has introduced its first Android-powered laptop, the A10. The Chinese PC maker has not revealed the pricing and availability details of the laptop but only mentions that the pricing and availability will vary as per region. It's worth pointing out that Lenovo dropped the 'IdeaPad' moniker from its first Android laptop, and is simply dubbed the 'A10'.
The Lenovo A10 laptop runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and features AccuType keyboard with dedicated Android keys for home, back, multitask, settings among others. It comes with 10.1-inch HD (1366x768 pixels) touchscreen display which can be flipped around 300 degrees in stand mode and features Lenovo's popular stable hinge and 'fold-back' design. There is a 0.3-megapixel webcam and also features stereo speakers. The A10 laptop weighs less than a kilogram and measures about 17.3mm at its thickest point, as per the company.
As for its innards, the Lenvo A10 is powered by a quad-core RK3188 Cortex-A9 processor, clocked at 1.6GHz. In addition, the Lenovo A10's battery supports up to nine hours of video playback on a single charge. Other features include 2GB of RAM, 32GB of built-in storage, microSD card expansion support, two USB 2.0 ports and one HDMI port.
Commenting on the launch, Bai Peng, vice president and general manager, notebook business unit, Lenovo Business Group said, "With the recent explosive growth in Android-based, smart connected devices, customers are relying more on Android apps for both work and play. Why should they be required to switch and duplicate to use their laptop? Lenovo's A10 brings ultra-portability and dual-mode benefits to Android users at a reasonable price. Thin and light, with multiple modes and user-inspired innovations for an outstanding user experience ... the A10 is uniquely Lenovo."