LG makes a mark with Optimus 2X smartphone

LG Optimus 2X

With the introduction of feature-rich smartphones, the world is growing exponentially and mobile enthusiasts are indeed hooked to their handsets. LG has now slid the wraps off its LG Optimus 2X smartphone. Powered by a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, the newest offering promises to leverage the entire mobile experience.

Developed by Nvidia, the dual-core Tegra 2 processor functions at a speed of 1GHz, accurately lowers power consumption and renders high performance for playing video and audio contents. The phone boasts of delivering 1080p HD video playback and recording with HDMI mirroring.

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The newly unleashed gizmo boasts of its ability to wirelessly connect to any DLNA-compatible digital device. Gamers may sound delighted since the phone effortlessly connects to HDTVs for a console-like gaming experience, thereby benefiting from the phone’s HDMI mirroring, accelerometer and gyro sensor.

“Dual-core technology is the next leap forward in mobile technology so this is no small achievement to be the first to offer a smartphone utilizing this technology,” commented Dr. Jong-seok Park, CEO and President of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With unique features such as HDMI mirroring and exceptional graphics performance, the LG Optimus 2X is proof of LG’s commitment to high-end smartphones in 2011.”

Fitted with both 8MP rear and 1.3MP front cameras, the Optimus 2X comes equipped with a 4-inch WVGA screen, microSD memory expandability, micro-USB port and 1500mAh battery. The handset is expected to be rolled out with Android 2.2 and will be upgradable to Android 2.3. The company states that the upgrade schedule will be announced in local markets soon.

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The LG Optimus 2X will be available across Korea next month onwards. It is also expected to hit countries in Europe and Asia shortly.