Google Play Edition LG G Pad 8.3 also gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

The LG G Pad 8.3 is the latest among the league of Google Play Edition devices to enter the Android 5.1 club. This release comes at a time when owners of the Nexus 9, Nexus 4 and the Nexus 7 (2013 edition) are still waiting for the software update to hit their devices.

Anyway, the Google Play Edition of the LG G Pad 8.3 is getting its Android 5.1 upgrade in the form of an OTA download. Sized at a little more than 200MB, this software update will grant the device bug fixes and a few more small features meant to enhance the user experience on Lollipop.

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition

As its name indicates, the G Pad 8.3 kicks in an 8.3-inch display bearing a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. There’s a 1.7GHz quad core Snapdragon 600 processor ticking inside it, taking assistance from 2GB worth of RAM. Additionally, 16GB of storage and a microSD card slot for further expansions also find their way inside the gadget.

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This LG tablet is powered by a 4600mAh Li-ion battery which keeps it going for hours without needing to stay connected to a charger. The camera setup on this device includes a 5MP rear snapper and a 1.3MP front one.

Here’s a quick look at the specs of the LG G Pad 8.3’s Google Play Edition:

– Display: 8.3-inch IPS, 1920 × 1200 pixels
– CPU: 1.7GHz quad core Snapdragon 600
– GPU: Adreno 320
– Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB storage
– Camera: 5MP rear, 1.3MP front
– Battery: 4600mAh
– Weight: 339gms
– Size: 216.8 x 126.5 x 8.3mm

Like we said, the LG G Pad 8.3’s Google Play Edition is receiving its Android 5.1 update in the form of an OTA download right now, but don’t be alarmed if it hasn’t reached you yet as such rollouts take time to take place on a global scale.