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LG G Pad 8.3

Verizon
V500
Global Score
8.247.42
Basic Information
LGMicrosoft
Android 4.4Windows RT 8.1
2013-09-012013-09-23
8.54 x 4.98 x 0.33 inches10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 inches
11.92 ounces23.84 ounces
Black and White--
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 180.00$ 180.00
Display / Screen
8.3 inches10.6 inches
1920 x 1200 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)
IPS LCDIPS LCD
273 pixels per inch208 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
8.17.2
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chipsetNVIDIA Tegra 4 (T40) chipset
Quad-Core 1700 MHz processorARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-Core 1700 MHz) processor
2 GB RAM2 GB RAM
Yes GPUYes GPU
8.558.55
Storage
16 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slot
6.165.8
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.30 MP5.00 MP + 3.50 MP
f/2.60 aperture--
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
7.816.05
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile Hotspot--
LTE (4G)LTE (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
--SIM
5.45.9
Battery Life
4600mAh Li-Polymer Battery--
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
624 hours standby time
360 hours standby time
4.961.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Infra-red port--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparison review

LG G Pad 8.3 has an overall score of 8.24, which is better than the Microsoft Surface 2's 7.42 general score. The LG G Pad 8.3 comes with Android 4.4 OS, and Microsoft Surface 2 comes with Windows RT 8.1 OS. Although LG G Pad 8.3 and Microsoft Surface 2 were released with only 1 months difference, LG G Pad 8.3 is a little thinner and way lighter.

LG G Pad 8.3 counts with a sharper display than Microsoft Surface 2, because although it has a really smaller screen, it also counts with more pixels per inch in the screen and a bit higher 1200 x 1920 resolution. Microsoft Surface 2 features a processor that is very similar to the LG G Pad 8.3 one, both have 4 processing cores and 2 GB of RAM memory.

LG G Pad 8.3 shoots a lot better photos and videos than Microsoft Surface 2. Both have the same video frame rates, a 5 mega pixels back-facing camera and the same 1920x1080 video resolution. LG G Pad 8.3 has a slightly bigger memory for applications and games than Microsoft Surface 2, although it has only 16 GB internal memory capacity.

LG G Pad 8.3 has a way better battery lifetime than Microsoft Surface 2.

The LG G Pad 8.3 and the Microsoft Surface 2 cost exactly the same, which makes this tablet an easy choice.