25 November 2020
Lenovo has announced two new Android tablets named Tab P11 Pro and Tab M10 HD Gen 2. These are premium and kids-friendly tablets respectively focusing on different audiences. It has also unveiled Smart Clock Essential, a toned-down and cheaper version of the Smart Clock launched last year.
The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro is a premium tablet packed with high-end specifications and features. It sports an 11.5-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1600 pixels) OLED display with support for Dolby Vision, 108% NTSC color support, and a peak brightness of 500 nits. The choice of the processor is Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G paired with 4GB and 6GB of RAM. There is a single 128GB onboard storage option with support for microSD cards up to 256GB.
The tablet features dual rear cameras including a 13-megapixel sensor and a 5-megapixel sensor. The unique thing is that it even has dual front cameras featuring dual 8-megapixel sensors with portrait selfie support. The battery capacity on the device is a huge 8,500mAh which is not surprising as it is a tablet. There is also a fingerprint scanner integrated within the power button.
The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro costs EUR 699 for the base model with an option to choose from Platinum Grey and Slate Grey colors.
The Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 is an affordable tablet with a focus on kids. There is a 10.1-inch HD (1280 x 800 pixels) IPS LCD display with 60% NTSC color gamut support and 400 nits of peak brightness. Under the hood, it has the MediaTek Helio P22T processor coupled with 2GB and 4GB of RAM. The two options are available with 32GB and 64GB onboard storage respectively.
The camera setup on the tablet includes an 8-megapixel rear sensor and a 5-megapixel front sensor. The whole package is powered by a 5,000mAh battery that should be enough for a day's usage. Since it is a tablet aimed at kids, it comes with Google's Kids Space that recommends videos, books, and apps appropriate for kids. There is also support for Family Link that gives parents better control over what their kids can access on the tablet.
The Tab M10 HD Gen 2 has been priced at EUR 159 for the base model i.e. 2G/32GB configuration. If you want the tablet variant with Google Assistant, it will cost you EUR 179. Both variants have been made available in Icon Grey and Platinum Grey color options.
The Lenovo Smart Clock Essential is a Google Assistant-powered smart clock for the bedroom. It is a device named that is essentially an alarm clock but is capable of doing a few extra things as well. These include the ability to set reminders, create to-do lists, check the temperature, and look for weather updates.
Since it has Google Assistant support, all of these things can be done via voice commands. The device can also be used as a hub for managing other smart home products at your house. It features an LED display for showing all the relevant information which comes with an ambient light sensor. It has been priced at EUR 59.99 which makes it a lot more affordable than the original version.