LG appears set to launch a new tablet in its G Pad lineup, the LG G Pad III 8.0. The tablet is currently available only in Canada for now, via the Rogers and Fido websites. LG has not yet made an official announcement about the tablet.
The price of the LG G Pad III 8.0 is CAD 240 (roughly Rs. 12 400). It is essentially the upgraded version of the LG G Pad II 8.0 launched in 2015. Specifications wise, the LG G Pad III runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with LG UX UI on top. It features an 8-inch (1920×1200 pixels) TFT display with 283ppi pixel density, and the company claims that the display comes with Zero Gap tech that reduces screen reflection. It is powered by an 1.5GHz octa-core CPU paired with 2GB of RAM.
The LG G Pad III 8.0 sports 5-megapixel cameras on the front and back, both capable of 1080p video recording. The tablet offers 16GB of inbuilt storage, with microSD slot support for expansion. It packs a 4800mAh battery, that the company can last up to 20 days of standby time. Connectivity options include LTE support, 2G/3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi, full-sized traditional USB port, and a Micro-USB 2.0 port.
The tablet’s dimensions at 210.7×124.1×7.9mm, and it weighs in at 309 grams. LG offers the variant only in Black, and has not revealed any details on availabilty in other markets.
In the meanwhile, the LG G5 is up for pre-booking on Flipkart for Rs. 52,990, and is set for launch on June 1 in India. The pre-bookings end on Monday, and those who pre-book, get the LG Cam Plus module bundled for free with the LG G5.