We finally have our first look at LGâ€™s much rumored tablet from T-Mobile. The device will be called the G-Slate and it looks like itâ€™s going to be a good one. Itâ€™s a 4G Honeycomb tablet. Without further ado, hereâ€™s the video followed by the presser.
T-Mobile G-Slate by LG Is Set to Launch in the Coming Months on Americaâ€™s Largest 4G Network
LAS VEGAS â€” Jan. 5, 2011 â€” Today at 2011 International CES, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and LG Mobile Phones announced the upcoming Androidâ„¢ Honeycomb-powered T-MobileÂ® G-Slateâ„¢ with Googleâ„¢, by LG. Expected to be available in coming months, the G-Slate will be the first 4G tablet from the two companies powered by Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), the upcoming version of Googleâ€™s Android platform optimized for tablets.
â€œT-Mobile is proud to add a new milestone in the evolution of the Android platform with our first 4G tablet powered by Android 3.0,â€ said Cole Brodman, chief marketing officer, T-Mobile USA. â€œThe T-Mobile G-Slate with Google will build on our rich history of Android innovation and leadership and deliver deep integration with Google services.â€
â€œLG is dedicated to continuing its role as an innovation leader and is thrilled to announce its entry into the tablet marketplace with the G-Slate,â€ said Jeff Hwang, president of LG Mobile Phones. â€œStreamlining everyday tasks and enhancing entertainment with blazing fast 4G speed, the T-Mobile G-Slate by LG will deliver the latest in Android technology and provide users with an advanced tablet experience.â€
The T-Mobile G-Slate will be among the first 4G tablets to fully benefit from the tablet-optimized Android 3.0 platform, which was designed from the ground up for devices with larger screen sizes and addresses the unique aspects of tablet use cases and form factors. The Honeycomb user experience improves on Android favorites such as widgets, multi-tasking, browsing, notifications and customization. It will also feature the latest Google Mobile innovations including Google Mapsâ„¢ 5.0 with 3D interaction, collection of more than 3 million eBooks and Google Talkâ„¢ with video and voice chat.