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LG Optimus 2X – First Dual Core NVidia Tegra 2 Smartphone

December 16th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

LG has just introduced the Optimus 2X (codenamed the LG Star), the first smartphone to run a dual core processor namely Nvidia Tegra 2 @ 1GHz. The device will be initially available in Korea (Model: LG-SU660) in January 2011, and later in the year in Europe, then the rest of Asia (Model: LG-P990). LG Optimus 2X will be shipped with Android 2.2 upgradeable to Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).

Dual Core Nvidia Tegra 2 Smartphone: LG Optimux 2XThe phone features a 4-inch WVGA screen, 8GB of internal memory, microSD support (up to 32GB), HDMI output, Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB), DLNA support, an accelerometer, a gyro sensor,  1080p MPEG-4/H.264 playback and recording and finally 2 cameras: an 8 megapixel back camera plus a 1.3 megapixel front camera for video calls.

Please see the video below where the Optimus 2X is compared to the iPhone 4 and the Samsung Galaxy S. The LG Star is really the clear winner in terms of performance.

LG will also showcase LG Optimus 2X at CES 2011 Janury 6-9  in Las Vegas.