LG G Pad 8.3
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|Also known as||V500|
|Product family||LG G series|
|Type||Tablet, media player, PC|
|Release date||3rd November, 2013 (WiFi only)
Unreleased (3G, 4G, LTE)
|Operating system||Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean|
|Power||4,600 mAh Li-ion battery|
|CPU||1.7 GHz quad-core
Krait 300 SoC processor
|Storage||16 GB flash memory,
microSDXC slot (up to 64 GB)
8.3 in (21 cm) diagonal,
WUXGA IPS display (273 ppi; 107 ppcm)
|Input||Multi-touch screen, digital compass, proximity and ambient light sensors, accelerometer|
|Camera||5.0 MP AF rear-facing, 1.3 MP front-facing|
Cat3 100:50 Mbit/s hexa-band 800, 850, 900, 1,800, 2,100, 2,600 MHz (4G, LTE model)
HSPA+ 42, 5.76 Mbit/s 850, 900, 1,900, 2,100 MHz (4G, LTE model)
HSPA+ 21, 5.76 Mbit/s quad 850, 900, 1,900, 2,100 MHz (3G, WiFi model)
EDGE/GPRS Quad 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900 MHz (3G, WiFi model)
|Dimensions||216.8 mm (8.54 in) H
126.5 mm (4.98 in) W
8.3 mm (0.33 in) D
|Weight||338 g (0.745 lb)|
|Predecessor||LG Optimus Pad|
The LG G Pad 8.3 (also known as LG G Tablet 8.3) is an 8.3-inch Android-based tablet computer produced and marketed by LG Electronics. It belongs to the LG G series, which also includes the smartphone LG G2. It was announced on 4 September 2013, and is to be launched on Q4, 2013. Unlike its predecessor which sported an 8.9-inch screen, the G Pad 8.3 utilized a smaller 8.3 inch screen. This is LG's second tablet after its first tablet, the LG Optimus Pad.
The G Pad 8.3 was first announced on 31 August 2013. It was officially unveiled at the 2013 Mobile World Conference. LG only confirmed that the G Pad 8.3 would be released worldwide on the fourth quarter of 2013.
It was released in Korea in early October, 2013 for 550,000 won. It will be released in the US on November 15, 2013 for $349.99. It is scheduled to release before Christmas in the UK and Ireland for £259. It will be available to over 30 countries by the end of 2013.
The G Pad 8.3 is released with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. 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 8.3 is currently available in a WiFi-only variant and soon will be also be available in 3G & WiFi, and 4G/LTE & WiFi variants. Internal storage is 16 GB, with a microSDXC card slot for expansion. It has a 8.3-inch WUXGA TFT screen with a resolution of 1920x1200 pixel. It also features a 1.3 MP front camera without flash and 5.0 MP AF rear-facing camera. It also has the ability to record HD videos.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to LG G Pad 8.3.|
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- Pollicino, Joe (31 August 2013). "LG G Pad 8.3 revealed ahead of IFA, rolls out globally in Q4". Engadget. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
- "LG G Pad 8.3 Release November 15". Tabletmonkeys.
- "LG takes on the Nexus 7 with an 8-inch Google Play Edition tablet". The Verge. Retrieved 10 December 2013.