LG Optimus Pad LTE  vs G Pad 8.3 

Released May, 2011

LG Optimus Pad LTE

  • 8.9"
  • 32 GB
  • 3G
  • Android 3.2
Front view of LG Optimus Pad LTE
7 Out of 10
The solid build reassures you in the tablet's quality and even its substantial weight contributes to that feeling at first, but longer sessions (and we can imagine ourselves reading a book for hours) tend to tire the hand.
by PhoneArena (Jun, 2011)
VS
Released May, 2015

LG G Pad 8.3

  • 8.3"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of LG G Pad 8.3
7.5 Out of 10
It has a strong quad core CPU, a greater than full HD IPS display, good speakers, expandable storage, USB host support and multi-window multi-tasking.
by MobileTechReview (Feb, 2014)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of LTE vs 8.3

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com and techradar.com

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
LG G Pad 8.3 

TabletRocket recommends the LG G Pad 8.3  based on its performance and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Optimus Pad LTE vs G Pad 8.3

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of LG Optimus Pad LTE

Reasons to consider the
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Longer battery life 10 hour vs 7.5 hour Around 35% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Significantly newer operating system Android 3.2 vs Android 4.2.2 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 3.2) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 3.2) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like
Bigger screen 8.9" vs 8.3" More than 5% bigger screen
Front view of LG G Pad 8.3

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LG G Pad 8.3

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More processing power 3,195 vs 1,694 Around 90% better passmark score
Has a Wi-Fi 802.11n vs None Most tablets have a Wi-Fi
Supports WiFi Yes vs No About half of tablets support WiFi
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Newer May, 2015 vs May, 2011 Release date over 4 years later
Significantly sharper screen 272 ppi vs 167 ppi Around 65% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Lighter 338 g vs 497 g More than 30% lighter
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.2) vs No (Android 3.2) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1200 vs 1280 x 768 More than 2.2x higher resolution
Faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.5 GHz Around 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Thinner 8.3 mm vs 9.3 mm More than 10% thinner
Smaller 126.5 x 216.8 x 8.3 mm vs 245 x 151.4 x 9.3 mm Around 35% smaller

Reviews Word on the street

Optimus Pad LTE  vs G Pad 8.3 

7.0
9.0
With this LCD IPS display, LG has just nailed the balance between blue and red, resulting in a perfect color temperature of about 6588 K (kelvin), with the reference point being 6500 K. That's pretty much unprecedented for such a display so far.
G Pad 8.3

6.0
9.0
As far as stock editors go the one of the G Pad 8.3 is pretty well equipped and its intuitive interface makes it easy to use.
G Pad 8.3

Overall

6.5 Out of 10
8.5 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Optimus Pad LTE  vs
G Pad 8.3 
Size 8.9" 8.3"
Technology IPS LCD TFT LCD
Resolution 1280 x 768 1920 x 1200
PPI 167 ppi 272 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes Yes

processor

Cores Dual core Quad core
Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.7 GHz

form factor

Weight 497 g 338 g
Size 245 x 151.4 x 9.3 mm 126.5 x 216.8 x 8.3 mm
Thickness 9.3 mm 8.3 mm
Battery life 10 hour 7.5 hour

storage

Optimus Pad LTE  vs
G Pad 8.3 
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
Maximum capacity 128 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes No
Webcam 2 MP 1.3 MP
Rear camera 8 MP 5 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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