The history books show that the folks at LG traditionally have trouble keeping it in their pants in the days leading up to major trade shows, and this week – the week of IFA in Berlin – is no different.
The LG G Pad 8.3 is set to make its debut at IFA imminently, but why not issue a full press release giving the game away just a few days before?
Looking at the accompanying LG G Pad 8.3 press shot, it looks very much like a tablet version of the LG G2 smartphone, which is kinda the point I guess. Don’t expect any buttons on the rear though.
The South Koreans boast that the LG G Pad 8.3 features the first full HD display on an 8in-class tablet. Specifically, it’s an 8.3in display with a resolution of 1920 x 1200, so that’s 273PPI. Indeed, at 8.3in, LG reckons it’s nailed the “optimum size of a tablet”.
Other key LG G Pad 8.3 specs include a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, 16GB internal storage, 2GB of RAM, a 5MP rear camera, 1.3MP front shooter, Jelly Bean (Android 4.2.2), and 4,600mAh battery.
As for features, QPair allows you to pair a Jelly Bean smartphone with the tablet, meaning every message and call pops up on the LG G Pad 8.3, while QSlide can display three apps in one window.
Inevitably we’ll learn more about LG G Pad 8.3 price and availability at IFA, though LG has already confirmed that it’ll start rolling out in Q4, eventually hitting North America, Europe and Asia.