LG G Pad 8.3 Review
What is the LG G Pad 8.3?
The LG G Pad 8.3 is a Small, Fairly Low-Cost Tablet.IT Offers A Pretty Compelling Alternation Option to the iPad Mini Retina, While Costing Around £ 120 Less.
There Are Signs that this is not a top-table tablet, but not enunch to stop it from being aeal bargain.
Note: Tesco is Currently Selling the LG G Pad 8.3 for £ 120 AS Part of Its Easter Deals Campaign.Details Geere.
LG G Pad 8.3 - Design
The LG G Pad 8.3 is a Fairly Affordable Tablet, But Its Build Quality is Good.The Top Layer Is Toughend Glass and the Rear is a Mix of Aluminium and Plastic.As virtually the Whole Area Your Hands Come Into Contact with Is Metal, It Has a Similar Cool and Hard Feel as an iPad mini.
Styling-Wise, The LG G Pad Isn’t Quite On the Same LEVEL.The Dual Speakers on the Rear Spoil The Simplicity of the Look a bit, and the mix of White and Silver on the Version We Tested Does Look a Little Bit Cheap.We Think The Black Version Looks Better.
The Power and Volume Buttons on the Side Are Plastic Rather than Metal Too.BUT Once You Consider The iPad Mini and Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Cost A Good 60 Per Cente More, You Can’T Reilly Complain.
The LG G Pad 8.3’s size also Strikes a good Balance Between Portability and Screen Size.It’s Small Enouch to Grasp Comfortably Side-to-Side in One (Adult-Size) Hand-Which The Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Isn’t Reilly-and Weighs Just 338G.That is Light enunch for one -handed use, Althrow this is clearly a device that works besta your get belts handleved.
ITS Hardware Versatility is Also Remarkably Good Considering The £ 200 Price.There’s A Covered Microsd Memory Card Slot on the Top Edge of the LG G Pad 8.3 And, Next to it, a Little IR Blaster.This lets The Tablet Function as a Universal Remote Control.It’s Pretty Rare to find one of these in a Sub- £ 200 Tablet-The Nexus 7 Doesn’t Have One, For Example.
The LG Pad 8.3 Also Has a Much Higher Screen-to-Tablet-Size Ratio than Most Current Sub 10-inch Devices.This is Helped by the Lack of Soft Keys, and it Provides a More Modern Look That Older Tablets.At 8.3mm thick, it’s slim too.Aside from the White Version Looking a Little Cheap, There’s Little to Criticise Here.
LG G Pad 8.3 - Screen
Its Screen Feels Up-to-Date too.As the LG G Pad 8.3 Name Suggests, It’s An 8.3-Inch Display.
This is a 16:10 Widescreen Panel, 1.920 x 1.200 in Resolution.Although Lower-Res than the Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 and Less Pixel-Dense than the Nexus 7, It’s Fairly Sharm.LOOK CLOSE and YOU CAN DISCERN SINGLE Pixels, but it’s not a major in a low-cost Tablet.
Basic Image Quality is Fairly Goods to the Use of An Ips Panel, Which Provides Solid Viewing Angles.However, There Are A Few Minor Image Quality Issues.
Top Brightness is Just Ok, and the Contrast in Bright Areas of An Image is Not Great, Leading to Pictures that Don’t look Vibrant and As Defined as Higher-Gigher-Gigher-Gigher-Gigher-Gigher-Gigher-Gigher-Gigher-Gigher-Gigher-grades.Color Reproduction Is Decent, But this Lack of Backlights Control Leads to Images Looking a Tad Washed Out.Black Levels Are Good En feing, Thumb.
LG G Pad 8.3 - Speakers
The Tablet Makes for a Handy Little Personal Video Player, and this is also along by the stereo Speakers.As they’re mounted on the back, you don’t get a crile stereo image, but the audio sorely com One end, as with even tablets.
Its Sound Experience Is Not Great, Throwh.The output is a Little Thin-Sounding and At Mid-to-High Volumes, The Back of the Tablet Vibrates.It Feels a Little ODD.
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