Lenovo TAB3 tablets revealed – MWC 2016

Lenovo TAB3 8 Tablet_e-ReaderThe new Lenovo TAB3 range was also announced alongside its new YOGA line at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Lenovo’s three new Tab3 tablets are all designed for budget-conscious buyers. The tablets will ship in colourful combinations and are suited for work and play.

Lenovo TAB3 10 Buisness

The Business model will appeal to customers looking to separate their work chores from Netflix binges – and there’s security in place protecting your Android for Work experience on the 10-inch tablet.

Lenovo TAB3_10 Business_Splash ProofThis comes pre-loaded with productive Android for Work apps, Google Play for Work, and a Kiosk Mode that allows users to set up their TAB3 10 Business as an interactive kiosk.

The tablet also supports industry solutions for classroom management, point-of-sale management and e-Health management.

The TAB3 10 Business can withstand the wear and tear of tough working environments using P2i technology to achieve IP52 performance for dust- and splash-proofing and shielding through scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass 3 panels.

Lenovo TAB3_10 Business_Dust ProofFully manageable and secure, the TAB3 10 Business uses hardware encryption software and policy control and distant control capabilities.

Lenovo has integrated the TAB3 10 Business with persistent endpoint protection, which shields business networks; and geotechnology, which allows businesses to track devices and even create geofences. Its mobile device management system also boasts remote control, silent installation of applications and hardware and software functions lock-down capabilities.

It comes loaded with a 1.3GHz Quad-core processor and a 12 hour battery along with a full suite of on-the-go features such as full USB on-the-go for easily connecting external storage, Y- and T- connectors, RJ45 cables or card readers. A range of connectivity, including NFC, dual-band Wi-Fi AC full GPS and optional 4G, complement this suite.

Graphics and sound are taken care of by the 10-inch full-HD IPS display with Gorilla Glass 3 and dual speakers boosted by Dolby Atmos cinematic movie audio. The tablet’s 8MP auto-focus rear camera and 5MP fixed-focus front camera produce quality pictures with high-resolution clarity.

The other two devices will appeal more to families. Each tablet supports multiple user profiles, including a specialised kid mode that will let parents restrict access for their children.

Lenovo TAB3 7 and 8

For many families, watching videos or playing games on a tablet requires sharing.

Lenovo TAB3 8 Tablet_Back SideThe TAB3 7 and 8 series of tablets should make it easier for families with multi-user modes and similar features.

For younger children, the tablet also comes pre-loaded with dedicated kid’s mode with safe Web-browsing options and the ability to restrict access to the tablet at chosen times or days of the week. Meanwhile, multi-user modes allow families to share tablets without having to share backgrounds, apps and email.

For parents worried about the effects of blue light from device screens on young eyes, the TAB3 7 and TAB3 8 come with Adaptive Display technology that can filter out blue light. The screen can adjust the tablet’s visuals and sounds based on what the user is looking at on the screen. It also adjusts for brightness and color, detecting the ambient lighting of the surrounding environment with the help of sensors.

The TAB3 7 and TAB3 8 are versatile performers, running on 1.0GHz Quad-Core processors, featuring 2MP front and 5MP rear cameras and Dolby Atmos cinematic moving audio. They’re also available with 4G LTE optional-support for ultra-fast Internet connectivity while on the go.

TAB3 7

Lenovo TAB3 7 Tablet_BackThe compact and colorful TAB3 7 comes with a vibrant 7-inch SD IPS display and is made for the mobile and active lifestyles of younger users who love to spend time outdoors. The water repellent coating means users can take it just about anywhere without worrying about water splashing over the tablet–in the kitchen, in the rain or even in the bathroom.

TAB3 8

Lenovo TAB3 8 TabletWith an 8-inch HD IPS display and front-facing dual speakers enhanced with Dolby Atmos cinematic moving audio, the TAB3 8 makes a perfect multimedia companion for long road trips or at home. Great for all members of the family, the versatile device comes with multi-user support so users can share their tablet with their teenagers or younger kids Like the TAB 3 7, it also provides safe Web-browsing and restricted access as well as safe viewing modes for children in Kid’s Mode.

Price and availability

The TAB3 10 Business is available starting in July 2016; TAB3 7 starting at €119 from June 2016; and TAB3 8 starting at €149 from June 2016,