Lenovo launches MediaTek-powered Chromebooks and tablets at IFA 2018

Lenovo launches MediaTek-powered Chromebooks and tablets at IFA 2018

Sep 7, 2018 - 8:30 AM - Partners

At this year's IFA event in Germany, Lenovo showcased several of its latest MediaTek-powered Chromebooks and the first ever Android Oreo Go Edition tablets.

Shown above, the Lenovo Chromebook C330 is a small and light 11.6-inch, 2-in-1 that's powered by the quad-cored MT8173. This SoC mixes two high-performance ARM-Cortex A72 cores with a pair of power efficient A53 cores, and these are partnered with Imagination PowerVR GX6250 graphics. The C330 features a HD IPS panel with touchscreen, HDMI and among the ports is a USB Type-C that can be used for peripherals, display-output or power. Inside there’s fast 802.11ac 2×2 Wi-Fi and Dolby dual-array speakers.

Alternatively, the Lenovo S330 Chromebook is a larger, 14-inch device it swaps the fancy flip-back hinge for a larger, up to Full HD resolution display. Inside it uses the MediaTek MT8173C paired with 4 GB of memory and up to 64GB of storage. Read More

In addition, Lenovo also launched three new Android Oreo Go Edition tablets aimed at families for casual internet and apps use around the house or out on the go.


The new 8-inch Lenovo TAB E8 is powered by a MT8163B, while its two highly-affordable 7-inch devices are the first tablets with Android Oreo (Go Edition) OS. They are powered by MT8167 and MT8321, which provide Wi-Fi or Cellular connectivity, respectively. Read More