The handset sports a 4.7" marvel of the IPS LCD display technology, 2150mAh battery, four Tegra 3 processor cores clocked at 1.5GHz plus a frugal "companion core" for the mundane tasks like standby and shmoozing around the interface.
Said UI is Optimus 3.0, which sports the Quick Memo function, which resides in the notification bar, allowing you scribble with finger something you immediately need to remember, and it stays on the screen as a reminder. There are plenty of other goodies in there too, like Voice Shutter, allowing you to tell the 8MP camera module to take a pic when you are part of the frame, not sitting behind the scenes as the cameraman.
The LG Optimus 4X HD will be on sale in UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden and other European countries this month, and will also offer the Media Flex software, which allows you to apply effects to video playback for livening up the scene a little.
LG’S FIRST QUAD-CORE SMARTPHONE HITS EUROPE
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
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
“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
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.
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
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