The LG G Pad 8.3 is finally here in the United States, users can grab the device through Best Buy’s online store for just $349. The G Pad is LG’s first competitive tablet released in the market for some time. It comes with some respectable features, including a 8.3-inch full HD IPS display (1920×1200, 273ppi) and Snapdragon 600 processor.
Much like its smaller brethren, the G2, the G Pad will come out the box running Android 4.1 and LG’s custom user interface that features “real-life benefits.”
Here are the full specs:
- Processor: 1.7 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 600
- Display: 8.3-inch, Full HD IPS (1920×1200 pixels/273 ppi)
- Memory: 2GB RAM, 16 GB eMMC ROM; microSD Slot up to 64 GB
- Camera: 5MP AF BSI
- Battery: 4,600 mAh Li-Polymer
- Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2.
- Size: 216.8 x 126.5 x 8.3mm
- Weight: 338g
The G Pad 8.3 is available at BestBuy.com today and will hit a variety of other retailers on November 3.
Press Release below
LG LAUNCHES PERFECT COMPANION TO YOUR ANDROID SMARTPHONE, LG G PAD 8.3
It’s All Possible with LG G Pad 8.3, Easily Handled Tablet Delivers Fast and Easy QPair Sync
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct. 17, 2013 — LG Electronics today announced the U.S. launch of LG G Pad 8.3, a new device in the company’s premium “G” line of mobile products. Now available for purchase online at BestBuy.com, and in-store at retailers nationwide starting with Best Buy on November 3 for an MSRP of $349.99, LG G Pad 8.3 is the ideal Android companion and entertainment device, offering simple connectivity capabilities, a stunning 8.3-inch Full HD IPS display and an impressive suite of powerful features.
LG G Pad 8.3 offers easy-to-sync connectivity across all your Android mobile devices, including the new LG G2, with QPair*. When enabled with LG G Pad 8.3, QPair affords users a seamless extension to their Android smartphones by providing simultaneous access to recently opened apps, incoming calls, text messages and more. LG G Pad 8.3 users can even reply to texts and use LG features like QuickMemo to capture and comment on images, making mobile sharing effortless between LG G Pad 8.3 and other Android devices.
“From its light weight to its sleek design, LG G Pad 8.3 is the ultimate complement to the Android smartphone experience,” said James Fishler, senior vice president, marketing, LG Electronics USA. “LG G Pad 8.3 delivers top-notch viewing and entertainment for Android users with its impressive Full HD screen and useful, intuitive multitasking tools like those found in LG G2.”
As easy to handle as it is powerful, LG G Pad 8.3 features a large 8.3-inch Full HD IPS display with 273 pixels per inch for sharp detail, clarity and high-definition imagery. A long-lasting 4,600 mAh Li-Polymer battery and quad-core processor combines with the amazingly clear LG G Pad 8.3 display for comfortable viewing of your favorite video, eZine or graphics-intense mobile game.
Designed with an intuitive, simple user interface, LG G Pad 8.3 is ideal for efficiency and utilizes LG’s suite of multitasking capabilities, such as QSlide Function™ 2.0, which allows the user to float two apps over the main screen with adjustable window size and transparency. The new device also comes equipped with Slide Aside, letting users simply move between any three open applications with a swipe of three fingers, for faster and more productive multitasking.
Key Features Include:
Processor: 1.7 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 600
Display: 8.3-inch, Full HD IPS (1920×1200 pixels/273 ppi)
Memory: 2GB RAM, 16 GB eMMC ROM; microSD Slot up to 64 GB
Camera: 5MP AF BSI
Battery: 4,600 mAh Li-Polymer
Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2.
Size: 216.8 x 126.5 x 8.3mm
LG G Pad 8.3 is available online now at BestBuy.com and will be available in-store at retailers nationwide beginning with Best Buy on November 3. For more information and pricing details, please visit www.lg.com.
*Connectivity with Android phones and all QPair functionality only compatible with phones running Android 4.1 or later.