LG is introducing a brand new tablet, the Optimus Pad LTE and this one will be their first LTE one they have put out. The tablet will be packing a Qualcomm 1.5GHz Dual-Core processor, 8.9-inch IPS True HD Display (1280 x 768), 6,800mAh battery and running Android 3.2. The tablet will be pretty thin coming in at 9.44mm, and weighing just under 500g. It will be available in a 32GB model with a slot for an SD card if you want additional storage. There is HDMI and DLNA built into the tablet so you can stream your personal content and enjoy it. The tablet will be take the LG Optimus LTE and putting it into a tablet form.You can tell LG is trying to target the consumer who wants to watch a lot of media on their device, and we will have to see how this tablet stacks up against the quad-core, android 4.0 tablets coming out soon. The pad will first arrive in South Korea and no word on any ICS upgrade yet.
Press Release Below and here:
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. Jongseok
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
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
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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
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