Are you planning to buy new entertainment tablet but did not want to spend much money? If you are on the sub-$100 tablet market and the brand is your big concern, we think you should consider to buying Lenovo IdeaTab A1000L 59385956 tablet. Yeah, the latest Lenovo IdeaTab A1000L model is not designed for all user, but if you are looking for a new tablet for Teens or only need a reliable device for light multimedia use, the IdeaTab A1000L 59385956 is still a great tablet and offers greater value than you can expecting for sub-$100 Android tablet.
Powered by MediaTek MT8317 dual-core processor that clocked around at 1.2GHZ and paired with 512MB of LPDDR2 RAM, the latest IdeaPad A1000L series is not support for play 3D modern games, but still can handle almost all casual Android games, social network applications and some light productivity app. The 8GB of internal storage is not provides plenty of storage capacity, but with a microSD card slot that located on the right side (support up to 32GB), Lenovo IdeaTab A1000L 59385956 still gives more than enough space to store all you music and video files.
Yeah, as an inexpensive tablet, the IdeaTab A1000L-59385956 tablet is made from high quality plastic material. But like common Lenovo device, this model still comes with Magnesium Alloy Roll-Cage Internal Frame that offers more durability to use when you on the go. On the “Black” back cover, you will find a silver Lenovo logo. In term of size, the 7 inch tablet has dimension in 7.8 x 4.8 x 0.5 inches (199.0 x 121.0 x 11.5 mm). It is slightly thinner and lighter than the 376 gram Aoson M85G 7 inch tablet which measures 195 x 120 x 12 mm.The 340 g weight make the tablet still comfortable to hold in your hand and perfect for companion at home, school or when you on the go.
The A1000L 59385956 tablet boasts 7 inch Capacitive Touch Screen Display with 5-point touch support and LED technology. The multi touch display can produces maximum internal resolution at 1024 x 600 pixels. Yeah, it’s not support for play 1080p HD video playback, but still provides fairly bright and crisp color for 720p video playback. On the front side, the 0.3 megapixel front facing camera that integrated with internal microphone still offers fairly bright photo and video chats.
Like common sub-$100 tablet from other well know brand, Lenovo IdeaTab A1000L 59385956 tablet also did not equipped with SIM card slot for 3G connection. But you did not need to worries. The device still has WiFi 802.11 b/g/n that still promises fast and secure internet connection through you wireless networks. The rest of specifications are 3.5mm Headphone/Microphone audio jack, micro USB 2.0 port, standard stereo speaker, accelerometer and 2-Cell Lithium Polymer 3500.0mAh battery.
According to Lenovo, the battery can produces up to seven hours of battery life for browse the internet, but some reliable source claims if this model only brings up to five hours of battery life for rich internet browsing. Running on the 4.1 version of Google Android Jelly Bean as the operating system, the A1000L 59385956 tablet also support for all Google Mobile Service, such as GMail, YouTube, Google Drive, Picasa and Play Store to download more applications, games and widgets.
So, what do you think? Yeah, this is not powerful multimedia and entertainment Android tablet. It also lacks rear camera, micro HDMI port and more. But with a starting price only at $99, Lenovo IdeaTab A1000L 59385956 tablet still worth for your money, especially if the brand is the big concern. If you are not too concern about brand, the Ainol NOVO8 Mini 8G 7.85 inch tablet is good alternative. Powered by ATM7021 dual-core processor and support a 1024 x 768 pixels native resolution, the Ainol has price tag only around at $88.