IFA 2012: Lenovo Announces Ideatab Android Tablet Line

IFA 2012: Lenovo Announces Ideatab Android Tablet Line

Lenovo announced a new Android-based tablet line called Ideatab.  Read on for details.

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Lenovo announced three new Android-based tablets: the Ideatab® S2110A, A2107A, and A2109A. These are Android tablets running Ice Cream Sandwich and are available in 7, 9 and 10” screen sizes.  Here is the announcement:

Lenovo Announces Smarter, Slimmer Android Tablets at IFA

Latest Tablets Offer Optimized Multimedia Experiences at Attractive Price Points

IFA 2012, Berlin – August 30, 2012: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced that it has expanded its Ideatab® product line with the Ideatab S2110A, A2107A, and A2109A. Powered by the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system, the new product lineup provides smarter, slimmer tablet designs with a variety of multimedia options at attractive price points.

“The newest line of Ideatab products provides an option for everyone who wants to keep all of their favorite books, songs and movies at their fingertips, no matter where they go,” said Liu Jun, senior vice president, and president, Mobile Internet and Digital Home business.  “Whether consumers crave a pocket tablet with 3G connectivity or seek a premium entertainment tablet for games and graphics, Lenovo has it, and at every price point.”

Ideatab S2110A

The Ideatab S2110A is a premium entertainment tablet with an optional detachable keyboard dock to provide a true PC+ experience that moves easily between the tablet and PC worlds. At just 8.69mm and only 580g, it is one of the thinnest and lightest 10-inch tablets available today. The tablet’s IPS (In-Plane Switching) screen with 178-degree viewing angle and unique 10-point multi-touch display is ideal for two-player gaming, and a Micro-HDMI port enables full HD viewing of 1080p on an HDTV. When attached to the keyboard dock, the S2110A delivers double battery life for up to 20 hours of activity, as well as an SD card reader and USB ports to connect a thumb drive, external hard drive or mouse. The S2110A is also equipped with a 5Mp, auto-focusing rear-facing camera and an LED flash, in addition to a 1.3Mp front-facing camera, 1GB memory, WiFi connectivity, and a textured back cover that provides a more comfortable grip.

Ideatab A2107A, A2109A

The Ideatab A2107A and A2109A are affordable tablets that offer essential entertainment, social media, and productivity capabilities—all protected by the same metal alloy roll cage inspired by Lenovo ThinkPad products.

At seven inches—the same size as a standard book page—the A2107A display is designed for on-the-go reading, Web browsing and email. The A2107A also provides hassle-free entertainment with two speakers, a micro-SD card, Bluetooth 4.0, a built-in FM radio, 720p HD resolution, and up to ten hours of active use. This 3G model gives users anytime, anywhere information access and fast A-GPS capability.

With a powerful quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 CPU and graphics card, the A2109A is an optimized entertainment tablet that features a 9-inch, four-point capacitive display with 1280×800 resolution, 1080p output via the tablet’s Micro-HDMI port, and two speakers with SRS TruMedia audio enhancement. At just 570g with a sleek metal shell backing, the A2109A also includes 1.3 megapixel front and 3 megapixel rear-facing cameras, dual microphones, GPS, a Micro USB port, and up to 16GB of storage with MicroSD card support up to 32GB.

Pricing and Availability

UK pricing and availability to be announced.

These look like really nice Android tablets.  We’ll have to wait for pricing details as none were announced.