LG Optimus 4X HD launch announced for 11 countries, comes with Media Plex real-time video effects
Optimus 4X HD Includes LG’s New UX and Other Exclusive Features
SEOUL, June 11, 2012 – LG today announced that its first Quad-Core
smartphone, the Optimus 4X HD, is now available for purchase in Europe.
Since its introduction at the Mobile World Congress in February this
year, the retail availability of the Optimus 4X HD has been eagerly
anticipated. German customers will be the first to experience the power
of Optimus 4X HD, followed by the Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom
and Italy. The rest of the region, along with Asia, CIS, South and
Central America will receive LG’s fastest smartphone in the weeks and
With its high performance and stylish design, the Optimus 4X HD raises the bar significantly for competitors to match. Featuring NVIDIA’s 4-PLUS-1™ Quad-Core mobile processor, Tegra 3, the Optimus 4X HD boasts of unparalleled performance and speed. Tegra 3 automatically activates all four cores when a maximum power is needed but defaults to the fifth, battery-saver core when less power is required, such as during standby mode or music playback mode. And via the exclusive Eco-Mode application which will be provided with the software upgrade, users to manually shut down any of the Tegra 3’s cores for even more control over power consumption and performance. What’s more, with a 2,150mAh battery -- the largest among Quad-Core smartphones -- and proprietary SiO+ technology, the battery in the Optimus 4X HD is able hold a greater charge without adding bulk to the clean lines of the smartphone.
The 4.7-inch True HD IPS display on the Optimus 4X HD offers a superior high-clarity viewing experience with a resolution of 1280 x 720. Additionally, the 16:9 ratio allows for viewing more information at a glance and the device’s high pixel density of 313ppi and Stripe RGB IPS Panel offers sharper and crisper text. The Optimus 4X HD provides white background for the e-mail and message screen that users frequently use and True HD IPS allows for more accurate reproduction of white that enhances readability.
“The Optimus 4X HD is fast but speed alone isn’t what makes this smartphone so great,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “Differentiated User Experience and exclusive features LG engineers have developed for this device set this phone apart as much as it’s Tegra 3 brain. With Optimus 4X HD, we’ve set the bar quite high for the industry and the competi-tion.”
The Optimus 4X HD boasts LG’s new User Experience (UX), Optimus UI 3.0, which includes QuickMemoTM. QuickMemoTM allows users the ability to instantly jot memos or notes from any screen, without having to open a separate application. The Optimus 4X HD also comes with Media PlexTM, which combines a range of functions to enhance image and video playback such as Fingertip Seek and Live Zooming. Media PlexTM also includes Time Catch Shot which allows one to select and save the best shot among the images taken just before the shutter button is depressed.
1. hung2900 (Posts: 714; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)
Its design is better than GS3.
Its hardware is better than OneX
Its software is suck!
3. JDCohen722 (Posts: 39; Member since: 18 May 2011)
How could it possibly have better hardware than the One X? The One X has the exact same IDENTICAL Tegra 3 Processor, they both have 720p Screens although the screen on the 4X has yet to be tested, the One X's screen has been considered by for example the Verge and Engadget as one of the best screens on any mobile device, it also has an 8MP Camera (Which has yet to be tested compared to the One X), the only thing it can possibly beat the One X on is its larger battery... So yeah I don't see how it has better hardware than the One X
4. hung2900 (Posts: 714; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)
2150 MAh battery
MicroSD, non-removable and poor battery life are there main disadvantages of OneX
6. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)
the screen on the One X is the same as LG's AH-IPS LCD. it was reported here. HTC calls it Super LCD 2 bcos of copyright issues
7. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 4601; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
LG NOVA displays are one of the best displays.
2. shadez10 (Posts: 385; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)
looks better than the galaxy s3...
specs is also good but the drawbacks are LG's support... -_-
5. OpTiMuS_BlAcK (Posts: 411; Member since: 04 May 2012)
Yeah, hope they step up their software updates and support team.
8. jamrockjones (Posts: 345; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
Agreed. LG has the best hardware available, but LG's software needs some work, it's too unreliable.
9. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 5645; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)
I'm starting to like LG 4X phone lately. phone is very pretty and have a nifty screen also