Lenovo launches IdeaPad K1, A1 and ThinkPad tablets

Today, Lenovo marks its entry into the busy tablet space in India by launching not one, but three Android tablets targeted at slightly different user groups. The IdeaPad K1 is designed for entertainment and comes pre-loaded with apps. The A1, on the other hand is the more portable of the lot boasting of a 7-inch screen. Finally, the ThinkPad Tablet is targeted more towards business users and comes with security features and a digital pen, as well for taking notes. Below is the pricing for the different models along with the different configurations (Wi-Fi only, 3G or both).

 

IdeaPad K1

 

  • 32GB Wi-Fi only – Rs.29,500
  • 32GB 3G – Rs.33,990

IdeaPad A1

  • 16GB Wi-Fi only – Rs.14,990

ThinkPad Tablet

  • 16GB Wi-Fi only – Rs. 29,500
  • 32GB 3G – Rs. 41,900   
  • 64GB 3G -- Rs. 46,900
Multimedia extravaganza

Multimedia extravaganza

 

The IdeaPad K1 has a really aggressive pricing, as it seems like it will compete directly with the Motorola Xoom. It's bundled with a total of 40+ apps ranging from games like Need for Speed: Shift, Galaxy on Fire 2, etc to music and entertainment apps like mSpot movies, ArcSoft video player. It also has a mini-HDMI port for connecting the tablet to an HDTV. Here are some of the highlights of the tablet:

The K1's rounded edges and leather rear makes it easy to grip

The K1's rounded edges and leather rear makes it easy to grip

 

 

  • Android 3.1 Honeycomb running on a 1GHz Tegra T20 processor
  • 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen with a 800 x 1280 pixel resolution
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi
  • GPS with a-GPS Support
  • Bluetooth and USB 2.0
  • 5MP rear camera and 2MP front camera
  • 32GB internal storage, Memory expandable via microSD card reader
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
One for the road

One for the road

 

The A1 is a Gingerbread running tablet that will compete with the Amazon Kindle Fire and other lower- end tablets. There’s only a Wi-Fi version available at this time. The following are some of the highlights:

Lenovo's 7-inch tablet the A1 is slim and lightweight

Lenovo's 7-inch tablet the A1 is slim and lightweight

 

 

  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread running on a 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor
  • 7.0-inch capacitive touchscreen with a 600 x 1024 pixel resolution
  • Wi-Fi ‘n’
  • GPS with a-GPS Support (offline mode supported)
  • Bluetooth and USB 2.0
  • 16GB internal storage, Memory expandable via microSD card reader
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
For the business class

For the business class

 

Finally we have the ThinkPad Tablet which features advanced security tools like data encryption, corporate email, digitizer pen, integrated cloud sharing and some built-in productivity apps like Documents-to-go and PrinterShare.

 

The ThinkPad Tablet is a very professional looking device

The ThinkPad Tablet is a very professional looking device

 

 

  • Android 3.1 Honeycomb running on a 1GHz Tegra 2 processor
  • 10.1-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen (Gorilla glass) with a 800 x 1280 pixel resolution
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi
  • GPS with a-GPS Support
  • Bluetooth and USB 2.0
  • Up to 32GB internal storage, Memory expandable via microSD card reader

Published Date: Oct 11, 2011 04:15 pm | Updated Date: Oct 11, 2011 04:15 pm