Lenovo has, for long been making low cost quality products that enables low income users to take advantage of advancing technology. This year, the company has launched Tab 3 7,8 and 10 at the Mobile World Conference 2016. They seem to aim squarely at the budget-conscious buyers. Priced under $299, three available sizes — two for regular buyers and one focused on business.
The first two tablets – Tab3 7 and 8, aimed at regular buyers, run on MediaTek quad-core processors 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and 5MP/2MP cameras. According to their press release, ‘TAB3 7 and TAB3 8 designed to seamlessly pass from the hands of parents to kids with multi-user and kid’s modes and Adaptive Display technology.’ The devices come with Android 6.0 (Mashmallow), family-focused features like multi-users facility where the primar user can log in and restrict apps, time and websites usage on account of children. The screens aren’t super good and the performance and feel isn’t ground-breaking either. But one can expect much since these tablets start at $99.
The only difference between Lenovo Tab3 7 & 8 is that the former comes with 7-inch display and the latter comes with 8-inch. The Tab3 7 retails for just $129 in a Wi-Fi only configuration while Tab3 8 starts at just $99 for a Wi-Fi only model, and $149 with LTE connectivity.
The Tab 3 10 is aimed at a completely different user and therefore comes with a business-focused model. The press release say, that Tab3 10, ‘Fully supports Android for Work, the TAB3 10 Business is optimized for enterprise mobility and vertical integration. More durable than most tablets with a P2i water-repellent coating protecting it from the inside out, and scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass panels.’
The device runs on 1.3GHz Quad-core processor, up to 12 hours of battery life, dual-band Wi-Fi AC full GPS and optional 4G, 8MP auto-focus rear camera and 5MP fixed-focus front camera. The TAB3 10 Business retails at $199 (Wi-Fi only), $249 (2GB / LTE) and $299 (3GB / LTE) from June 2016.