LG debuts quad-core Optimus 4X HD

LG debuts quad-core Optimus 4X HD

Summary: LG has unveiled its first quad-core smartphone ahead of Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona at the end of February

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  • LG Optimus 4X HD

    South Korean electronics manufacturer LG has announced the Optimus 4X HD, a quad-core Android-powered smartphone, ahead of Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona at the end of February.

    The company unveiled the device on Thursday, promising "PC-like performance" from the smartphone.

    "LG introduced the world's first dual-core smartphone exactly one year ago and today we're announcing the next milestone," Jong-seok Park, chief executive of LG's mobile business, said in a statement.

    The phone uses an Nvidia Tegra 3 1.5GHz quad-core processor, which also includes a 12-core GPU for a "console-quality" gaming experience. In addition to the four cores, the processor also has a low-power fifth core to save battery life for tasks such as background synching or music playback.

    Image credit: LG

  • LG Optimus 4X HD

    In addition to the high-spec processor, the Optimus 4X HD  has a 4.7-inch HD IPS display, 8-megapixel camera, and 16GB of onboard storage.

    The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime also uses the Nvidia Tegra 3 processor.

    Image credit: LG

Topics: MWC, Mobility, Smartphones

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