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LG V500 600 1.7GHz 16GB 8.3" Tablet

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600 1.7GHz Android 16GB Dec 2013
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LG Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

LG is one of the superior tablet computer manufacturers according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all tablets.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablets that were released around the same time as it.

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Four Processor Cores

The LG V500 has more processor cores than most of the 600 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the V500. Most of the tablet computers of this age and spec only have between two and three processor cores, however this tablet computer has four processor cores.

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Quite Long Standby Time

With a standby time of 707.6 hours, the LG V500 has a quite long standby time compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type. Similar spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the V500 have standby times of between 11h and 1,900h.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the LG V500 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. The best display resolution of all tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the V500 is 3840 x 2560 pixels and the worst is 480 x 272 pixels.

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Very Light

The LG V500 is quite light (only 337.9 grams) compared to most of the other 600 processor tablets that are a similar age to the V500. The lightest tablet of a similar age and type to the V500 is 330g heavy, the heaviest is 1.2kg, and the average weight is 680g.

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Very Short

The LG V500 is one of the shorter 600 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago (only 8.3 millimeters) amongst 600 processor tablets of this age. Across all the 600 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as the V500 the heights range from 8.3mm to 220mm.

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Not 4G Compatible

Most 600 processor tablets that came out around the same time as the V500 are not 4G compatible. The LG V500 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

The LG V500 is not 3G compatible. Most of the other tablets of this spec and age are also not 3G compatible.

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Very Thick

The thicknesses of tablets of a comparable spec and age to the V500 range from 8.3mm to 220mm, and the average thickness is 170mm. When compared to other tablet computers of this type and age that we have checked, the LG V500's thickness of 216.8 millimeters is one of the thickest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the LG V500

Released Over Three Years Ago

This tablet was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the LG V500 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the LG V500 has a fairly average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the LG V500 has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other 600 processor tablets that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

The LG V500 has a relatively average screen size (8.3 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the V500.

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Reviewed 18 March 2014 by J TheAndroidFreak

Please find my updated thoughts on the tablet right at the end of this review. Thanks --------------------------------------- My very first touchscreen smartphone was the LG Viewty back in the old... Read more…

Reviewed 26 November 2013 by SM Turner
(Verified Purchase)

We were looking for a basic laptop to replace our ageing 5 year old Acer laptop running Windows XP after one of the screen hinges snapped and really wanted to spend as little money as possible.... Read more…

Reviewed 2 January 2014 by Stardust

UPDATE TO REVIEW 13/06/2014... The screen responsiveness is amazing, and I now get really frustrated with the Tesco Hudls and my Samsung phone. Kit-kat 4.4.2 update arrived and the tablet feels... Read more…

Reviewed 28 December 2013 by Stuffedwalrus
(Verified Purchase)

Got the Lg G Pad 8.3 after Christmas as a little present to myself. I've been using Apple for most of my mobile needs and been very happy with them, tried an early Android device and didn't really... Read more…

Reviewed 5 March 2014 by S Edmondson

I spent a fairly long time researching android tablets before purchasing this one. The reviews on the 'net sold it for me, especially as I couldn't find one in the shops to try out first. First of... Read more…

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