LG Unveils The Optimus Pad LTE, Its First LTE Capable Tablet [GALLERY & SPECS]

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Today LG Electronics announced the company’s first LTE tablet, the Optimus Pad LTE. In addition to LTE, the Optimus Pad LTE will feature a True HD IPS display (1280 x 720) and assume the title as the “world’s first tablet to support an SD memory card expandable to 32GB.” Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Mobile Communications Company states, “With tablets generating five times more traffic than the average smartphone, it’s not a huge jump to assume that tablet users need and want faster connectivity. The combination of LG’s LTE technology with the tablet form factor is a clear advantage for consumers who use a tablet as their primary consumption device when on the move.”

The key specifications for the LG Optimus Pad LTE are:

  • Operating System: Android 3.2 Honeycomb
  • Memory: User 32GB (Micro SD up to 32GB)
  • Size: 245 x 151.4 x 9.34 mm
  • Weight: 497 g
  • Display: 8.9-inch IPS True HD Display
  • Resolution: 1280 x 768
  • Camera: 8MP (Rear) / 2MP (Front)
  • Processor: Qualcomm 1.5GHz Dual-Core / Dual Channel Processor
  • Battery: 6,800mAh
  • Others: HDMI, DLNA

The LG Optimus Pad LTE will be available first in Korea, and perhaps make its way to other markets soon after. That said, no information was given on availability or pricing. For more information, check out the full press release below. Also, check out the gallery below and let us know what you think!

LG TO INTRODUCE ITS FIRST LTE TABLET

Expanding LTE Leadership into Tablets to

Meet the Needs of Consumers’ Faster Lifestyles

SEOUL, Jan. 18, 2012 – LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its first LTE-capable tablet, the Optimus Pad LTE. Initially launching in Korea, LG has equipped the tablet with both LTE technology and True HD IPS display, the two features that have helped LG differentiate its latest smartphone, Optimus LTE, from the competition.

“With tablets generating five times more traffic than the average smartphone, it’s not a huge jump to assume that tablet users need and want faster connectivity,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Mobile Communications Company. “The combination of LG’s LTE technology with the tablet form factor is a clear advantage for consumers who use a tablet as their primary consumption device when on the move.”

Boasting the best-in-class in the tablets, LG Optimus Pad LTE provides the ultimate user environment to enjoy HD multimedia with a 1280 x 720 True HD IPS display and 8 megapixel camera for shooting high definition video. The Optimus Pad LTE is also the world’s first tablet to support an SD memory card expandable to 32GB, recognizing the importance multimedia would play for owners of this device.

Along with these features, the Optimus Pad LTE offers easy-to-use controls and functions such as the Smart Movie Editor for editing pictures and videos more easily. Moreover, Web Duet allows for e-mailing, messaging and SNS sharing with search functions, and On-Screen Phone (OSP) ensures compatibility with LG smartphones.

LG Optimus Pad LTE is extremely portable and aesthetically pleasing, weighing in at a svelte 479g and only 9.34mm thin. Equipped with a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor running Android 3.2 Honeycomb OS, LG’s newest tablet guarantees superior performance. It also supports High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) and Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA).

Key Specifications:

Operating System: Android 3.2 Honeycomb

Memory: User 32GB (Micro SD up to 32GB)

Size: 245 x 151.4 x 9.34 mm

Weight: 497 g

Display: 8.9-inch IPS True HD Display

Resolution: 1280 x 768

Camera: 8MP (Rear) / 2MP (Front)

Processor: Qualcomm 1.5GHz Dual-Core / Dual Channel Processor

Battery: 6,800mAh

Others: HDMI, DLNA

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