14.5-Inch Android Flagship Tablet Lenovo Tab Extreme Hits The Shelves In The US

Lenovo's 14.5-inch Android tablet, the tablet fittingly named Lenovo Tab Extreme is starting to hit the store shelves in the US. It's now listed on Lenovo for $1099.

So it will launch around June 1st, but that's still ahead of the original schedule that Lenovo provided when they unveiled this large Android tablet. Of course, many of you are already aware that the Lenovo Tab Extreme has already been released in China, where it's sold under the name Lenovo Legion Y900 instead. But it's the same tablet, just with different language related settings.

This is Lenovo's largest flagship tablet, which stands out with a 14.5-inch screen that comes alive with a beautiful 3000 x 1876 resolution OLED display, featuring DCI-P3, 500 nits brightness, a 120Hz refresh rate, Dolby Vision, and thankfully Gorilla Glass 5 protection integrated into the display, which is a good protective feature to have on a large tablet screen.

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Lenovo gave the Tab Extreme a 12,300 mAh battery too, so that the battery life is a solid 12 hours long, despite the massive screen space and high resolution display. It ships with 6.2A power adapter and delivers 68W charging with support for PD 3.0.

It's got 8 speakers too at 1W, which is a Lenovo Premium Audio System with sound by JBL and optimized with Dolby Atmos, and as much as 4 mics for video chats or recordings, so we can't complain about the audio features.

The brain of the operation is the hot octa-core 3.05 GHz MediaTek Dimensity 9000 processor that has just started getting into higher end tablets. This is supported by a Mali-G710 MC10 GPU, 12GB LPDDR5xRAM, and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage, with additional support for 1TB microSD cards.

It's released with the latest Android 13, but as a flagship tablet it's eligible for Android updates all the way up to Android 16, so this tablet can be used worry free for years.

Even the front camera is a whopping 13MP camera with 4K recording and facial unlocking, while the rear cameras are 13MP 88° and 5MP 125° cameras with 4K recording and LED flash/light.

The screen has support for the optional Lenovo Precision Pen 3 which charges automatically when attached magnetically to the charging pad on the upper back of the tablet. It's got 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity and tilt detection, with support for both the Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP 2.0) and Lenovo's own Pen Protocol (LPP).

Lenovo Tab Extreme
Lenovo Tab Extreme

Another accessory is the keyboard, which is backlit, but I haven't seen that in store yet.

Lenovo's Tab Extreme also has the most powerful dual-band Wi-Fi 6E, as well as Bluetooth 5.3, as well as 2x USB ports, with one USB-C 2.0, and one USB-C 3.2 Gen 1, both of which supports reverse charging too so owners can charge other devices with it when they need to.

Tablet sensors includes a fingerprint reader, GPS (with the addition of AGPS too on the cellular version), GLONASS, Galileo, accelerometer, e-compass, gyroscope, hall sensor, RGB sensor, ToF sensor, and ERM vibrator for a little haptic feedback.

Lenovo has managed to keep the weight at 740 grams, which is surprisingly good and typically what you expect from a smaller 13-inch tablet instead. The Surface Pro 9 weighs 879 grams, though in all fairness, that's with the addition of an integrated kickstand and a fan on the inside.

The thickness is 7.3mm when including the rear camera bump, which is also pretty good, even if it's not Samsung good.

So flagship specs for sure. And not only that, but compared to its main rival Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, the Lenovo Tab Extreme has a higher performance too.

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