Lenovo Tab 4 8 Plus hands-on

By now, it seems that the majority of Android-powered tablets released throughout the year have been largely cost-conscious, just because it doesn’t seem as though there is much of a market anymore for high-end, premium ones. Now, if you’re looking for one that manages to strike a balance with its design, specs, and price point, the Lenovo Tab 4 8 Plus might be worth considering.

Yes, the model name can be a little bit confusing, but what we’re dealing here is an 8-inch Android tablet that’s in its 4th generation. Out of the box, the most intriguing thing about the Lenovo Tab 4 8 …


Lenovo, Xiaomi, other smartphone makers to buy $2 billion worth of Qualcomm components

After being hit with a $1.2 billion fine for paying Apple to keep its LTE modems exclusive, Qualcomm announces a $2 billion deal with Chinese smartphone makers.

Lenovo, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo have signed a deal with Qualcomm to buy $2 billion worth of components over the next three years. According to the US company, this is a non-binding agreement, which means either party can break off negotiations at any time.

The official statement doesn’t mention Qualcomm’s mobile processors, but RFFE components that are designed to enable OEMs to build more complex mobile devices at larger scales. …

Lenovo Smart Display hands-on

Lenovo’s teamed up with Google to create a rival to Amazon’s Echo Show. While the hardware may be promising, the name is quite forgettable. Dubbed simply “Lenovo Smart Display,” this Google Assistant-based smart speaker offers the convenience of an either 8 or 10-inch screen to facilitate deeper, more intuitive interaction between the user(s), and Google’s Assistant.

The main screen will display your Google Photos images, but more experiences will likely be added. As the Smart Display features a FHD touchscreen, entering into the device will show you recent reminders, …

Lenovo Miix hands-on

It looks like Lenovo will be the latest to take a run at Microsoft’s Surface 2-in-1 computers, but with a slightly different approach. The Lenovo Miix 630 takes the Surface form factor and joins it with Windows 10 S, a Snapdragon 835 processor, and 4G LTE service to deliver “true anytime, anywhere mobility.”

As mentioned, the Miix 630 shares the form-factor of the Surface lineup with its detachable keyboard, adjustable hinge, and included digital pen. While this is already a very mobile-friendly style, the less-than-three-pound, device truly untethers you with …

Google to launch Echo Show competitors in partnership with JBL, Lenovo, Sony, LG, and other major companies

Facing incredibly tough competition from Amazon, and with Apple’s HomePod on the horizon, Google announced that Google Assistant will be making its way to a wide range of smart home speakers made by different manufacturers in 2018. Major tech companies, including Bang & Olufsen, Altec Lansing, Anker Innovations, Braven, iHome, JBL, Jensen, LG, Lenovo, Klipsch, Knit Audio, Memorex, RIVA Audio, SōLIS, and Sony are reportedly on board and will be producing their own smart speakers powered by Google’s AI Assistant.

What’s more interesting is that JBL, …

Deal: Save more than $50 (20%) when you buy the Lenovo Tab 4 Plus 10-inch on Amazon

Lenovo’s Tab 4 series made its debut in the United States during the summer as cheap alternatives to other tablets released by brands like Samsung and Apple. Obviously, they’re using Google’s Android OS and more than decent specs the price you pay.

One of the high-end tablets in the Tab 4 series, the 10-inch Lenovo Tab 4 Plus is getting nearly 20% discount on Amazon, so if you’re looking for an Android tablet that costs less than $250, this is likely to be the best deal you can get until the holiday season.

For a limited time, the Tab 4 Plus is available …

Lenovo Tab 7

The Lenovo Tab 7 sports a 7-inch display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and two cameras (5-megapixel rear-facing camera and 2-megapixel selfie camera). The tablet is equipped with a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8161 processor, 1GB RAM and 16GB internal memory.

Lenovo launches two affordable Android tablets: Tab 7 and Tab 7 Essential

Lenovo already has a huge portfolio when it comes to Android tablets, so it’s probably hard to keep track of everything the Chinese company launches almost on a monthly basis. In any case, if you’re looking for a brand new Android tablet that’s on the cheap side, Lenovo sure have the answer (quite a few as a matter fact).

The company’s latest duo of Android tablets doesn’t even go over the $100 price mark. Lenovo Tab 7 and Tab 7 Essential are now available for purchase for just $99.99 and $79.99, respectively.

Naturally, at these prices, you shouldn’t expect …

Meet the Lenovo Moto Tab, an interesting tablet coming soon to AT&T


Back in May, we told you that a brand new Motorola tablet
(featuring a Productivity Mode) could be released soon. Now, we know that the
tablet is called Lenovo* Moto Tab, and will be available in the US via AT&T.

 

While the Lenovo Moto Tab hasn’t been officially announced yet,
AT&T published a promo video – embedded above – showcasing some of its
features. The second largest US mobile carrier presents the device as a “family tablet designed for
entertainment,” as it’s got a 10.1-inch Full HD screen, plus dual speakers with
Dolby Atmos sound, and supports up to 7 customizable …

Lenovo and Disney teaming up for immersive Star Wars VR experience

At a company event, Disney unveiled a VR system it has been developing with Lenovo to create an immersive Star Wars experience. For example, you can be playing HoloChess with movie characters, or engaging in lightsaber battles using a dedicated controller peripheral – that kind of cool stuff!

The Star Wars Jedi Challenges system comprises a special VR headset, a lightsaber controller, and apps ran on your smartphone. The headset is of the type where your smartphone is mounted in the front, so nothing too revolutionary here. But then again, this would help for a manageable price …