Back in May 2014, the folks at LG introduced a budget-friendly 8-inch tablet, the G Pad 8.0. The slate was released on the market a couple of months later, in July 2014.
LG G Pad 8.0 measures 210.8 x 124.2 x 9.9 mm and has a weigh of 342 grams. It’s only available with WiFi-only connectivity and it packs an 8.0-inch IPS LCD display with 800 x 1920 resolution and a pixel density of 189 ppi.
LG G Pad 8.0 comes pre-loaded with Android 4.4.2 KitKat and it’s powered by a quad-core 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU. It has 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, and microSD support up to 64 GB.
On the back of the tablet there’s a 5 MP camera with autofocus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, and 1080p video recording capabilities. The front panel of the G Pad 8.0 accommodates a 1.3 MP shooter with HD video recording support.
In terms of connectivity, LG G Pad 8.0 arrives with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Bluetooth, GPS, infrared port, and microUSB 2.0. It’s equipped with a non-removable 4,200 mAh battery and it’s available in four body colors: Black, White, Luminous Orange, Luminous Blue.