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T-Mobile giving away LG G Pad F 8.0 for Father's Day

Those looking for an affordable tablet to give dad for Father's Day should probably stop searching now. T-Mobile is giving away the LG G Pad F 8.0!
June 17, 2015
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Those looking for an affordable tablet to give dad for Father’s Day should probably stop searching now (or at least take a second to consider this awesome deal). T-Mobile is giving away the LG G Pad F 8.0 for anyone signing up with a qualified plan.

So here are the details. You have to sign up under and installment plan and activate the device on postpaid Simple Choice Mobile Internet plan of with least 1 GB of data (you can opt for more, if you need to). The monthly $9.99 installment plan charge will continue to show up on your bill, but there will also be a $9.99 credit labeled as “LG Tablet Promotion 2015”.

This makes the LG G Pad F 8.0 completely free for those who pay for the service. The credit will continue to be added for 24 months as long as you keep the service alive. Cancel the plan and T-Mobile will also cancel your monthly credit, and then you would just have to pay the remainder of the full price, which totals to $239.76.


Is this tablet worth your time and money, though? Let’s see.

LG G Pad F 8.0 specs
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 8-inch 1280x800p display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 16 GB of internal storage
  • 5 MP camera with flash
  • 4G LTE connectivity
  • 4200 mAh battery
  • 8.3 x 4.89 x 0.35 inches
  • 12.31 ounces

So you can tell right off the bat this is no high-end gadget; the price itself tells you that much. Does your dad need a high-end device, though? If he is not a hard-core user, chances are he will be using it for mundane things, such as social networking, browsing, emails, media consumption and the like. This tablet should handle those tasks pretty well, and even the occasional casual game.

I wouldn’t say you go out of your way to sign up for this deal unless you were already planning to get an affordable tablet with carrier service. It’s certainly a good deal, but you will be locked with paying for service for a whole two years. Not much better than a contract, if you ask me.


Are you considering signing up for one of these? If so, do keep in mind T-Mobile is only offering this deal while supplies last and for a limited time. The dates are not specified, so you best get on it soon!