LG G Pad 8.3 has October 14th release date in Korea; tablet is coming to 30 countries before 2014

LG G Pad 8.3 has October 14th release date in Korea; tablet is coming to 30 countries before 2014
Those in Korea will get the home court advantage as the LG G Pad 8.3 will make its initial launch in Korea on October 14th. That happens to be next Monday. After its initial launch in Korea, expect to see the slate get released in 30 more countries before the end of the year.

The tablet offers an 8.3 inch IPS display with resolution of 1920 x 1200 which works out to a pixel density of 273 ppi. Under the hood is a quad-core 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of native storage inside. A microSD slot is on board and the back and front cameras weigh in at 5MP and 1.3MP respectively. A 4600mAh battery powers the slate and Android 4.2.2 is pre-installed.
 
The LG G Pad 8.3 will cost you 550,000 Won ($515 USD) in Korea, although the pricing in other countries is unknown. Last month a report out of China suggested that the slab will be priced at an enticing $299 in the U.S.  For the Korean manufacturer, the tablet allows it to go after the 7.9 inch Apple iPad mini.  Now that the 7 inch niche is well covered by Android models like the Google Nexus 7 (2013), 8 inches appears to be the next frontier.


source: LG (translated) via AndroidCentral

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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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10 Comments

1. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

I like the one on the left.. :) She's cute!

2. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I like the one on the right.. :) She's pretty!

3. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Sorry but they aren't a real woman :D just kiddin'

4. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

I will take both; at the same time.

9. xfire99

Posts: 1206; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Me tooo...I take her instead for the pad!!

5. NirTech

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Lost opportunity for LG. LG had such a beautiful device to reach out to mass but they have really screwed it with this kind of pricing. $515 for a tablet! LG what are smoking!!!

8. Topcat488

Posts: 1416; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

a report out of China suggested that the slab will be priced at an enticing $299 in the U.S. Are you from Korea, because you stated $515.00? Sorry.

10. justsayit

Posts: 256; Member since: May 09, 2013

but most phone in korea more expensive.. i don know why? maybe they got the phone first? for example the g pro, sell at korea, 968000 South Korean Won / 901.20800 US Dollar in my country, only 1888 Malaysian Ringgit / 590.61 US Dollar but late about half year come to here :( am i wrong?

6. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Just don't understand why companies keep pricing selves out of the market. At that price point, only one they are going to go after is the Kindle, if they are lucky.

7. LG_is_the_best unregistered

LG always has the cuties

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