The LePad is a line of tablet computers sold by Lenovo in China. It was released in China in 2011. The LePad uses the Android 2.2 operating system, with either a Wi-Fi or 3G connection. The display features a 10.1-inch screen with a front facing camera for video calling, and has a battery life of eight hours.
Outside china, in 2012, Lenovo released other versions of the LePad, under the name IdeaTab, A1, Yoga, and ThinkPad.
The ThinkPad’s operating system was upgraded to the Android Ice Cream Sandwich, has a better browser, voice detection and facial recognition. This device was targeted toward the business world, while the A1 was more for personal use.
The A1 uses Android Gingerbread operating system, has 16 GB of storage, front and rear cameras, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a GPS. It is great for checking e-mail, surfing the web, playing games, and has access to Google Play Store.
The Yoga is a hybrid notebook/tablet computer, released late 2012 and uses Windows 8. This device is hinged so it can be folded completely to touch the back of the display so it can be used as a touchscreen tablet, or it can be used with the keyboard as a notebook. The hinge also allows it to stand upright for viewing videos.
The IdeaTab S2109 released July 2012 had a 9.7-inch screen and uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system; has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS connectivity; has a front 1.3 mp camera with four speakers; has 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB or 16 GB of storage, a microSD slot and an HDMI port.
Accessories are cases, covers, pens, headsets, headphones, charging docks, and software.
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