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Lenovo IdeaTab S5000
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Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 MTK8125 1.2GHz 16GB 7" 3G Tablet

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MTK8125 1.2GHz Android 16GB Jan 2014
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THE DESIGNER 7 TABLET.Be a style leader with the ultra slim and feather light Lenovo S5000 tablet. This Android tablet combines a 7 HD wide-view screen with a 5.0 megapixel rear camera, making it... More
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

Tablets produced by Lenovo are some of the better tablets according to average user and expert reviews.

3G Compatible

The IdeaTab S5000 is 3G compatible, unlike most of the other MTK8125 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the IdeaTab S5000 which are not 3G compatible.

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Very Thin

Tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the IdeaTab S5000 have thicknesses of between 7.9mm and 210mm. At only 7.9 millimeters, the IdeaTab S5000 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaTab S5000.

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Very Narrow

The widths of tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the IdeaTab S5000 range from 110mm to 270mm, and the average width is 220mm. The IdeaTab S5000 is fairly narrow (only 116 millimeters) compared to most of the other MTK8125 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the IdeaTab S5000.

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Very Light

The lightest comparable spec tablet computer that has been available for more than two years is 240g heavy and the heaviest is 610g. At only 246 grams, the IdeaTab S5000 is quite light compared to most of the other MTK8125 processor tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.

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11 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The IdeaTab S5000 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of this type and age are also not 4G compatible.

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Very Small Screen Size

The Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 7 inches) amongst similar spec tablets of this age. The average screen size of tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the IdeaTab S5000 is 9".

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

Across all the similar spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the IdeaTab S5000 the memory clock speeds range from 400MHz to 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,200MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 533 megahertz, the Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of MTK8125 processor tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago range from 3,400mAh to 9,000mAh. At only 3,450 milliamperes * hour, the IdeaTab S5000 has a quite low battery capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the IdeaTab S5000.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

Most MTK8125 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the IdeaTab S5000 have one built-in speaker, including the IdeaTab S5000 which has one built-in speaker.

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Very Short Browsing Time

With a browsing time of only 8 hours, the Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 has one of the shorter browsing times amongst MTK8125 processor tablet computers of this age. The shortest browsing time of MTK8125 processor tablet computers that have been around for more than two years is 8h, the longest is 18h, and the average browsing time is 13h.

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Only One Battery Cell

Most tablets that were released more than two years ago have between one and two battery cells, including the IdeaTab S5000 which has one battery cell.

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Very Short WiFi Browsing Time

The IdeaTab S5000 has a fairly short WiFi browsing time (only 8 hours) compared to most of the other MTK8125 processor tablet computers that have been around for more than two years. Comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaTab S5000 have WiFi browsing times of between 8h and 18h.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

With a maximum battery life of only 8 hours, the IdeaTab S5000 has a fairly short maximum battery life compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the IdeaTab S5000. The maximum battery life of tablet computers that were released more than two years ago range from 7h to 18h, and the average maximum battery life is 12h.

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Only DDR2-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 has a better internal memory type than most similar spec tablet computers 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 of this spec and age have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. The internal memory type of all similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the IdeaTab S5000 ranges from DDR3Lm-SDRAM (worst) to LPDDR3-SDRAM (best).

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Very Tall

With a height of 191 millimeters, the IdeaTab S5000's height is one of the tallest amongst similar spec tablets that were launched more than two years ago. The heights of MTK8125 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the IdeaTab S5000 range from 7.6mm to 200mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo IdeaTab S5000

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Four Processor Cores

The Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 has four processor cores which is average compared to the other seven MTK8125 processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the IdeaTab S5000 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the IdeaTab S5000 has a relatively standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the IdeaTab S5000 has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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Specification

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Intel Identity Protection Technology
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Intel My WiFi Technology
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Expert Reviews

(33)
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

(8)
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
Price
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s5000h, 59387308, 59387332, 593886871
Barcodes 00021112688061, 00887942698706, 00887942698751, 00887942698775, 00887942698805, 00887942844288, 00887942844479, 00888228016542, 00888228095134, 08879426987064

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