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Hands-on with the Tab 2 A8, Lenovo's $129, 8-inch Android tablet (pictures)

Check out our hands-on photos of Lenovo's new 8-inch tablet, which hopes to lure you with its low price.

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BARCELONA -- Behold the new Lenovo Tab 2 A8, shown here at Mobile World Congress 2015. Click through to see it from every angle, and hear about its most important features.

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The A8 has -- as the name suggests -- an 8-inch display.

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The A8 is powered by a quad-core processor.

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The A8 is 8.9 millimeters thick. That means it's not the slimmest tablet we've ever seen, but the small size means it's certainly easily portable.

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Around the back there's a 5-megapixel camera.

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Lenovo says you can expect up to 8 hours of battery life.

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It has 16GB of onboard storage, which you can extend using a microSD card.

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The A8 is powered by what Lenovo says is a "pure" version of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the very latest version of Google's mobile operating system.

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The A8 goes on sale in June, starting at $129 for the Wi-Fi-only model. That converts to about £85 or AU$165.

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