LG-V510 is a Google Play Edition LG G Pad 8.3, Not a New Nexus

The mystery of the LG-V510 is pretty close to being solved today, as open source files for the tablet have surfaced over at LG’s site. If you download the source .zip file and unzip it, you are greeted with three files – two of which call it the “G-Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition.” Rumors for weeks have gone round and round about this device, hoping all along that it would be some sort of Nexus 8. Sorry folks, it isn’t. But, it’s pretty close!  (more…)

LG “V510″ Passes Through Bluetooth Cert, Could be Rumored Nexus 8 Tablet

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Spotted by Japan’s Blog of Mobile, an LG-made device with model number V510 passed through the Bluetooth certification process recently. If you will recall, the LG G Pad 8.3, which is model V500, was announced back in mid-October, and is now on sale at Best Buy for $349.99. What has us excited is that Google is apparently “teasing” an unmarked Android tablet through Kit Kat promotional materials, but we know the device pictured is not a Nexus 7 or Nexus 10. Could the V510 be a Nexus 8?  (more…)

LG G Pad 8.3 Arrives Today at BestBuy.com for $349

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First announced prior to IFA at the end of August, the LG G Pad 8.3 has now arrived on our shores and in Best Buy’s online store for $349.99. The G Pad 8.3 is LG’s first tablet in some time, but appears to be a solid entry. With an 8.3″ full HD IPS display (1920×1200, 273ppi) and Snapdragon 600 processor, it’s as powerful as almost any other tablet on the planet, but is still small enough to be a mobile companion, much like a Nexus 7. It’s also similar in build and design to the LG G2, which we can’t say enough good things about (our review).  (more…)

LG Announces G Pad 8.3 With 8.3-inch HD Display and Snapdragon 600, Arrives Q4

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LG made their new tablet, the G Pad 8.3, official this fine pre-IFA Saturday evening after teasing it earlier in the week. In terms of hardware, the tablet boasts an 8.3-inch full HD display (1920×1200, 273ppi), which makes it the first FHD tablet in its class (that would be the rarely touched 8-inch tablet class). The G Pad 8.3 is also powered by a 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB RAM, dual cameras, and a massive 4600mAh battery. (more…)