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A few weeks ago LG introduced its newest 8.3-inch tablet LG G Pad 8.3. Release date and the price of the gadget was not disclosed at the time of the announcement
LG G Pad 8.3 price and availability
According to the latest information from some internet sources LG G Pad 8.3 may become available as early as in the late October. The price tag of the tablet is expected around $299. If provided information is correct then G Pad 8.3 may become a serious competitor on the Android tablets market.
LG G Pad 8.3 competitors
Google, Amazon and Samsung are currently dominating on the Android tablets market. Google recently released second generation of extremely popular Nexus 7 models. Amazon is also developing next generation of Kindle Fire tablets. Samsung also recently introduced new models of Galaxy Tab tablets. So how LG is going to compete?
According to this information , it is expected that LG plans to release really worth the tablet, which will take its place in the market and , in the meantime , will not be considered by consumers just another device based on Android. According to preliminary data , the unit of the company will be able to get around quite a power tablet Nexus 7 of the second generation. This was made possible thanks to the memory card slot , the large size of the screen, powerful hardware . And the price plays a role, because the cost to $ 299 for the Nexus 7 – this is just the beginning for the growth of market prices.
Why G Pad 8.3 is NOT just another Android tablet?
There are some things that make G Pad unique. First of all it is an excellent quality non-standard 8.3-inch Full HD 1920×1080 pixels display. The screen is bigger than displays of competing 7-inch tablets It provide bright, sharp and clear picture that do not lose colours at large viewing angles. LG G Pad powered by quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.7 GHz processor integrated with Adreno 320 graphics accelerator ans equipped by 2GB of RAM. It is one of the most powerful chipset currently available on the market. So LG G Pad has great chances to outperform Nexus 7 in CPU power and graphics performance. Unlike main competitors LG G Pad equipped by microSD extension slot that allow to add additional 32GB of storage to the built-in 16GB.
The main difference between G Pad 8.3 from many other tablets is a combination of small size and weight with the large screen, high capacity battery and powerful processor. Such handy compact device is ideal for frequent travellers.
LG G Pad 8.3 technical specs
Design of the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet is similar with LG smartphones. The frame of the device is built from alloy aluminium and plastic. It weighs 338 grams and has dimensions of 216,8 x 126,5 x 8,3 mm . In the market it will be available in two colors: classic black and white .
LG G Pad 8.3 has two built-in cameras: 1.3 megapixels 720p front camera and 5 megapixels FullHD 1080p rear camera. The Battery capacity is 4600 mAh. Also, the tablet is equipped by microUSB port and headphone jack . The tablet does not have 3G or 4G wireless modules. However LG provides QPair functionality that allows to connect the tablet with any Android smartphone for sms and web browsing capabilities over cellular networks. Since LG G Pad 8.3 runs on Android 4.2.2 operating system the only requirement for interoperability is that the smartphone must run on Android operating system version 4.2 or higher.
LG G Pad 8.3 Summary
LG G Pad 8.3 could become quite popular and attractive for many consumers. The device is quite unique in terms of compact size, excellent performance and low price.
Next Generation Kindle Fire review
Next generation of Kindle Fire tablets by Amazon is under development and coming soon. The company concentrates on all aspects of the tablets in order to be able to compete with the current leader Google Nexus 7.
Second generation of Nexus 7 has been released a few days ago. The tablet come with impressive hardware improvements, runs of the latest version of Android operating system and has competitive price that is just slightly higher than the price of the very successful previous model.
Newest Kindle Fire tablet: Hardware and price expectations
Next Generation Kindle Fire seems to be ready to compete with the latest Nexus 7. According to the latest information from various internet sources newest Kindle Fire tablets may have better hardware than newest Nexus 7. In addition Amazon may keep the price for new tables the same as of low price of previous models starting from $199.
Here are some technical details about next generation of Kindle Fire tablets.
Next Generation Kindle Fire technical specification
Newest Kindle Fire specs
Next Generation Kindle Fire expected to come with new look and feel. 7-inch model of new Kindle Fire is powered by quad-core 2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and graphic accelerator Adreno 330. Such powerful processor and graphic accelerator coupled with high definition 1920×1200 pixels display could easily handle modern games and HD video. Next generation Kindle Fire runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system with Amazon proprietary interface. Newest Kindle Fire comes with 2 GB of RAM and front camera. The camera was missing in the previous Kindle Fire model. Depending on user requirements new Kindle Fire could come with 16/32 or 64 GB of storage. All models have built-in Wi-Fi. Some of next generation Kindle Fire models may come with 3G and LTE support.
Next Generation Kindle Fire HD specs
Kindle Fire HD new models are very similar to above mentioned next generation Kindle Fire models. They run on the same processor and operating system, have the same amount of RAM and storage. Connectivity capabilities are also the same. The differences are 8.9-inch 2560×1600 pixels display and 8 megapixels rear camera. Such additions allow Kindle Fire to compete with the current Apple iPad tablet that is the leader on tablet pc market.
Next Generation Kindle Fire : Design Change
New Kindle tablets come with the new design. The frame around the display of new Kindle Fire becomes thinner. 7-inch Kindle Fire has a frame of 1.25 cm. 8.9 Kindle Fire HD frame is reduced to 1.9 cm. Both models have significantly reduced weight, although exact figures are not available
Newest Kindle Fire vs newest Nexus 7 vs Apple iPad
Although newest Nexus 7 came with impressive hardware and operating system improvements the next generation of Kindle Fire technical details sounds much better. Kindle Fire has a huge potential to win competition in terms of technical specs and price against the latest Nexus 7. However customer preferences are often depends on other factors such as customer loyalty, product design and how well balanced device is. Apple iPad is currently the leader on the tablets market mostly because of above mentioned reasons. Apple has an army of loyal customers, impressive design of their gadgets and technically very well balanced products. Is Amazon next generation tablet able to compete with iPad? We will see it in a few months.
More detailed description of the newest Nexus 7 could be found in one of our previous posts “New Google Nexus 7 tablet – Best Gadgets 2013”.
Newest Kindle Fire: Cost and Availability
Dispute to the numerous additional technical features and improvements next generation of Kindle Fire may keep the same low price as the previous models, i.e. price tag will start from $199. Such price policy is pretty much typical for Amazon. The company makes money on selling digital content while keeping low price on their tablets. The majority of analysts expect that Amazon introduce next generation of Kindle Fire this autumn most likely at the end of September.
Second generation of Google Nexus 7 tablet review
Google is preparing to release the second generation of Nexus 7 tablet running on the latest version of the Android operating system. According to some rumors the gadget will be introduced on July 24th. Google sent out invitations to American journalists for presentation coming on July 24 in San Francisco. The most of analysts expect that new Nexus 7will be introduced on the press conference. However such expectations have not been confirmed. Representatives of Asus and Google do not comment the upcoming event.
Original Nexus 7 model
Google released original version of Nexus 7 in June 2012. The tablet became extremely popular due to powerful hardware and low price. By the end of 2012 Google was able to sell 4.5 million Nexus 7 tablets. A lot of analysts name Google Nexus 7 as the best Android tablet of 2012. Main competitors of Nexus 7 are Amazon Kindle Fire, Samsung Galaxy Tab and Apple iPad mini.
Google Nexus 7 generation 2 technical specs
Second generation of Google Nexus 7 has been developed in collaboration with ASUS. New Nexus 7 is powered by quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor has 2 to 4 GB of RAM, full HD 1980×1200 px display and equipped by 1.2-megapixel front and 5-megapixel rear cameras. In comparison original Nexus 7 runs on less powerful NVidia Tegra 3 processor, has 1 GB of RAM and equipped by single front camera with a resolution of 1.3 megapixels.
In addition the new Nexus 7 will come with two speakers located on the back panel and providing better quality sound. New Nexus 7 will have 16 or 32GB of built-in storage . The networking capabilities of the tablet include Wi-Fi and 3G support.
New operating system – Android Jelly Bean features
New Nexus gadgets traditionally come with the latest Android operating system. Most likely Google will introduce a new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system together with the device running on it, i.e. new Nexus 7.
New Android operating system includes a feature that may significantly improve the battery life of Android gadgets. Operating system settings leave Wi-Fi partially enabled all the time. This feature allows to use Wi-Fi instead of energy hungry GPS for positioning whenever it possible. Also Jelly Bean supports energy-saving Bluetooth Low Energy standard. Camera app and headset Roboto have been updated for lower energy consumption.
New Google Nexus 7: Availability and Price
U.S. retailers may start receiving the gadget as early as July 20. Sales of new Nexus 7 tablet may start even this month. The estimated cost of 16 GB model of new Nexus 7 is $229. The price on 32GB model of second generation of Google Nexus 7 tablet should be around $269. There are also some expectations of price drop on the first original model of Google Nexus 7 tablet.
Best smartphone to buy in 2013 : $400 and up price category
LG Optimus G – Best smartphone to buy in 2013 in terms of price and features
LG Optimus G is one of the top LG smartphones. It is very similar to Google Nexus 4 that is one of the best Android smartphone in market. LG Optimus G comes with stunning 4.7-inch 1280×768 pixels IPS-display. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm APQ8064 processor and running on Android 4.1.2 operating system. LG Optimus G equipped by 32GB of internal memory and 13 megapixels camera. The smartphone has an elegant design and high quality build. LG Optimus G is one of the best Android smartphones offers in the market in terms of price and features.
Samsung GALAXY S III – best selling Android smartphone of 2013
Samsung Galaxy s III is one of the best selling smartphone on Android operating system. Samsung Galaxy S III comes with an excellent 4.8 –inch 1280×720 pixels Super AMOLED display, quad-core 1.4 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM and Mali 400 graphics chipset. There are various options of internal memory, but in each case it could be expanded by micro SD memory -SDXC. Almost everything in this model is extremely good except case material quality. The body of Galaxy S III is made from plastic and is not impressive. However if you are comfortable with big 4.8-inch display and do not care about the material body then Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the best choice for you,
Google Nexus 4 – Most advanced Android smartphone of 2013 in terms of hardware power and the price
A lot of people choose Google Nexus 4 as their smartphone as opposed to Apple iPhone 4. The majority of them love this model because of the stylish design, high quality 1280×768 pixels 4.7-inch IPS display, extremely powerful quad-core 1.5 GHz processor. 2 GB of RAM and a graphics accelerator Adreno 320. Such hardware could successfully compete with latest Sony Xperia Z and Samsung Galaxy S 4 smartphone models. Another important advantage is that all the updates to the Android operating system could be applied immediately because it is a Google brand device and Google operating system.
Best smartphone to buy in 2013 : $500 and up price category
This price category represents a typical niche for flagship models that first appeared on the market for at least a few months ago. They are still modern and powerful smartphones but may not have latest features of current models. But do you need the latest features at all?
Blackberry Z10 – the best smartphone to buy in 2013 for business
Blackberry Z10 is one of the most popular smartphones for businesswith its very own approach to everyday business tasks. Blackberry Z10 looks great. It has a gorgeous 4.2-inch HD display with the resolution of 1280×768 pixels, powered by Qualcomm S4 Pro dual core 1.5GHz processor. Blackberry Z10 equipped by 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. The storage could be extended via micro-SDXC card. The smartphone features HDMI port and 8 megapixel camera.
The smartphone is running under business oriented Blackberry OS10. It is the perfect solution for all of your business needs. This phone could be your best business assistant.
Sony Xperia ZL – the most compact smartphone of 2013 with 5-inch Full HD display
Sony Xperia ZL is the most compact smartphonein the market with a 5-inch Full HD display. The body of the phone is just a little bigger than the screen. However it comes with powerful quad core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, a graphics accelerator Adreno 320, and 16 GB of internal memory. There is a slot available for
micro SDXC card in case you need memory expansion. The phone features stylish design, 13 megapixels camera and impressive communication capabilities that include NFC and infrared.
Samsung GALAXY Note 2 – best smartphone to buy in 2013 with impressive performance
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is an ideal choice for those who need the most powerful smartphone running on Android. High quality Super AMOLED 5.5-inch display of Galaxy Note 2 has a good resolution of 1280×720 pixels and excellent color quality providing excellent experience in games and movies. The processor and video subsystem of Galaxy Note 2 is even more powerful than the one in famous GALAXY S3. Such hardware easily handles all games and applications. Stylus S-Pen is and additional argument towards to the purchasing of this model. S-Pen uses WACOM-processing technology of touch recognition that could be important for creative people.