LG Optimus PAD vs Apple iPad
LG Optimus PAD and Apple iPad are two competing tablet models. If you thought Apple iPad was born to rule, think again as finally LG Optimus Pad has arrived, challenging and usurping the throne captured by iPad. LG Optimus has been designed to take Apple’s iPad head on, and if looks and buzz are anything to go by, LG has finally produced a gem of a tablet device. There is no doubt that people were looking for something like this for quite some time now, and LG has beaten others in the race to come up with a successor to Apple iPad. Here is a comparison of the two smartphones.
Apple iPad is not just a product; it is an innovative idea, a statement for many who needed to tell that they had arrived on the scene. iPad is a class above iPhone and something just below a netbook. This is certainly a product destined to go down in history as a path breaking device.
iPad has a 9.7” capacitive, multitouch LED- backlit touchscreen that has an astonishing resolution of 1024X768 pixels. The tablet has just one signature button of apple and is a beauty to hold. It is somewhat heavy at 1.5 pounds, but considering the computing power it enables the user, this is pretty much nothing. There is a volume rocker and screen lock on the upper right hand side, a power button and a headphone jack.
iPad has a powerful 1GHz Apple A4 system on a chip. The home screen is customizable and provides users with one tap access to everything that is there in iPad. There is a spotlight search that allows users to search all the inbuilt apps and mails, contacts, calendar, iPod and notes. One can podcast on iPad by just tapping on iTunes icon. The Safari web browser is easy to navigate on different sites. For connectivity, there is Bluetooth 2.1 and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n. iPad runs on iPhone OS 3.2. It is available in three versions with internal storage from 16GB to 64GB. iPad is available starting from $499.
LG Optimus PAD
Called G-Slate, LG Optimus PAD has all that Apple iPad was capable of, plus some more. Let us have a look at some of the stunning specs of this outstanding PAD.
PAD comes with a large capacitive touchscreen that measures 8.9 inches and has a resolution of 1280X768. It has a built in 3D camera, runs on the latest Google Android Honeycomb and a super fast Nvidia Tegra 2.1 GHz dual core processor that gives a very fast experience to the user. The user can see the images and videos captured by him using 3D camera of the tablet on a 3D TV or he can straight away share them with all by uploading on sites like YouTube.
The tablet has Adobe Flash Player 10.1 capability with an internal storage capacity of 32GB. One of the unique features is the ability to view the screen in 3D using special glasses.
PAD has a 5megapixel camera with LED flash and allows for capture of videos in HD. It also plays back 720p HD videos and is HDMI output capable.