Priced at $350, LG G Pad 8.3 will be the first device to be designated a Google Play Edition tablet. Its is currently available in the U.S.
Google’s first Android Open Source Project (AOSP) tablet will feature the latest Android operating system, Android 4.4, KitKat. The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition reference device will be available for purchase starting today in the United States on Google Play.
With the perfect combination of KitKat’s Full-screen Immersive mode and LG’s stunning 1920 x 1200 WUXGA Full HD IPS display, this special edition of LG G Pad 8.3 offers an optimal viewing experience. Apps can utilize every pixel on the G Pad 8.3 screen to create full-bleed UIs reaching edge to edge. With the ability to hide the system UI such as the status bar and navigation bar, this feature is ideal for rich visual content such as photos, videos, maps, books and games.
Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, said that the LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition is a device with hardware and software that has been optimized for a consumer-friendly experience.
LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition will be available in glossy Indigo Black for $349.99.
• Processor: 1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Processor
• Operating System: Android 4.4, KitKat
• Display: 8.3-inch Full HD IPS WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels / 273 ppi)
• Memory: 16GB eMMC
• RAM: 2GB LPDDR2
• Camera: Rear 5.0MP / Front 1.3MP
• Battery: 4,600mAh
• Connectivity: Wi-Fi
• Size: 216.8 x 126.5 x 8.3mm
• Weight: 338g
• Colors: Indigo Black