Android purists will find Google's mid-sized LG G Pad 8.3 more compelling, but it's pricier than the model that's overlaid with LG's skin.
With its speedy and reliable performance, the LG G Pad 8.3 is a solid small-sized tablet, but for non-Verizon customers, the smoother and less expensive Google Nexus 7 is the better choice.
With specs from yesteryear, it's difficult to get excited about Alcatel's new tablets, but by offering LTE at affordable prices, there remains some hope.
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A new FCC filing hints that the 8.3-inch tablet could move beyond its Wi-Fi roots by hopping onto Verizon's high-speed network.
We already know that the LG G Pad 8.3 is a reliable and swift quad-core tablet -- but now it flaunts a pure Android facelift from Google.
LG's Google Play Edition of its G Pad 8.3 tablet runs unadulterated Android 4.4 KitKat and looks to be quite the desirable slice of cutting-edge Android.
The special edition tablet is available through Google starting today.
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Equipped with an 8.3-inch screen, a Snapdragon 600 processor, and Android 4.2, the G Pad is a solid tablet from LG.