We know pretty much everything there is to know about the new LG Optimus Pad LTE, how it looks like, what specification the pad has (almost all specs) and even its model number all from previous leaks.
Rumors were circling online about a second-generation Optimus Pad with LTE technology on-board for over a month now, and it is now official as LG Mobile announces the Optimus Pad LTE (LG-LU8300) in South Korea.
“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.”
LG Optimus Pad LTE is 9.34mm thick, weighting 479 grams and it run Google’s Android 3.2 Honeycomb OS. LG-LU8300 features an 8.9-inch True HD IPS capacitive touchscreen display with 1280x768p resolution, powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core/dual channel Qualcomm (MDM9600 + MSM8660) processor, 32GB on-board memory storage with a microSD card slot for up to another 32GB, an 8MP rear-facing camera capable to record Full-HD videos and a 2MP front-facing camera, HDMI port, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, and a 6800mAh battery.
Pricing and availability details are not available at this time, but we will keep you posted once we have more.
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).
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
Others: HDMI, DLNA