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LG G Pad 8.3 detailed: LG returns to the tablet fold with Full HD

LG G Pad 8.3 detailed: LG returns to the tablet fold with Full HD

This week the folks at LG have announced the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet, the first tablet the company has announced for the market in several years. Remember the double-camera-toting 3D-capable T-Mobile LG G-Slate? Todays tablet device is delivering a whole new experience - bringing on an 8.3-inch display with Full HD resolution and hardware that's rather similar to that of the LG G2 smartphone. This tablet works with a massive 4600 mAh battery while it comes in at 216.8 x 126.5 x 8.3mm large and weighs 338g, with the company aiming to maintain its hero status with long-lasting device uptime and industry-leading hardware.

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LG G2 Hands-on with benchmark tests

LG G2 Hands-on with benchmark tests

With the LG G2 the ante has been upped by LG - and not just by the addition of backside-facing physical buttons. Here we're taking an early look at the smartphone in its international iteration with a series of benchmark tests, ranging from internet-based to processor-based - but beware: this device does not have an absolute final market-ready software build aboard. Instead we've got a unit straight off the assembly line, so to speak.

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Nexus 5 aimed at LG: G2-inspired, near-borderless display

Nexus 5 aimed at LG: G2-inspired, near-borderless display

The next device in line for Google's Nexus smartphone lineup would (once again) appear to belong to LG if Vietnam-based media reports are correct. Straight from author Cuhip of Tinhte, the same fellow who brought on the X Phone tour video leak well before the rest of the world earlier this year, comes word of an LG-made Nexus 5 quite similar to a report SlashGear published earlier this month. The big difference here is the (unofficial) confirmation of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, previously suggested to be a bit too expensive to exist in a Nexus 5 would that it were to keep the pricing structure of the Nexus 4.

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LG G Pad specifications tip 8.3-inch Full HD Plus beast

LG G Pad specifications tip 8.3-inch Full HD Plus beast

This week we've had our fair share of Android surprises in the world of future LG releases, coming up sharp with the LG G Pad, a device teased last month in a trademark filing and appearing here in a full specifications leak. This device has had its innards dropped by TechBlog, a Greek publication that says the machine will be able to fit in a user's back pocket - in other words: this is no LG G-Slate. We'll have to be the judge of that as this tablet rings in first with an 8.3-inch display - bigger than the average pocket already.

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Verizon LG G2 wireless charging exclusive in the US

Verizon LG G2 wireless charging exclusive in the US

The Verizon LG G2 will be the only variant of the new Android flagship to support native wireless charging in the US, the carrier has confirmed, building the cable-free technology into the phone itself. LG confirmed that the new G2 would be available across all four major US carriers at Wednesday's launch event, but at the time did not detail any operator variations. However, Verizon followed up with the tidbit that, out of all four versions, only the G2 for its network would offer wireless charging support.

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LG G2 hardware round-up

LG G2 hardware round-up

This morning LG revealed the LG G2, their headliner for the year 2013 in smartphone form, complete with a 5.2-inch display and a back-facing set of physical buttons. With no physical buttons around the sides of this smartphone and only on-screen buttons up front, this device is LG's most unique hardware delivery of the year - if not in their whole smartphone-toting history. What we've learned today is what this device is made of and what makes it tick, starting with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor.

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LG G2 vs Galaxy S 4 vs Moto X: hero phone war

LG G2 vs Galaxy S 4 vs Moto X: hero phone war

Now that LG has released its 2013 hero smartphone in the LG G2, it's time to hit the specifications battleground. What we're doing here on SlashGear first is taking on not just the Samsung Galaxy S 4, but the Motorola Moto X as well, aiming to give you an idea of the range of devices that are now sitting up on top of the game from several of the smartphone universe's top brands. We'll be saving the HTC One for a separate, individual battle - coming up not long after this one.

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T-Mobile LG G2 teams with Optimus F6 and F3 carrier companions this summer

T-Mobile LG G2 teams with Optimus F6 and F3 carrier companions this summer

While T-Mobile isn't sharing information on pricing or actual release dates for the LG G2 as of yet, they're certainly keen to let it be known that they're carrying the device. This is LG's first multi-carrier release, so to speak, as the LG G2 hits all four of the top four USA-based mobile groups last this year. Joining the LG G2 are a couple of smaller smartphones hitting it off at what will certainly be lower price points as well: LG Optimus F6 and LG Optimus F3.

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LG G2 battery detailed: “Stepped” for maximized energy and space

LG G2 battery detailed: “Stepped” for maximized energy and space

Under the hood of LG's new LG G2 smartphone, announced just today, comes no less than a 3,000mAh "Stepped Battery." When LG decided to create a hero phone in the LG G2, they didn't take Motorola's approach with the Moto X, they went straight for the gullet with a specifications war. One of the places this aim is quite evident is in this smartphones new method for battery delivery.

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