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Lenovo IdeaTab S5000
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Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 MT8125 1.2GHz 16GB 7" Tablet Bronze Award
MT8125 1.2GHz Android 16GB Jul 2014
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

Lenovo is one of the better rated tablet computer brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its MT8125 processor tablet computers.

1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

This tablet has a 1280 x 800 pixels display resolution, which is typical of many tablets of this spec and age.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the tablets that were launched around the same time as the IdeaTab S5000 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1.6MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 1.6 megapixels, the Lenovo IdeaTab S5000's front camera resolution (numeric) is one of the highest amongst MT8125 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Thin

Tablets of a similar age and spec to the IdeaTab S5000 have depths of between 7.9mm and 210mm, and the average depth is 140mm. With a depth of only 7.9 millimeters, the IdeaTab S5000 has one of the thinner depths amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Very Light

The average weight of tablet computers of this age and type is 450g. The IdeaTab S5000 is one of the lighter comparable spec tablets that were released more than two years ago (only 246 grams) amongst MT8125 processor tablet computers of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3G

The IdeaTab S5000 is not 3G, although this is within the context that most of the other MT8125 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the IdeaTab S5000 are also not 3G.

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Not 4G

The Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 is not 4G. Most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been around for more than two years are also not 4G.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of MT8125 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the IdeaTab S5000 is 7", the largest is 11", and the average display diagonal is 8.6". With a display diagonal of only 7 inches, the Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other MT8125 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 3,450 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 has a fairly low battery capacity compared to most of the other MT8125 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the IdeaTab S5000. The average battery capacity of tablet computers of this age and spec is 6,000mAh.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo IdeaTab S5000

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over two years.

Four Processor Coress

The IdeaTab S5000 has four processor coress. That's average compared to the other 19 tablet computers of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.2 gigahertz, the IdeaTab S5000 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the IdeaTab S5000 has a relatively average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The IdeaTab S5000 has a relatively average internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the IdeaTab S5000.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Iconia Tab A1-810.

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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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Expert Reviews

19 December 2013

Against the competitors from Amazon and Google, the test machine has its work cut out for it. The S5000-F is one of the current mid-range models from a major corporation. With a suggested retail...

4 December 2013

Why haven?t Lenovo cracked the tablet market? After all, we all know that Lenovo make great laptops, so they know about portable computing. We also know that the likes of Acer and HP haven?t had... Read more…

30 November 2013

The 3G enabled Lenovo S5000 is a 7 inch tablet. It is running on Android Jelly Bean OS and powered by Quad-core 1.2 GHz processor with 1 GB RAM. It is available for a price of $178 at lenovo... Read more…

6 November 2013

Lenovo S5000 is one of the lightest 7 inch tablet with the only 7.9 mm thickness and 246g weight. Its 1280 * 800 pixels IPS screen with the built-in shock-resistant framework?drastically increased...

12 September 2013

Lenovo has always been known for making some pretty solid devices at a low price point, and the S5000 is no different, offering you 7-inch tablet for just ?200 (£168).The 7-inch display isn?t... Read more…

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User Reviews

Reviewed 17 September 2014 by George M.
(Verified Purchase)

I would have liked the mini M.2 SSD with some kind of metal cover to protect it from ESD. Also when you install any computer electronic equipment like M.2 SSD, Memory, Video Cards etc..,I suggest... Read more…

Reviewed 15 August 2014 by Endless.Technology

Built up 2 of these, 1 as a DT replacement, and the other for low powered Media Server Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H i7-4790S Corsair H75 Crucial Ballistix Elite 8GB [4x2] (N82E16820148496) Corsair... Read more…

Currently the Fastest M.2 on the market
AS SSD BM (on Wi 7U)
Seq-R: 687.09; Seq-W, 614.48; 4K-R: 26.11; 4K-W: 73.31; 4K 64Thrd-R: 250.20; 4K 64Thrd-W: 202.09; Acc. time-R: 0.046; Acc. time-W: 0.049; Score-R: 345; Score-W: 337
Overall Score: 864
Very Responsive- Fast random readwrite speeds
I installed the latest Firmware 1.04 which says it supports secure boot and fixes other errors. You need a MSDOS Boot CD and the Plextor files to flash the drive. This method is old and Plextor needs
Too thick for mt HP EliteBook Folio 1040 1 laptop. It wouldn't lay flat inside without bending the connection board so I ended up using the OEM m.2 SSD that came with it. I would have liked the extra
Price a little high otherwise awesome
Have no idea what's happening but clean Win 7 loading time can be anything from sweet 8s to 1994's 60 seconds. Sad and unexpected
Reviewed 20 February 2015 by Mr M.
(Verified Purchase)

Using in an Asus x99-Deluxe. Wouldn't show up at first but after as a BIOS update, was flying in no time...

Reviewed 25 December 2014 by Vladimir K.
(Verified Purchase)

Seems to me that OS loading time problem have solution and may be caused by X99 motherboard. May be newer BIOS will help but now I have the latest ver. Can't rate higher than 3* until get stable... Read more…

Reviewed 5 September 2014 by William H.
(Verified Purchase)

In my previous system that was 5 years old, I went from a spinning boot disk to a SSD. The speedup was impressive. I had a Crucial SSD that died just after the warranty ran out and I had to... Read more…

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