LG has officially announced their first dual core Android smartphone, the LG Optimus 2x which will go on sale in Korea next month, shortly followed by Europe and Asia.
The LG Optimus 2X features a 1GHz dual core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, plus a 4 inch WVGA display, and it comes with 8GB of built in storage plus a microSD card slot that can take up to a 32GB card.
“Dual-core technology is the next leap forward in mobile technology so this is no small achievement to be the first to offer a smartphone utilizing this technology,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, CEO and President of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With unique features such as HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) mirroring and exceptional graphics performance, the LG Optimus 2X is proof of LG’s commitment to high-end smartphones in 2011.”
Other specifications on the LG 2X include dual cameras, with a 1.3 megapixel camera on the front and an 8 megapixel camera on the rear, it also comes with DLNA and HDMI mirroring, plus an accelerometer and a gyro sensor.
It will come with Android 2.2 Froyo, and according to LG it is capable of both recording and playing back Full HD video in 1080p, they have also announced that the LG Optimus 2X will be getting upgraded to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the LG Optimus 2X also features a 1500mAh battery and a microUSB port.
The specifications certainly do sound very impressive and we suspect this is going to be a very popular Android smartphone in 2011, and gives us an idea of things to come as we suspect we will see many more dual core Android smartphones next year.
Unfortunately LG have yet to release any information on when the LG Optimus 2X will be available in the US, as soon as we get some more information we will let you guys know.