This week LG announced their new tablet, the LG Optimus Pad LTE. After a couple of failures in the electronics market, like their LG Revolution, LG has finally come up with a product that seems to be worth the money. Boasting a 8 megapixel Camera and 1.5 GHz Dual-Core processor, the Optimus Pad LTE just might be LG’s big break in the already fierce tablet market. Also it’s 1280 x 768 True HD Display will “wow!” just about anyone who uses it. If you had memory issue’s with your other tablets, worry no more. The Optimus Pad LTE is the world’s first tablet to support up to a 32 micro-SD chip. Bringing the memory of the Tablet to a mind-boggling 64 GB. The Tab’s LTE and the slim form will allow the tab to shine above the rest in this fierce Market. My only concern is that, with the LTE connectivity and the quality of the display will the tab’s battery, only 6,800mAh, be able to handle it? A display as good as the Optimus Pad LTE’s is bound to eat up some battery life, but coupled with the LTE connectivity? We have seen that many electronic that have the LTE function use up the device’s battery just as easily as I would eat a piece of cake. So will the battery handle the features? It’s a question that will have to wait until the tab comes out into the markets. Other than that I am excited for this tab and I think that it will be the tab to beat and will be a great product to buy once it comes to our markets.

Press Release

LG TO INTRODUCE ITS FIRST LTE TABLET
Expanding LTE Leadership into Tablets to
Meet the Needs of Consumers’ Faster Lifestyles

SEOUL, Jan. 18, 2012 – LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its first LTE-capable tablet, the Optimus Pad LTE. Initially launching in Korea, LG has equipped the tablet with both LTE technology and True HD IPS display, the two features that have helped LG differentiate its latest smartphone, Optimus LTE, from the competition.

“With tablets generating five times more traffic than the average smartphone, it’s not a huge jump to assume that tablet users need and want faster connectivity,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Mobile Communications Company. “The combination of LG’s LTE technology with the tablet form factor is a clear advantage for consumers who use a tablet as their primary consumption device when on the move.”

Boasting the best-in-class in the tablets, LG Optimus Pad LTE provides the ultimate user environment to enjoy HD multimedia with a 1280 x 720 True HD IPS display and 8 megapixel camera for shooting high definition video. The Optimus Pad LTE is also the world’s first tablet to support an SD memory card expandable to 32GB, recognizing the importance multimedia would play for owners of this device.

Along with these features, the Optimus Pad LTE offers easy-to-use controls and functions such as the Smart Movie Editor for editing pictures and videos more easily. Moreover, Web Duet allows for e-mailing, messaging and SNS sharing with search functions, and On-Screen Phone (OSP) ensures compatibility with LG smartphones.

LG Optimus Pad LTE is extremely portable and aesthetically pleasing, weighing in at a svelte 479g and only 9.34mm thin. Equipped with a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor running Android 3.2 Honeycomb OS, LG’s newest tablet guarantees superior performance. It also supports High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) and Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA).

Key Specifications: 
Operating System: Android 3.2 Honeycomb
Memory: User 32GB (Micro SD up to 32GB)
Size: 245 x 151.4 x 9.34 mm
Weight: 497 g
Display: 8.9-inch IPS True HD Display
Resolution: 1280 x 768
Camera: 8MP (Rear) / 2MP (Front)
Processor: Qualcomm 1.5GHz Dual-Core / Dual Channel Processor
Battery: 6,800mAh
Others: HDMI, DLNA

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