A couple of days ago @evleaks (via tipster) shared a tip that an upcoming device known as the LG V510 would be a Nexus device. Considering the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7 had already been refreshed this year, this left some suspecting that it would be a larger Nexus tablet. But as it turns out, the LG V510 is no such device. It's a Google Play Edition LG G Pad 8.3. A redditor came across the device's source code, which contains files that make this perfectly clear.


Two leaked photos of the tablet have also surfaced that put this rumor to rest.


These photos are joined by Gfxbench results that shine a light on some of the device's specs. Some features, like the Android version it comes with, can change before release. Notable points include:

Model Number: LG-V510

Android Version: 4.4.1

Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1104

We've received a tip of our own that confirms these details to be true - in fact, here's a build.prop from the GPE G Pad 8.3 from mid-November.

The LG G Pad 8.3 is a great tablet, with its largest weakness arguably being the custom software LG filled it with. For reference, here are its specs.

Display: 8.3-inch 1920x1200 IPS
Processor: 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
Storage: 16GB
Cameras: 5MP Rear shooter, 1.3MP front-facing camera
Ports: MicroSD, headphone jack, microUSB
Wireless: 802.11 b/g/n
Battery: 4,600mAh
OS: Android 4.2.2
Dimensions/Weight: 216.8 x 126.5 x 8.3mm; 338g
Price: Retail – $350
Buy: Best Buy – White, Black

A Google Play edition LG G Pad 8.3 may not be a Nexus, but it's the next best thing. It will still get speedy updates, and it still runs AOSP.