Lenovo is a Chinese consumer electronics company, best known for its line of ThinkPad computers but also for its phones and tablets that run Android. Its line of computers tends to lean towards business and education users, while its tablets and phones are more focused on the consumer end of the market.
Though Lenovo has struggled to find relevance with its phones in Western markets, they are one of the top manufacturers of phones in China. Its phones are highly tailored to Asian markets, often with large screens and interesting material choices. The software is also highly customized for the local markets, straying quite widely from the stock Android experience.
Even though its phones haven't caught on in the West, its tablets have carved out a small bit of the market because of their high build quality and relatively low cost compared to the competition. Much like its lower-end IdeaPad lineup of laptops, Lenovo's tablet range covers a variety of sizes, are built to last and have a big footprint in many big box and retail stores.
As part of its strategy to expand its mobile device market share out to other areas in the world, Lenovo purchased Motorola from Google in January 2014 for $2.91 billion. Lenovo's acquisition of Motorola came as somewhat of a surprise considering the company had only been part of Google for a short period of time, and Lenovo already had a successful smartphone business in China. What Motorola brings to the table, however, is a very strong brand name in markets where Lenovo doesn't have much mind share, as well as carrier relationships in Western markets.
Lenovo has indicated that it plans to have Motorola, which is headquartered in Chicago, run as an independent company with its own branding and devices. It's unclear how much sharing of product design, information or marketing will occur between the two companies when they are combined.
Draw on Android If you want a tablet that provides access to the best drawing apps from the Play Store, then you're in luck. There are quite a few great Android tablets that double as drawing tablets on the market.
Incredible deal Lenovo's Slim 3i Chromebook won't turn any heads, but it'll be quite a bit more performant than you might think. And Lenovo has discounted it by $150 just in time for the rebranded model to launch.
budget tablets Now that these two budget tablets have jumped to Android 12 while lowering in price, they've become tempting options for bargain-hunters. But which is better?
Lenovo released two 16-inch Chromebooks in recent months: a gaming-centric model, and this cheaper option.
After getting a good reception for Motorola Razr’s previous model, the company is set to launch the next iteration soon.
There are plenty of powerful Chromebooks out there, but if you're okay with sacrificing performance for battery life, then the IdeaPad Slim 3 Chromebook is perfect for you.
Motorola ThinkPhone is Lenovo's new take on smartphones inspired by the company's ThinkPad series.
Cyber Monday Head over to Lenovo with this promo code and you can get the ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook for a ridiculous $450 off.
An upcoming Lenovo tablet has been spotted on the Google Play Console, revealing the specs of what could be the company's next flagship slate.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming Chromebook is here, joining Acer and ASUS as the poster-children for the new gaming Chromebooks initiative.
Google wants your Chromebook to be your go-to source for everything from productivity to gaming, complete with fast refresh rates and all the RGB.
Coming in 2023 for $500-or-less, Lenovo Glasses T1 are some of the first consumer AR glasses to work with a wide range of tech, including mobile phones and laptops.
Hidden in the myriad of announcements, Lenovo's new IdeaPad 5i Chromebook is coming soon. Not only does it feature a massive 16-inch display, but this Chromebook also sports a 120Hz refresh rate.
Lenovo's Chromebook Duet from 2020 is still a fantastic device, but there are quite a few changes in tow with the new Chromebook Duet 3. Has Lenovo done enough with the Duet 3 to warrant an upgrade?
If you were hoping to use your trusty USI stylus with the Duet 3, you might be a bit disappointed.
Lenovo had some big shoes to fill when creating the successor to the Chromebook Duet. But the company managed to make (almost) all of the right moves with the Chromebook Duet 3.
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