Forget the iPad mini! Get this Lenovo tablet for $89 in this epic Cyber Monday deal

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The Lenovo Smart Tab M8 is a solid budget Cyber Monday tablet deal, it may not be an iPad Mini, but it has some features even Apple's tablet can't touch and best of all it's over $300 less.

This Lenovo tablet features Google Assistant and a bundled charging dock that basically converts it into a smart display is only $89 at Walmart. It can make an excellent tablet for video calls, watching Netflix or YouTube or general web browsing. The Smart Tab M8 is a great bargain and scoring a tablet for under $100 means if you've got your eyes on other deals for Cyber Monday you should hopefully have a little more left in your budget.

Cyber Monday tablet deal

Lenovo Smart Tab M8: was $99 now $89 @ Walmart

Lenovo Smart Tab M8: was $99 now $89 @ Walmart
The Lenovo Smart Tab M8 spotlights Google Assistant on its UI, allowing users to transform the tablet into a smart display by turning on Ambient Mode while it's docked to a charging station. With Ambient Mode, you prompt the Lenovo Smart Tab M8 to display a photo slideshow, manage smart home devices, get email updates and more — all while it’s charging. 

This Cyber Monday tablet deal offers you the Lenovo Smart Tab M8 for only $89 at Walmart.

When we reviewed the Lenovo Smart Tab M8, there were a few features that really sold us on this affordable tablet, such as Google Lens, which allows you to take photos of virtually anything around you and Google taps into its massive search-engine database to find you similar images. It's a neat little trick if you spot an unknown object or animal — Google Lens will gladly help you figure it out. 

The Lenovo Smart Tab M8 also really highlights Google Assistant in its Ambient Mode setting, which allows this tablet to basically double as a smart display. With Ambient Mode, you can display a photo slideshow, manage smart home devices with Google Assistant, get email updates and more — all while it’s charging on its dock. And unlike other smart displays, you can then pick the Tab M8 up and take it with you.

The battery life on the Lenovo Smart Tab M8 is remarkable, it lasted up to 14 hours on a charge for us. Yes, you read correctly — 14 hours! In our review of the Lenovo Smart Tab M8, the bundled charging dock, colorful display, attractive design and affordability all made it an incredibly compelling package even at its full price.

The Smart Tab M8 runs on Android Pie (Android 9.0). It is lightweight and portable, sporting dimensions of 0.3 x 4.8 x 0.5 inches and a weight of 10.7 ounces. It has an 8-inch, 1280 x 800-pixel display, 2GB of RAM and a quad-core processor. The Lenovo Smart Tab M8 earned a rating of 4.5 out of 5 on Walmart, so we're not the only ones raving about this tablet.

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Kimberly Gedeon

Kimberly Gedeon, holding a Master's degree in International Journalism, launched her career as a journalist for MadameNoire's business beat in 2013. She loved translating stuffy stories about the economy, personal finance and investing into digestible, easy-to-understand, entertaining stories for young women of color. During her time on the business beat, she discovered her passion for tech as she dove into articles about tech entrepreneurship, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the latest tablets. After eight years of freelancing, dabbling in a myriad of beats, she's finally found a home at Laptop Mag that accepts her as the crypto-addicted, virtual reality-loving, investing-focused, tech-fascinated nerd she is. Woot!