After finding out that Samsung is readying an Android tablet, that’ll debut near the year end, LG didn’t even wait for a day to pass and they’ve announced the same thing: a slate ready for Q4 debut. The device will run Android and we learn that it’ll be a part of the Optimus smartphone series, that will also include slates.

3 Optimus smartphones were revealed so far, including the Optimus Z model, packing Android 2.1 and a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. The rush to get an iPad rival out is intensifying and LG, Samsung, HTC and Nokia will certainly be packing heat before the year end.

[via pcworld]