If you are in the market for affordable tablet(s), you may want to wait it out for two new devices from Lenovo: Lenovo Tab M7 and Lenovo Tab M8. The duo is the latest to join Lenovo Android tablet family. Now, you how “budget” tablets tend to not just sacrifice the specs but also the looks? While we can’t say the duo has the best specs, the duo is definitely not shabby in the looks department.

Not going to lie. The aesthetics did their job in drawing our attention to it. They are the prettiest in the market, but enough to get our attention with their premium metal designs and relatively thin bezel.

Here’s a quick rundown of the key specifications of both devices:

Lenovo Tab M7

Lenovo Tab M7 Android Tablet
  • OS: Android 9 Pie Go Edition for 1 GB/Android 9 Pie for 2 GB
  • Display: 7-inch IPS LCD, 1,024 x 600 pixels, 350 nits, capacitive 5-point multitouch display
  • Processor: MediaTek MT8321 32-bit Quadcore 1.3 GHz (WiFi/3G)/MediaTek MT8765B 64-bit Quadcore 1.3 GHz
  • Memory: 1 GB/2 GB RAM, 8 GB/16 GB/ 32 GB storage, microSD card supports exFAT up to 2 TB, FAT32 up to 128 GB
  • Camera: 2 MP fixed-focus (rear), 2 MP fixed-focus (front)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi 902.11b/g/n, USB 2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Location: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Bands (if applicable): GSM/UMTS/FDD LTE
  • Sensors: G-Sensor, Vibrator
  • SIM (if applicable): Nano SIM
  • Battery: 3,590 mAh (typical) lithium polymer battery good for 2 weeks+ standby
  • Others: Built-in FM radio, Kids Mode, TÜV Rheinland-certified low blue light content display, face recognition
  • Dimension: 176.33 x 102.85 x 8.25 mm, 236g (0.52 lbs)

Lenovo Tab M8 (2nd Gen)

Lenovo Tab M8 Android Tablet
  • OS: Not specified
  • Display: 8-inch IPS LCD, HD (1,280 x 800 pixels), 350 nits, 10-point multitouch display,
  • Processor: MediaTek A22 Tab Quadcore 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB/3 GB RAM, 16 GB/ 32 GB storage
  • Camera: 5 MP auto-focus (rear), 2 MP fixed-focus (front)
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band WiFi 902.11a/b/g/n/ac, USB 2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Location: BeiDou, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Bands (if applicable): GSM/WCDMA/TDD LTE/FDD LTE
  • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, P-Sensor, Accelerometer (G) sensor, Vibrator motor
  • SIM (if applicable): Nano SIM
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh (min.) for up to 18 hours web browsing or up to 12 hours of video playback
  • Others: Mono speaker tuned with Dolby Audio, support Google Phone, IP5X rated, TÜV Rheinland-certified low blue light content display, Kids Mode
  • Dimension: 199.1 x 121.8 x 8.15 mm, 305g (0.67 lbs)
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For now, it appears that the new Lenovo Tab M7 and Lenovo Tab M8 will be rolling out in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) markets where they will go on sale starting October 2019 from lenovo.com and select retailers.

The Lenovo Tab M7 has a starting price of €99 (including VAT, about US$110) while the Lenovo Tab M8 starts at €139 (including VAT, approx. US$154). There’s also a FHD version of the Tab M8 which starts at €159 (including VAT, about US$176). No words if the duo will be hitting the U.S. markets.

All images courtesy of Lenovo.

Published by Mike chua

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