Earlier this month, Lenovo’s IdeaTab A2109 had been speculated to be set for a September launch. Now, the tablet which boasts of a Tegra 3 GPU, has been spotted at Best Buy where it sells for $299.99. It is fifty dollars more costly than the popular Google Nexus 7 tablet, but it does show improvements to the specifications of the Nexus 7 tablet, such as a rear camera, HDMI output, and a larger screen.
The full package includes the tablet, a battery, an AC adapter, and an owner’s manual. Apart from Best Buy, the IdeaTab A2109 is available in brick and mortar stores. Meanwhile, the seven-inch version of this tablet, which had made an appearance at the FCC website, is currently still unavailable at the Best Buy website.
The Lenovo IdeaTab A2109 features Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. It is powered by a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor running at 1.2GHz alongside a 1GB LPDDR memory which aids multitasking. 16GB is the amount of storage capacity available.
For its display, the tablet is equipped with a 9-inch high definition touch screen with a four-point multi-touch capability and a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
It also has a 2-cell lithium-ion battery. A rear-facing main camera with a 3-megapixel sensor is also available, along with a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. Connectivity is possible through Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Other features include HDMI output and a headphones jack.
The tablet has dimensions of 0.5 x 7.6 x 4.8 inches and weighs 14.1 oz. Lenovo includes a roll cage to keep the product safe from drops. The tablet likewise comes with a one year limited warranty in terms of parts and labor.
Fans of Android 4.1, however, should note that this tablet is not included in Google’s Project Butter, and Lenovo has not announced whether it is in line to get Jelly Bean.