LG Optimus Pad Android Honeycomb Tablet Debuts at MWC; Hands-On Video

February 14, 2011, By Leo Xavier

The LG Optimus Pad Android tablet, which is known in the US as the LG G-Slate, has been launched officially at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The company has announced that the new tablet will begin shipping in local markets starting in the coming month.

The LG Optimus Pad, which comes equipped with an 8.9-inch display, sports a dual-camera array that gives you the ability to produce 3D video.

Similar to virtually every upcoming anticipated tablets, the Optimus Pad is powered by Google’s Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system and has an NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor.

But the screen of the device cannot actually play back glasses-free 3D. But you will be able to buy a set of glasses if you really want to enjoy the third dimension. Or you can choose to view content on 3D TVs using HDMI or on the web via YouTube 3D.

The device comes with 15:9 aspect ratio, and allows users access to the full range of applications in Android Market. The device also features 1280 x 768 WXGA resolution.

We can’t wait to get our hands on the upcoming tablet. When we do, we will let you know how it’s like to play with the new device.

In the meantime, you can check out the video of the device, which comes to us courtesy of Engadget.

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