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Lenovo IdeaPad A8
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Lenovo IdeaPad A8 MTK8121 1.3GHz 16GB 8" Tablet

MTK8121 1.3GHz Android 16GB Jun 2015
Processor Model Processor Frequency Operating System Installed Internal Storage Capacity Release Date
8 Wideview IPS DisplayThe A5500's HD multitouch display offers a clear and colorful viewing experience whether indoors or outside, plus 30% more screen real estate than a 7 tablet. The in-plane... More
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4 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

Lenovo is one of the superior tablet manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its MTK8121 processor tablet computers.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is the most commonly supported storage media on tablets that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels, the IdeaPad A8 has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad A8 is 1.6MP.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of tablet computers of this type and age is 1h, the longest is 220h, and the average battery life (max) is 13h. At 11 hours, the IdeaPad A8 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were released one year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The IdeaPad A8 is not 4G. Most of the other comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad A8 are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

Like most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the IdeaPad A8, the Lenovo IdeaPad A8 is not 3G.

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Very Short Standby Time (3G)

The IdeaPad A8 has a fairly short standby time (3G) (only 480 hours) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than a year. The shortest standby time (3G) of tablets of a comparable spec and age to the IdeaPad A8 is 480h, the longest is 1,300h, and the average standby time (3G) is 800h.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad A8 range from 0.51MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 2.3MB. The IdeaPad A8 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 1 megabyte) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.

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Only One Number of Battery Cells

The Lenovo IdeaPad A8 is a one number of battery cells tablet computer.

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Very Quiet Speaker Power

The IdeaPad A8 has a quite quiet speaker power (only 0.5 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been around for more than a year. Similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaPad A8 have speaker powers of between 0.5W and 10W.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the IdeaPad A8 range from 6GB to 2TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 78GB. The Lenovo IdeaPad A8 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec tablets of this age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The IdeaPad A8 has a quite small internal memory (only 1 gigabyte) compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age. The average internal memory of comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the IdeaPad A8 is 2.4GB, and the internal memorys range from 0.5GB to 8GB.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad A8

Released Over a Year Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over a year.

Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other 135 comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the IdeaPad A8 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the IdeaPad A8 is a four processor cores tablet which is average.

There are a number of other 4 processor cores tablet computers currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo S6000[plb_2964240_price].

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo IdeaPad A8 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The IdeaPad A8 has a pretty standard rear camera resolution (numeric) (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the IdeaPad A8.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers currently available including the Apple iPad Mini[plb_2917739_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a tablet with a higher rear camera resolution (numeric) then you might also want to look at the Apple iPad Pro[plb_3087072_price] (8MP).

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the IdeaPad A8 has a pretty average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the IdeaPad A8.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the IdeaPad A8 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than a year ago.

If this tablet computer display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Sony Xperia Z2[plb_3360954_price] (10.1") which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Cache
Processor Architecture
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Audio System
FM Radio
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
3G
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Proximity Sensor
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
Personal Info Management (PIM)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
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
Battery
Standby Time (3G)
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Wi-Fi

Expert Reviews

26 March 2015

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Price
Solid design and construction
Long battery life
Great size for multiple uses
Good performance
Screen could have been a bit brighter
Unremarkable design
Irritating Android modification
Jelly Bean OS
Not impressive display resolution

User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 October 2014 by Rhonda W.
(Verified Purchase)

If you want a good tablet but hate to spend a lot of money this i a great buy...

Amazing battery life Will last 2 days of pretty heavy usage before I need to charge it, and then it only takes 3 hours to fully charge. Battery doesn't seem to drain when in standby. The speaker is ni
The only real cons that I can find is the lack of an app drawer and, I like to have my apps strategically placed on my screens and every time I power the unit off and back on, they are rearranged in a

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 59407798, lenovo 80211, lenovo 80211n, lenovo 80211b
Barcodes 00000059407798, 00888440138251, 00888440138305, 00888440138572, 00888440138619, 00888440138695, 00888440138732, 08884401387326

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