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Lenovo TAB 2 A8
Lenovo TAB 2 A8

Informr score
The Lenovo TAB 2 A8 currently has an Informr score of 7.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 7 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
1.3 GHz
Screen Size
5+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...


Good displays, good battery life and great ergonomics are what define media tablets. I’m not a fan of the amount of glare I get from the Lenovo Tab 2 A8, but I think it qualifies as a terrific media tablet.The speakers are incredible, the battery life is pretty impressive and Lenovo definitely...

- Travis Pope, GottaBeMobile
Digital Trends

The Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50 is good value at $130. It has a solid build, great sounding stereo speakers, a near stock Android experience, and great battery life. The performance holds it back from greatness, and it should definitely be considered a budget tablet with budget performance.It’s worth c...

- Robert Nazarian, Digital Trends
Android Authority

The Lenovo TAB 2 A8 does have a few issues, but its faults are outweighed by the overall experience that the tablet offers. You could easily find a better-looking tablet with far better performance, but do you really need to? The TAB 2 A8 is perfect for casual gaming, web surfing and media consumpti...

- Nick Gray, Android Authority

This 8-inch Android tablet costs the same as many 7-inch models so it’s an good value, especially as it has speedy performance and an attractive display.

- Ed Hardy, TabletPCReview
Laptop Mag

With its amazing battery life and bright, colorful screen, Lenovo's Tab 2 A8 does its best to counter the adage of "you get what you pay for." It's not as fast as other budget 8-inch tablets, but it lasts much longer on a charge. This may not be a device for gaming or multitasking, but if you're loo...

- Henry T. Casey, Laptop Mag

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Screen Size

The Lenovo TAB 2 A8's screen size is 8 inches with x pixels resolution.

1.3 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT8161 Quad core 1.3 GHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 5+ MP camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.
8/16 GB

Internal memory is 8/16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4290 mAh battery. Lenovo's performance ratings are 8 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

TAB 2 A8 Specs

Release Date June 30, 2015
Operating System No

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Processor MediaTek MT8161 Quad core 1.3 GHz
Internal Storage 8/16 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles OPP/FTP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, Geotagging, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, FLV
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density 189 pixels
Size 8 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4290 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to 8 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 8 hours
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Pearl White, Ebony, Midnight Blue, Neon Pink
Dimensions [H x W x D] 21.1 x 12.4 x 1.0 cm (8.3 x 4.9 x 0.4 in)
Weight 360 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Additional Comments Variationn

LTE Model
Processor: MT8161 Quad core 1.3 GHz
SIM Card: Dual SIM
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