Will LG unveil the G Pad tablet next month?


It’s no secret LG hasn’t had the best of time trying to navigate the tablet waters, and the manufacturer had no shame in letting the world know that it would take a sizable break following the lackluster LG Optimus Pad series. Now, it sounds like the company could be attempting to make a comeback in that arena.

Rumors out of Greek publication TechBlog suggest LG will look to unveil the G Pad next month. It’s said to be an 8.3 inch “retinal” tablet, and it gets that classification thanks to a reported 1920 x 1200 resolution. That would put this thing in line with the new Nexus 7 in terms of resolution, though the pixel density is obviously a bit lower thanks to its larger screen size. Still, it would probably look quite remarkable.

Other specs of this “G Pad” would include a quad-core processor of some sort, as well as 2GB of RAM. If LG’s latest shot at the phone space is anything to go by, we’d say there would be a lot to be excited for. It’s all said to go down at some point next month, so we’ll definitely be keeping our eyes as peeled as they can be to see if that ends up happening.

[via PhoneArena]

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  • Jeff C

    Power button on the back? If so, sign me up.

    • No_Nickname90

      Oh? You like that design? You know what I REALLY want to know? How are the store dummies going to look. Because you know they attach that thing to the back. So what will happen now? Will they be able to… I should just shut up. It’s not like they attach it to the camera. LoL!! Never mind.

      • eso

        Why did you even bother?

        • No_Nickname90

          I don’t even know.

  • King_James_The_Wicked

    Will LG unveil the G Spot next month?

    • Steven Cannan

      Well played ;D

    • real0325




      • phatmanXXL [15,500+ comments]

        Apple would, wouldn’t surprise me. They sued a polish grocery store for having their website named A.pl

  • BigCiX

    When LG was in the tablet market tablets weren’t as popular as they are now. If they can being something new to the table along with the freshest software (and keep up with updates) then they might have a chance.


    G-Pad? No, Asian companies don’t copy Apple at all…..

    • Joshua Hill

      The ‘G’ term is now synonymous with LG in the mobile world. The term ‘pad’ was around long before Apple ever used it. Have a look at the usage of the word in Star Trek for example. Where is the copying?

      • OptimusKLP

        There isn’t, NIGHTSCOUT is just an all around douche.

  • sh123

    Don’t ever buy any android tablet except for samsung and nexus line. No company is updating them.

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