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Lenovo IdeaPad A1000
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Lenovo IdeaPad A1000 MTK8317 1.2GHz 8GB 7" Tablet

MTK8317 1.2GHz Android 8GB Oct 2013
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Complete ConnectivityMicro-USB for charging and connecting peripherals plus a micro-SD card slot for convenience and easy expandability. USB OTG SupportUSB OTG (On The Go) allows your tablet to... More
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Lenovo Ideapad A1000 Hardware, Benchmark and Gamin Review
Lenovo Ideapad A1000 Full Review, Unboxing,  Camera, Gaming, Benchmarks, Price and Value For Money

3 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Whilst Lenovo is one of the better rated tablet brands according to average reviews from users and experts, Lenovo has unexceptional ratings specifically for its 8,317 processor tablets.

Very Long Standby Time

When compared to other 8,317 processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed the standby time of, the IdeaPad A1000's standby time of 336 hours is one of the longest. The shortest standby time of comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad A1000 is 270h and the longest is 340h.

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Very High Battery Capacity

When compared to other tablets of this type and age, the battery capacity of the IdeaPad A1000 of 3,500 milliamperes * hour is one of the highest. The lowest battery capacity of 8,317 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaPad A1000 is 2,600mAh and the highest is 3,500mAh.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 4G

Most tablet computers that are a similar age to the IdeaPad A1000 are not 4G. The IdeaPad A1000 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

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Not 3G

The IdeaPad A1000 is not 3G, although keep in mind that most of the other tablets of this spec and age are also not 3G.

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Only DDR2-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Lenovo IdeaPad A1000 has a better internal memory type than most tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This tablet computer has a DDR2-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most tablets that were released more than two years ago have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. Across all tablets that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad A1000 the best internal memory type is LPDDR3-SDRAM and the worst is DDR3Lm-SDRAM.

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Fairly Thick

Across all the tablets of a comparable type and age to the IdeaPad A1000 the depths range from 10mm to 200mm, and the average depth is 68mm. At 121 millimeters, the IdeaPad A1000 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other 8,317 processor tablets that are a similar age to the IdeaPad A1000.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad A1000

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.2 gigahertz, the IdeaPad A1000 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other 8,317 processor tablets that have been around for more than two years.

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Two Processor Coress

The IdeaPad A1000 is a two processor cores tablet. That's average compared to the other 13 8,317 processor tablets that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad A1000 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 7 inches, the IdeaPad A1000 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other 8,317 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the IdeaPad A1000.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo IdeaPad A1000 has a relatively typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other 8,317 processor tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the IdeaPad A1000.

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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Kids Tablet

Expert Reviews

26 February 2014

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27 October 2015

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Sturdy design
Good sound quality
Great Build Quality
Loud sound output
Build quality, longer battery life
Subpar display
Software update unlikely
Sluggish performance, some hiccups
Display Resolution
No rear camera

User Reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2013 by Paul N.
(Verified Purchase)

Would be a 5egg if not for the cons. It is more like 4 and a half egg in my mind. I do recommend this phone. It is nice to have something different than everyone else...

Crystal clear screen -- viewable in strong daylight; above average battery -- heavy use throughout business day will require recharge before going out; smooth UI; very fast
T-MobileATT LTE compatible
Exceptional display
Very responsive
Sony PC Companion software excellent
Price is still a little high, but that didn't stop me from buying; the back feels a little cheap compared to others; cannot remove battery
Support staff ignorant. I called tech support to find out how to tether it via usb. It turned out to be markedly different than a T 506 flip-phone. While tech support was trying to get off the hook by
If a wifi access point is some distance, and the signal is weak, extreme battery drain may occur. Attempting to connect to a marginal 5gHz network, the battery dropped 10 in 3 minutes. The drain would
Battery is nonremovable. One of the big makers should break from this rip-off
Screen front is not Corning gorilla glass

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a1000l, lenovo a1000, lenovo a1000l
Barcodes 00887942606091, 00887942606121, 08879426061214