LG G Pad 8.0 Tablet Specs & Price

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Released in May, the LG G Pad 8.0 is the closest upgrade to LG’s 2013 top tablet, the G-Pad 8.3. It features an 8.0 inch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. LG G Pad 8.0 sits between the G Pad 7.0 and G Pad 10.1 in LG’s latest family of Android tablets.

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LG G-Pad 8.0

Hardware & Software

The performance should be smooth for apps and games, thanks to its 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 1GB of RAM. LG G Pad 8.0 runs on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat), which gives you a superior user experience than the older Jelly Bean.

On the front is a 1.3 megapixels camera, while the back sports a 5 megapixels camera with 1080p HD video recording. LG G Pad 8.0 comes with a 4200 mAh battery which is non-removable and 16GB of built-in storage, which you can extend by up to 64GB using microSD card.

LG G Pad 8.0 like all other G Pad tablets from LG does not support mobile networks, so you cant connect to internet on 3G networks. To access the internet, you need a Wi-Fi network. This might not be a problem if you already have access to a Wi-Fi network or if you can create a Wi-Fi hotspot with your other mobile devices. However, an LG G Pad 8.0 has an LTE variant, which may not be offered in all countries.

Overall, LG G Pad 8.0 is a good general purpose tablet that will take care of your everyday needs be it listening to music on the go, accessing social media website, browsing the web, and also take care of your office needs with things like office, pdf reader etc.

LG Gpad 8.0 Price in Nigeria

Pricing and availability

LG G Pad 8.0 is not yet available in Nigeria. We currently have no data on pricing and availability. When available, LG G Pad 8.0 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N50,000 to N65,000, depending on your location.

LG G Pad 8.0 Specs

Here are a few specs of the LG G Pad 8.0 V480:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core Processor (Snapdragon 400)
  • GPU: Adreno 305
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, White, Orange, Blue
  • Dimension: 210.8 x 124.2 x 9.9 mm
  • Weight: 342 g
  • SIM Type: Non (LTE models will support SIM)
  • SIM Count: Zero (Single SIM for LTE model)


  • Display: 8.0-inch Touchscreen, 1280 x 800 pixels (189ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 5 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Panorama, Face Detection
  • Front Camera: 1.3 MP Camera, 720p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 16 GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: Up to 64GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: No (Yes for LTE model)
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: No (Yes for LTE model)
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: No (Yes for LTE model)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: No (Yes for LTE model)
  • EDGE: No (Yes for LTE model)
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: No (Yes for LTE model)
  • HSPA+: No (Yes for LTE model)
  • 4G LTE: No (Yes for LTE model)
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: No
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor:
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Traditional Voice Calls: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Digital TV: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 4200 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
  • Internet Use Time:
  • Music Playback:
  • Video Playback:

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article LG G Pad 8.0 Tablet Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: May 23rd, 2016
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