According to Chinese Zol, the LG G Pad 8.3, which was recently unveiled at IFA 2013, will retail for a pretty enticing $299 a pop when it hits the market in Q4. This has the potential to pave the way for a grand re-entry into the tablet space for LG – an area in which the South Korean company didn't manage to really establish a foothold in prior years.
For those of you foggy on the specs of the 8.3-inch G Pad, there's a good reason to memorize those: LG has packed some pretty decent internals. Those include an 1080p screen, a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 and 2GB of RAM. Taking a page from its rivals' books, the LG has included both a front- and rear-facing camera – 5MP/1.2MP, respectively. Powering the show is a 4600mAh battery.
As far as dimensions go, the LG has worked its thin-bezels-magic, meaning that the G Pad 8.3 is pretty compact, with dimensions of 216.8x126.5x8.3mm, and a weight of 11.92 oz (338g).
All of the regurgitated specs above serve to make the following point – while the price tag is obviously unconfirmed, if LG manages to out a tablet with those specs at the budget-friendly price of $299, then it seems likely that the company will have a winner on its hands. That, of course, doesn't account for any surprises that companies like Amazon can work up, with their similarly budget-friendly Kindle tablets, which are said to be even more ambitious, specs wise.
LG sure is looking better and better with each passing day.