South Korea was the first to get a dual-core phone with yesterday's launch of the LG Optimus 2X. And while the western hemisphere will still have to wait, LG just confirmed that Europe will get a white version of the phone when it arrives in February.
“World's first dual-core smartphone - LG Optimus 2X - now available in Korea, white version coming in Feb,” LG's head of marketing Ken Hong said on Flickr. White is the new black, as marketing specialists would probably put it, especially after the unsuccessful and still rumored about launch of the white iPhone 4. Some of the latest smartphones in white include select Galaxy S phones, a part of Sony Ericsson's XPERIA lineup
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Just how successful would the Optimus 2X be depends a lot on its timing, but a white version would certainly appeal to the aesthetes among us. Its major competitors – the Motorola DROID BIONIC for Verizon and the Motorola ATRIX 4G with its unique laptop dock for AT&T are due as soon as March.
LG markets the Optimus 2X with 'the power of two' slogan