Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Android tablet for $199

Summary:Looking for a tablet and aren't interested in the Kindle Fire or the Nook? This could be worth a look.

Looking for a good tablet deal? Here's one ... the Lenovo IdeaPad A1 for $199.

For the price, the spec is top-notch:

  • 7.0? SD LED 10-point multi-touch screen, 1024 x 600
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • CPU: Texas Instruments OMAP 3622 (1GHz)
  • Storage: 16GB [UPDATE: Lenovo now offering the 16GB model for $199.]
  • 512MB RAM
  • MicroSD card slot
  • Wireless: Wi-Fi ; Bluetooth Version 2.1 + EDR
  • Mini USB port
  • 0.3MP front-facing camera
  • 3.0MP rear-facing camera
  • Android Market and Lenovo App Shop
  • Flash support
  • GPS
  • Battery life: 5 hours
  • Four different colors: black, white, pink, and blue (black only available for $199)
  • Dimensions: 7.68? x 4.9? 0.49?
  • Weight: 14.08 ounces

It doesn't have a dual-core CPU like the Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet, but other than that, this is an awesome deal.

If you're looking for a tablet and aren't interested in the Kindle Fire or the Nook, this is well worth a look.

Topics: Laptops, Hardware, Lenovo, Mobility, Tablets


Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera.Adrian has authored/co-authored technic... Full Bio

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