LG Unveils 3 New G Pad Android Tablets

Taking a page from SamsungEUs playbook, LG Electronics is rolling out tablets in multiple sizes. The Korea-based electronics maker on Monday announced that three new tablets are joining its G Pad series.

The company plans to take the lid off the G Pad 7.0, G Pad 8.0 and G Pad 10.1 at MedPI 2014 trade show in Monaco this week. Along with the G Pad 8.3, LG said it expects the new additions to its tablet portfolio to expand its footprint in a competitive market.

EUCustomers tell us that they want a wider range of devices that offer sizable screens without compromising portability,EU said Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. EUUnlike smartphones, tablets are not one size fits all. So we designed the G Pad Series for a diverse target audience, some who prioritize portability while others want the best multimedia experience possible. G Pad delivers on all counts.EU

Knock, Knock

HereEUs a quick run down of the specs: LG designed the G Pad 7.0 to be held in one hand. ItEUs the companyEUs smallest tablet positioned as an on-the-go entertainment hub; the G Pad 8.0 is a mid-size tablet that promises an EUimmersive multimedia experienceEU; the G Pad 10.1 is also marketed as a device for entertainment-minded consumers.

All three tablets include LGEUs proprietary user interface features, including QPair 2.0 and Knock Code. First introduced in the G Pad 8.3, an updated QPair lets users connect to their Android-powered smartphones via Bluetooth to receive notifications of calls and messages and respond directly from their G Pads.

Meanwhile, Knock Code lets users power on and unlock their devices by entering personalized EUknockEU patterns on the display. Knock Code intends to blend convenience with greater security by allowing users to enter sequences of two to eight taps with more than...

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