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Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Review

LG's G Pad is a beautifully designed 8.3-inch tablet with an equally beautiful display. But its uneven performance combined with its relatively steep $350 price make rival Android tablets look like a steal.

Pros
  • Comfortable and stylish design
  • Gorgeous high-res display
  • Battery life on par with similar Android tablets
Cons
  • Uneven performance
  • Glut of non-essential LG 'Q' apps
  • Slightly expensive compared to rival tablets
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Scores

Engadget

82
 

User Reviews

100
HRYTS
This is really one of the best tablets on the market in Q4 2013. If you like...read more
80
Tynan
I bought this device after I returned my iPad Mini, when comparing the two the...read more
100
Miklsmith
I loved the specifications-I'd said I was getting a Nexus, expecting them to...read more
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79
Average Critic Score

Durability

80
 

Display

88
 

Storage capacity

80
 

Portability (size / weight)

79
 

Ease of use

80
 

Design and form factor

81
 

Features

72
 

Battery life

73
 

How It Stacks Up

82

Engadget

82
 

Critic

88
 

User

83
 

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80
 

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90
 
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Engadget

74
 

Critic

74
 

User

81
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Critic

88
 

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