LG Optimus 2X

LG accused of false advertising over Optimus 2X Xenon gaffe

LG accused of false advertising over Optimus 2X Xenon gaffe

LG has been forced to apologize to Korean buyers of the LG Optimus 2X after having misled them for a year over the specifications of the smartphone, insisting it has a Xenon rather than an LED flash. The confession, Korean news site Chosun reports, comes after LG's own promotion for the Optimus 2X apparently particularly emphasized the Xenon flash.

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LG calls own Optimus 2X Ice Cream Sandwich denial “rumors”

LG calls own Optimus 2X Ice Cream Sandwich denial “rumors”

LG has backtracked on its suggestions that the LG Optimus 2X will not get an official upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, with the company saying it "firmly denies the rumors" despite the original source being its own Indian Facebook team. According to LG's new statement, the company "is currently in the process of planning the ICS OS update for the LG Optimus 2X" but will only release an official timescale once Google has allowed it access to Android 4.0.

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LG LU6200 spotted in photos, now called LG Optimus LTE

LG LU6200 spotted in photos, now called LG Optimus LTE

There's a device out there made by LG, one that's got the most powerful dual-core processor LG has ever offered on a handset, one that's got 4G LTE speed capabilities right along with the ultra-powerful motor. This device has a few names already, a code name LG LU6200 and an obvious street-name, that being the LG Optimus LTE, and now we've got a few in-real-life photos of the beast as well. While this isn't the first dual-core smartphone LG has ever offered, their first being the LG Optimus 2x (aka T-Mobile G2X, the world's first dual-core smartphone in its first iteration), it's certainly the most impressive.

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LG Optimus Note Revealed as group’s 4th dual-core Android [Video]

LG Optimus Note Revealed as group’s 4th dual-core Android [Video]

As a manufacturer, LG is no stranger to dual-core Android goodness, having been the first (or certainly one of the first) groups to bring more than one core to a smartphone with the LG G2x (also called the Optimus 2X internationally), then the LG G-Slate (a dual-core tablet), finally the Optimus 3D (aka the Thrill 4G) to the Android world. Now they appear very much to be coming back with a slide-out keyboard on a device called the LG Optimus Note and their 2-1 and possibly 3-1 favorite for dual-core processors, the NVIDIA Tegra 2 running inside.

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T-Mobile G2x by LG gets official: 3D Tegra 2 smartphone

T-Mobile G2x by LG gets official: 3D Tegra 2 smartphone

T-Mobile has officially unveiled the T-Mobile G2x with Google, better known as the LG Optimus 2X, at CTIA 2011 this week. The 4.3-inch Android smartphone has a WVGA display, along with an 8-megapixel camera on the back.

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Two Mystery LG Phones Slated For CTIA E-Tech Awards

Two Mystery LG Phones Slated For CTIA E-Tech Awards

CTIA’s website has listed the finalists for its E-Tech awards and two unannounced LG phones made the list. No information about the mysterious phones was given out, but rumors are that they will be on the T-Mobile network. The other finalists for the awards are the Motorola Atrix, HTC Thunderbolt, and the LG Revolution.

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LG Optimus 2X pre-orders taken for Feb 21 release

LG Optimus 2X pre-orders taken for Feb 21 release

LG's Optimus 2X Android 2.2 smartphone has gone up for pre-order via UK retailer Expansys, which is promising that the Tegra 2 powered superphone is expected to arrive on February 21 2011. Priced at £499.99 ($779) unlocked and SIM-free, the Optimus 2X has a 4-inch display and an 8-megapixel camera capable of 1080p HD video recording.

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NVIDIA Tegra 2 Gaming Demoed on the LG Optimus 2X

NVIDIA Tegra 2 Gaming Demoed on the LG Optimus 2X

Now that the LG Optimus 2X has been announced to the world, people are wondering just how well it will perform. Well, to answer these questions, NVIDIA just demoed the device running intensive games up against the Samsung Nexus S.

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LG Optimus 2X hands-on [Video]

LG Optimus 2X hands-on [Video]

LG's Optimus 2X was the first NVIDIA Tegra 2 powered "superphone" to be announced, though we know it won't be the last; Motorola has since announced its own dual-core Android device, the Motorola ATRIX 4G. We caught up with NVIDIA and spent some time with the Optimus 2X earlier; check out our first impressions after the cut.

Video demo after the cut

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NVIDIA push Tegra 2 for Superphones plus Tegra Zone app

NVIDIA push Tegra 2 for Superphones plus Tegra Zone app

Tegra 2 isn't new, but NVIDIA is hoping that 2011 will be the year that the dual-core mobile processor comes into its own. Last we heard of "superphones" it was Google trying to brand their Nexus One as such; now NVIDIA is seizing on the title to describe devices packing multi-core CPUs, speedy GPUs and frugal power requirements, the first device being LG's Optimus 2X. To help users pair up superphones with apps worthy of Tegra 2, NVIDIA is also launching its own software tool.

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LG Optimus 2X goes head-to-head with iPhone 4 in browser showdown [Video]

LG Optimus 2X goes head-to-head with iPhone 4 in browser showdown [Video]

LG is expected to launch its Tegra 2 based Android Optimus 2X smartphone at CES 2011 this week, but the few units floating around in the wild in South Korea have led to some early testing up against the iPhone 4. Android Arena spotted a video pitting the Optimus 2X against the Apple smartphone in a browser speed test, and while it's far from scientific, the Android handset does seem to hold its own.

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LG offers European launch date for Optimus 2X Android smartphone

LG offers European launch date for Optimus 2X Android smartphone

LG issued an announcement yesterday that it was working with Ennio Morricone on a collaboration that would produce ringtones for LG devices. Morricone is a composer that has created music for a number of movies and TV shows. During the announcement about the ringtones, LG let slip a bit of info on the Optimus 2X Android smartphone that we didn’t know.

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