LG today finally announced its first tablet this year, the G Pad 8.3, which it will showcase for the first time later this week at IFA. The tablet features an 8.3-inch 1920 x 1200 pixels display, a 5-megapixel rear and 1.3-megapixel front camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 4,600mAh battery. Also Read - Apple Music Lossless, Spatial Audio features with Dolby Atmos coming soon to IndiaAlso Read - Realme Book, Realme Pad teased, will launch later this year: Details here
One of the interesting bits about the G Pad 8.3 is the QPair app, which would pair the tablet with any Android smartphone running Jelly Bean. With QPair, users will be able to access every call or text message that comes on their smartphone on the G Pad 8.3 and also respond to them directly from the tablet. Also Read - Truecaller on Android can now clean up your SMS inbox spam with one tap
Other customizations include Slide Aside that would enable users to slide aside any open app with a three finger swipe and QSlide that lets users open multiple apps at the same time.
The G Pad 8.3 will be launched in the fourth quarter globally. LG has not announced the tablet’s price and will disclose it at the time of launch.
LG G Pad 8.3 specifications
Processor: 1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm? Snapdragon 600 Processor
Display: 8.3-inch WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels / 273 ppi)
Memory: 16GB eMMC
RAM: 2GB LPDDR2
Camera: Rear 5.0MP / Front 1.3MP
Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2
Size: 216.8 x 126.5 x 8.3mm
Colors: Black / White