LG Corporation is a renowned multinational conglomerate based out in Seoul, South Korea.
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Founded in 1947, LG is known to have diversified in different consumer segments such as electronics, telecom products and chemicals. It primarily operates through its various subsidiaries such as LG Electronics, LG Display, LG Uplus, Zenith and LG Chem in more than 80 countries.
LG Electronics consists of four business units: Mobile Communications, Home Appliance & Air Solution, Home Entertainment and Vehicle Components. LG Electronics manufactures a very wide range of handheld devices such as tablet devices and smartphones. LG, in 2009, launched its first Android smartphone, and in 2011, its first Android tablet.
The company is known for its flagship G series of mobile and tablet devices. It has more than 25 tablets ranging in screen size from 7.00 inches to 10.1 inches. LG's G Pad III 8.0 is its latest tablet launch which was launched recently in May 2016. The tablet comes with an 8.00-inch display and has a high resolution of 1920 pixels by 1200 pixels. The LG G Pad III 8.0 has 16GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 2000GB via a microSD card and is powered by 1.5GHz octa-core. Though the tablet does not have a promising camera feature, for it has a 5-megapixel primary rear camera, it is known for its value offering for price give.
The LG G Pad III 8.0 runs the Android 6.0 operating system and is also powered by a 4800mAh battery that is non removable and weighs 309 grams.
It has a market share over 3.35% with annual shipments ranging around 3 million, in 2015-16.