Photos: LG unveils Optimus 2X dual-core smartphone
World's first phone with dual-core processor, says LG
LG has unveiled what it describes as the world's first smartphone to come with a dual-core processor.
The LG Optimus 2X features the Nvidia Tegra 2 1GHz processor, which according to LG will give users quicker response times when multitasking and faster web browsing.
The phone has a four-inch screen, offers 1080p HD video playback and recording, and can output video wirelessly to an HD display or other DNLA-compatible kit via HMDI mirroring.
The handset will initially be released with version 2.2 of Google's Android operating system, known as Froyo, and will be upgradeable to Android 2.3, named Gingerbread.
The smartphone also includes both an eight-megapixel rear camera and 1.3-megapixel front camera, 8GB memory upgradable to 32GB via microSD, and a 1500mAh battery.
The phone's built-in accelerometer and gyro sensor allow motion control for apps and games on the device.
The handset will be available in Korea from next month. The European release date has yet to be announced.