Lenovo’s Tab P11 Pro undercuts the iPad Pro by $300

The premium Android 10 tablet retails for just $499

Today Lenovo Is announcing the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro, a direct competitor to the iPad Pro, and the Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2, now with Google Kids Space.

Dubbed as one of the world’s thinnest and most powerful Android tablets, the Tab P11 Pro offers a large 11.5-inch 2K OLED touch screen with support for HDR10 and Dolby Vision. It’s surrounded by thin bezels all around that provide up to 87% screen-to-display ratio.

The entire device measures 5.8m thin and weighs just under 500g. It’s made of aluminum-allow and sports a dual-tone finish. Onboard the device are four JBL speakers optimized by Dolby Atmos. Additional algorithms allow for user-facing cinematic surround sound.

With the optional keyboard and pen, you can set up a small workstation for longer working hours. The device is also TUV certified, meaning it’s able to lower the production of harmful blue light, so you won’t have to worry much about eye strain.

Inside, the Tab P11 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G octa-core processor matched with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of ROM, that is expandable to 256GB via a microSD card.

For imaging, it sports a dual-camera setup for both the rear and front. On the rear, we have a 13-megapixel camera paired with a 5-megapixel camera with a FOV of 120-degrees. Around the front are two 8-megapixel selfie cameras.

The tablet on Android 10 and offers smart features such as face unlock with zero-touch log-in, background blurring on video calls, and more. It also offers fingerprint unlock as an alternative. It packs an 8600mAh battery that can provide up to 15 hours of battery life.

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro is expected to be available by November 20th and will be priced at $499.

In collaboration with Google, Lenovo has also come out with the Tab M10 HD Gen 2 to offer an enhanced tablet experience for a younger audience,

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It houses a 10.1-inch HD IPS wide-viewing-angle display paired with dual speakers with Dolby Atmos. Weighing in at at just under 500g, the device is easy enough for both kids and adults to bring around. And measuring 8.25mm thin, it can be stowed away in most bags or cases.

Internally, it’s equipped with a MediaTek P22T octa-core processor paired with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card. Operating on Android 10, the Tab M10 HD Gen 2 is capable of running Kids Space from Google. This feature offers a new kids mode that will be offered first to the public via Lenovo tablets launching beyond this year.

Google’s Kids Space offers apps, books, and videos that have been curated to suit the child’s interest. Best suited for kids aged 9 and under, Kids Space also offers Play and Read tabs that feature teacher-approved apps and popular children’s books for free. Parents will also benefit from the Family Link parental controls from Google that allow them to manage their child’s device as they see fit.

Thanks to the 8600mAh battery inside of the Tab P11 Pro, a single charge, provides 15 hours of battery life.

The Tab P11 Pro packs a dual rear camera system composed of a 13-megapixel auto-focus lens and a 5-megapixel fixed-focus, 120-degree FOV camera. Around the front, there are two 8-megapixel selfie cameras.

The Lenovo M10 HD Gen 2 will be offered with a starting price of $129.99 and is expected to be available sometime in September.

Additionally, Lenovo will also be launching the Smart Tab M10 HD 2nd Gen with Google Assitant or with Alexa built-in (Alexa will not be available in North America). The pricing for these will be announced sometime in October.