Specs summary


The LG G Pad 8.0's screen is 8 inches with 800 x 1280 pixels resolution.


There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 Quad core 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on the Android 4.4.2 KitKat (Update Available: 5.0 Lollipop) operating system (OS).

5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 5+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.
16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4200 mAh battery.

Reviews (7.7/10 Avg. rating)


Underpowered compared to other Android tablets

from TrustedReviews

Like its larger sibling, the G Pad 10.1, the G Pad 8.0 has been forced to endure some compromises in order to hit its impressively low price point. The sluggish Snapdragon 400 chipset often struggles to keep up, and the overall experience is generally skittish.

However, the low-res screen is less of an issue on this model as the display size is smaller, making those blocky pixels less obvious. It's also impossible to deny that LG has done an excellent job with its customisation of the Android OS – the features it's introduced are genuinely useful, and the minor cosmetic cha... Full review


Might satisfy buyers looking for a tablet for home use

from Notebookcheck

LG's G Pad 8.0 V480 is an 8-inch tablet where some compromises have to be made. Although the screen's resolution is high enough, some contenders have more to offer. Its performance is on par with many of its rivals, but they have been in the market for over one year now. The device could be a bit faster for its price of 199 Euros (~$253), and there is room for improvement particularly in the graphics performance. However, LG's tablet uses an up-to-date version of Google's Android and comes with some software bonuses that facilitate use considerably.

A big plus is found in the G P... Full review

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Full Specs

Release date July 31, 2014
Regions available USA, Asia, Europe, North America, South America
No cellular data
SIM Card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 4.4.2 KitKat (Update Available: 5.0 Lollipop)

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Secondary OS No
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 Quad core 1.2 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
16 GB
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Body: 0.497 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual
Power & Battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4200 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time No
4G Surfing Time No
Reading Time No
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
E-book Reader No
Colors Black, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 21.1 x 12.4 x 1.0 cm
(8.3 x 4.9 x 0.4 in)
Weight 342 grams
(12.1 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels
Pixel Density 189 pixels
Size 8 inches
3D No
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader No
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML, HTML 5
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM (Google Talk)
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, OPP/FTP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support Yes
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 5+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash No
Additional Rear Camera Info Geotagging, Panorama, Self-timer, Voice activation
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera  
Resolution 1+ megapixels
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, MP4, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed (Polaris Office 5)
Included Software / Apps No
Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): LG V480

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