LG's New Tablet Comes With 4G, Full Size USB Port, Stylus: Aims To Take A Bite Out Of Apple's iPad

By Vijaykumar

LG has introduced its latest tablet - the LG G Pad II 8.3 in Korea. The key features of the tablet is that it sports an 8.30 inch full-HD display, a full sized USB port, LTE connectivity and a stylus.

The latest offering by the company is a successor of the 2013's LG G Pad 8.3, which comes with a metal body and major boost to the hardware specifications.

LG's New Tablet Comes With 4G, Full Size USB Port And A Stylus

As the names suggest, LG G Pad II 8.3, sports an 8.3 inch full-HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920x1200 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core SoC, at a clock speed of 1.5Ghz quad-core along with 1Ghz quad-core and paired with 2GB of RAM.

In the camera department, the tablet flaunts an 8 megapixel rear camera with autofocus and 2 megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expandable using a microSD card up to 128GB.

LG's New Tablet Comes With 4G, Full Size USB Port And A Stylus

In terms of connectivity, the tablet supports LTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi and other standard connectivity options. The key features on the tablet is that it comes with a standard USB 2.0 port and a stylus. On the software front, the tablet runs on Android 5.1.1, but there is no word when the device will receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow update.

The G Pad II 8.3 is comes in Brown Gold color, and will be available in Korea through local operator starting from 23 December. There is no word on the pricing and global availability of the device.

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LG is popular with its G smartphones in India and globally. Now the company seems to have a strong foothold in the tablet segment by slowly refreshing its G Pad tablet lineup. The tablet segment is highly dominated by key players like Apple with its high-end tablet models like iPad Air, iPad Mini and the latest iPad Pro.

LG's South Korean competitor, Samsung, also recently introduced its latest tablet Galaxy Tab S2, which is a great competitor for the LG G Pad line up. Meanwhile, In August, LG has launched the LG G Pad II 10.1 and G Pad II 8.0. Earlier this year LG has launched the G Pad 8.0 tablet in India.

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