- Android v4.4 KitKat OS
- Quad Core Processor
- 2GB RAM
- 8MP Rear Camera
- 1.6MP Front Camera
- 4290mAH Battery
- 16GB Internal Memory
Lenovo S8 is a Reasonably Priced Tablet
If the Golden Warrior looked promising then we expect you to like the Lenovo S8 tablet a lot more than expected. Packed with a fantastic console and class-lending features, the S8 offers a lot of stability by refurbishing the tablet arena with voice calling support and much more. Be it the specs sheet or the latest screen layout, this tablet is certainly worth all the accolades followed by the slimmer layout which adds t the aesthetic appeal. Lenovo off late has been shelling out some fantastic handsets over the past few months and the S8 is certainly one of the better options justifying the same.
Pros: The touch screen is quite big whereas the latest version of the android OS is certainly worth the attention. To sum up the positives we have the faster clocking processor whereas the multiple connectivity features do lend added stability to this gadget. Battery support is also sizeable which adds to the longevity.
Cons: The camera allotment is quite tablet like with a weaker hardware to deal with. Expandable memory support is well in line with the expectations but we were looking at a bit more.
Here is a detailed review on the Lenovo S8 tablet which is already up for grabs over some online retail stores and selling like hot cakes.
The design cues involved look pretty elegant as for the feathery nature of the gadget. The best part however has to be the slimness which is set at 7.9mm, making the tablet quite a handy option for the professionals. The weight however extends up to a minimal 299 grams whereas the back cover is one textured arena which looks pretty elegant. The rear panel looks quite a case as for the better gripping option which involves a lot of aesthetic appeal besides being extremely comfortable to hold and carry along. Physical buttons are placed strategically whereas the all the unnecessary clutter has been avoided.
Be it the well-lit screen surface or the multiple gaming instances, the S8 is certainly one of the trend setting gadgets offering an 8 inch screen. This layout is well backed up by the Full HD resolution with 1920x1200 pixels on offer. The screen thus looks extremely vibrant whereas the tablet ascertains commendable color combinations as well. Multi-touch facilities are added into the mix whereas the color reproduction strategies look quite convincing as well. Pixel density is set at a respectable 283ppi whereas this gadget supports up to 10 fingers in terms of touch.
This tablet comes in with an efficient KitKat platform at v4.4. The operating platform offers quite a lot in terms of usability and even screen aesthetics whereas the interface allows one to personalize the handset is a comprehensive manner. Helpful features and several hard-hitting applications are included while this platform has a lot to offer in terms of innovation and intuitiveness.
In comes the Intel Atom chipset which offers a lot in terms of raw processing power. The offered processor stands at quad-core which looks pretty convincing in terms of clock speed. All the four cores clock at a respectable 1.86GHz which readily allows the user to handle the multitasking needs with precision while supporting gaming needs as well.
To start with the proceedings we have the 2GB of RAM which fits quite well with the processor and the involved chipset. The layout again is simplistic with the gadgets offering at least 16GB of internal storage. Be it the multimedia or the varied applications, the user might store a lot with ease while expanding the same up to a sizeable 64GB on adding the needed SD card.
Capture the moments on the go with the S8 which boasts of a sizeable camera which again is quite tablet like. The 8MP rear camera is ultra-sharp and involves the LED flashlight as well. To sum up the characteristics there is the wide angle lens with the screen aperture of f2.2. The best part however has to be the elegant BSI sensor which packs in quite a lot in terms of image quality. The glare reducing glass is certainly something to look forward to whereas the image capturing resolution is set at 3264x248 pixels in addition to the multiple suites like Geo-tagging and much more. The secondary camera is set at 1.6MP which is again another respectable unit, clicking pictures quite seamlessly and allowing one to attend video calls over the 3G or the LTE network.
This segment enumerates all the connectivity features supported by the gadget and the battery pack supporting the same. Be it the GSM support or the 3G HSPA+ on offer, the S8 is certainly a tablet which has to have a great battery backup. This is properly justified by the 4290mAh unit on offer which supports full usage for around 6.5 hours inclusive of the calling support. This is one power efficient tablet which offers a standby time of over 396 hours while being extremely lenient on the internal juice available and the overall drainage system, as purported by the multiple connectivity features.
Here is one fantastic tablet which certainly portrays the value for money with the faster processor and a pretty decent camera. The dual speakers do act like the device accessories and make the multimedia experience something to look forward to besides the availability of the Dolby enhanced sound options and other alternatives.
Lenovo S8 Rivals:
Google Nexus 7 2013 4G LTE
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Apple iPad Mini 3 Cellular
Lenovo Yoga 2 Tablet 8 inch
Dell Venue 8 3840
Dell Venue 8 Pro 3G
Acer Iconia W4
Digiflip Pro XT911