Oct 19, 2013

Lenovo announces A10 showcasing running Android on a Laptop

Lenovo, one of the leading laptop manufacturer has announced A10 notebook running Android 4.2 OS.
The laptop is not simply a tablet with a keyboard attached to it as one may assume. Lenovo has loaded it with two software modes: Laptop mode and Stand mode.

In Laptop mode it uses a custom Lenovo UI with a taskbar for easy multitasking and app switching, an app launcher, file manager software to manage files on the device.

In Stand mode it becomes a tablet with support for touch enabled apps and entertainment.

Lets look at some of its specifications:

Screen  size                               10.1 inch multitouch
Resolution                                 1366 x 768
Processor                                   1.6 GHz Quad-Core Cortex A-9
RAM                                          2 GB
OS                                              Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Integrated Webcam                   0.3 MP
Screen Flipping Angle               300 degrees

A10 in flipped mode
More images of A10 showing task switching

Bai Peng, Vice President and General Manager, Notebook business unit, Lenovo was quoted as saying:

“With the recent explosive growth in Android-based, smart connected devices, customers are relying more on Android apps for both work and play. Why should they be required to switch and duplicate to use their laptop? Lenovo’s A10 brings ultra-portability and dual-mode benefits to Android users at a reasonable price. Thin and light, with multiple modes and user-inspired innovations for an outstanding user experience … the A10 is uniquely Lenovo.”

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