The real news here is the price.  A full-featured, nicely specced 7-inch Android tablet that’s priced at $200 (about Php8,500) is something that’s bound to grab some attention.  Lenovo’s new 7-inch IdeaPad Tablet A1 is that tablet.  At a $200 price point, Lenovo is offering something that’s previously reserved for tablets with doubtful construction or otherwise locked out from the Android Market.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 is not perfect — it runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, not on the tablet-optimized Honeycomb, and it’s certainly not vying for the slimmest tablet title.  But as I already said, the price point gives you the feeling that you will get more than what you pay for.

With the IdeaPad Tablet A1, you get a decent 1GHz single-core Cortex A8 processor,  a 7-inch 1024 x 600 resolution display, front and rear-facing cameras, 8GB of storage (expandable via microSD), Wi-Fi connectivity and GPS.   The tablet is 10.1mm thick and weighs around 400g.

The Lenovo IdeaPad A1 will be available in mid-September.  There’s no Wi-Fi+3G version of this device.  The 16GB model will go for $249 and the 32GB for $299.

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  1. Lenovo tablet screen protector is already available inthe market, you just go to lenovo outlet in pasig or any lenovo shops,

  2. I have this lenovo ideapad tablet a1-07 my 16Gb with screen protector and case already. July Ku palng Ito nabili sa HK and i want to sell it in a cheaper price coz kailangan ku talaga Ng pera ngayon. Kung sino yng interesado please email me in my gmail account Cebu area lng po. Salamat.

    • Maricris Lucas Reply

      Hi i just wonder kung available pa Rin for sale yung tablet mo? At kung available mag kano Mo binebenta?


  3. sino mgpapabuy 7500php bnew 2gig …9k ung 16gig bgong a1 pro android 2.3 p rin pg pink at blue add ng 500

  4. My husband bought it from states $199 lang.. May 16gb internal sd card tapos pwede mo pa pa sya lagyan ng extra internal sd card.. Nakakainis lang wala pa dito kaya wala din tuloy mabilhan ng cover and cases.. :(

    • hello po,,, how much nyo po nabili??? kasi po im planning on buying this eh as a student medyo maliit lng budget.. haha 

  5. It says there na Wi-Fi connectivity and GPS capable sya, pero sa 16gb and 32gb version, wala?  pakiclarify naman please. :D

  6. Jeremiah Velasquez Reply

    Is Skype application compatible with this awesome tablet? pls reply..

  7. bought mine in singapore for 190 SGD. Brought it back to philippines, sad to say no screen protectors  and casing available yet

    • technobaboy Reply

      wow. that’s quite a deal. i looked for this in HK mahal sya dun. parang 12k umabot sa coversion.

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