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LG Launches World’s First Dual Core Smartphone in Hong Kong

  • Updated
  • 10/03/2011

LG Electronics, a leading mobile phone provider, today announced in Hong Kong the launch of the world’s first smartphone with a dual core processor, the LG Optimus 2X (P990). For the launch, LG Electronics collaborated with Honda, the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer since 1959, to showcase two new super motorcycles to strengthen the message of speedy and efficiency in the new smartphone.

The LG Optimus 2X is equipped with NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 1GH dual core processor which enables the device to function at a greater speed allowing for more efficient multi-tasking. Together with the high-speed internet browsing function, the LG Optimus 2X provides a more responsive smartphone for users, adding to the industry new contents mirroring through HDMI interface that offers the true high definition pictures on the go. In addition, it incorporates a 4-inch WVGA LCD Full Touch Screen as well as an 8.0 mega pixel camera: a perfect pairing to capture those all-important moments which can easily be shared on social networking sites anywhere, anytime.  

Mr Wayne Lee, Managing Director of LG Electronics (Hong Kong) explains, “This is only the beginning in our intelligent smartphone series. LG is a pioneer in mobile communications and we aim to continue developing innovative technology and providing convenient mobile communications experience for our customers in the near future.” Mr Lee believes that the LG Optimus 2X is a great achievement for the company and exceeds expectations in the smartphone industry.

Powered by Android™ 2.2, which is soon be upgradable to 2.3, LG Optimus 2X provides a unique mobile experience allowing for more possibilities whilst on the go. Furthermore, users can enjoy nearly 150,000 apps through the Android Market™. The world’s first dual core mobile, LG Optimus 2X is successfully launched on 10 March 2011.