The LG Optimus 2X is to be released shortly and looks set to prove very popular thanks to its spec list which includes a 4 inch touchscreen, 8 megapixel digital camera, Android software along with numerous multimedia, social networking and productivity applications.
The handset measures 123.9x 63.2x 10.9 millimetres whilst weighing in at a pocket friendly 139 g. It comes with a 4 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen which has a pixel count of 480x 800 in which up to 16,000,000 individual colours are displayed resulting in fantastic display quality of the on screen imagery and makes this a great phone for viewing photos and video files. The screen comes with giro, proximity and accelerometer sensors as well as a touch-sensitive shortcut panel.
A generous 8 GB of internal storage capacity is provided as standard alongside 512 MB RAM. This provides a comprehensive level of storage for files of many different formats, however a microSD card is also included which can be utilised by installing a memory card of up to 32 GB resulting in a potential 40 GB of storage being available.
The LG Optimus 2X comes with numerous connectivity options. In order to stay connected to the appropriate cellular networks in all but the most remote locations, both GPRS and EDGE are called upon. In order to browse the Internet, the handset relies initially on 3G coverage whereby an HSDPA connection provides download speeds up to 10.2 mega bytes per second. Alternatively, users can take advantage of the full Wi-Fi connectivity whenever they have access to local wireless networks, which provides a faster and more reliable browsing experience. Additionally, micro USB and Bluetooth connections are provided as standard allowing users to connect the handset to compatible hardware devices.
One of the highlights of the LG Optimus 2X is the stunning 8 megapixel digital camera. This comes with an advanced spec list in its own right, offering face & smile detection, touch focus, image stabilisation, Autofocus and an LED flash. Geo-tagging is also provided which keeps track of where the camera was used. Users can also shoot video footage and this is in stunning high definition 1080p quality. There is also a camera located on the front of the handset which operates at 1.3 megapixels and can be used for video calling or taking self portrait photos.
Android 2.2 is the operating system of choice, however this can be upgraded to later versions. This allows users to access the Android Market where they can browse thousands of apps from numerous categories which can be downloaded. The central processing unit is a 1GHz ARM Cortex processor which provides lightening fast speeds of the user interface and handles demanding applications with ease. Numerous multimedia, social networking and productivity applications are provided as standard, making the LG Optimus 2X one of the most versatile Smartphones on the market.
This is a handset which is sure to make a big impression upon its upcoming release, and thanks to its spec list and aesthetic appeal looks set to take the market by storm.