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Lenovo IdeaTab A3000

16 GB HSPA+

Lenovo TAB 2 A8

Wi-Fi Only
Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 Lenovo TAB 2 A8
Global Score
5.786.79
Basic Information
LenovoLenovo
Android 4.2Android 5.0
2013-02-240000-00-00
7.64 x 4.72 x 0.43 inches8.27 x 4.92 x 0.35 inches
11.99 ounces11.64 ounces
Black and WhiteBlue, Pink and White
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 259.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7 inches8 inches
1024 x 600 pixels 800 x 1280 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
170 pixels per inch189 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.86.1
Performance
MediaTek MT8125 chipsetMediaTek MT8161 chipset
ARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-Core 1200 MHz) processor64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM1 GB RAM
PowerVR SGX544 (384 MHz) GPUARM Mali-T760 MP2 (Dual-Core 416 MHz) GPU
7.478.82
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotmicroSD (up to 32 GB) external memory slot
3.53.26
Camera
5.00 MP + 0.30 MP5.00 MP + 2.00 MP
4.184.4
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
HSPALTE (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRS
--Micro SIM, Dual SIM
3.78.2
Battery Life
3500mAh Li-Polymer Battery4200mAh Li-Ion Battery
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
4.884.48
Other Features
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer and Light SensorAccelerometer, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Lenovo TAB 2 A8 is much better than the Lenovo IdeaTab A3000, with a general score of 6.79 against 5.78. The Lenovo TAB 2 A8 is a thinner and a little bit lighter tablet than the Lenovo IdeaTab A3000. Both tablets in this comparisson review work with Android OS, but Lenovo TAB 2 A8 has newer 5.0 version and Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 has Android 4.2 version, so it offers some extra features.

The Lenovo TAB 2 A8 has a quite superior processing power than Lenovo IdeaTab A3000, and although they both have 4 cores and the same RAM amount, the Lenovo TAB 2 A8 also has a faster graphics processor and a 64-bit processor. The Lenovo TAB 2 A8 features a bit sharper screen than Lenovo IdeaTab A3000, because it has a bit larger display, a bit better display density and a better resolution of 1280 x 800px.

The Lenovo TAB 2 A8 takes slightly better photos and videos than Lenovo IdeaTab A3000. They have a back-facing camera with a 5 mega pixels. The Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 features a bit more memory capacity for games and applications than Lenovo TAB 2 A8, and although they both have equal internal storage capacity, the Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 also has a SD memory card expansion slot that supports up to 64 GB.

The Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 has just a little better battery duration than Lenovo TAB 2 A8, although it has 3500mAh of battery capacity instead of 4200mAh.

Lenovo TAB 2 A8 costs a little more than Lenovo IdeaTab A3000, but it's still a great deal, because you can get a lot more for that extra money.