LG Producing the Google Nexus 8 Tablet?

Rafia Shaikh

Google Nexus 8 V510 tablet by LG:

There may be a Google Nexus 8 in working and LG might be working on that next Google Nexus 8 tablet, suggests a trusted leak. According to this rumor, LG V510 is being linked to the Nexus 8 through a database entry.nexus 8 tablet lg

LG V510 has previously been spied on a Bluetooth Special Interest Group listing as being tested for Bluetooth certification. Then, it was though that V510 was a variation of the LG G Pad 8.3. From the trusted @evleaks, comes this piece of information according to which LG V510 tablet has been spotted in a leaked code. This code suggests that LG V510 could potentially be an 8-inch Google tablet, currently being named as Nexus 8.

“The LG V510 tablet is indeed a Nexus device [via tip].” - evleaks on Twitter.

The code lists it as an LG-made Google product with buyer details as "USG/Google_open_16G (United States)" making the leak quite a hit.

Google certainly has some good relationship with LG which produced the last two Nexus smartphones. Although the specs of Nexus 8 haven't been revealed, it is hinted that V510 might be a base for Nexus 8 tablet.

The design of LG V510 is said to be close to V500 LG G Pad 8.3. Looking at these details, we expect that Nexus 8 tablet will carry similarities to LG G Pad 8.3 model V500.

To get a hint on how Nexus 8 might look life - in case it actually is based on LG G Pad 8.3, here are some Pad 8.3 features:

  • 8.3 inch screen with 1920 x 1200p Full HD IPS display
  • 4,600mAh battery
  • 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 16GB internal storage with microSD slot
  • Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE, 802.11 Wi-Fi and GPS connectivity
  • 5 megapixel rear camera with a 1.3-megapixel front
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