White V510 tablet pictures appear, claimed Nexus 8 candidate still only carries LG branding


The perennial rumor mongers from @evleaks hinted yesterday that the LG V510 tablet is actually the speculated 8-incher that is to fill a missing spot in Google's Nexus line. The LG G Pad 8.3 is codenamed V500, and we thought that V510 is another version with LTE connectivity, or something along that line, before @evleaks came out with the bombshell claim.

Now a picture of the LG V510 has appeared, and its specs indicate that it is still a Wi-Fi-only version, but with a different internal coding. On the other hand, there is no Nexus branding anywhere to be seen, the English on the manual is not perfect, plus the tablet looks like the G Pad 8.3 in its turn, pouring a whole lot of confusion in that particular rumor mill once again.

Still, a tablet situated between the new Nexus 7, and the aging Nexus 10, would make sense for Google's line of mobile devices, and let's not forget that LG built the Nexus 5 handset, too, so anything is possible still, from the collaboration between Google and LG. If the Nexus 8 is indeed based on the G Pad 8.3, all the better, since this one sports a 1920x1200 pixels display, quad-core Snapdragon, and 5 MP camera on the back, with some premium metallic design to boot.

source: MyLGPhones

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4 Comments

1. bagou01

Posts: 22; Member since: Nov 20, 2013

this does not look like a nexus 8 at all... plus i don't get why a 8in tablet would make sense... one tablet every inch ? then lets wait for the 6in too, so we'll have n5, n7, n8 ...

3. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

I'd be tempted by an N2 smartwatch, if it were possible for me to be tempted by a smartwatch at all.

2. hipnotika

Posts: 353; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

it s too ugly :/

4. tussionexdreamzzz

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 16, 2013

It's a LG G-Pad "Google Play Edition" Tablet not a Nexus like everyone was thinking

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