Lenovo might be pretty big on notebooks and Ultrabooks, but does that mean they have neglected the tablet market which does seem to be highly lucrative if you strike the right chord with users? I guess you can say otherwise, as their first 7″ Android-powered tablet was first released in 2011, and that particular device came with a 1,024 x 600 pixel resolution display, a TI OMAP 3 single-core processor, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread right out of the box. Fast forward by nearly a year, and what do you get? There is the Lenovo A1107 which will retail for $199.99 from Best Buy, and everything else about it looks the same (parts underneath the hood included) as that of the earlier Lenovo A1 tablet, save for the fact that it will come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as the operating system version of choice to keep up with the times.
The thing is, its asking price might be good for last year, but when you consider the kind of devices you can get for $199.99 today, the Kindle family from Amazon as well as the Google Nexus 7 would be far better choices. No idea on which market the Lenovo A1107 targets – the uninformed, perhaps?
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