Want to try out an Android tablet, but don't want to spend the big bucks on your new 7 inch companion? The Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Tablet runs full Android with access to the Android Market and hardware goodies like a GPS and dual cameras that the ereader-tablet hybrid Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet lack. The IdeaPad A1 lists for $249 but you'll find it for less on Lenovo's website thanks to their chronic sales, and it's a well-built tablet for the price. But the specs are a little low brow and this tablet runs Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread rather than the tablet-centric Honeycomb or Ice Cream Sandwich.
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