US telecom operator Verizon Wireless has announced that it will start selling the LTE version of LG G Pad 8.3 Android tablet beginning March 6. The tablet will be available for $99.99 with a new two-year contract from March 6 until March 10. After March 10, the consumers can purchase the tablet for $199.99 with the two-year contract. It will be sold at $299.99 without contract.
“Tablets have become a key focus for consumers seeking riveting entertainment experiences and a go-to form factor for users who require a larger device that doesn’t sacrifice power for portability. With its big clear display and an easy-to-hold form-factor, the LG G Pad 8.3 LTE on Verizon Wireless is perfect for personal use or entertaining a group of friends, family or colleagues,” said Morris Lee, senior vice president and head of North American sales and marketing, LG Mobile Communications Company.
To remind you, LG G Pad 8.3 LTE comes with 8.3-inch full HD IPS display, 1.5GHz Snapdragon 600 processor and 2GB of RAM. The tablet also packs 5MP rear and 1.3MP front cameras. You can check out full specifications later in the post.
On the software front, LG has included QPair, which syncs G Pad 8.3 with Android smartphones to receive alerts for incoming calls, replies to text messages, social media updates etc, and QuickMemo Transfer apps on the tablet. It also comes with QSlide feature, which allows multitasking by letting users open two windows that float on top an existing open app.
Processor: 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
Display: 8.3-inch, Full HD IPS (1920×1200 pixels/273 ppi)
Memory: 2GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, microSD slot
Cameras: 5MP rear with AF BSI, 1.3 MP front
Battery: 4,600 mAh Li-Polymer
OS: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2
Size: 8.54″ x 4.98″ x 0.35″, 11.99 oz.
Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth