LG G Pad 8.0

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LG G Pad 8.0
LG G Pad 8.0.png
LG G Pad 8.0 in White back
Also known as V480
V490
Manufacturer LG Electronics
Product family LG G series
Type Tablet, media player, PC
Release date Q2 2014
Operating system Android 4.4.2 Kitkat
CPU quad-core processor[1]
Memory 2 GB
Storage 16 GB flash memory,
microSDXC slot (up to 64 GB)
Display 1920×1200 px,
8.0 in (20 cm) diagonal,
IPS LCD display (283 ppi; 107 ppcm)
Input Multi-touch screen, digital compass, proximity and ambient light sensors, accelerometer
Camera rear-facing, front-facing
Connectivity
  • HSPA+ 21, 5.76 Mbit/s quad 850, 900, 1,900, 2,100 MHz
  • EDGE/GPRS Quad 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900 MHz
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4, 5 GHz), Bluetooth 3.0, HDMI (external cable)
Predecessor LG Optimus Pad
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The LG G Pad 8.0 (also known as LG G Tab 8.0) is an 8.0-inch Android-based tablet computer produced and marketed by LG Electronics.[2] It belongs to the LG G series, which also includes the smartphones LG G2, LG G3 and other tablets which are the G Pad 7.0, G Pad 8.3, and G Pad 10.1. It was announced on 13 May 2014, and is to be launched on Q2, 2014. This is one of LG's new tablet size variants aimed to compete directly with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 series.

History[edit]

The G Pad 8.0 was first announced on 13 May 2014.[2] It was officially unveiled at the MedPI tradeshow in Monaco. LG only confirmed that the G Pad 8.0 would be released worldwide on the second quarter of 2014.

Features[edit]

The G Pad 8.0 is released with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat. LG has customized the interface with its Optimus UI software. As well as apps from Google, including Google Play, Gmail and YouTube, it has access to LG apps such as QPair, QSlide, KnockOn, and Slide Aside.

The G Pad 8.0 will be available in a WiFi-only, 3G & WiFi, and 4G/LTE & WiFi variants. Internal storage is 16 GB, with a microSDXC card slot for expansion. It has a 8.0-inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1920x1200 pixel. It also features a front camera without flash and rear-facing camera. It also has the ability to record HD videos.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "LG G Pad 8.0". GSMArena. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Lawler, Richard (11 May 2014). "LG admits that one size doesn't fit all with three new G Pad tablets". Engadget. Retrieved 13 May 2014.