Published: February 25th, 2013

Lenovo releases new Android ta...

Lenovo at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona announced a line-up of new Android tablets that will enable the channel to offer configurations and form factors specific to consumer needs.

Lenovo has not yet released pricing and availability details for the Canadian market but expect the products to hit the channel in the second half of 2013. The ultra-portable tablets are seven-inch devices that have been designed for optimal mobility. The A1000 is a tablet for first-time buyers, the company said and it features enhanced audio, while the A3000 unit offers quad-core processing for those buyers interested in performance. Alongside these models, Lenovo also announced the new 10-inch S6000, which offers extended I/O options, a large screen in a super-slim profile.

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Chen Wenhui, vice president Lenovo and GM Mobile BU, said the company is after the young active users who are always on the go with these latest Android tablets.

He added that the tablets will appeal to customers across the world as Lenovo’s built the products to be highly accessible and flexible to serve multiple needs and budgets.

All the new Android tablets come with Lenovo Mobile Access, a new service that allows users to connect instantly “out of the box”. When customers first power up their Lenovo device, they will see an icon indicating Lenovo as their access provider. Without having to set up a special data plan, they can immediately start browsing web pages, accessing their email and sharing content with friends using HSPA+ 3G access or through WiFi according to their specific configuration. When the initial Lenovo Mobile Access service expires users will be prompted with the option to easily renew their plan or select an alternative service.