On the tablet front, LG has been a bit quiet since releasing the rather mediocre Optimus Pad. But now, it has introducing a tablet with the same with 8.9” display, which adds support for LTE (4G) network and does away with dual 3D camera. The LG Optimus Pad LTE still has the same 8.9” form factor, but with a slimmed down thickness of 9.34mm from 12.7mm, shedding nearly 150g in process. One big attraction of the LG Optimus Pad LTE is the True-HD IPS display, with 1280×768 pixels resolution. You’ll also get a 2Mp snapper on the front and an 8Mp rear-facing camera. The tablet is powered with 1.5GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor, with 32GB internal storage and a memory slot that can support up to 32GB of microSD card. The LG Optimus Pad LTE works on Honeycomb (Android 3.2) and it has Adreno 220 GPU to ensure smooth graphics.
The tablet supports both 2G (GSM 850/900/1800/1900) and 3G (HSDPA 2100) configurations. In addition, it also supports LTE 800 4G network. It weighs 497 gram with a dimension of 245×151.4×9.3 mm. The tablet also has support for older data technology; GPRS Class 12 and EDGE, which are still useful when you travel to rural areas. It can connect to HSUPA 5.76Mbps and HSDPA 21Mbps networks. Other standard wireless technologies are Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR and A2DP, as well as WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and tethering. The 8Mp rear-facing camera produces images with 3264×2448 pixels resolution, with features like dual-LED flash, autofocus and Carl Zeiss optics. The camera supports standard features like smile detection and geo-tagging. It has compass, proximity sensors and accelerometer to improve user experience. Built-in apps include a browser with support for Adobe Flash. Unlike other tablets with same size, the LG Optimus Pad LTE supports SMS with threaded view and MMS. Other text-based features are IM and email. It also has support for Java MIDP 2.1, which allows you to run many light-weight Java apps.