LG unveils LTE variant of G Pad 8.0, shipping to begin this week

LG unveils LTE variant of G Pad 8.0, shipping to begin this week

 Image source: LG Electronics

Three months after unveiling a trio of G Pad devices, LG today announced the LTE variant of the G Pad 8.0.

The G Pad 8.0 LTE is LG's latest move to entrench its leadership in LTE from smartphones to tablets. It comes with several features that are found on the flagship G3 smartphone which include:

  • Touch & Shoot for capturing special moments quickly by just tapping anywhere on the display
  • Gesture Shot for making it easier to take selfies by opening and closing one's hand in front of the camera
  • Smart Keyboard for more accurate and faster typing experience
  • Knock Code for enhanced security against unauthorized access and facilitate sharing among family members

It also comes with QPair 2.0, a syncing feature that allows you to pair an Android smartphone with the tablet to answer calls, receive notifications and send text messages. Other specs include an 8-inch IPS display (1,280 x 800 pixels), a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage space with microSD support, a 4,220mAh battery and a weight of 344g.

LG states that it will begin shipping the G Pad 8.0 LTE in key European countries starting this week followed by markets in Central and South America, Asia and CIS in the weeks to follow. 

Source: LG

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