus 7, but the poor hardware choices Lenovo made make this a bad purchase, even though it’s priced cheap.

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Lenovo IdeaTab A1000

 

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.

Loud, front-facing stereo speakers. Affordable. Runs Android 4.2

Below average display with poor viewing angle. Clunky build. Middling battery life

It's no longer enough to simply make a serviceable low-cost Android tablet—they have to be able to compete with high-quality, low-cost products like the Google Nexus 7 or Amazon Kindle Fire HD. The Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 ($159.99 list) is, at this point,...

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Lenovo A1000

 

Even when compared to other sub-$200 tablets in its weight class, the Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 comes up short in features, performance, and screen quality. While the microSD storage expansion is welcome here, it's not reason enough to buy the tablet. There...

The Lenovo IdeaTab A1000's Dolby Digital audio enhancement features make almost any pair of headphones sound great, and the microSD expansion slot is a welcome addition.

The tablet's screen is unfashionably low-res, with washed out color and narrow viewing angles. Graphics-heavy games chug something awful, apps sometimes stutter when launched, and Netflix video doesn't play.

The Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 is a meek 7-inch tablet that cuts far too many corners to reach its budget price.

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Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 Review

 

Sure to attract some budget conscious individuals, the $160 priced Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 is no doubt something noteworthy to mention over other things. Seriously, we're crossing our fingers with this one, especially considering it's cheap – though, it...

Dirt Cheap ; Good battery life

Sluggish performance ; Low quality display ; Heavy in weight ; Bland design

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. Even with its lower $160 base price...

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Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 review

 

A solid tablet for the price range that suffers from a bizarre fatal flawFirst announced in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year, the IdeaTab A1000 is Lenovo's...

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"Great Phablet for the price."

 

The audio & performance are perfect, but front camera for webcam is very dark & blurry. Internal Storage is partitioned to 500MB (1.5GB after OTA) & USB Storage, which makes me run out of space after a few app installs.

The phone function, Audio quality, and performance are excellent for the price.

The front camera is useless, and the internal partitions need to be combined.

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