LG G Pad 8.3 Tablet Boasts Full HD Display, Runs Android
To help utilize the display, LG offers a host of features including Slide Aside, QSlide and KnockOn, which turns the device on and off with two taps.Electronics manufacturer LG announced the latest addition to its G Series lineup of mobile devices, the G Pad 8.3 tablet, which the company said offers the first Full HD display on an 8-inch tablet, along with a wide range of connectivity features. Set to officially debut next week at the IFA 2013 trade show in Berlin, the tablet incorporates a key attribute of other premium G Series devices, including the G Pro and G2 smartphones—namely the Full HD display. The G Pad is equipped with a 1,920-by-1,200 WUXGA (Widescreen Ultra Extended Graphics Array) display capable of delivering picture quality with even higher resolution than a standard Full HD display. In addition, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor with a 1.7GHz quad-core CPU enhances the viewing experience with additional performance capability. Other features include a 5-megapixel rear camera and 1.3-megapixel front camera, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage space. The device runs Google's Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 operating system. "Complementing our G Series smartphones, the introduction of the LG G Pad 8.3 further strengthens LG's premium lineup consisting of our most cutting-edge devices," Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications, said in a statement. "Our G Pad is just another example of LG delivering devices with the unique selling points consumers around the world will appreciate."
To help best utilize the display, LG offers a host of features, including Slide Aside, which enables multitasking by sliding currently open apps off to the side using a three-finger swipe; QSlide, which controls up to three different apps in one window with no interruption; and KnockOn, which turns the device on and off by tapping the display twice.