Lenovo IdeaPad A1

65
Global
Score
65

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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Model
2GB

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Camera (integrated)
yes
Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card
Maximum battery life
Up to7 hour

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Gingerbread [2.3])

Input

Keyboard
no
Predictive text
yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS)

Media

Media playback
yes (MP3, OGG, WAV) (AVI, MPEG-4)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
yes (3 megapixels) (Records video) (yes)

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card (2 GB) (Flash) (microSD)

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to7 hour
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Mono
Built-in microphone
yes

Connections

USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR

Hardware

CPU
1 GHz
CPU cores
Single-core
Model
16GB

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Camera (integrated)
yes
Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card
Maximum battery life
Up to7 hour

General

Type
Handheld
Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android (Gingerbread [2.3])

Input

Keyboard
no
Predictive text
yes

Networking

WiFi (integrated)
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS)

Media

Media playback
yes (MP3, OGG, WAV) (AVI, MPEG-4)

Camera

Camera (integrated)
yes (3 megapixels) (Records video) (yes)

Storage

Storage type
Internal storage, Memory card (16 GB) (Flash) (microSD)

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to7 hour
Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)

Audio

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Mono
Built-in microphone
yes

Connections

USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR

Hardware

CPU
1 GHz
CPU cores
Single-core