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Item#: N82E16834325005
LG G Pad 8.3 Tablet - Quad-Core 2GB RAM 16GB Flash 8.3" Full HD Display Android 4.2, White (LGV500.AUSAWH)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 (Quad-core 1.70GHz)
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB Flash Storage
  • 8.3" Full HD IPS (1920x1200) Display
  • Wi-Fi, BT, MicroSD Slot, Dual Camera
  • Android 4.2.2 Upgradeable to Android 4.4(Kit Kat)
  • $349.99
  • $249.99
  • Save: $100.00 (29%)
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Pros:

nice size and screen quality--micro SD is key positive

Cons:

does not allow streaming audio apps to work in screen off mode for battery save

Other Thoughts:

I bought this with a lot of positive expectations and hope--newegg delivered as usual--it is nice but what I noticed was that any of my audio stream apps would be shut off to default pause and not play when the unit was in screen off battery save--lg support is a typical hot mess of corporate irresponsibility. see the quote below and understand that we are not able to have tunein radio/stitcher/bbc/native krcw app play while the screen was sleeping and sometimes while reading a website or another app!!!! Totally slly I did installed an add-on wake-lock app to see if that can override whatever the faulty OS issue may be--no luck--I would say do not choose this if you like to read and listen to audio apps at the same time or at all. It will be interesting if LG monitors this and thegpad product manager shows up for work--as it is clear no one can articulate what the constraints are--in summary I just ordered the new galaxy tab pro and hope that this issue is just LG--hopeful as my current galaxy tab is fine with screen off and background audio app.

LG cannot seem to get this sorted and the lack of taking ownership and having the US product manager for gpad get involved and follow up directly on an issue that is significant for the corporate mentality--

-----Reply to Your Inquiry-------


Dear Mr. XXXXX,

Thank you for contacting LG Customer Service USA!

We are so sorry to hear you are having this inconvenience with your tablet.

Unfortunately you were provided with wrong information. This is not the way the device works, We were informed that this would depend on the applications that’s in use.

We recommend you to check on the application’s setting if there is an option for background playing. If not, it would mean that the app will only work while the display is on.

It has been a pleasure assisting you today. At the bottom, you will be able to see a survey and score your experience with me. Should you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us again via Email, Live Chat or by calling 800-243-0000. Thank you very much for your kindness and patience! Please enjoy the rest of your day and I wish you the best!

Sincerely,
L
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LG Customer Service
Toll Free number: 1-800-243-0000
LGEAI | Customer Interactive Center
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