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LG G Pad 8.3
Could the LG G Pad 8.3 be the basis for a Nexus 8?

There may be a Google Nexus 8 tablet in the works, according to a leaked piece of code.

A device with the model number LG V510 has been spotted in a leaked code from notorious tipster @evleaks, which could well be from a User Agent Profile.

Earlier this month, the LG V510 passed through Bluetooth certification, but was thought to be a variation of the LG G Pad 8.3.

However, this new code suggests the LG V510 might be an 8-inch Google tablet currently known as the Google Nexus 8.

The comment from @evleaks states: “The LG V510 tablet is indeed a Nexus device [via tip].”

Reading the code it states the LG V510 is an LG-made Google product, further strengthening the claims.

It may well be that the Google Nexus 8 bears strong similarities to the LG G Pad 8.3, which has the model number LG V500. The new Google Nexus 5 smartphone features very similar specs to the flagship LG G2, save some minor differences, so it wouldn’t be mad for the LG G Pad 8.3 to be the basis of an 8-inch Google slate.
 
LG G Pad 8.3 Features
If the Google Nexus 8 is based on the LG G Pad 8.3, then we can expect it to offer a similar specs sheet.

The LG G Pad 8.3 has an 8.3-inch 1920 x 1200p Full HD IPS display with a 273ppi image density.

Powered by a large 4,600mAh battery, the LG G Pad 8.3 runs on a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor with 2GB of RAM.

It offers a microSD card slot that allows you to bump up the 16GB internal storage with cards up to 64GB.

Running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the LG G Pad 8.3 has Bluetooth 4.0 LE, 802.11 Wi-Fi and GPS connectivity.

The G Pad 8.3 also has a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, which is paired with a 5-megapixel offering in the rear.

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