The LG Optimus 2X P990 is an Android v2.2 Froyo (upgradeable to Android 2.3 Gingerbread) mobile and is the first Dual Core smartphone
to hit the market. The hardware specs on the Optimus 2X phone oust every other smartphone currently in the market. Ticking beneath the Optimus 2Xs chassis is a NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor Dual Core processor
featuring two 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 cores along with eight ULP GeForce GPU cores
The Dual Core processing power translates to effortless multi-tasking, HD gaming, jitter-free HD video playback and zero-lag web browsing experience. The Optimus 2X P990 packs an 8 megapixel camera with built-in flash and supports full HD 1080p video recording and playback. This 3G smartphone also features a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera. Design
This Android smartphone sports a 4-inch IPS capacitive display
that supports 16 million colors at 800 x 480 pixel resolution. The IPS display allows the P990 to retain the saturation and colors even at oblique viewing angles. The phone comes with a gyro sensor, an accelerometer for auto-orientation and a proximity sensor for auto-turn off. Storage and Battery
The Optimus 2X P990 is powered by a 1500 mAh battery that gives 421 hrs of standby time. This 3G smartphone comes with 6.4 GB of internal storage
which can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD cards. Connectivity and Features
The Optimus P990 supports the usual list of connectivity options, 3G, A-GPS, Wi-Fi, HDMI port
Bluetooth 2.1, 3.5 mm plug and micro USB port. The HDMI mirroring
and Dual display feature allows the Optimus 2X to serve as a motion-sensing gaming controller
for your games, rendering console-like gaming experience. The DLNA connectivity in the P990
allows you to wirelessly stream videos to a compatible television.
LG has revamped Android 2.2 on Optimus 2X to fully utilize its mammoth processing prowess. The P990 features an enhanced Google Maps
that supports a three finger swipe. This Android smartphone supports Flash games straight from the browser and is the first to sport a GPU accelerated Flash player
which allows for smoother transitions during Flash animations.
The Optimus 2X supports MySpace, Twitter, Facebook
, the higher processing power allows the user to open multiple feeds without slowing down the phone.