Acer, Asus and Samsung are already enjoying a lion share in the tablet market. However, Lenovo, the other major manufacturer of computers has made a late entry to this market. They are launching a new model Lenovo IdeaTab S2109. Lenovo is making a comeback into the world of tablets with the launch of this tablet. This 9.7-inch Android ICS slate is powered by TI OMAP 4430 CPU, as well.
Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 with IPS LCD of 1,024 x 768 pixels resolution is ideal for watching videos and playing games. Its unique body build of 8.9mm-thick and curved edges gives the look and feel of a smaller tablet though it is a 9.7-inch slate. Its ergonomic design is really appreciable, and it weighs 1.28 pounds. The tablet, however, has no protection from accidental scratches and finger prints.
The left side of Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 display houses a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling and chatting purposes. The top edge houses the volume rocker while the right side includes the micro-HDMI port, micro-USB, and microSD card slot. The bottom edge appears bare while the left side houses the mic jack and power button. The SRS surround sound speakers are housed in the bottom giving good quality audio output.
The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform gives enormous built in functionality to the Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 and is rich with options to access apps from Android store. The tablet comes preloaded with numerous apps like AccuWeather, Evernote, Adobe Flash Player, Go Keyboard, App Shop, Documents to Go, Movie Studio, PrinterShare, Skype, News Republic, Norton Security, Lenovo People hub, YouTube, SugarSync, Voice Note, and Zinio.
The dual-core TI OMAP 4430 processor powers the tablet in support with 1GB of system memory. It provides notable graphics performance with NVIDIA processor. The battery life of the tablet lasts around 7 hours offering impressive operating time. The performance and battery life of the tablet is pretty comparable with that of Acer Iconia Tab A200.
Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 can be purchased at a justifiable price of around Rs. 18,000/-. Like the previous Lenovo tablets, this latest gadget also arrives in a standard outfit.