LG announces 3D Android Honeycomb powered tablet

By Keri Algar

SYDNEY, NSW: The G-Slate was announced in the USA today marking the second time this week LG has publicised a major product to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress on 14 February 2011 in Barcelona.

As with the 3D smartphone announced on Tuesday, specific details for the G-Slate are scant, though a global press release issued in the United States confirms the tablet measures 8.9 inches and will use Android 3.0, have 3D capability, HD video capture and will include 32GB of internal memory as well as feature a built in gyroscope, accelerometer and adaptive lighting.

The G-Slate has been optimised to operate on T-Mobile’s 4G network in the United States.

“We are excited to introduce the T-Mobile G-Slate by LG, which offers consumers an engaging new way to communicate, entertain and stay connected,” said Tim O’Brien, vice president of marketing for LG mobile phones. “Bringing consumers the latest in revolutionary HD tablet technology and an Android platform perfectly optimized for tablet use, G-Slate provides a unique multimedia experience.”

Meanwhile, Australian retailers will have to wait until mid February before more details are released about the new tablet.

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