With an 8.3 inch screen and 1920 x 1200 resolution, the LG G Pad 8.3 is the first 8 inch tablet to offer an FHD display. The combination works out to a pixel density of 273ppi. A quad-core 1.7GHz CPU is driving the tablet, which comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of native storage. A 64GB capacity microSD slot is included if you need more memory space. The 5MP rear-facing camera captures 1080 x 1920 video at 30fps, and there is a front-facing 1.3MP snapper on board. A 4600mAh battery keeps the lights on, and Android 4.2.2 is pre-installed.
The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 offers up a 12.2 inch screen with resolution of 2560 x 1600. That works out to a 247ppi pixel density. A quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor is under the hood, along with the Adreno 330 GPU. 3GB of RAM is on board and the slate is equipped with 32GB of native storage. If more memory is required, the S Pen equipped slab features a 64GB capacity microSD slot. Back and front-facing camera weigh in at 8MP and 2MP respectively, and a massive 9500mAh battery powers the tablet. Android 4.4 is pre-installed.
Both models will offer 4G LTE connectivity and we will need to wait to see how Big Red prices the pair.