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LG G-Slate (Optimus Pad): Price Cheaper than Xoom?

We have some good news for those of you planning to pick up the LG G-Slate or Optimus Pad as it’s also known, as one online retailer has decided to post their pre-order price for the dual-core equipped tablet, giving you an indication on how it fairs against other tablets on the market.

The retailer in question is Mobile City, and if you head to their listing here, you’ll see that they have priced the LG G-Slate at $699.99, and they’ve also included the apparent retail price at $799, as reported from Phandroid.

If the information is true, then it means that LG’s device will be $100 cheaper than the just released Motorola Xoom tablet on Verizon, and will provide T-Mobile fans with a major incentive to pick one up on launch.

Dont forget that just like the Xoom, the G-Slate will feature a 1Ghz dual-core Tegra 2 processor and will run on Android 3.0 Honeycomb. You could also argue that the G-Slate possesses better features than the Xoom, as it will also come with a fully functional 3D camera, allowing users to take 3D photos and even record videos in 3D as well – a feature which LG can boast proudly.

What are your thoughts on this potential price? We think that $699 is very reasonable indeed for the G-Slate – do you agree?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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