LG Optimus 4X HD Android Smartphone

LG Optimus 4X HD Android Smartphone Price in the Philippines, Features, and Other Info: The Optimus 4X HD, from the giant Korean mobile phone maker LG, is the first smartphone to feature the quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor. That in itself is enough to catch the attention of any smartphone tech savvy consumer. The device was officially announced during the recently concluded MWC at Barcelona, Spain.

Aesthetically, the LG Optimus 4X HD looks very simple. The large screen takes up most of the front while a razor thin bezel in jet black frames its appearance. The back of the handset comes with a mock leather coating that adds a dash of comfort to the hold of the mobile phone. There are three capacitive touch buttons, barely distinguishable amidst the large screen and small bezel, situated underneath the display. There is a microUSB 2.0 port, as well as HDMI via microUSB. The LG Optimus 4X HD is also capable of acting as a mass storage device and can use the USB port for charging. It has NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, as well as OTA sync. It also has Bluetooth v 4.0 as well as Wi-Fi connectivity.

The LG Optimus 4X HD features a larger than life 4.7-inch display that contains 1280 x 720 pixels worth of resolution. Pictures and texts come off with high quality, as well as crispiness and clarity typical of many LG phones. The display is also bright but decently so, and the phone can greatly deliver under either bright or low light environments.


In addition, the LG Optimus 4X HD has a rear facing 8 MP camera with a Backside Illumination sensor (BSI) that helps in taking pictures while in relative motion. The camera also has autofocus, Geo-tagging, and is able to capture videos at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution or 1080 p HD as well as video calling features. There is a secondary camera on the front that has 1.3 MP worth of resolution.

As mentioned, the LG Optimus 4X HD runs on a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor. It also contains 1 GB worth of RAM. This puts it at par with the HTC One X high-end smartphone that was also introduced in the same event. Because of the high-end hardware, the LG Optimus 4X HD is able to deliver extra smooth app transitions, as well as speedy web browsing.

The LG Optimus 4X HD features a developer tool located on the top left hand corner of the screen that shows exactly the performance of each of the quad-core. That is, according to the tool, only one core is used when performing low intensity tasks such as the swiping through home screens, but the full speed quad-cores are involved when demanding tasks or applications such as gaming and videos are running.

As if those weren’t enough yet, the LG Optimus 4X HD is running the latest Android OS version 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich. There is a minimal user interface overlay brought by the ICS that gives the user interface a bit of distinction from all other smartphones. The phone uses 16 GB worth of internal memory and a RAM capacity of 1024 MB. There is a microSD / microSDHC slot to expand the memory.

Other features of the LG Optimus 4X HD include both HTML and Flash browser support, 850-1900 MHz GSM, 900 and 2100 MHz of UMTS, a high speed HSDPA+(4G) at 21.1 mbit/s with UMTS, EDGE, as well as GPRS connectivity. Phonebook features include unlimited entries, caller groups, multiple numbers per contact, search by both first and last name, picture ID, and ring ID. There are calendar, alarm, document viewer, and calculator under organizer while messaging can be in SMS, MMS, and threaded view, and has predictive text input. Email can be through IMAP, POP3, SMTP, or Microsoft Exchange

The LG Optimus 4X HD is powered by a 2,150mAh battery that could keep the display and the quad-core processor running all day long.

Overall, the LG Optimus 4X HD is a very commendable smartphone with its high-end specs as well as incredible display and good battery life. The company has not given a pricing for the device yet, but the handset is expected to be launched soon and is reportedly priced at around the range of Samsung’s high-end smartphones.

LG Optimus 4X HD Android Smartphone Price in the Philippines: Approximately Php 31,000.00

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Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    Nice!

  2. Anonymous says:

    This phone has excellent specifications and features but has buggy software. Seems like LG’s weak area is in the realm of software testing. The auto focus feature of the camera has become a nuisance when video recording due to its being slow and and is always activated by a sudden slight change of image and not by the objects in the camera appearing near or far.

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