LG Announces Global Launch of the G Pad 10.1 Tablet

LG Announces Global Launch of the G Pad 10.1 Tablet
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lg gpad 101 01 LG Announces Global Launch of the G Pad 10.1 TabletLG unveiled their new line of G Pad tablets last May specifically the 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch G Pad tablets. Today, the company has announced the availability of the largest of tablet in the line – the G Pad 10.1 – which will begin rolling out later this month.


Aside from the LG G Pad 10.1’s larger screen and a huge 8,000mAh battery, the LG G Pad 10.1 features a lot the same specifications as its smaller siblings including the 1280 x 800 pixel resolution display which, with the 10.1-inch screen, gives it a fairly low pixel density of 149ppi compared to other tablets with the same screen size. It also features the same 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and support for expandable storage up to an extra 64GB via a microSD card.

The G Pad 10.1’s other features, some of which it shares with only the G Pad 8.0, include a 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, and 16GB of internal storage. Connectivity-wise, the G Pad 10.1 supports dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. It will run on Google’s latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system.

The G Pad 10.1, like the rest of LG’s latest tablets and smartphones, will feature the company’s latest software features including KnockCode which lets users power on and unlock their device via a series of user specified screen taps, Smart Keyboard which learns from a user’s typing habits for better word prediction, and QPair 2.0 which lets users sync their LG tablets and smartphones to access features like answering calls to the smartphone from the tablet.

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“Consumers use tablets differently from smartphones and we wanted to highlight the important role of entertainment in the new LG G Pad 10.1,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “Tablets are increasingly being used as companion devices, which is why we made connecting the LG G Pad 10.1 to other devices so easy and convenient and why LG G Pad 10.1 offers the best core technologies of our G series smartphones.”

LG did not announce pricing for the LG G Pad 10.1 but the company has announced that the device will be coming to the US first, then Europe, Asia, and Latin America soon afterwards.