- Android v4.2 Jelly Bean OS
- Quad Core Processor
- 1GB RAM
- 2MP Rear Camera
- 0.3MP Front Camera
- 3500mAH Battery
- 8GB Internal Memory
Lenovo A7 30 is Lenovo A7 50 with voice calling options and low screen resolution. If you are looking for a Tablet that you can carry around and use for voice calling option which is also economical, this is going to delight you. This comes with a 7 inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels with a pixel density of ~170ppi and it supports multi touch. Coming on black and white colour, this weighs 340 grams and is 10.7 mm thick.
Processor and OS:
Like Lenovo A7 50, this device also runs on Quad-core Processor with 1.3GHz clock speed powered by Mediatek’s MTK 8382. This is Tablet centric processor, aimed at enhancing the device’s performance and to provide break free and interrupt free entertainment. If you browse web, and during that you realize you have to check your Whatsapp or any other chat application or listen to song or watch a video, the processor will handle everything. The processor is designed in such a way that increases the battery life.
It has Android OS v4.2 Jelly Bean and is upgradable to Android v4.4 KitKat, which means you get the best features of Android in this device, and a powerful processor to make full use of it. This comes with built – in apps like Google Play, Google Search, Google Maps, Google Calendar, Gmail and YouTube. However, the display is a bit disappointing, so you won’t get the enthralling feeling as you can get in other 7 inch display segment, but given the price range it comes, it is acceptable.
Camera and Multimedia:
This comes with 2 MP rear fixed focus camera which take good picture given the lighting conditions are good. However, the picture is not of a fantastic quality, it is shareable at social media. The rear camera lacks an LED Flash which could have at least helped in taking better quality picture This also has a 0.3 MP front facing, fixed focus camera which is decent enough for video calling with near and dear ones.
The device can play media formats like MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3 (Audio) and MP4, H.264, H.263 (Video). Audio of A7-30 is enhanced with Dolby Digital Plus and it also has two front speaker grills for better sound.
Internal Storage and RAM:
The device comes with 8 GB of internal memory and since this falls in economical range, this is pretty good. This also comes with a microSD card slot via which you can expand the memory up to 32 GB. The device is equipped with 1 GB of RAM, which provides a fantastic support to already powerful processor. So, you can be sure of opening as many apps you like and the processor and RAM will make sure you get break-free entertainment.
Battery and Talk time:
This device is powered by non-removable 3500mAh Li-Po battery which gives you a talk time of 8 hours of continuous use. And if you accidentally leave this device at home and come back after a week of vacation, the battery will not be drained because the stand by time of this device is 2 weeks, given of course you charged it before leaving and no one else has used it while you were away.
Network and Connectivity:
This sports a single-SIM slot via which you can avail 2G voice calling facility. You can have internet connectivity via 2G network or via Wi-Fi. It has built in 3G too. The tablet supports 2G via Quad band and 3G via Dual band. You can avail 3G services by connecting 3G dongle at the USB port provided. 3G data transfer is via HSDPA 21 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps. Other connectivity features available in this Tablet include Bluetooth v4.0, microUSB v2.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/gn. The device is equipped with Accelerometer, gyro and compass sensors.
This is a very economical device and via Flipkart, you could get it for below its market price. The device, apart from being economical is also good for people who are looking for a low budget, high performing tablet. It is not that light weighted or slim but it is easy to carry around. Moreover, the performance of this tablet is far better than any of its competitors. The only compromising part is its display which for some might be a deal breaker. But if its not much of a concern for you, then there is no better economical device in the market than this.
Lenovo A7 30 Rivals:
Asus Fonepad 7 2014 FE170CG
HP 7 VoiceTab
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Neo
Micromax Funbook Mini P410i
Lava Etab IvoryS
At the time of writing this article, the best available price for Lenovo A7 30 in India is Rs.6799/-. The price will be updated regularly in this page.