Hey Guys , I'm thinking of buying a tablet ...which is better in terms of specs and battery life? this or the galaxy tab pro 8.4?
Hey guys, I just wanted to let you all know what i feel about this pad and also KitKat update.
Firstly the price in incredibly cheap looking onto its specs. Qualcomm 600 + 2gb ram is stunning. No lags what so ever. After kitkat update still about the same as 4.2.2 but the Battery backup has improved massively! standby time is just awesome. I used to charge everyday on 4.2.2 now i charge once in 3-4 days .
The screen is no doubt v good its FHD.But its very dim compared to many devices and many phones. Outdoors its nearly nor visible on full brightness. (LG Should do smthing about this its an IPS common LG).
The Camera is average. nothing special as per i feel. sometimes below average. I have compared with IPAD Mini and other device having 5mpx auto focus cameras but they are much better.
Overall its a awesome tab , handy, you can hold in one hand very nicely!, No lags what so ever. High end games are superb. Its my daily driver now! Samsung has many tabs but this tab from LG is best for the price range!
Thanks guys for your review! Bought it last week! I can say it's awesome. IPS LCD display is great for reading and not too bluish for the eye like Amoled(Compared to my Galaxy S2). I can even say it loads some pages in Chrome faster than my laptop! Well updating to KiKat via LG Support tool is time consuming as it has to download 1.2GB of data. But I made it and it's awesome. It's super fast with the snapdragon 600 and Adreno 320. No lags at all! You have Notification drawer cover all the screen and not partially like Pure Android. QSlide(multi window) is a nice plus. It still doesn't support YouTube though! And back is aluminum which is super cool to hold when cold. And it doesn't overheat because of it. It is the best thing money can buy. A smartphone with these specs would cost $400+. This shows how Samsung makes shit products for premium prices. Good job LG!
ASHRAF, 27 Apr 2014Which one is better Asus Google Nexus 7 (2013) Or LG G Pad 8.3 ??? Please reply...........better lg g pad , has larger display, micro SD slot. higher processor, the Nexus 7 does not have a micro sd slot
ASHRAF, 27 Apr 2014Which one is better Asus Google Nexus 7 (2013) Or LG G Pad 8.3 ???
Please reply...........Nexus 7 (2013) has a little brighter screen. G Pad has also great screen, and I don't see the issue with the brightness like many are talking.
Both devices are really fast enough, but the G Pad has bunch of cool apps that make this tablet glorious. Also, most of the options you'd have to root your Nexus device for are available on the G Pad without the root. But, with the latest KitKat update, you have to root the device in order to write to external SD card.
And, the most important thing: screen size. Additional 1.3" does matter! :) Screen is noticeable bigger, but the device is compact enough to fit in a hand without a problem.
Which one is better Asus Google Nexus 7 (2013) Or LG G Pad 8.3 ???
Oh, got it from a well time, kit kat update is the one you've been waiting for, you are going to buy this new tablet (for you) because of the hell improvements that's having it!! lol, yes LOL!!
PEEJAY, 14 Apr 2014kitkat in philippines yehey!Really kitkat is already available in the phl for gpad 8.3! That would be incredible I'll be telling this to my wife so she can have the update tnx
ste7en, 16 Apr 2014Yes! Kitkat update for my G Pad here in KSA!Really.. an update here at ksa is already available? Damn late.. I already sent it home to phl just a couple of days ago
any battery improvement on kit kat ? overal how different i kitkat ? faster device ?
Apolloxy, 22 Jan 2014AnTuTu test marks on my tablet shows only 21687 (comparing with 24440 on this site) it is almo... more after updating my pad to kitkat my benchmark is 25055 witch is pretty good i think !
Opinion on KitKat for G Pad 8.3:
Knock On: way better, but no knock code.
Light sensor also way better.
A bit faster overall, keyboard is better (predictive text), immersive mode available.
But, no writing to external sd card without root.
Bottom line, I'm satisfied.
I have always been a Japanese hardware (SONY XPERIA)enthusiast, and had always said no to Korean and Chinese products but LG changed that concept. This tablet is sick!!! All that specs for that affordable price. And LG's designs are sexy. They minimize margins to give you full view of the screen. I mean the excess space on the face of the device are just the bezels and the logo. Everything else is the screen. I love LG.