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LG Launches First 4G Tablet - 8.9-Inch Optimus Pad LTE

South Korea based LG Electronics announced on Wednesday its first ever LTE equipped tablet device.

Dubbed the LG Optimus Pad LTE, the product is blessed with both LTE, as well as a True HD IPS display. Interestingly, both these features helped the company's latest smartphone, the Optimus LTE, to emerge as a standout amongst all rival products floating around on the market.

The new offering has been made by LG with the intention of really making its mark on the Apple dominated global tablet market.

When it comes to the specs, the product is certainly worth considering as a serious competitor to the Apple iPad. It boasts an 8.9-inch True HD IPS display with a 1280x720 pixel resolution, an SD card slot capable of supporting up to 32 GB, a 2 megapixel front facing as well an 8 megapixel camera at the rear. It also comes equipped with an HDMI output interface as well as a 6,800 mAh battery.

"The combination of LG's LTE technology with the tablet form factor is a clear advantage for consumers who use a tablet as their primary consumption device when on the move," Dr. Jongseok Park, President and CEO of LG Mobile Communications Company, commented, 4-Traders reports.

The tablet will initially launch in Korea, with international launch dates to follow.