According to a report from Bloomberg, LG decided to put its tablet development on hold to focus on smartphones and other devices:

“We’ve decided to put all new tablet development on the back burner for the time being in order to focus on smartphones,” Ken Hong, a spokesman for Seoul-based LG, said in an e-mailed response to queries.

Clearly, LG’s Optimus Pad LTE that released earlier this year is not doing too well. The report continued by claiming Hong confirmed LG was still open to making Windows phones, but it would focus on its Android smartphones, such as the Optimus line, for the time being. So why is LG shutting down its tablet business? A few of our best guesses are below:

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