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LG G Pad 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1 specs revealed, arrive in Europe this week


LG just announced its G3 smartphone and gave us a picture preview of the G Watch, due out on Android Wear this summer. Apparently, the company’s not finished with announcements just yet.

Today, LG announced that, while the company’s already made a 8.3-inch G Pad 8.3, it intends to emerge with three additional sizes for its G tablet: a 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch tablet for sale in Europe this week. Called the LG G Pad 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1, these three tablets will’ve similar specs and features with some differences. For example, the G Pad 7.0, 8.0, and 8.1 will’ve 1280 x 800 screen resolution a 1.2Ghz quad-core processor, and 1GB of RAM, but the G Pad 7.0 will offer 8GB of memory storage, a 1.3MP front-facing camera, as well as a 3-megapixel rear-facing camera along with a 4,000mAh battery. In contrast, the G Pad 8.0 and G Pad 10.1 will’ve 5MP cameras and more memory storage: the G Pad 8.0 will feature 16GB of internal memory storage, 1.3MP front-facing camera, 5MP rear-facing camera, and a slightly larger battery than the G Pad 7.0 (4,200mAh vs. 4,000mAh, respectively). The G Pad 10.1 will’ve the same internal memory storage and cameras as the G Pad 8.0 but will boast an 8,000mAh battery – twice as much juice as the G Pad 7.0 and G Pad 8.0 tablets.

All three G Pad tablets will come with five colors to choose from: blue, orange, red, white, and black, and feature the beloved microSD card slot for additional memory storage expansion. To improve the security and capability of its devices, LG’s also throwing in the famous KnockCode feature that allows you to set four security knock codes for access to your device as well as Dual Window mode and LG’s new Smart Keyboard that isn’t only predictive, but adjustable and adapts to your on-screen needs.

“LG understands that people have different needs, and we wanted to provide consumers with a range of options in sizes, looks, and attractive price points that includes the best of LG’s core technologies. With our tablets, LG is giving consumers options to find a device that best fits their lifestyle and needs,” said LG President and CEO Dr. Jong-seok Park.

The G Pad 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1 tablets go on sale in Europe this week, but there’s no word as to when they’ll arrive in other countries. Stay tuned as we provide more breaking news on LG’s newest slates.

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