LG Optimus 2x is the first smartphone with dual-core processor

LG Optimus 2XLG announced today in Korea the first world wide smartphone with Nvidia Tegra chipset named Optimus 2X.

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,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, CEO and President of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With unique features such as HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) mirroring and exceptional graphics performance, the LG Optimus 2X is proof of LG’s commitment to high-end smartphones in 2011.

Is expected to come with Android 2.2 OS and will be upgradable to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Optimus 2X features a 4.0 inch capacitive touchscreen, with accelerometer, proximity and gyro sensors.

Other specs include a Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth v2.1 and a microUSB v2.0. The Optimux 2X camera has 8 megapixels camera with autofocus, LED flash and it is capable to record videos at 1080p resolution. Most important hardware piece is the new dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor who has 1 GHz frequency.  

LG Optimus 2X will be available first in Korea starting next month and is coming to more regions like Europe and Asia very soon.

– 1 GHz Dual-core Processor (NVIDIA Tegra 2)
– 4-inch WVGA screen
– 8 GB memory (up to 32GB via microSD), 512 MB RAM
– 1.500 mAh battery
– 8 megapixel rear camera and 1.3 megapixel front camera
– HDMI mirroring
– 1080p MPEG-4/H.264 playback and recording

Press release

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