Lenovo’s new Ideapad A1000 tablet is now available at company’s online store for Rs. 8,980. The latest Ideapad tablet is the latest addition to the existing Ideapad tablet range that includes Lenovo Ideapad tablet A2107 and Lenovo Ideapad tablet Lynx K3011.
The A1000 is powered by 1.2GHz dual-core MediaTek 8317 processor with 1GB of RAM. It comes with SIM support for voice calling. The tablet sports a 7.0-inch display with a resolution of 1024×600 pixels and also includes a 3,500mAh battery that the company claims could deliver around 8 hours of Wi-Fi browsing. The tablet runs the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box. It also includes a front 0.3-megapixel camera to handle video chats. The tablet also features Dolby audio enhancements with dual stereo speakers. The tablet also includes a 4GB storage.
At the price, Lenovo Ideapad A1000 will face competition from the likes of the Asus MemoPad priced at Rs. 7,999, Acer Iconia B1 at Rs. 9250, Micromax Funbook Talk available at Rs. 6,800 and iberry Auxus AX03G with a price tag of Rs. 8,499. The budget tablet segment has seen a number of tablet vendors entering the Indian market and launching tablets with a price tag of sub-Rs. 10,000.
Lenovo announced the Ideapad tablet range running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year.
Few days back, Gartner’s survey showed that Lenovo surpassed HP to become the world’s largest PC vendor and reclaim the top spot that it captured last year.