LG Optimus Black and LG Optimus 2X smartphones have been revealed by LG Electronics (LG) on 3rd March 2011 in Singapore. Both smartphones have the world’s best capabilities. The LG Optimus Black is one of the slimmest 9.2 mm mobile devices of the world. LG Optimus Black comes with a spectacularly brighter 4-inch NOVA display and makes a unique user experience. The LG Optimus 2X is the first smartphone of the world which comes with the NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile processor with a dual-core CPU. Users are provided with a quicker and smoother multitasking experience with nearly no screen lag by the LG Optimus 2X.
As per Mr. James Park, the Managing Director of LG Electronics Singapore, LG’s efforts are reflected in providing smartphones that increase the user experience by the launch of the next-generation smartphones, the LG Optimus Black and LG Optimus 2X. LG Company is aggressively taking the steps to be a foremost player in the competitive Singapore market of smartphone with these world-first features and LG’s traditional strength in ground-breaking design. Users will surely find a device that meet with their requirements from the highest range of Optimus devices in the world.
LG Optimus 2X:
World’s First and Fastest Dual-Core Smartphone, LG Optimus 2X comes with more powerful multimedia features. A mobile processor with a dual-core CPU powers LG Optimus 2X. Users are allowed to do multitask with virtually no screen lag by the LG Optimus 2X’s high-performance Tegra 2 processor that makes web browsing and applications faster, and smoother. Visual-computing leader NVIDIA developed LG Optimus 2X. The LG Optimus 2X will be available in Singapore in March 2011 and the retail price of it will be S$888.00 at all telecommunications outlets.
The LG Optimus 2X is featured with a dual-core CPU, each running at a clock speed of 1GHz, Tegra 2 processor, along with an eight-core GPU. For playing video and audio, it also has low-power consumption and high-performance. Users can get faster web browsing, smoother game-play, instant touch response, and seamless multitasking between applications with LG Optimus 2X, in comparison to single-core processors that are running at the same speed.
1080p HD video playback and recording with HDMI mirroring that develops content on external displays to full HD quality, are offered by LG Optimus 2X. For a comfort-like gaming experience taking full benefit of the phone’s HDMI mirroring, gyro sensor, and accelerometer, the LG Optimus 2X can join wirelessly to any DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) well-matched digital device such as HD TVs. Micro-USB port, microSD memory expandability, Both rear- and front-facing cameras, and a 1500mAh battery are also included in the smart-phone.
Specifications of LG Optimus 2X:
- DіѕрƖау: TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- 2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 3G Network: HSDPA
- Connectivity: Yes, v2.1 wіth A2DP
- Camera: 8 Megapixel, 2592 x 1944 pixels, 1.3 MP front camera fοr video calls
- Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
- Browser: HTML
- Java: Nο
- CPU: ARM Cortex A9 1GHz dual-core processor
- OS: Android OS, v2.2 Froyo, upgradable tο v2.3
- Internet: Social networking integration, TV-out (720p video) via HDMI port, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, Digital compass, YouTube, Google Talk
- Card slot: microSD, up tο 32G
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA
- Battery: Standard battery, Li-Ion 1500 m Ah
- Phone features: 3.5 mm audio jack/3G HSDPA/HSUPA/Wireless LAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Video of LG Optimus 2X hands-on from youtube:
LG Optimus Black:
One of the World’s Slimmest and Brightest Smartphones, LG Optimus Black is available for the first time in the mobile market. The LG Optimus Black is featured with NOVA display that is planned to be the most legible, brightest, and clearest mobile screen with 700 nits of brightness for finest visibility. Users are provided with an easier and more natural experience on browsing the web, reading emails, and writing documents with higher levels of pure white tones and brightness that deliver true black and white colors for perfect handset screening by LG Optimus Black. The LG Optimus Black will be available in April 2011 at a retail price of $768.00.
Users are enabled to uphold visibility whether indoors or outdoors under strong sunlight by NOVA technology that is featured on the LG Optimus Black. Power consumption is radically decreased by 50 percent during general indoor use by the LG Optimus Black’s NOVA display in comparison to a conservative LCD. In the same way, to display a full white screen; the most frequently used color scheme for web browsing, AMOLED screens consume double as much power as NOVA screens. Users will have sufficient power for their daily requirements, even at maximum brightness settings by the 1500 mAh battery of the LG Optimus Black. All LG Optimus Black features are accessible on the Android 2.2 Froyo platform with Android 2.3 Gingerbread upgrade capability.
A set of smarter features that are planned for faster and easy access to significant apps and content, are offered by LG Optimus Black. Users are allowed to directly access emails, messages, and missed calls from the locked screen with just one single finger tap by Optimus UI 2.0. For taking calls, entering camera mode, or enjoying music more, intuitive commands, including lifting, shaking and tapping are offered by Gesture UI. For fast and high-quality data transfer between mobile devices, the world’s first Wi-Fi Direct™ is also introduced by LG Optimus Black. World’s first 2MP front-facing camera is adopted by LG Optimus Black. Users are allowed to use video telephony functions of higher quality upon upgrading to Android’s Gingerbread by LG Optimus Black on using the 2MP front-facing camera.
Specifications of LG Optimus Black:
- OS: Android 2.2 Froyo, with LG’s Optimus UI .20 upgradable to Android 2.3 Gingerbread;
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi Direct; GPS; Bluetooth 2.1; 7.2 HSDPA; microUSB 2.0;
- Cameras: primary 5MP camera and 2MP front-facing camera for video-calls;
- Unspecified Rear-facing camera
- Battery: 1500mAh, capable for a full day of use
- Display: 4 inch NOVA display; Capacitive touchscreen; Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate; Optiomus UI 2.0; Gesture UI; Proximity sensor for auto turn-off; Touch-sensitive controls;
- Size: 121.0 x 63.5 x 9.2 mm; Weight: 109 g;
- Memory Slot: microSD, up to 32 GB;
- Wi-Fi Direct
- Only 9.2 mm thin
- Weight: 109g
Video of LG Optimus Black hands-on from youtube: