LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition GPE aa 3

With its crisp display, stealthy black color scheme, and the reassuring hardness of aluminum, the G Pad 8.3 GPe is certainly a good looking device. And its innards are nothing to scoff at. But at $350, the tablet is no impulse buy for most of us, especially considering the competitors out there going for the same or a smaller price. Is it worth it?

Friday Debate aa feature

In this edition of the Friday Debate, we talk about the fine distinction between Google’s own Nexus devices and the devices sold through the Google Play edition program. What do you prefer? If money was no object, what would you buy and why? Is the Nexus line superior to Google Play edition phones? Is the fact that GPE devices were designed with certain software features in mind taking away from their appeal as pure Android devices?

Join us in the discussion, vote in our poll, and sound off in the comments!

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