After announcing the 8-inch model in the G Pad II series in its home market, LG has mentioned that it will launch the 10.1-inch variant next month at the IFA conference in Berlin. Following its official debut, the tablet will be available in Wi-Fi and LTE-enabled variants in Asia, North America and Europe.
Unlike the 8-inch G Pad II, which features a resolution of 1280 x 800 and a Snapdragon 400 SoC, the 10.1-inch model will offer a WUXGA (1920 x 1200) display and Snapdragon 800. Other specs include 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, microSD slot, 5MP camera at the back, 2MP front shooter, Wi-Fi ac, LTE Category 4 connectivity and a 7,400mAh battery. The 10.1-inch G Pad II will run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box, and will be available in a Brilliant Bronze color option.
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LG DELIVERS THE PERFECT MULTIMEDIA COMPANION WITH G PAD II 10.1
Compact Design, Clearer Display and Powerful Functionality Ideal for Content Consumption
SEOUL, Aug. 24, 2015 ― LG Electronics (LG) will be unveiling the most advanced model of its G Pad tablet series at IFA 2015 in Berlin. Following its official debut, both LTE and Wi-Fi versions of G Pad II 10.1 will become available in key markets in North America, Europe and Asia.
The LG G Pad series offers the perfect balance of performance and price to satisfy most consumers in the market for big-screen mobile companion. The G Pad II 10.1 offers more features than other devices in the same segment with its clear WUXGA (1920 x 1200) display for enjoying multimedia content and comfortably browsing the web. And with its fast 2.26GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800 processor and long-lasting 7,400mAh battery ― the largest in its class ― the G Pad II 10.1 can keep you entertained for hours on end.
Even with its large 10.1-inch display, the G Pad II 10.1 features a slim and sleek design with the slimmest bezel among similar-sized tablets currently on the market. It provides a truly immersive viewing experience and does so with style with a soft metallic-finish.
What's more, Reader Mode makes reading e-books more comfortable by reducing the blue light of the display backlight, which studies have shown to cause eye fatigue and blurred vision. Dual Window divides the screen allowing you to run two applications at the same time a convenient feature for chronic multitaskers. QuickMemo+ allows users to instantly create, save and share their memos from any screen, without having to open a separate application. The G Pad II 10.1 comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Office for Android Tablet and an additional 100GB of free OneDrive storage for two years.
"The LG G Pad II 10.1 was developed in response to consumers' feedback and optimized for multimedia consumption." said Chris Yie, vice president and head of marketing communications for LG Mobile Communications Company. "Customers asked for a large display, bigger battery and faster performance all without raising the price. The G Pad II delivers on all counts."
Details of price and availability will be announced locally at the time of launch. Visitors to IFA 2015 can see the LG G Pad II 10.1 for themselves in Hall 18 of Messe Berlin from September 4-9.
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