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[Best Buy] Lenovo Ideapad A1 7" 16gb Android Tablet $89.98 at Best Buy

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  • Jan 24th, 2013 10:56 am
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Aug 29, 2001
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Toronto
This tablet is decent and can do a lot for what it costs - it will just take some time and effort to tune it properly.
Bottom line is that it's just not for everybody.
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Apr 30, 2003
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Toronto
OOS... was it in-stock earlier?
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Nov 27, 2003
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Vancouver
I bought one before Christmas and returned it after a week (the one I got was a refurbished/plain box for $80 - it looked new out of the box). The only experience with Android I've had was with a Samsung Galaxy Ace cell phone prior to getting the Lenovo A1. I also own a Blackberry Playbook for several months. Those were my only two exposures to tablets, other than the odd time playing with one in a store.

There wasn't much wrong with the A1 other than it being slow and the screen wasn't very good (viewing from 2 out of the 4 sides was okay, but viewing off angle by the slightest from two poorer sides was pretty unusable). I upgraded mine from gingerbread to ice cream sandwich. Worked okay, but still found it to be slow. I tried to like, but it wasn't enjoyable enough for me to keep despite the low price.
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May 14, 2007
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Scarborough
I like where these tablet prices are going. :D At sub $100, very tempted to get one and dash mount it permanently in the car.
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Saskatoon
Fantaz wrote:
Jan 23rd, 2013 12:57 pm
OOS... was it in-stock earlier?
Yup. Was in stock this morning. I did what any RFDer will do: buy now and return later if not needed.
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