Lenovo today launched their range of Android tablets for India. The IdeaPad series is targeted at the end-consumers whereas the ThinkPad goes for the business customers of India. These tablets are running on Android 2.3 (A1) and 3.1 (K1 and ThinkPad tablet) are powered by 1GHz mobile processors.
Unveiling these tablets for India, Amar Babu, Managing Director said, “Tablets are extremely personal technology devices used primarily for data consumption. Lenovo’s tablet strategy is to create a family of tablet suited to various entertainment and mobility requirements. So whether it’s the Ideapad for entertainment or the ThinkPad for business, we have listened to our customers and are delivering Android tablets designed to meet their particular needs. We have also loaded our tablets with a lot of distinct features that will make these machines very appealing”
The ThinkPad tablet specs includes Android OS 3.1, 2-megapixel front facing camera, included ThinkPad tablet pen 10.1inch IPS display with Corning Gorilla glass, HDMI port, USB and mini USB port, Dock connector, up to 8.7 hrs with WiFi of battery life, 3G and WiFi connectivity and host of enterprise apps.
The ThinkPad tablet pricing starts from Rs.29,500 for 16GB Wi-Fi and goes up to Rs.46,900 for 64GB with 3G and WiFi.
Ideapad A1 is an Android 2.3 OS with a 7-inch display amounting to 170 pixels per inch. The tablet features Bluetooth, 3G and WiFi connectivity. The front camera is a 0.3-megapixel and the main camera is 3-megpixel. Basically, the Ideapad A1 is targeted at entry-level users and is priced at Rs.14,990 onwards.
The next tablet is the Ideapad K1 that features a 10.1-inch screen with Android 3.1 running on it. The K1 features a 2-megapixel front camera and 5-megapixel main (rear) camera. On the connectivity front, the K1 also features 3G and WiFi connectivity and also features HDMI port. The K1 comes pre-loaded with 40 plus apps out-of-the-box. Running on NVIDIA Tegra 2, the K1 delivers a usage time of 10hrs. The retail price of K1 starts from Rs.29,990 for Wi-Fi and Rs.33,990 for 3G + Wi-Fi version.