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Lenovo IdeaTab A3500 MTK8121 1.3GHz 16GB 7" Tablet

MTK8121 1.3GHz Android 16GB Dec 2014
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10 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Tablet computers produced by Lenovo are some of the better tablet computers according to average reviews from experts and owners.

Good Battery Life

One person thought it had a good battery life. Expert review site Gadgets.ndtv.com wrote “It offers great battery life and reasonably good performance”.

Easy to Use

One Lenovo IdeaTab A3500 owner said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Gadgets.ndtv.com wrote “They might not fit in a pocket or be comfortable to hold for very long.” however despite that they only rated the product 60 out of 100.

Nice Design

One customer considered that the Lenovo IdeaTab A3500 was a good design. Indiatimes.com mentioned in their review of the Lenovo IdeaTab A3500 two years ago “The tablet has an impressive unibody design with ma”.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently supported storage medium on comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to it.

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Four Processor Cores

The IdeaTab A3500 is a four processor core tablet computer.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4 processor core tablets currently available including the Alpen Almrausch[plb_2830122_price], the Prestigio Wize 3008[plb_2792785_price], or the DELL Venue 11 Pro[plb_2742525_price] which has better reviews.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Lenovo IdeaTab A3500 is a two built-in speaker tablet.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The Lenovo IdeaTab A3500 has a quite high front camera resolution (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the IdeaTab A3500. The lowest front camera resolution of similar spec tablets that were released around the same time as the IdeaTab A3500 is 0.3MP and the highest is 5MP.

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Very Light

The Lenovo IdeaTab A3500 is one of the lighter tablets of this type and age (only 320 grams) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. The lightest tablet computer that has been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaTab A3500 is 160g heavy and the heaviest is 1.7kg.

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Very Narrow

The IdeaTab A3500 is quite narrow (only 121.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable type and age to the IdeaTab A3500. Tablet computers of this type and age have widths of between 72mm and 380mm.

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7 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One person who reviewed the Lenovo IdeaTab A3500 wrote that it was not cheap. Expert website Gadgets.ndtv.com wrote “There are multiple options, including the more expensive Samsung Galaxy” in their review of this tablet.

Not 3G Compatible

Like most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec, the Lenovo IdeaTab A3500 is not 3G compatible.

If you are looking for a tablet that is 3G compatible then you might also want to look at the 101b[pl_3211718_price], or the 55[pl_3117864_price] both from Archos.

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Not 4G Compatible

The IdeaTab A3500 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the IdeaTab A3500 are also not 4G compatible.

If you would prefer a tablet that is 4G compatible then you might want to look at the Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50[plb_3056371_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 7 inches, the IdeaTab A3500 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. The average screen size of tablets of a similar age and spec to the IdeaTab A3500 is 9", and the screen sizes range from 5" to 14".

Tablet computers with a larger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50[plb_3056371_price] (8" and higher rated), the Acer Iconia Tab 10 B3-A20[plb_3139496_price] (10.1" and higher rated), or the Archos 101b[plb_3211718_price] (10.1" and higher rated).

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Quite Short Maximum Battery Life

With a maximum battery life of only 8 hours, the IdeaTab A3500 has one of the shorter maximum battery life amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. The shortest maximum battery life of tablets of this age and spec is 1h and the longest is 220h.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the IdeaTab A3500 range from 6GB to 2TB. At only 32 gigabytes, the IdeaTab A3500 has a fairly small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the IdeaTab A3500.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the tablet computers that are a similar age to the IdeaTab A3500 the internal memory range from 0.5GB to 8GB, and the average internal memory is 2.1GB. With an internal memory of only 1 gigabyte, the IdeaTab A3500 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaTab A3500.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo IdeaTab A3500

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the IdeaTab A3500.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.3 gigahertz, the IdeaTab A3500 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for more than a year.

If you want a tablet with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the DELL Venue 11 Pro[plb_2742525_price] (1.46GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the IdeaTab A3500 has a pretty standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

If this MTK8121 processor tablet rear camera resolution is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Venue 11 Pro[plb_2742525_price] (8MP), or the Archos 55[plb_3117864_price] (13MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the IdeaTab A3500 has a fairly standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the IdeaTab A3500.

There are a number of other 16GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available that you might want to look at including the Alpen Almrausch[plb_2830122_price] which has better reviews.

If this Lenovo tablet computer internal storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Venue 11 Pro[plb_2742525_price] (32GB) which is also higher rated.

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Multi-Touch Technology
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Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
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Front Camera
Video Recording
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Audio
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
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Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
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Expert Reviews

(8)
17 September 2014

The Lenovo Tab A7-50 looks smart and works well enough. It offers great battery life and reasonably good performance. However, the market is crowded with 7-inch "calling tablets" and there are...

7 July 2014

Lenovo has been launching tablets across different price ranges. We liked the premium Yoga tablet as well as the entry level Lenovo A1000 . With the A7-50, Lenovo now has an impressive mid-range... Read more…

7 July 2014

Lenovo A7-50 is a 7 inch Android device packed with quad core processor with 1GB RAM. It is available for Rs.14499 in India. It is equipped with dual cameras as well.Lenovo A7-50 ViewThe Lenovo... Read more…

8 January 2015

Postanowi?am do najnowszego zestawienia zebra? kilkana?cie tabletów z ekranami o przek?tnej 7?, których cena nie przekracza 350 z?otych. Pocz?tkowo mia?o by? ich 20, ostatecznie uda?o si?... Read more…

Dobry ekran, szybka pami flash
Przecitny procesor
Obudowa atwo si brudzi
17 July 2014

Wszystkie z testowanych tabletów zrobi?y dobre wra?enie. Zosta?y wyposa?one w dobre ekrany, szybk? pami?? flash (chocia? po??czon? z wolnym procesorem...), osi?gi w testach czasu dzia?ania s?...

30 May 2014

??i v?i nh?ng ng??i dùng tr?, chi?c tablet không ph?i là s?n ph?m quá quan tr?ng nh?ng nó l?i c?n thi?t ?? có th? duy trì vi?c k?t n?i m?i lúc m?i n?i. Nh?ng ng??i hay di chuy?n mu?n mình... Read more…

24 May 2014

Sau m?t th?i gian ch? ??i thì Lenovo c?ng ?ã cho ra m?t chi?c máy tính b?ng Lenovo Tab A7-50HD v?i kh? n?ng nge g?i và nh?n tin SMS, kh? n?ng k?t n?i 3G t?c ?? cao nh? m?t chi?c smartphone... Read more…

23 December 2014

Die neuesten Top-Tablets von Apple, Google oder Samsung sind zweifellos Kaufmagneten. Doch es gibt auch coole Tablet-Schnäppchen, die sich im CHIP Preisvergleich tummeln und bei unseren Usern... Read more…

Looks good and feels sturdy
Good battery life
Build quality, excellent display, onetouch viewing modes, great battery life, voice calling
Upgradeable to KitKat
Good battery support
Average performance
Substandard camera
No TV out, thick bezels, average cameras, no notification LED
NEW DELHI Lenovo has been launching tablets across different price ranges
We liked the premium Yoga tablet as well as the entry level Lenovo 1000

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo a3500, lenovo a3500f, lenovo 59412823
Barcodes 00000059412823, 00888631051758

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