LG begins shipping LTE version of G Pad 8.0

In an effort to expand its leadership in LTE from smartphones to tablets, LG has unveiled a LTE version of the G Pad 8.0, offering “blazing fast outdoor connectivity and portability for on-the-go media consumption.”

The LG G Pad 8.0 LTE offers “blazing fast outdoor connectivity and portability for on-the-go media consumption. The G Pad 8.0 LTE offers the “right balance of performance and price competitiveness” and comes preloaded with the best of the company’s flagship smartphone, G3’s user experience (UX), delivering “smooth multitasking capabilities and an immersive multimedia experience.”

The LG G Pad 8.0 LTE includes a sync feature that “delivers easy connectivity with other Android devices.” With QPair 2.0, users can connect to their smartphones with Bluetooth to answer phone calls, receive notifications and send messages, directly from the G Pad 8.0 LTE. Other noteworthy features in the LG G Pad 8.0 LTE include:

  • Touch & Shoot helps capture special moments “quickly and intuitively” by letting users tap anywhere on the G Pad display to focus and trigger the shutter in “one simple step, eliminating a time-consuming two-step process.”
  • Gesture Shot
  • Smart Keyboard makes typing on an eight-inch tablet “just as easy as typing on a smartphone.” Smart Keyboard “reduces input errors by up to 75 percent” by tracking and analyzing typing habits and “Intuitively knowing” what words the user intended to type.
  • Knock Code, LG’s proprietary security features that “makes powering on and unlocking one fluid action,” gives up to four users their own personal knock pattern so family members can share the LG G Pad without sharing their personal information.

 

Dr. Jong-seok Park, LG Electronics’ Mobile Communications division president and CEO:

“With the LG G Pad 8.0 LTE, LG is setting a higher standard for connectivity in emerging 4G markets. Today’s on-the-go consumers demand speed and convenience wherever they are, at any time. If a 4G LTE infrastructure is in place, we want LG products to be first to take advantage of the fast network.”

The G Pad 8.0 is available now in “key European countries” and will be available soon in Central and South America and Asia. Here’s the rest of the spec sheet:

  • 8.0-inch 1280×800 WXGA IPS display
  • 1.2GHz quad-core processor
  • 16GB internal storage, 1GB RAM, microSD slot
  • 5MP rear camera, 1.3MP front camera
  • 4200mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 210.8 x 124.2 x 9.9mm, 344g
  • Connectivity; WiFi, LTE
  • Colors: Black, White, Orange, Blue

Source: LG

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