Deal alert: LG G Pad 8.3 goes to $225, cheaper than a Nexus 7


The $330 LG G Pad 8.3 just went to $225 on Newegg, which puts the excellent 8-incher just under Google Nexus 7's $230 price. To take advantage, go to Newegg's promo tablet offer in the source link below, which has the slate at $250 in black or white, then put in the coupon code EMCPHHC28, for a 10% further price reduction, plus free shipping.

As a reminder, the G Pad 8.3 is powered by a 1.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 chip, 2 GB of RAM, and has an 8.3" IPS LCD display with 1920 x 1200 pixels of resolution. The 4,600 mAh is good for over 7 hours of web browsing, or up to 10 hours of video playback on a charge. 

Moreover, it is slimmer than the Nexus 7, with premium metal back, and offers a microSD slot for storage expansion. Check out the deal from the source link below, if you are interested - the deal runs until midnight Pacific Time on Monday, or while supplies last.

source: Newegg

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G Pad 8.3
  • Display 8.3" 1920 x 1200 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4600 mAh

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20 Comments

1. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Decent deal.

7. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

I can't get this to work. The coupon code works but I'm showing a sale price of $329, not $250. Has anyone gotten this to work?

12. digicrip

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

this "deal" requires you enter the Promo Code mentioned above (EMCPHHC28) but you get a small reduction. in order to get the bigger discount you need to be a MEMBER, after paying $50 to become a member you will be eligible for the low price (notice the little "p" insignia)... get the tricks and schtiks you're been manipulated with? :-/

14. djcody

Posts: 227; Member since: Apr 17, 2013

I went straight to newegg web, don't use link, pick tablets then you will see lg pad for 279 after coupon is go to 251 (-28$ rebate) that's how is mine coming :) and I'm not paid member

15. digicrip

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

thanks. they updated it just recently. :-X but still no $225 - it's 251 :-S

16. AK4TAY7BEN

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 01, 2013

I order pc parts from newegg and whenever there is a good deal the entire army of reddit and slickdeals race to it and either crash the site, raise the price, sell out or all 3.

8. aksa123

Posts: 366; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Bigger display, better design, better specs. Hmmmmm....

10. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

But a crappy LG UI. *NOVA Launcher here I come!!*

17. iyngr

Posts: 72; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

@PA I just did check its $279 for a Refurb G Pad. And when applied coupon its 251 and not $225.... I did search on Newegg for the tablet and the least was $279..

2. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

anyone know the price of the Xperia Tablet z2 ? in US$?

5. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

£400, €500, $600.

3. shead202

Posts: 52; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

The original g pad is suppose to get an upgrade to kit Kat 4.4 in the future. This is a great deal.

4. toink unregistered

LG, when will you release the LTE version of this beast?

18. shead202

Posts: 52; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

March 6th. It's coming to Verizon on March 6th.

6. papss unregistered

What a deal.. I like the black one..

9. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Effing horrible time to be broke. This is the tablet I want, and even though it's so cheap, I can't afford it.

11. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Time to sell your blood, plasma, bone marrow....

13. antonioli

Posts: 200; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

I have one. I recommend.

19. Elfmonster unregistered

My LG tablet sucks. Runs hot so fast, the auto battery dimmer kicks in all the time. The screen is not nearly as impressive or bright as my Nexus 7, Samsung 10.1 and Samsung 8.4. It runs slower than them too. I contacted LG to ask if they will ever upgrade KitKat but got zero response. I now use my LG tablet only for one thing, crappy Candy Crush. It is the only disappointing Android device I ever bought. I now look at it as useful for only one reason, as a reminder never to throw my money away on LG again. Btw I am not an LG hater. I love my LG LCD LED TV. But this tablet, Oy.

20. pleezzzz

Posts: 30; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Got mine for 190

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