The smartphone and tablet market has experienced massive growth in the recent years. While smartphones are easy to carry and provide an enriching user experience, tablets have long been more popular for reading, watching movies and playing games. However with the advent of numerous productivity tools, there has been an impending need for tablets that provide a seamless experience in business. While Apple dominates the tablet market through sale of the iPad, its high price makes it unaffordable to many. LG’s new G Pad X 8.3 is the latest tablet in the market, incorporating some impeccable features and performance characteristics.
Introducing the LG G Pad X 8.3
The LG G Pad X 8.3 is an Android powered tablet designed for business purposes. Priced at $399, it functions well as a productivity tablet and features an LTE connection through Verizon Wireless. It has a full-size USB port that makes data sharing easy and augments productivity. It supports connection to USB flash drives, keyboards and even hubs, enabling users to use the LG G Pad as a full-fledged work station. By loading Google Docs and Microsoft Office, users can up their efficiency, thus contributing in an effective way to reach business goals.
With Verizon 4G LTE network, the LG G Pad has the potential to offer high speed connectivity, thus making it extremely suitable for people on the go. The dark grey metal inlay on the back with the black plastic border gives it a very elegant look. The picture quality is sharp, displaying vibrant colours and providing a good visual experience. The micro USB port enables users to output content onto TVs and projectors, making it exceptionally suitable for business use.
A World of Apps
The LG G Pad comes inbuilt with a plethora of innovative apps. The cloud app allows users to remotely store content such as data, photos, videos, files and other documents on the cloud that can be accessed through any device, at any time and from anywhere. The mobile hotspot app turns the LG G Pad into a Wi-Fi hotspot, enabling users to connect other devices to the Internet through it. The QPair app links to Android smartphones to answer calls and attend to messages. The QuickMemo+ app enables users to write notes or draw noodles and offers a variety of colour and thickness options for writing. The music app is compatible with LG TVs and Bluetooth speakers. The QuickRemote app helps users convert the tablet into a remote control.
- Full-size USB port for seamless data sharing
- In-built 5 inch stylus for easy use and navigation
- Slimport micro USB port
- Access to thousands of free and paid apps through Google Play
- Dual Window for split-screen multitasking
- Back ported speakers that provide incredible sound
- Dimensions: 8.53×4.98×0.34
- Weight: 13.02 oz
- Display: WUXGA LCD
- Resolution: 1,920 by 1,200 pixel
- Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
- Data transmission: LTE
- RAM: 2 GB
- Internal storage: 16 GB
- Camera: 8 Megapixel rear camera, 2 Megapixel front camera
- Battery: 4,800 mAh
In the $399 price range, the LG G Pad offers as much as possible. And with a 2 year contract with Verizon, users can also buy the LG G Pad for a meager $129, which is really a steal. Being marketed as a tablet for business use, the LG G Pad offers some incredible features that are sure to augment business productivity. The full size USB port feature and dual window split screen works in its favour, enabling easy sharing of content between devices and apps. The Android 5.0 lollipop provides a new look and feel to the tablet, making user experience truly satisfying.