The tablet computer market is one that is now extremely tough to get noticeable recognition in unless your name is Apple or Samsung, but a local rival of the latter are looking to enhance their reputation in the industry whilst doing something that will have them on very thin ice with the trigger-happy former.
South Korean company LG are said to be releasing a new tablet product for the first time since 2011 (when they released the ‘Optimus Pad’ (pictured)) with their proposed new ‘G Pad’, an ‘8.3-inch slate’ that will be able to ‘fit in a user’s back pocket’, and most likely be physically unveiled at the IFA trade show in Berlin (Germany) in early September.
For the time being, though, the company have offered potential consumers a preview of what to expect by way of the device’s quality, listing hardware specs for the G Pad that include a 1920 x 1080 ‘Full HD display’, 2GB RAM, and a quad-core processor, whilst the product’s physical features will include an ‘ultra-thin bezel’ and aluminium casing.
While the rumours of the G Pad remain unsubstantiated, it appears likely to be released by the end of the year, although if the naming is correct then Apple will most likely be staging an intervention for obvious reasons. All that is needed now is for Huawei to get in on the act with the gap-bridging ‘H Pad’…