Lenovo Unveils 3 New TAB3 Android Tablets At MWC, Starting At $79

Today Lenovo has announced their latest collection of tablets in the new TAB3 series. This new series includes 7″, 8″, and 10″ Android tablets powered by Android Marshmallow.

This 7″ model is designed to be affordable, coming in at a starting price of $79. It brings a 7″ display, octa-core MediaTek chipset, 16GB of storage, and 1GB of RAM. The device features Android Marshmallow with Lenovo’s light skin on top. Within that skin is a new Kids mode which allows parents to limit the amount of time and which apps a child can use on the device. Battery life is also rated at 9 hours and pricing for the WiFi model starts at $79. The LTE model comes in at a reasonable $129.

The TAB3 7″ will go on sale this June.

Lenovo TAB3 7 Specs

  • 7″ 600 x 1024 IPS Display
  • 5MP/2MP Cameras
  • Android Marshmallow
  • 16GB Storage (microSD)
  • IP52 Water Repellent
  • 1GB RAM
  • Octa-Core MediaTek Processor

 

The 8″ model steps things up a notch. Coming in at a starting price of $99 this brings an 8″ display, octa-core MediaTek chipset, 16GB of storage, and 1GB of RAM. It features Android Marshmallow with Lenovo’s light skin on top and the same Kids mode from the 7″ model. Battery life is also rated at 8 hours and pricing for the WiFi model starts at $99 while the LTE model comes in at $149.



The TAB3 8″ will go on sale this June.

Lenovo TAB3 8 Specs

  • 8″ 1200 x 800 IPS Display
  • 5MP/2MP Cameras
  • Android Marshmallow
  • 16GB Storage (microSD)
  • IP52 Water Repellent
  • 1GB RAM
  • Octa-Core MediaTek Processor

Lastly we’ve got the 10″ model. This tablet is designed for business users and thus packs a bit more power than the 7″ and 8″ models. This device comes with a larger 10.1″ display with a 1080p resolution. It runs atop a more powerful Quad-Core MediaTek chipset and also features 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The device is also certified for use with Android for Work and offers up to 12 hours of battery life.

The TAB3 10″ will release this July starting at $199.

Lenovo TAB3 10 Specs

  • 10.1″ 1920×1200 IPS Display
  • 8MP/5MP Cameras
  • Android Marshmallow
  • 32GB Storage (microSD)
  • IP52 Water Repellent
  • 2GB RAM
  • Quad-Core MediaTek Processor
Press Release

Lenovo Unveils TAB3 Mobile Devices

TAB3 10 Business: An Android tablet tailored for business  TAB3 7 And TAB3 8: Designed for families

  • TAB3 10 Business optimizes business-critical hardware and software and harnesses the power and versatility of Android 6
  • 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
  • TAB3 7 and TAB3 8 designed to seamlessly pass from the hands of parents to kids with multiuser and kid’s modes and Adaptive Display technology

Barcelona – February 21, 2016: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today unveiled the TAB3 10 Business, an Android tablet engineered for business use, and the TAB3 7 and TAB3 8, Lenovo’s first series of family-friendly tablets. The TAB3 10 Business is designed as the smart company-ready, employee-friendly choice, pairing the power and versatility of Android 6.0 with the optimization and services that matters most to business professionals. Offering full support for Android For Work™, the tablet also boasts an array of security and encryption options to help users keep these devices and the work-related data on them safe and secure.

The TAB3 10 Business is optimized for business mobility, supporting personnel who need to be constantly on the move while on the job. It adapts to any number of business use cases, from conference halls to the factory floor or to a point-of-sale kiosk. Lenovo’s user studies show tablets to be the most shared devices in the family. That’s why we designed the TAB3 8 and 7 for sharing— supporting multi-user modes. And because we know kids will use it, we’ve introduced a dedicated kid’s mode and kid-friendly features such as adaptive display, making it suitable for everyone in the family.

TAB3 10 Business: Company-Ready. Employee-Friendly.

Because a growing number of businesses are adopting Android tablets to increase employee productivity, we’ve created the TAB3 10 Business, featuring software and hardware optimized for commercial usage.

We’ve made sure the TAB3 10 Business comes with the right system and apps for business. The tablet features Android for Work™, which provides dedicated profiles for business content and affords higher security and manageability. It’s also pre-loaded with productive Android for Work apps, Google Play for Work, and a Kiosk Mode that allows users to set up their TAB3 10 Business as an interactive kiosk. The tablet also supports industry solutions for classroom management, point-of-sale management and eHealth management. And the TAB3 10 Business meets users’ expectations for durability – it can withstand the wear and tear of tough working environments using P2i technology to achieve IP52 performance for dust- and splash-proofing and shielding through scratch-resistant Gorilla® Glass 3 panels.

Fully manageable and secure, the TAB3 10 Business uses hardware encryption software and policy control and distant control capabilities. Lenovo has integrated the TAB3 10 Business with persistent endpoint protection, which shields business networks; and geotechnology, which allows businesses to track devices and even create geofences. Its mobile device management system also boasts remote control, silent installation of applications and hardware and software functions lock-down capabilities.

We also back up the tablet’s workplace flexibility and vertical integration potential with the right hardware and features. The 1.3GHz Quad-core processor gives users quick and powerful multi-tasking and multi-window support. Meanwhile, personnel can stay mobile throughout the day with up to 12 hours of battery life,[1] along with a full suite of on-the-go features such as full USB on-the-go for easily connecting external storage, Y- and T- connectors, RJ45 cables or card readers. A range of connectivity, including NFC, dual-band Wi-Fi AC full GPS[2] and optional 4G, complement this suite.

And as business-specific use cases range from digital displays to conference calls, we’ve packed in graphics and sound that excel, with a 10″ full-HD IPS display with Gorilla® Glass 3 and dual speakers boosted by Dolby Atmos® cinematic movie audio. The tablet’s 8MP auto-focus rear camera and 5MP fixed-focus front camera produce quality pictures with high-resolution clarity.

[1] Actual battery life may vary from specifications. The listed battery life is only achieved on the select models and configurations tested by Lenovo under specific test settings at the time of publication. This is not an estimate of the system’s battery life under any conditions other than the specific test settings. This battery’s maximum capacity will decrease with time and use, as with all batteries.

[2] With BEIDOU for Mainland China version, and with GLONASS for Rest of the World version. 34G provided by carrier, separate contract required

TAB3 7 and TAB3 8: Engineered for the family

For many families, watching videos or playing games on a tablet requires sharing. We built the TAB3 7 and 8 series of tablets to make it easier for families with multi-user modes and similar features. For younger children, the tablet also comes pre-loaded with dedicated kid’s mode with safe Web-browsing options and the ability to restrict access to the tablet at chosen times or days of the week. Meanwhile, multi-user modes allow families to share tablets without having to share backgrounds, apps and email.

For parents worried about the effects of blue light from device screens on young eyes, the TAB3 7 and TAB3 8 come with Adaptive Display technology that can filter out blue light. The screen can adjust the tablet’s visuals and sounds based on what the user is looking at on the screen. It also adjusts for brightness and color, detecting the ambient lighting of the surrounding environment with the help of sensors.

The TAB3 7 and 8 are versatile performers, running on 1.0GHz Quad-Core processors, featuring 2MP front and 5MP rear cameras and Dolby Atmos® cinematic moving audio. They’re also available with 4G LTE optional-support for ultra-fast Internet connectivity while on the go.3

TAB3 7: The Family Tablet That Fits In Your Pocket 

The compact and colorful TAB3 7 comes with a vibrant 7″ SD IPS display and is made for the mobile and active lifestyles of younger users who love to spend time outdoors. The water repellent coating means users can take it just about anywhere without worrying about water splashing over the tablet–in the kitchen, in the rain or even in the bathroom.

TAB3 8: Strikes an Ideal Balance between Portability and Easy Reading

With an 8″ HD IPS display and front-facing dual speakers enhanced with Dolby Atmos® cinematic moving audio, the TAB3 8 makes a perfect multimedia companion for long road trips or at home. Great for all members of the family, the versatile device comes with multi-user support so users can share their tablet with their teenagers or younger kids Like the TAB 3 7, it also provides safe Web-browsing and restricted access as well as safe viewing modes for children in Kid’s Mode.

Pricing and Availability

The TAB3 10 Business is available starting in July 2016; TAB3 7 starting at €119 from June 2016; and 8 starting at €149 from June 2016, available at all Lenovo Retail Partners.

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