LG G Pad X 8.0 release date: New tablet available at T-Mobile


LG recently unveiled its newest tablet, the new LG G Pad X 8.0. The device is exclusively available via mobile carrier T-Mobile.

Back in April, it was rumored that LG would be releasing a new tablet device that would be exclusively available through T-Mobile. It was tipped to have a launch date of sometime around May. Though the rumored release schedule came later, the device did get releaseD via the mentioned carrier.

The new LG G Pad X 8.0 tablet can be purchased as a one-time standalone purchase with no contracts of any kind for a price of $239.99. It can also be availed for a zero down payment installment contract plan, with the subscriber tied to pay $109 a month for a span of 24 months. Every purchase, whatever the method may be, comes with an additional SIM Starter Kit for a price of $20.

As for the specs, the new LG G Pad X 8.0 tablet sports, as it name suggests, an 8-inch IPS display with 1920 x 1200 pixels Full HD resolution. It measures 8.3 inches tall, 4.8 inches wide, 0.31 inches thick, and weighs 10.9 ounces. The device runs under a QUALCOMM Snapdragon 615 chipset with an octa-core CPU clocking in at a speed of 1.5 GHz frequency.

The LG G Pad X 8.0 packs 2GB worth of RAM along with 16GB of built-in internal storage capacity. The storage of the tablet can be further expanded via an external microSD. Users can use a microSD card of up to 128GB and is used on a dedicated card slot.

As for the camera, the tablet features a 5-megapixel main rear facing camera with another 5-megapixel for the front snapper. Both cameras can record videos up to 1080p.

The LG G Pad X 8.0 boot on the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0.1.