News by Luke Jones on Monday March 16, 2015.
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The LG G Pad F 7.0, the tablet that was released through Sprint last Friday, could be making its way to rival networks AT&T and T-Mobile. The Sprint device comes with the model number LG LK430, while two model numbers (V495 and V497) recently passed through the FCC and were described as "Multi-band WCDMA/LTE Tablet with WLAN and Bluetooth."Some of the specs seem to point to these products being the same as the Sprint slate. Sprint launched the G Pad F 7.0 on a special deal that offered consumers signing up to a two-year deal the chance to pick up an active Sprint phone too. The tablet of course worked on the Now Network's LTE bands, but the new products come with the 4G LTE bands, B2, B4, B5, B7, B12, B17, and B25, meaning they will work on both AT&T and T-Mobile. There is also the little fact that the website shows that AT&T is the buyer of the V495, with the V497 likely to land on T-Mobile. The G Pad F 7.0 comes with a 7-inch screen, a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of on board storage, a micro SD card slot, a 5 megapixel rear camera and a 4000 mAh. The slate also comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop already on board and also LG features such as Gesture Shot, Smart Share Beam, Dual Window, and Knock Code. Additionally, a database on the LG website shows that the buyer of the LG V495 is AT&T. That would seem to indicate that the LG V497 will be heading to T-Mobile. Besides the 7-inch glass, the LG G Pad F 7.0 is powered by a quad-core 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 410 CPU. An Adreno 305 GPU handles the graphics. 1GB of RAM is on board with 8GB of native storage. Those requiring additional memory can access the 128GB capacity microSD slot. There is a 5MP rear-facing camera, and a 1.2MP snapper graces the front of the slab. The 4000mAh battery inside keeps the power on. Android 5.0 is pre-installed and the tablet is available in black and white. The slate includes popular LG features like Knock Code, Gesture Shot, Smart Share Beam and Dual Window.
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