iPad 2 Rival Alert : Lenovo Unveils 10-inch LePad S2010

Chinese manufacturer Lenovo has announced a new tablet in Beijing, the LePad S2010 which appears to be a variant of the Ideapad K1 that is currently available in the UK for around £300.

The tablet comes with a dual core Qualcommm Snapdragon chipset clocked at 1.5GHz (possibly an overclocked QSD8650A), 1GB RAM, a 10.1-inch 1280x800 pixel IPS display, an eight megapixel rear camera with a 1.3-megapixel front facing one, a 7560mAh battery (with a battery life of 11 hours), 9.7mm thick, Android 3.2 Gingerbread (with Ice Cream Sandwich update coming). It also come with Lenovo's own custom interface, widgets and tweaks.

According to Richard Lai from Engadget, the tablet also comes with dual mode 3G (China Telecom EVDO and China Unicom WCDMA) but sadly no voice capabilities. No release dates or pricing details have been announced for other territories.

The current K1 comes with a dual core Nvidia Tegra 2 chipset, a 10.1-inch 1280x800 pixel display, 1GB RAM, up to 64GB onboard storage, a microSD card reader, mini HDMI, 750g, 13.3mm, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, optional 3G, a two megapixel front facing camera and a rear five megapixel one.