LG has partnered with Verizon Wireless (the biggest carrier in the U.S.) and announced a new tablet, the LG G Pad X 8.3. The slate is an updated sequel a true to 2013’s original G Pad 8.3. While that was the big news, Verizon also confirmed that it will begin selling LG’s G4 flagship, with the handset landing on Big Red June 4th.
The G Pad X 8.3 lands with solid specs, such as an 8.3-inch IPS screen with Full HD resolution, providing the computing power is an eight core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, which is probably Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 615 chipset although LG did not name it. Other specs include an 8 megapixel rear camera, a 2 megapixel front lens, LTE connectivity, a full USB port, 16GB of on board storage, micro SD card support, and a 4800mAh juicer.
The new slate is available today (May 28) on Verizon for $129.99 on contract, or $299.99 without a commitment. You can also choose Verizon Edge as a payment method and get the G Pad X 8.3 for $12.49 over 24 months. As for the G4, the largest carrier in the United States will offer the flagship for $22.91 per month over two years, or $549.99 upfront.