LG Optimus 2X

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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The Daily Slash: December 22 2010

The Daily Slash: December 22 2010

Check out the full review of the cutest little Android you'll ever meet, LG Optimus U. Witness a wild little lawsuit as Google wins the Android trademark. See as both the face and the rest of the body of the HTC Incredible HD (Verizon LTE phone) are revealed in an obvious puzzle piece leak. Witness the breaking of Skype for a few hours today, basically bringing the entire internet to its knees (or so says users of Skype.) Take a peek at the new HTC Media Link and the AUDEO PFE 022 + Mic Earbuds as we unbox and get our hands on both of them. Finally, Chris Davies columns to the tune of I won’t buy the Nexus S and The Late Adopter - both rather amazing bits of literature if I do say so myself. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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Tegra 2 Isn’t Enough

Tegra 2 Isn’t Enough

It's easy to get swept up in the hardware race. Several years ago it was PCs and then notebooks; now it's smartphones and tablets chomping at the bit to clash spec sheets. CES 2011 is expected to bring dual-core mobile CPUs to the fore, with NVIDIA's Tegra 2 cropping up inside devices like the LG Optimus 2X and slates including Notion Ink's much-anticipated Adam. Yet, despite the hype, it's finally dawning that Tegra 2 - or, indeed, any of the new dual-core chips - isn't enough.

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LG Optimus 2X official: Tegra 2, HDMI & 1080p HD

LG Optimus 2X official: Tegra 2, HDMI & 1080p HD

One of the first Tegra 2 powered smartphones has been made official, the LG Optimus 2X, with the 4-inch Android handset set to hit the Korean market in January 2011 and Europe and Asia after that. Built around NVIDIA's dual-core 1GHz processor, a WVGA touchscreen and an 8-megapixel camera, the Optimus 2X promises 1080p MPEG-4/H.264 playback and recording.

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