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LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition

Dec 11, 2013 11:09 AM EST

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The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition now has Android 4.4 version. The latest version of the Google tablet features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 system-on-chip and 2GB of RAM. The features also include a 1,920x1,200 resolution screen, 5-megapixel rear camera and a 1.2-megapixel front camera. The tablet price is $349.

"LG's working relationship with Google has always been strong and our collaboration on the first-ever Google Play Edition tablet is proof of that commitment," Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications, stated in a press release. "The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition is a device with hardware and software that has been optimized for a truly consumer-friendly experience. There's nothing else like it out there in the marketplace."

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition

The Google tablet also has 16GB of internal storage. The Google Play Edition also has premium design. The device is  8.3 mm thin with aluminum casing and weighs 338 grams. The tablet features cutting-edge IPS technology and expandable microSD storage up to 64GB, dual HD cameras, and a powerful 4,600 mAh battery for hours of usage.

Google Play Edition devices for Android automatically receive updates of the latest Android software. The devices are already optimized for the newest versions of apps, more storage and improved user experience. Other key features include: Google Now, YouTube, Chrome, Gmail, Google questions, streaming videos, web and more. Google apps are also installed for The G Pad 8.3. Google Play is also included for digital entertainment. The Google Play store features over 1,000,000 apps, movies and games.

LG G Pad 8.3 is the first official phones for the Google Play Edition. It is powerful and portable. Third quarter tablet shipments for 2013 increased from Google's Android devices. Apple still remains as the number one tablet seller however it is losing its worldwide market share to Android.

The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition is available for $349 and ships within 1-2 days.

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