If 3D phones is not your thing don’t worry LG Electronics has something even better for you, their first Quad-core smartphone powered by Nvidia 4-plus-1 Tegra 3 chipset is here (we will explain in a detailed article what 4+1 tech by Nvidia means).
This morning LG introduced to the world — Optimus 4X HD, a trully powerhouse for the South Korean vendor not only because it is powered by Nvidia’s 1.5GHz quad-core Tegra 3 processor, but because features a True HD IPS 4.65″ touch screen with (1280 x 720p resolution) display, 1GB of RAM, 16GB built-in memory storage, a high-class 8-megapixels camera with Autofocus LED Flash in the back; 1.3-megapixels in front and a 2150mAh battery capacity to compensate on juice-hungry Tegra 3 CPU & True HD IPS display.
Furthermore Optimus 4X HD runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, has WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity, a HDMI port, USB port, MHL, DLNA and more.
Pricing details and the release date were not revealed. The phone will feature at Mobile World Congress as the next flagship handset by LG Mobile and we will be there to report.
LG’S QUAD-CORE SMARTPHONE MAKES DEBUT AT 2012 MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS LG Optimus 4X HD Takes Desktop Performance to the Mobile Space SEOUL, Feb. 23, 2012 –LG today unveiled its first Quad-Core processor smartphone, LG Optimus 4X HD. Combining NVIDIA’s latest 1.5GHz Tegra 3 with True HD IPS display, the LG Optimus 4X HD delivers PC-like performance in the palm of one’s hand. “LG introduced the world’s first Dual-Core smartphone exactly one year ago and today we’re announcing the next milestone,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Mobile Communications Company. “But speed in itself isn’t what makes LG Optimus 4X HD unique, it’s the benefit we’re bringing to customers with the HD multimedia experience in a mobile form factor.” The NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor is the world`s only 4-PLUS-1™ Quad-Core mobile processor designed for high-level multimedia performance but utilizes a fifth battery-saver core to handle less demanding tasks such as active standby and music playback. When running at full speed, the 12-core graphics processing unit (GPU) in Tegra 3 delivers a visually rich experience and console-quality game playability. Equipped with the True HD IPS display, the Optimus 4X HD guarantees the finest viewing experience with high resolution, clarity and no color or shape distortion. The Optimus 4X HD includes 16 GB internal memory and runs on the latest version of Android OS, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Besides the smooth and fast performance, the Optimus 4X HD boasts a 8-megapixel BSI (Backside Illumination) Sensor camera with LED flash and advanced multimedia features to enrich the overall multimedia experience.
And LG designers made sure that looks didn’t take a back seat to performance. The 8.9mm slim and sleek smartphone features a “prism-edged” design with enhanced materials and finish. Additional information on the revolutionary new Optimus 4X HD will be available at LG Stand (Hall 8) at MWC 2012 from February 27 to March 1. Key Specifications: o Chipset: 1.5GHz Quad-Core processor (NVIDIA Tegra 3) o Display: 4.7-inch (1280 x 720) True HD IPS o Memory: 16GB eMMC and 1GB LP DDR2 o Camera: 8.0MP BSI Sensor (Rear) and 1.3MP (Front) o OS: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich o Battery: 2,150mAh