LG Electronics has announced today its LG G Pad 8.3 Google Edition tablet. Google’s first Android Open Source Project (AOSP) tablet will run on the latest Android operating system, Android 4.4, KitKat. The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition tablet will be available for purchase starting today in the United States on Google Play.
Google Play edition LG G Pad 8.3 sports a 8.3-inch (1200×1920 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Processor, coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. This tablet is equipped with 5MP rear and 1.3MP front cameras. This Wi-Fi only tablet is packed with a 4,600mAh battery.
The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition will be available in glossy Indigo Black for USD 349.99. According to LG, they have not decided yet when this tablet will be available in other countries.
“LG’s working relationship with Google has always been strong and our collaboration on the first-ever Google Play Edition tablet is proof of that commitment,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition is a device with hardware and software that has been optimized for a truly consumer-friendly experience. There’s nothing else like it out there in the marketplace.”
• Processor: 1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Processor
• Operating System: Android 4.4, KitKat
• Display: 8.3-inch Full HD IPS WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels / 273 ppi)
• Memory: 16GB
• RAM: 2GB
• Camera: Rear 5.0MP / Front 1.3MP
• Battery: 4,600mAh
• Connectivity: Wi-Fi
• Size: 216.8 x 126.5 x 8.3mm
• Weight: 338g
• Colors: Indigo Black