Lenovo IdeaTab A3000  vs Google Nexus 7 

Released May, 2013

Lenovo IdeaTab A3000

  • 7"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Lenovo IdeaTab A3000
7.2 Out of 10
The Lenovo A3000 is a 7-inch tablet with an IPS display.
by c|net (Feb, 2013)
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Released July, 2012

Google Nexus 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Google Nexus 7
7.3 Out of 10
The bezel is about 3/4 of an inch thick at its widest point, and it's much more subtle in person than in pictures.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of A3000 vs Nexus 7

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com and reviews.cnet.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 

TabletRocket recommends the Lenovo IdeaTab A3000  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of IdeaTab A3000 vs Nexus 7

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Nexus 7
2,282

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Lenovo IdeaTab A3000

Reasons to consider the
Lenovo IdeaTab A3000

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Has a rear camera 5 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supported card formats SD, SDHC, SDXC vs None Supports supported card formats
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Better performance per dollar 1.75 pt/$ vs 1.09 pt/$ Around 60% better performance per dollar
Smaller 194 x 120 x 11 mm vs 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm Around 40% smaller
Newer May, 2013 vs Jul, 2012 Release date 10 months later
Back view of Google Nexus 7

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Has a gyroscope Yes vs No Somewhat common; Play games and use applications that take advantage of device rotation
Has a compass Yes vs No Somewhat common; Great for maps and navigation apps
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 11 mm Around 20% thinner
Sharper screen 215 ppi vs 169 ppi More than 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution front camera 1.9 MP vs 0.3 MP More than 6.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Higher resolution 1280 x 800 vs 1024 x 600 More than 65% higher resolution
Slightly faster processor 1.3 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

IdeaTab A3000  vs
Nexus 7 
Size 7" 7"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1024 x 600 1280 x 800
PPI 169 ppi 215 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11g
802.11a
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No No

processor

Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.3 GHz

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass No Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope No Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes

storage

IdeaTab A3000  vs
Nexus 7 
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1.02 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 64 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 0.3 MP 1.9 MP
Rear camera 5 MP None

ports

USB support USB 2.0 1 USB
Hdmi support None None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack No No
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 340 g 340 g
Size 194 x 120 x 11 mm 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm
Thickness 11 mm 8.9 mm
Battery life 8 hour 7.5 hour
Lenovo IdeaTab A3000
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