Thursday , June 7 2018

LG announces new G Pad II 10.1 in Korea, coming to other markets next month

G Pad 10.1
LG has just announced their latest G Pad, a 10.1″ tablet which will officially be unveiled at IFA in Berlin next month.

The tablet is LG’s entry to the premium tablet market, offering a 10.1″ screen with ‘ultra-slim’ bezels and a FullHD resolution screen. The tablet will be available in Wi-Fi and LTE iterations, though this, like some of the other hardware configurations will differ by markets. There’s reports that the tablet will include a full-size USB-port, a rumour backed up by renders of the 8″ version on the LG Korea website.

Specs for the LG G Pad II 10.1 include:

Size 254.3×161.1×7.8 mm
Weight 489g
Colour Options Brilliant Bronze
Networks LTE Broadband
Chipset 2.26GHz Quad-Core
Display 10.1″ WUXGA (1920×1200)
Camera 5MP(Rear) / 2MP(Front)
Battery 7400mAh(typ.)
Memory 2GB LPDDR3 RAM/16GB eMMC ROM
Micro SD slot
Operating System Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.1
Wi-Fi (802.11 a, b, g, n, ac)
Micro USB 2.0
ETC Dual window, Q positive note, the reader mode

Software wise, the tablet will come with Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) with customised LG inclusions such as Q Memo Plus (Q Memo +), ‘Reader Mode’ and LG’s Dual-Window mode for running apps side-by-side. The LG G Pad II 10.1 will also come with Microsoft Office apps pre-installed which will include Word, Excel and PowerPoint, making the tablet also a good match for the business market.

The LG GPad II 10.1 will launch next month at IFA and then in Europe, as well as Korea in LTE and Wi-Fi versions and then move to the United States. Launch information beyond that hasn’t been announced but we’ve contacted LG Australia to see if they will be launching here.

Update:
LG Australia have contacted us regarding availability of the G Pad II 10.1, advising:

LG Australia is currently reviewing the suitability of the G PAD II 10.1 for the local Australian market. Further information will be provided at a later date following review of the product with local channel partners.

Source: LG Korea.

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Shame on us if we don’t get it in Australia.

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Looks good but I might wait for the Acer Predator 8 gaming tablet

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