LG Pad on its way in Q1, to ship with Honeycomb?

Last we heard, LG was halting plans for a tablet until they were able to incorporate a better fit for tablets version of Android OS. A quote from a senior official at LG suggests that the device may be on its way in Q1 2011, Honeycomb and all. 

The tablet, named the LG Pad by the official, will reportedly be shipped with a dual-core Tegra 2 chip and also an 8.9-inch screen. 

We'd be lying if we said we weren't intrigued by the sound of this device, especially that dual-core Tegra 2 chip. The prospect of Honeycomb shipping in Q1 is also interesting, considering the fact that we haven't received an official announcement about Gingerbread, the iteration before Honeycomb. That would be a quick spotlight for Gingerbread to enjoy; not that we'd complain if Honeycomb came earlier than expected. [MK News via Engadget]

Sean Brunett
  • JEEEZ! WHERE IS GOOGLE!. . . Too busy putting mascots on the damn lawn? . . . We need some NEWS!
  • I love how often Android Central ends their headlines with a question mark. Can you ever give a definitive answer?
  • No they can't, cause most of what the deal with on a daily basis is rumors. Atleast they are bringing something to us. I think im still going to wait for the Motorola tablet, that apparently is being called the stingray (not sure why that name was picked). But if the hardware is what the rumors say, I don't care. Call it the Motorola Dingleberry for all I care...lol
  • Loud noises!!
  • I can't wait to hear more info on this device. I'm planning to get a tablet in mid to late January and would love to be able to pick from a bunch of great devices.
  • Me too!! My time frame for buying a tablet is March/April. I will be comparing the Android tablets to the Blackberry Playbook, WebOS tablet and any Microsoft tablet based on the new Intel chip (OakTrail?).
  • Well, if Honeycomb is an update of the OS that is optimized for tablets then it shouldn't surprise us that Q2 tablets would have them. I'm pretty sure I've read here or elsewhere that Gingerbread and Honeycomb have been finished. I could be wrong on that, though.