Lenovo launches new tablet in UAE
Dubai, August 24, 2011
Lenovo, a global personal technology company, has launched its first mobile Internet device featuring the Android 3.1 platform in the UAE.
The new Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1 also provides access to more than 250,000 apps in Android Market as well as apps tested for the Lenovo device in the Lenovo App Shop.
“Tablets are extremely personal technology devices. That’s why we’ve created a family of tablets that has something for everyone, including entertainment-friendly features and content for consumers, or business-friendly features to enhance productivity for professionals as well as security and manageability for IT managers,” said Jack Lee, vice president Lenovo Group and general manager for Lenovo Middle East and Africa.
“The IdeaPad Tablet K1 is the first of our new tablet family to launch in the UAE market, providing a device that meets the needs of our customers in the UAE for entertainment and leisure use."
Lenovo’s new tablets deliver an enhanced mobile experience and feature Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core mobile processors that offer extreme multitasking, noticeably faster web browsing with built-in Flash, console-quality gaming, and low power consumption for improved battery life, Lenovo said in a statement.
“The Tegra 2 dual core processor is the perfect fit for Lenovo’s tablets,” said Michael Rayfield, general manager, Mobile Business, Nvidia. “Consumers can now enjoy the whole web with Flash, console quality gaming and high definition video. These are a must have for today’s tablets.”
Weighing just 1.63lbs (0.7kg), the IdeaPad Tablet K1 features an HD display, dual cameras, and integrated Bluetooth and 802.11 Wi-Fi connectivity.
The IdeaPad Tablet K1 also incorporates a unique Home button and Lenovo Launch Zone application to help users easily access their most frequent functions like email, music and web browsing.
The 16GB model IdeaPad Tablet K1 is priced at Dh1,999 ($544), the statement said. – TradeArabia News Service