Yesterday AT&T announced that they will start selling the LG K10 smartphone and the LG G Pad X 8.0 Android tablet on Friday, July 22. The LG K10 is a relatively affordable smartphone which will be sold on AT&T Next for $6 per month for 30 months if you have eligible service.
The LG G Pad X 8.0 will be sold for $49.99 with a two-year agreement and an eligible service. You will be able to purchase the smartphone and the tablet at AT&T stores throughout America, and also at the AT&T website.
The K10 has a big screen at 5.3-inch 720 x 1280 HD display, so putting it into your pockets and removing it may be a bit more difficult than it is with your typical smartphone.
AT&T said that the phone will have a microSD card slot which will expand the storage up to 32GB, however, they did not say how much internal memory the phone will have. AT&T did not disclose any information regarding the chipset.
The primary camera on the K10 will be an 8MP camera with 4x digital zoom. The secondary camera will be a 5MP camera which will support Gesture Shot. The Gesture Shot feature will allow you to take pictures without pushing the shutter button, instead of pushing the shutter button all you have to do it raise your hand.
You can also take selfies using voice shutter, this feature is triggered by saying the words “Smile” or “Cheese” to take pictures with your voice.
LG G Pad X 8.0
The LG G Pad X 8.0 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core SoC clocked at 1.5 GHz, and has an 8-inch 1200 x 1920 WUXGA Full HD display screen, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot to expand the storage capabilities.
The tablet comes with two 5MP cameras, the primary camera as well as the secondary camera are both 5MP cameras. AT&T’s version of the LG G Pad X 8.0 will have a dedicated DIRECTV button, this will allow users to get access to shows and movies wherever they are.
Due to the AT&T NumberSync feature you will be allowed to use the tablet to make and receive calls with the same cell phone number you have on your smartphone.