Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs LG G Pad 8.3 – Specification and Pricing Comparison

If you’re looking to buy a new tablet, we have here for you today two of the most talked about and respected tablets on the market: LG’s G Pad 8.3 and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S 8.4. These two have similar sizes and both come with some excellent specs. Let’s take a closer look at what they have to offer and figure out which one is the best option out of the two.

LG G Pad 8.3

If you’re looking for a tablet that has support for a SIM card, then you can just skip this tablet because LG didn’t make that possible. Although, there are a lot of great things about this device, and you might just change up your mind.

Design & Display

Portability isn’t this tablet’s strong suit, being both heavy (11.92 oz) and wide but if you’re not always on the go, this tablet will do wonders for you. The display measures 8.3 inches and comes with a pixel density of 273 pixels per inch. The device has great graphics because of the pixel ratio and the bright contrast of 1047:1.

Specifications, Camera & Battery

The processor that powers the LG G Pad 8.3 is a quad core working at 1.7 GHz which is backed up by 2 GB of RAM which gives the tablet a smooth performance and a pleasant user experience. As for internal memory, we are offered 16 GB of space with the possibility of expanding this memory by up to 64 GB with just the help of a microSD card. Regarding camera, we see a 5 MP primary camera that can shoot videos at a HD resolution, and a secondary camera of 1.3 MP. The battery unit is non removable, but comes with an impressive capacity of 4600 mAh.


If you want to buy LG’s jewel tablet, you can find it at the price of $274.99.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 from Samsung was released in July 2014 and it features a SIM card slot with support for 4G connection as well. If you were looking for a SIM-based tablet, you should take a closer look at the other specs of this device and figure out if it fits your criteria.

Design & Display

We have to give it to Samsung for being more generous in the display features than LG was: we see a Super AMOLED display with 16 M colors measuring 8.4 inches. The pixel ratio is superior at 359 pixels per inch, and overall the visual image is a better result. The device is as well lighter than the LG G Pad 8.3 and it has a finger print sensor which we didn’t see on the first tablet.

Specifications, Camera & Battery

The processor that powers the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is a powerful quad core working at 2.3 GHz that is paired up with the Snapdragon 800 chipset from Qualcomm. The device supports 3 GB of RAM and multiple internal memory options: 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB (if you choose to use a microSD card, you can expand your memory by up to 128 GB). The battery unit has a capacity of 4900 mAh.


If you want to buy Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S 8.4, you can find the 16GB version of this tablet at the price of $366.43.


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