Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 is an Android tablet currently sold for 4.59 million, can be seen as an interesting option for those looking for a soft price tablet for home.
Looking at the configuration parameters of the Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2, you can see immediately that this is a tablet with all the basic features needed in a home tablet: large screen, dual speakers, yes SIM support for phone calls and 4G connectivity, Wi-Fi connectivity with both frequency bands (2.5Ghz and 5Ghz), running the Android platform with a rich amount of applications and a neat design. However, packing too many things for a tablet in the price range of just over 4 million VND makes the product have to trade in some aspects.
Design The first plus point in the Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2. With 8.2mm thickness and 420g weight, it can be said that this is a fairly compact and lightweight tablet. Finishing and material for a sturdy, well-rounded feel. Nearly the entire body and back use metal material, while the two vertically end is plastic material. Although the body uses metal and plastic materials with different shrinkage, the connecting details are tightly attached, without any unattractive gaps.
Metal back, plastic top and bottom two ends
On the sides, Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 also has all the necessary connection ports such as an audio jack, USB Type C port and two pins to attach the tablet to the dock. It also has a SIM slot for making calls and uses a smartphone-like 4G network connection with an external memory card slot.
There is a 4G SIM slot and a memory card slot
The speakers of this tablet are arranged on the sides when the machine is horizontal. The sound quality is quite good for the price range. The volume of the speaker is loud, not shy when increasing the volume but the bass is weaker when compared to the iPad Air 3.
Machine supports USB Type C connection, dual speakers
Screen Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 10.1 inch size, HD resolution. With the large screen size, the HD resolution can be said to be low. The icons and text don’t look sharp when compared to the Full-HD Lenovo Tab M10 FHD Plus version. In addition to the resolution, this is a good screen, neutral colors and wide viewing angles. Sufficient brightness is used in most environments, except for use under extremely bright lighting or under bright outdoor light sources. This screen meets TÜV Rheinland standards, which limits blue light that causes eye irritation when used at night.
The machine can watch YouTube in HD resolution but Netflix does not achieve that resolution.
Those who wish to watch movies on Netflix should note that Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 does not meet Widevine L1 standard, so it is not possible to watch HD video on Netflix. However, apart from Netflix, the tablet still watches HD content on YouTube and other digital content platforms.
In terms of imaging functions, the device has a 5MP front-facing camera and an 8MP rear camera. The front 5MP camera is placed in the middle when holding the camera vertically and skewed to the right side when placed horizontally. Placing in this position is a bit inconvenient when children use tablets to study online, causing the child’s image to be skewed to the right, not as balanced as when used vertically.
In addition to being used for online learning and video calling, the front camera is also used to unlock the tablet with facial recognition. The face unlock speed is quite fast in normal light. Meanwhile, the 8MP camera on the back supports autofocus and has an acceptable image quality.
Performance is average, enough for basic needs
On the inside of the Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 is an eight-core Helio P22T processor with two clusters clocked at 1.8GHz and 2.3GHz, produced on a 12nm process with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal memory. This is a relatively low configuration compared to tablets and smartphones today.
However, just carrying the HD screen also helps this configuration set can handle basic tasks such as opening YouTube, surfing the web or using the Zoom application to learn online. Some light games can be played, but graphics-heavy games like the Dead Triggers 2 shooter are hard to deal with, lagging behind.
The battery of Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 can surf the web for 6.5 hours
About the batteryLenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 has a capacity of 5,000 mAh, supports 10W charging with a total charge time of about 3 hours. The average usage time is about 6 am on screen. Machine can watch HD video continuously for about 8 hours and 6.5 hours of web surfing at screen brightness and volume set at 70%.
About softwareThis tablet currently comes pre-installed with Android 10. For a long time, Lenovo has had at least one major update for its low-end tablets. Therefore, it is likely that this tablet will be on Android 11 in the near future. The interface of the Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 looks like a pure Google interface and the pre-installed apps are mainly Google-specific apps on Android devices.
The machine features Kids Space to manage children’s usage
Among the Google apps are the YouTube Kids and Google Kids Space apps. In which, Google Kids Space is a mode for children. You can set up many different users on this tablet, including a children’s mode with age-appropriate apps and services. In addition, you can also set up content filters, limit the time children use the tablet every day.
In general, Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 is a versatile Android tablet with support for 4G connectivity and Wi-Fi in two 2.5Ghz / 5Ghz bands. The device has a neat and well-rounded design, loudspeaker loudspeaker and quite good battery life. The drawback to note in this tablet is the low resolution compared to the 10-inch size of the product.