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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 / Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 820 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad A1 / Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and durability. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the camera and screen, and opinions about the apps and storage are mixed.

price, usability, performance, durability, design

screen, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo IdeaPad A1 / Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad A1 / Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad A1 / Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

84% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad A1 / Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 214 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad A1 / Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the GPS navigation and price. The performance and usability are also appreciated, whereas the apps and size get less positive views. There are some mixed reviews about the camera.

usability, performance, price, GPS navigation

battery, size, apps

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2019

Expert review by : Adam Bunker (t3.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 and Lenovo IdeaPad U300S video

 

Lenovo's Ultrabook and tablet both made their debut at IFA 2011. T3 went hands-on to see if they were special enough to stand out from the crowd

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Eugene Kim (pcmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1

 

With both the Kindle Fire and the Nook Tablet available for $50 less, the Lenovo Ideapad Tablet A1, with its middling performance and low-quality screen, is a tough sell.

Phone apps look fine and work well. Decent battery life.

Subpar screen. Middling performance. Rapidly aging OS.

Conclusions If you're sold on the 7-inch form factor and want an affordable, capable tablet, the Kindle Fire or the Nook Tablet, which is now available in an 8GB version for $199, are better (and less-expensive) bets. Below-average performance, an...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Donald Bell (cnet.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 review

 

The tablet market is quickly dividing into two camps: those competing against the iPad on the high end, and budget-minded products that compete with the Amazon Kindle Fire .

The Lenovo IdeaPad A1 includes front and rear cameras, Bluetooth, memory expansion, and a full-fledged Android experience, at a great price.

The screen has a bad viewing angle, the design is chunky, and the Android OS isn't the latest and greatest.

The Lenovo A1 is a classic Android tablet, at an attractive price, but its subpar screen gives the competition an edge.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Daniel Schuster (notebookcheck.net)

Review Lenovo Ideapad A1 Tablet

 

Solid entry-level tablet? The new Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 was an

Good manufacturing quality; Price/performance ratio; Handy size; No crashes during the tests; Good battery life

No HDMI out; Short illumination of menu buttons; Reflective screen; Only 12 month manufacturer warranty; Needs a second to wake up from standby

In our opinion, the Sony Tablet P/S because of the ease of handling on the Android side. The Dell Streak 7" is also handy, but doesn't have a viewing angle strong screen. The HTC Flyer 7" WiFi +3G excels with Access Point function and Magic Stick for...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : intomobile.com (intomobile.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad A1

 

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 is a 7-inch (1024x600 pixels) tablet running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. In addition, it also comes with Wi-Fi connectivity support, 3-megapixel camera, GPS, 16GB of built-in memory and a microSD slot.

Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape

Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port

May, 2013

Expert review by : cellphones.ca (cellphones.ca)

Lenovo IdeaPad A1

 

If you're on the lookout for a full-featured Android tablet with decent specs and a low price tag, say hello to the Lenovo IdeaPad A1. Priced just a little bit more than Android-powered devices like the Amazon Kindle Fire and the Nook Color e-reader...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Adam Mills (gottabemobile.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Review

 

It's clear that the tablet market has become a two horse race. We have the likes of the iPad , which starts at $499, competing for marketshare with tablets that check in under $250. One of those sub $250 tablets is the Lenovo IdeaPad A1 which the...

The Lenovo IdeaPad A1’s $199 price point makes it an exceptional value. It has specifications that while not mind-blowing, get the job done.

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Brandon Sobotta (androidauthority.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 7″ Tablet Review

 

A well-rounded tablet for the price. The Lenovo IdeaPad A1 has everything you could need from a slate, including a decent screen, GPS, Bluetooth, and a front and back facing camera.... It's a fully-functional, ultra-portable, and very affordable tablet.

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : MobileTechReview.com (mobiletechreview.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad A1

 

Affordable full-featured Android tablet

Outdated CPU and OS

The Lenovo IdeaPad A1 tablet is by no means a bad product; in fact it's a good alternative to those no-name tablets we see at Fry's and MicroCenter (Azpen, ChinaMart, even some Coby's aren't so hot). But the tablet's OS and CPU are already dated, and...

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Eugene Kim (techreviewsource.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad A1

 

With the IdeaPad Tablet A1, Lenovo has attempted to make a fun and easy-to-use 7-inch tablet for the masses. Unfortunately for Lenovo, Amazon has already cornered that market with the Kindle Fire. The IdeaPad A1 is not only $50 more, but it offers up a...

Phone apps look fine and work well. Decent battery life

Subpar screen. Middling performance. Rapidly aging OS

With both the Kindle Fire and the Nook Tablet available for $50 less, the Lenovo Ideapad Tablet A1, with its middling performance and low-quality screen, is a tough sell.

Mar, 2012