LG Shows Off First Google Play Edition Tablet

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LG has shown off a new tablet that it says is the first device to be designated a Google Play Edition tablet.

Google's first Android Open Source Project (AOSP) tablet will feature the latest Android operating system, version 4.4, KitKat, running on a 1.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor.

The tablet also comes with an 8.3-inch 1920 x 1200 WUXGA Full HD IPS display

With the ability to hide the system UI such as the status bar and navigation bar, apps will be able to utilize every pixel on the G Pad 8.3 screen.

"LG's working relationship with Google has always been strong and our collaboration on the first-ever Google Play Edition tablet is proof of that commitment," said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. "The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition is a device with hardware and software that has been optimized for a truly consumer-friendly experience. There's nothing else like it out there in the marketplace."

The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition reference device will be available for purchase starting today in the United States on Google Play for USD 349.99. Availability in other countries has not yet been determined at this time.

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LG G Pad 8.3

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