LG Optimus 2X with Tegra 2, worlds first and fastest dual core android phone launched

LG announced the world’s first and fastest dual-core smart­phone, the next phone in the Opti­mus line, the Opti­mus 2X. it’s pack­ing the dual-core Tegra 2 proces­sor, first for any phone makes it more pow­er­ful, faster and smoother web brows­ing and appli­ca­tions with mul­ti­tasks with vir­tu­al­ly no screen lag.

LG Opti­mus 2X will be avail­able in Korea next month and soon to more coun­tries like Europe and Asia. The phone will ini­tial­ly be released with Android 2.2 (Froyo) and will be upgrade­able to Android 2.3 (Gin­ger­bread).

LG Optimus 2x frontLG Optimus 2x slant

Key spec­i­fi­ca­tions are

  • 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 MPEG4/H.264 play­back and record­ing

The full Press Release is

LG LAUNCH­ES WORLD’S FIRST AND FASTEST DUAL-CORE SMART­PHONE

LG Opti­mus 2X with Tegra 2 Offers Top Mul­ti­me­dia Fea­tures for a Bet­ter User Expe­ri­ence

SEOUL, Dec. 16, 2010 — LG Elec­tron­ics (LG) today unveiled the LG Opti­mus 2X, the world’s first smart­phone with a dual-core proces­sor. Along with more pow­er­ful mul­ti­me­dia fea­tures, the LG Opti­mus 2X’s high-per­for­mance Tegra 2 proces­sor makes for faster, smoother web brows­ing and appli­ca­tions and lets users mul­ti­task with vir­tu­al­ly no screen lag.

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.”

Devel­oped by graph­ics proces­sor pow­er­house NVIDIA?, the dual-core Tegra 2 sys­tem-on-a-chip found in the LG Opti­mus 2X runs at a clock speed of 1GHz and boasts low pow­er con­sump­tion and high per­for­mance for play­ing video and audio. Users will expe­ri­ence faster web brows­ing and smoother game­play com­pared with sin­gle-core proces­sors run­ning at the same speed as well as instan­ta­neous touch response and seam­less mul­ti­task­ing between appli­ca­tions.

The LG Opti­mus 2X offers 1080p HD video play­back and record­ing with HDMI mir­ror­ing that expands con­tent on exter­nal dis­plays to full HD qual­i­ty. The LG Opti­mus 2X can con­nect wire­less­ly to any DLNA (Dig­i­tal Liv­ing Net­work Alliance) com­pat­i­ble dig­i­tal device such as HD TVs for a con­sole-like gam­ing expe­ri­ence tak­ing full advan­tage of the phone’s HDMI mir­ror­ing, accelerom­e­ter and gyro sen­sor. The smart­phone also includes both rear- and front-fac­ing cam­eras, microSD mem­o­ry expand­abil­i­ty, Micro-USB port and a hefty 1500mAh bat­tery.

The LG Opti­mus 2X will be avail­able in Korea next month with coun­tries in Europe and Asia to fol­low. The phone will ini­tial­ly be released with Android 2.2 (Froyo) and will be upgrade­able to Android 2.3 (Gin­ger­bread). The upgrade sched­ule will be announced in local mar­kets in due course.

Key spec­i­fi­ca­tions:

- 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 MPEG4/H.264 play­back and record­ing