by LG a few months back, the company has officially announced the
world's first dual-core smartphone -- just a few weeks shy of the new
LG has announced the Android-based Optimus 2X, which is packed with
the Tegra 2 processor and what is sure to become baseline specs for
future top-tier Android devices.
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's mobile unit, said in a press release. "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."
dual-core Tegra 2 processor, developed by NVIDIA, clocks at 1 GHz,
but with low power consumption and enhanced audio and video
performance. LG claims that the dual-core processor also allows for
faster web browsing and touch response.
other key specifications of the Optimus 2X:
Optimus 2X launches in Korea next month, with Europe and Asia next on
the list. U.S. availability has not been announced. But if
of the Optimus One is any indicator, a U.S. launch is