Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0  vs LG G Pad 8.3 

Released April, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

  • 8"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
7.8 Out of 10
Viewing angles are excellent and are on par with IPS displays: even off angle colors are strong as is contrast.
by MobileTechReview (Apr, 2013)
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
7.7 Out of 10
There isn't that much fine detail when viewing the photos in their actual size, but they are perfect for viewing in smaller, web-friendly resolutions, such as those used by social networks.
by PhoneArena (Oct, 2013)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Note 8.0 vs 8.3


Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench and BrowserMark


3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life


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No winner declared

Too close to call


Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 

TabletRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy Note 8.0 vs G Pad 8.3

geekbench Processor and memory performance

passmark Processor performance including multiple cores

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

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Significantly better overall performance 1,971 vs 596 More than 3.2x better geekbench score
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Better performance per dollar 3.59 pt/$ vs 1.95 pt/$ Around 85% better performance per dollar
Front view of LG G Pad 8.3

Reasons to consider the
LG G Pad 8.3

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Significantly faster web browser 2,630 vs 1,610 Around 65% better BrowserMark score
Newer May, 2015 vs Apr, 2013 Release date over 2 years later
Significantly sharper screen 272 ppi vs 188 ppi Around 45% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution 1920 x 1200 vs 1280 x 800 2.2x higher resolution

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Note 8.0  vs G Pad 8.3 

Viewing angles are pretty decent, and so is outdoor visibility, as the display is able to get quite bright.
Galaxy Note 8.0

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


8.3 Out of 10
8.5 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy Note 8.0  vs
G Pad 8.3 
Size 8" 8.3"
Technology TFT LCD TFT LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1920 x 1200
PPI 188 ppi 272 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes Yes


Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.7 GHz

form factor

Weight 338 g 338 g
Size 136 x 211 x 8 mm 126.5 x 216.8 x 8.3 mm
Thickness 8 mm 8.3 mm
Battery life 8 hour 7.5 hour


Galaxy Note 8.0  vs
G Pad 8.3 
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 1.3 MP 1.3 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 5 MP


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
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