LG has unveiled its new Android-powered Optimus 2X smartphone. It has a 1GHz dual-core Nvidia-Tegra 2 processor, the first ever smartphone to have a dual-core processor officially announced by any smartphone manufacturer.
The additional processor power can be used to play 1080p video without any lag and can supply visuals to larger displays thanks to HDMI mirroring. Optimus 2X has a 4 inch, 800×480 screen and an 8 megapixel primary camera paired with a 1.3 megapixel camera up front. The phone also has an 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 32GB using microSD.
- 1Ghz Dual-core Processor (NVIDIA Tegra 2)
- 4-inch WVGA screen
- 8GB memory (up to 32GB via microSD)
- 1,500 mAh battery
- 8 megapixel rear camera and 1.3 megapixel front camera
- HDMI mirroring
- 1080p MPEG-4/H.264 playback & recording
- Android 2.2 (2.3 update after the release)
The first release of Optimus 2X will be in Android 2.2, but 2.3 version updates will follow soon.
It will be released in Korea (LG’s Home Market) next month, followed by the release in Europe and other Asian countries. There is no announcement about its release in US.