Sunday, September 1, 2013

LG officially announces 8.3" G Pad ahead of IFA 2013

And so, we are here with the new from LG's stable. Ahead of IFA 2013 that's going to be held in Berlin this September, LG has officially announced its awaited and rumored tablet, G Pad 8.3. This is the revamped version of Optimus Pad which LG released in 2011. Optimus Pad didn't received customer attraction, it was actually a fail.

So, let us quickly count the specs of the tablet. G Pad is covered with a 8.3 inch 1920 x 1080p WXUGA (Widescreen Ultra Extended Graphics Array) display that holds 273 pixels per inch (ppi). It is the first 8 inch tablet having a Full HD display, making it a quite good competitor to Nexus 7 2013 version. The tablet is powered by 1.7 GHz quad core Snapdragon 600 CPU with 2 GB of RAM. G Pad runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and has Optimus UI featured on G2. It has design and bezels quite similar to G2. It is juiced by 4,600 mAH battery and weighs 338 gm. On board memory is 16 GB and color schemes are Black and white. Front camera is 1.3 MP while the rear one is 5 MP. 

On he Software side, it has KnockOn to wake the device by knocking the screen twice. Additional software features are QPair and QSlide. Qpair lets user receive message and calls from any Android device running on Jelly Bean. QSlide provides multitasking; users can open three apps at once on the same screen. LG will make G Pad available worldwide this year Quarter 4. There's no official word on price.

LG G Pad quick specs
  • 8.3 inch 1920 x 1080p WXUGA display, 273 ppi
  • 1.7 GHz quad core Snapdragon 600 CPU
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • 338 gm
  • 216.8 x 126.5 x 8.3mm
  • Android 4.2.2
  • 4,600 mAH battery

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