LG Optimus 4X

LG working on quad-core smartphone with 10MP camera

LG working on quad-core smartphone with 10MP camera

LG may just have launched the Optimux 4X HD, but it trailed behind the launches of the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III. The European versions of those phones featured quad-core processors and 8-megapixel cameras just like the 4X HD, but arguably had better construction and software customizations. The company isn’t satisfied, with LG’s chairman and co-CEO Koo Bon-moo planning a new phone that will feature a 10-megapixel camera.

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LG Optimus 4X HD launches in Europe

LG Optimus 4X HD launches in Europe

Slow and steady wins the race, right? LG has finally launched the LG Optimus 4X HD, with the Germans scoring the first opportunity to own one. After that, those in the UK, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands will be able to pick one up, followed by Eastern Europe, South America, and Asia later on. Is what's on offer enough to make you think twice about the HTC One X or Samsung Galaxy S III?

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LG details Optimus UI 3.0 for ICS phones

LG details Optimus UI 3.0 for ICS phones

LG has today announced the introduction of its new user interface for LG Optimus phones running Ice Cream Sandwich. Optimus UI 3.0 will feature major modifications to the stock Android experience, offering similar features to what you might find with Sense and TouchWiz but with LG’s unique twists. The UI will be available on the LG Optimus 4X HD and LG Optimus LTE II when they both launch.

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LG Optimus 4X HD hitting Europe in June

LG Optimus 4X HD hitting Europe in June

Maybe the Galaxy S III didn’t set your world ablaze, or maybe you just really like LG. They have a new top of the line smartphone too, you know. The LG Optimus 4X HD will be winging its way towards Europe very soon, in time for a June launch. LG has confirmed that Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Italy, and Poland will all be getting a taste of the handset first, then more countries later on.

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LG Optimus 4X and Vu hit CTIA: we go hands-on

LG Optimus 4X and Vu hit CTIA: we go hands-on

The folks at LG have brought several members of their next-generation smartphone family along to the USA, having only shown the LG Optimus 4X and LG Optimus Vu (phablet) off before at Mobile World Congress 2012. We got the opportunity to get another hands-on close-up experience with both of these devices - but before we go there, know this: LG has still not confirmed that they'll be bringing these devices to the USA, only that there is a possibility. Have a peek at some photos as well as hands-on video below.

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LG Optimus 4X HD priced and dated

LG Optimus 4X HD priced and dated

LG only revealed the Optimus 4X HD officially at Mobile World Congress this week, and already the quadcore Tegra 3 smartphone has been priced and dated for the UK. The handset will be priced at £380 ($602) pre-tax and subsidies, according to retailer Clove, and is expected to be in stock come June. However, there's bad news for lovers of glasses-free 3D, with word that the UK won't be getting LG's Optimus 3D Max.

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LG Optimus 4X HD Hands-on

LG Optimus 4X HD Hands-on

This week the folks at LG have revealed and we've gotten our hands on the next generation of LG Optimus device, the LG Optimus 4X. This smartphone takes the first-in-class Optimus 2X dual-core processor and amps it up with the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core SoC with 4-PLUS-1 technology. This device is the first to the European market with a true IPS HD display, has a lovely 4.7-inch display, and runs with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich right out of the box.

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LG’s entire MWC 2012 catalog seen in wild

LG’s entire MWC 2012 catalog seen in wild

This week it appears that one lucky fellow has found his way into the LG repository of unrevealed products with a touchy-feely look at each and every one of the Mobile World Congress 2012 devices. You're about to get a glimpse of no less than the LG Optimus LTE, the LG Optimus L7, LG Optimus 4X HD, LG Optimus 3D Max, LG Optimus L3, and of course the LG Optimus Vu, each of them captured by Telefonino. Each of these devices have been announced previous to this event, but this is basically the first time we've seen each of them "in the wild" as it were.

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LG Optimus 4X HD revealed and detailed with NVIDIA Tegra 3

LG Optimus 4X HD revealed and detailed with NVIDIA Tegra 3

This week LG Electronics have released information on their first NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor toting smartphone, the LG Optimus 4X HD. This device follows up on the world's first dual-core device, the LG Optimus 2X, and comes with everything from HD video playback to a high efficiency battery. This smartphone has a massive 4.7-inch display, 8.9mm thickness across the whole device, and a super-thin bezel around the screen - and of course, the NVIDIA Tegra 3 1.5GHz quad-core processor.

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