Leaked memo reveals March 6th release date for Verizon's LG G Pad and Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2

Leaked memo reveals March 6th release date for Verizon's LG G Pad and Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2
A leaked internal memo reveals that a couple of eagerly awaited tablets will be launched by Verizon on March 6th.The two tablets are the LG G Pad 8.3 (LG-VK810) and the Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 (SMP905VZKA). The memo notes that stores would soon be receiving the devices, demo units and accessories for the two slates.

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.


source: AndroidAuthority

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Galaxy NotePRO 12.2
  • Display 12.2" 2560 x 1600 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 9500 mAh
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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4 Comments

1. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Tile based user interface is in thx to Windows Phone and Windows 8.

2. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I have this device and windows 8. They have totally different UI design. This device has flipboard integrated in two consolidated screens which look nothing like my metro interface. Windows 8 metro is really ugly compare to 12.2 flipboard photos driven screen.

3. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

the Note Pro 12.2 has just arrived in my country today, priced at a cool 850 USD.

4. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Did Samsung bundle any free gifts for their launch?

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