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Lenovo Tab 3 Essential
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Lenovo Tab 3 Essential MTK8127 1.3GHz 8GB 7" Tablet

MTK8127 1.3GHz Android 8GB Feb 2016
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Work, play, or just tap away on the Tab3 7 Essential's beautiful 7 inch high-resolution (1024 x 600) IPS display. IPS technology makes it easy to share what you're viewing with friends, and with... More
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6 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Tablet Reviews

Tablets built by Lenovo are some of the better tablets according to average user and expert reviews.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many latest similar spec tablet computers.

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Four Processor Cores

Most new tablets have between two and seven processor cores, including the Lenovo Tab 3 Essential which has four processor cores.

If you would prefer more processor cores then you might want to look at the Hannspree 133 Titan 2 (8 processor cores).

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on latest comparable spec tablet computers.

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Very Narrow

The widths of recently released tablets range from 74mm to 340mm, and the average width is 200mm. The Tab 3 Essential is quite narrow (only 113 millimeters) compared to most of the other new comparable spec tablet computers.

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Light

The weights of comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Tab 3 Essential range from 190g to 1.4kg, and the average weight is 540g. The Tab 3 Essential is one of the lighter new tablets (only 269 grams) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

The Lenovo Tab 3 Essential is not 3G compatible. Most of the other new similar spec tablets are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Lenovo Tab 3 Essential is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tab 3 Essential are also not 4G compatible.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

At only 8 gigabytes, the Tab 3 Essential has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Tab 3 Essential. Across all the similar spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the Tab 3 Essential the internal storage capacity range from 4GB to 260GB.

If this tablet computer internal storage capacity is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung SM-T550 Galaxy Tab A (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the tablets that have been available for a similar time to the Tab 3 Essential the screen sizes range from 4.7" to 14". With a screen size of only 7 inches, the Lenovo Tab 3 Essential has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst tablet computers of this age.

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a larger screen size then you might also want to consider the Apple iPad Mini (4th gen) ($619.00) (7.9") which is also higher rated.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of only 2 megapixels, the Tab 3 Essential has a quite low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that came out around the same time as the Tab 3 Essential. The lowest rear camera resolution of newly released comparable spec tablets is 2MP and the highest is 16MP.

If this tablet computer rear camera resolution is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the Onda V919 (5MP), or the Lenovo Thinkpad 10 ($809.93) (5MP).

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Very Low Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tab 3 Essential range from 2,000mAh to 10,000mAh. With a battery capacity of only 3,450 milliamperes * hour, the Tab 3 Essential has a quite low battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the Tab 3 Essential.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 0.3 megapixels, the Tab 3 Essential has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec tablets. The front camera resolutions of latest tablet computers range from 0.3MP to 8MP.

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Only One Battery Cell

The Lenovo Tab 3 Essential is a one battery cell tablet computer.

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Only 1024 X 600 Pixels Display Resolution

The Tab 3 Essential has a maximum display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. That's 40% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The worst display resolution of all latest comparable spec tablets is 800 x 400 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2560 pixels.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the recently released tablet computers the internal memory range from 0.5GB to 8GB, and the average internal memory is 2.7GB. The Tab 3 Essential has a fairly small internal memory (only 1 gigabyte) compared to most of the other latest tablets.

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Only DDR2-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Lenovo Tab 3 Essential has a DDR2-SDRAM internal memory type which is better than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to it. Across all comparable spec tablet computers that were launched in the last year the best internal memory type is LPDDR3-SDRAM and the worst is DDR3L-RS-SDRAM.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo Tab 3 Essential

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo Tab 3 Essential has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tab 3 Essential.

We compared all the other 1.3GHz processor clock speed tablets to this tablet and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Tab 3 ($269.98) is also worth considering.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the V919 (1.33GHz), or the V919 (1.33GHz) both from Onda.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo za0r0029, lenovo za0r0029u, lenovo za0r0029us, lenovo za0r0029usn, lenovo za0r0029usne, lenovo za0r0029usnew
Barcodes 00190151456976, 00190940016930
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