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69 Engadget Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
69

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

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The IdeaTab Lynx has a bright IPS screen, but it's ultimately not Lenovo's best Windows 8 hybrid.

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Pros
  • Solid performance
  • Bright IPS display
Cons
  • Uncomfortable keyboard deck
  • No rear camera
  • Shorter battery life than the competition
69 Engadget Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
69

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

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

69
 

User Reviews

90
mrllewellyn1
Good size and bright screen. I watch MLB games, Hulu, and Amazon Instant Video....read more
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Score Breakdown

 
66
Average Critic Score
 
70
CNET
The IdeaTab Lynx is a perfectly functional Windows 8 hybrid but lacks the lower price of some competitors, or better design and features of others.
 
70
PC Mag
The Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx K3011 slate tablet won't replace your laptop as your main Windows machine, but it's not a bad choice for a second or third device.
 
70
Engadget
The IdeaTab Lynx has a bright IPS screen, but it's ultimately not Lenovo's best Windows 8 hybrid.
 
70
phoneArena
Despite its less than appetizing design combined with its entry-level specs, the Lynx is able to deliver the same level of performance as other Atom-based Windows 8 tablets.
 
50
Digital Trends
The Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx is a decidedly middle of the road tablet: slow performance, decent battery life, so-so screen.
 
60
Laptop Magazine
The Lenovo IdeaPad Lynx offers a bright 11.6-inch display and long battery life, but it's not the best value.
 
70
Tech Advisor
The Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx gives Intel Atom hybrids a bad name.

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