World’s first dual-core Android phone LG Optimus 2X launched

LG today officially unveiled its as well as world’s first dual core Tegra 2 and Android 2.2 powered Optimus 2X.  It will be available in Korea next month with countries in Europe and Asia to follow.

While LG Optimus 2X may be first, but soon there will be flood of dual core Android phone hitting markets. LG has also clarified that Optimus 2X will be launched with Android 2.2, and it is upgradeable to Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). The upgrade schedule will be announced in local markets in due course.

LG Optimus 2X Specifications:

  • 1Ghz Dual-core Processor (NVIDIA Tegra 2)
  • 4-inch WVGA screen
  • 8GB memory (up to 32GB via microSD)
  • 1,500 mAh battery
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 8 megapixel rear camera and 1.3 megapixel front camera
  • HDMI mirroring
  • 1080p MPEG-4/H.264 playback and recording
  • Micro-USB port

“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.

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