Lenovo recently introduced 4 new budget Android tablets, and now the company has announced that variations of those models are coming to the United States in May for $129 and up.
The new 7, 8, and 10 inch tablets are low-cost devices which Lenovo is positioning as multimedia devices.
Lenovo TAB A7-50 and A7-40 ($129)
The cheapest tablets of the bunch are also the smallest. The Lenovo TAB A50 features a 7 inch screen and specs including:
- 1.3 GHz MTK8121 quad-core processor
- 1280 x 800 pixel IPS display
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
- 1GB RAM
- 16GB storage
- 5MP fixed-focus rear camera
- 2MP front camera
- microSD card slot
- 802.11b/g/n WiFi
- Bluetooth 4.0
- 3450mAh battery
- 7.8″ x 4.8″ x 0.4″
- 11.2 ounces
Optional accessories include a Folio case and portable Bluetooth speakers.
Lenovo will also offer a cheaper Tab-A40 with 8GB of storage and only a front-facing camera. While models with cellular capabilities are available in some markets, there’s no 3G option available in North America.
Prices are expected to start at $129.
Lenovo TAB A8
Lenovo’s 8 inch tablet is priced at $179 and it’s also expected to launch in early May.
The specs for this model are virtually identical to those for the 7 inch TAB A7-50 including screen resolution, processor, storage, memory, and cameras.
What’s different is that the Lenovo TAB A8 has a 4200mAh battery. weighs 12.7 ounces, and measures about 8.5″ x 5.4″ x 0.35″.
Lenovo TAB A10
For $249 you can pick up a 10 inch model with similar specs, but stereo front-facing speakers (the 7 inch tablet has a mono speaker, while the 8 inch model also has stereso front-facing speakers).
The Lenovo TAB A10 has a 6340mAh battery and the same 1.3 GHz MediaTek quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage as its smaller siblings. It also has the same 1280 x 800 pixel screen resolution.
The tablet measures 10.4″ x 6.9″ x 0.35″ and weighs 1.2 pounds.
Lenovo will also offer a bundle deal which lets you pick up the TAB A10 plus a Bluetooth keyboard for $299.