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LG Optimus Pad (2011, V900)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 125 reviews of LG Optimus Pad (2011, V900). The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the battery and camera are generally positive. The portability and screen also get good feedback, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the storage and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the LG Optimus Pad (2011, V900) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

LG Optimus Pad preview: First look

 

An 8.9" screen hits the sweet spot for tablets and LG's Optimus Pad shows good thinking. The first tablet of the company will want to make a difference among more or less uniform rivals. Tablets coming to the market look almost the same - screens,...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by (notebookcheck.net)

Review LG V900 Optimus Pad Tablet/MID

 

1, 2, or 3D? LG highlights innovations with the V900 Optimus Pad. The 8.9 inch, handy tablet can create and play three dimensional videos. The pad also scores with a brilliant IPS screen. The LG product is also interesting in view of its price. It's...

3D video recording, Good viewing angles, Handy size, Brilliant colors / contrast, The tablets design with a screen size of 8.9 inches is a lot bigger than in a 7 inch tablet, but just still fits in the pants or jacket pocket

No memory expansion possible, Device heats up noticeably, High-gloss display surface, Comparatively poor digicams, Lacking support of video / audio formats, Few preinstalled apps, Slow USB port, No 3D glasses, Unfortunately, the 32 GB flash memory...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

LG Optimus Pad Review

 

You've already heard about the LG Optimus Pad – the first tablet with support for 3D with dual-lens camera and a pair of anaglyph glasses for tricking your brain into thinking about the third dimension, but will the 8.9-inch tablet's 3D trickery be...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : intomobile.com (intomobile.com)

LG T-Mobile G-Slate

 

T-Mobile G-Slate is a version of the LG Optimus Pad made for T-Mobile USA. Specs wise, we're talking about the same device with an 8.9-inch 1280x768 pixels capacitive touchscreen, HSPA and WiFi connectivity, 5-megapixel camera on the back which is...

Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape

Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : cellphones.ca (cellphones.ca)

LG Optimus Pad

 

The LG Optimus Pad is a brand new tablet that runs on Android 3.0 and features dual cameras which allow 3D video to be shot. The design of the tablet is very wide and can be awkward to use if you are used to more traditionally shaped tablets. The...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Brand (mobile88.com)

LG Optimus Pad

 

The LG Optimus Pad was announced on February's MWC 2011 event it has an 8.9-inch display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. This also means the LG Optimus Pad's screen would appear to be sharper with the higher pixel density. the LG Optimus...

3D video cameras; Snappy performance

Non-native 3D screen

Built for the budding 3D moviemaker. Pricier compared to similar tablets.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : intomobile.com (intomobile.com)

LG Optimus Pad

 

LG Optimus Pad is another Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet with NVidia's Tegra2 dual-core processor. In addition, it also comes with an 8.9-inch 1280x768 pixels capacitive touchscreen, HSPA and WiFi connectivity, 5-megapixel camera on the back which is...

Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape

Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Jon Fingas (electronista.com)

Review: LG Optimus Pad and T-Mobile G-Slate

 

LG hopes to stand out in tablets with 3D and a rare size.

Just the right screen size for Android 3 ; Decent cameras still rare in the tablet world ; Good price for 32GB and 3G ; Pleasing screen ; Good battery life for the size ; 3D if you like it ; Potentially more flexible when apps come

Heavier and thicker than the larger iPad 2 ; Android 3 still flawed: few apps, buggy, unpolished ; Aspect ratio often too short or narrow for certain content ; 3D mostly a gimmick ; OS fragmentation still an issue ; No microSD slot ; Expensive in the...

LG was one of the few companies to readily acknowledge that it had started work on an Android tablet as a direct reaction to Apple making the iPad. When it launched the Optimus Pad -- better known to the US as the T-Mobile G-Slate -- it set out to n

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : TechSpot (techspot)

LG Optimus Pad / T-Mobile G-Slate Tablet Review

 

Good hardware design, Fast data speeds, Solid camera with 3D capabilities, Good battery life

On the expensive side, Few tablet-aware apps available, 3D video viewing requires old-school glasses

I've been using a Motorola Xoom on a daily basis since before it was available for purchase, so I'm pretty familiar with Android Honeycomb and its quirks. And while the T-Mobile G-Slate could use slightly improved reception, I like it, as a whole, much...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by (mobilegazette.com)

LG Optimus Pad

 

A bit smaller than the iPad, the Optimus Pad's display has a higher resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. Inside is a dual-core 1GHz Tegra 2 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM, which should cope with just about anything you'll want to run. Running the new...

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:6400
Battery life (max):1280
Battery performance:6400
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Camera

Built-in camera: Yes
Front camera:Y
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:5
Video recording: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Device type:Full-size tablet
Form Factor:Slate

Display

Display Diagonal:8.9
Display Resolution:1280 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
LED backlight: No
Touch screen: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y

Memory

Internal memory:1

Messaging

E-mail: Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes

Networking

2G:Y
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM / GSM
3G: Yes
3G standards:HSDPA / HSPA
4G:N
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Docking connector: No
Interface:USB
Internal modem: Yes
SIM card support:No / Yes
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Video playback: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Keyboard supplied: No

Performance

Ambient light sensor: Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, WAV
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):N / Y
Orientation sensor: Yes
Position location:N / Y
Video compression formats:H.263, MPEG4

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone out:Y
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Processor

Processor:Tegra 2
Processor cores:2
Processor family:NVIDIA Tegra
Processor model:Tegra 2

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:3.0
Platform:Android

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Compatible memory cards: No
Internal storage capacity:32
Storage media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.472 / 0.504
Height:5.08 / 5.87 / 9.57
Weight:22 / 22.2
Width:5.87 / 9.57