LG Optimus 2X archive

  • LG Ice Cream Sandwich updates detailed
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    LG Ice Cream Sandwich updates detailed

    By 27 December 2011

    LG has revealed more information on its previously announced Ice Cream Sandwich plans over the Christmas break letting owners of its smartphones know when they are likely to get the latest features of the new operating system from Google.  According...

  • LG Optimus 2X Android Ice Cream Sandwich update confirmed
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    LG Optimus 2X Android Ice Cream Sandwich update confirmed

    By 2 November 2011

    It's the news that we've all been waiting for. Well, perhaps "all" is a bit strong - but LG Optimus 2X owners would have been waiting at least. And it's good news, for the handset will be getting some Ice Cream Sandwich action. The news was confirmed...

  • LG Optimus Android Gingerbread update lands
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    LG Optimus Android Gingerbread update lands

    By 1 November 2011

    LG has finally brought Android Gingerbread 2.3 to its range of Optimus handsets; the new version of the operating system replaces Android Froyo and  will be rolling out to three handsets during the November. After the initial three, more premium handsets...

  • LG Optimus 2X revisited: a prime contender?
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    LG Optimus 2X revisited: a prime contender?

    By 6 June 2011

    We reviewed the LG Optimus 2X long before it hit the shelves, back in February. Since reviewing the device, LG have continued to update and we’ve been living with the phone once again to see if they’ve ironed out any of the oddities we detected previously. ...

  • VIDEO: Android Gingerbread 2.3.3 in action
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    VIDEO: Android Gingerbread 2.3.3 in action

    By 2 May 2011

    Last week on Pocket-lint we told you how T-Mobile's G2x would be getting its Gingerbread update "soon" and promised that users "won’t have to wait long". And now This is My Next has managed to nab this video of the updated (2.3.3) OS in action. The...

  • LG Optimus Big plans to be big by name, big by nature
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    LG Optimus Big plans to be big by name, big by nature

    By 28 April 2011

    LG has announced yet another high-end flagship product, this time the LG Optimus Big (LU680), a phone with a 4.3-inch WVGA NOVA display. Called Big because it sports the company’s biggest screen on a smartphone, the dual-core 1GHz processor phone will...

  • Gingerbread update for T-Mobile G2x confirmed
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    Gingerbread update for T-Mobile G2x confirmed

    By 25 April 2011

    T-Mobile, the Stateside flavour, has confirmed (via Twitter, of course) that the LG G2x will be getting its Gingerbread update "soon" and promised that users "won’t have to wait long". The G2x, is like for like of its Optimus 2X brother, so that means...

  • HTC Sensation vs Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X
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    HTC Sensation vs Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X

    By 12 April 2011

    The arrival of the HTC Sensation, or HTC Pyramid as it used to be known, has firmly formed a trio of superphones in the Android world. With dual-core processors all round, seriously big screens and plenty of pedigree in the ways of Google mobile, it joins...

  • LG goes official with the T-Mobile G2x, we go hands on
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    LG goes official with the T-Mobile G2x, we go hands on

    By 22 March 2011

    We knew it was coming as we spied LG's CTIA stand being set up and now it's official. Yep, that's right the LG Optimus 2X has landed in the US of A, under T-Mobile's banner and sporting the name G2x. The G2x, is like for like of its Optimus 2X brother,...

  • LG G2x spied on CTIA show floor
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    LG G2x spied on CTIA show floor

    By 21 March 2011

    LG will launch a US version of the Optimus 2X, called the LG G2X, at CTIA in Orlando, Florida, Pocket-lint can confirm after spotting a hoarding for it on the company's CTIA stand. How do we know this? Well, we’ve just got back from a covert seek...

  • MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts
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    MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts

    By 23 February 2011

    The dust has well and truly settled on Barcelona and Mobile World Congress is now over for another year. The big manufacturers have displayed their devices, hoping to capture customer enthusiasm and be the next big handset.  We’ve looked at Sony Ericsson,...

  • LG at MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts
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    LG at MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts

    By 21 February 2011

    The dust has settled over Barcelona as Mobile World Congress drawn to a close for another year. The big manufacturers have displayed their devices, hoping to capture customer enthusiasm and be the next big handset. We’re looking at each of the individual...

  • Who's selling the smartphone you’ll want this year?
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    Who's selling the smartphone you’ll want this year?

    By 15 February 2011

    Mobile World Congress has seen a truck load of new smartphones spring on to the market from Sony Ericsson, Samsung, LG, HTC, Viewsonic, and plenty more. "That’s great", we hear you cry, but which network in the UK is selling the phone that you want?...

  • LG Optimus 2X   review
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    LG Optimus 2X review

    By 4 February 2011

    The LG Optimus 2X sees the Korean company mount an assault on the high-end of Android mobile phones. It sits on Nvidia’s brand-spanking new Tegra 2 chipset, which is not only dual core, but promises mobile graphics handling not previously seen. The...

  • The phones of MWC 2011
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    The phones of MWC 2011

    By 2 February 2011

    With Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 less than two weeks away, we thought it would be a good time to take a look over all the rumours floating about to see which products are going to be making their debuts at the Barcelona mobile phone-fest. We've broken...

  • Best white smartphones
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    Best white smartphones

    By 1 February 2011

    A journalist asked us recently what all the fuss was about regarding the now infamous “white iPhone 4”. It’s like a black swan we told him - you just don’t see white handsets that often. While Apple struggles to get the paint finish right on its...

  • LG all set for 3D smartphone and tablet launches?
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    LG all set for 3D smartphone and tablet launches?

    By 26 January 2011

    Last week, Pocket-lint brought you news of Nvidia's soon-to-hit 3D Tegra 2 chip. And now, there's rumour aplenty that we'll be seeing the first Tegra 2 powered 3D device at Mobile World Congress - courtesy of LG. The rumour mill has been kick started...

  • LG Optimus 2X goes white
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    LG Optimus 2X goes white

    By 24 January 2011

    LG has confirmed that it will be stocking a white LG Optimus 2X when the phone hits stores in the UK in February. Those excited by what is likely to be the first dual-core handset on the market will not only be able to get the phone in black, but also...

  • LG: Optimus 2X on sale in UK in February
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    LG: Optimus 2X on sale in UK in February

    By 14 January 2011

    LG has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the LG Optimus 2X will be launching “mid to late February”. The news comes after Expansys listed the new dual-core smartphone on its site with a 21 February release date. The worlds first dual core smartphone,...

  • First Look: LG Optimus 2X review
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    First Look: LG Optimus 2X review

    By 13 January 2011

    The LG Optimus 2X sees a slight change of direction for LG’s Android line and one that we welcome. The Optimus, the Optimus One and the LG InTouch Max (GW620) were all mid-range in their approach, whereas the Optimus 2X is the very definition of high-end....

  • LG Optimus 2X vs Motorola Atrix
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    LG Optimus 2X vs Motorola Atrix

    By 13 January 2011

    With Barcelona's Mobile World Congress just weeks away, a couple of manufacturers got in early and unveiled some exciting handsets at this year's CES tech show in Las Vegas. The big news was the introduction of the world's first handsets to be powered...

  • LG Optimus 2X hands-on
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    LG Optimus 2X hands-on

    By 6 January 2011

    LG's Optimus 2X handset is the world's first mobile to feature a dual-core processor, so we were very keen to get a close look at what it can do. The handset is powered by a Nvidia Tegra 2 (NP2H) 1Ghz processor, which makes it very speedy in operation....

  • LG Optimus 2X unveiled
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    LG Optimus 2X unveiled

    By 5 January 2011

    LG has confirmed that its Optimus 2X handset, the world's first to feature a dual-core processor, will launch in early 2011. We were treated to a sneak peek of the new mobile at LG's CES press conference in Las Vegas, where the brand confirmed that the...

  • LG Optimus 2X dual-core Star gets official
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    LG Optimus 2X dual-core Star gets official

    By 16 December 2010

    Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are. Well, wonder no longer as the LG Star has gone and got all official over in Korea and is, in fact, the LG Optimus 2X - the "world's first and fastest dual-core smartphone". The 2X has been seen...