The recent rumors turned out to be true as Verizon officially released today the LG G Pad 8.3 along with the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 devices. Of course, these Android tablets comes with support for Verizon’s LTE network so now you will be able to buy a high end tablet that can offer the benefits of 4G LTE network and lot more. Therefore, you can buy these devices by using Verizon’s official website, or you can head at retail stores for further info and assistance.
The LTE variant of the LG G Pad 8.3 can be yours for only $99.99 if you are willing to sign a new two year commitment with Verizon, or for $299.99 if you choose the of contract model. As you know, G Pad 8.3 is coming with decent specs and features as the tablet brings an 8.3 inch display, 2 GB of RAM, Snapdragon 600 processor, 5 MP camera on the back, 16 GB of internal storage and micro SD card slot. Unfortunately the tablet is featuring the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS and since Verizon is well known for its locked bootloaders you will probably have difficult times is getting a custom ROM – instead you will have to wait for the official Android OTA to be rolled out.
The LTE LG G Pad 8.3 is therefore a budget friendly Android tablet. But, if you want high end specs and features instead, you can turn your attention towards the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2. Verizon released the tablet on a price tag of $749.99 (with a new two year commitment – the off contract version is priced at $849.99), so the price might be a little bit too much for most of the users who are interested in buying a new LTE device. On the other hand, the Note Pro12.2 brings built-in S-Pen stylus on a 12.2 inch display along with a Snapdragon 800 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, MicroSD card slot, and a full 8MP rear facing camera.
So, there you have it; Verizon officially released the LG G PAD 8.3 – a budget friendly Android 4.2.2 based tablet and the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, a device that is quite expensive for our taste. Feel free and use the comments field from below for sharing your impressions with us and with other users who might need a second opinion.