The Lenovo S5000 tablet comes with a 7-inch display with 1280x800pixels resolution and 350nit brightness levels. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek 8389 processor. It sports a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 1.6-megapixel front-facing camera. The tablet runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
The Lenovo S5000 tablet includes a USB on-the-go port for storage expansion or for charging other devices and is backed by a 3,450mAh battery that can deliver up to eight hours of Wi-Fi web browsing or up to six hours of HD video viewing. It measures about 7.9mm (sides) and weighs 246 grams. The company claims that the tablet is nearly one-fifth times lighter than other tablets. Connectivity options on the tablet include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G connectivity in select countries. There is 16GB of internal storage on the tablet.
Commenting on the launch, Wayne Chen, vice president and general manager, mobile business unit, Lenovo said, "With the S5000 tablet, these carefully crafted devices unleash a powerful blend of beautiful and smart technology to improve people's lives."
The tablet comes in two variants - Wi-Fi and 3G. The Lenovo S5000 tablet is expected to be rolled out in Q4 2013. However, the company has not revealed any pricing details for the tablet.
Earlier, Toshiba which is usually more active in the laptop segment also launched a new tablet, the Toshiba Encore based on Windows.
Lenovo S5000 key specifications