The CES 2011, a bonanza for techies and the Super Bowl of technology for various products on the anvil by various players in the market, introduced a variety of gadgetry with unbelievable features that are mind boggling. In the smart phone arena, two companies revealed interesting and intriguing smart phones powered by Nvidia’s new dual core chip. Motorola with the intriguing Atrix and LG with its Optimus 2X, almost making it a full-fledged PC. Along with its super fast processor, the LG Optimus 2X boasts a new type of display with the feature of using ambient light to increase the brightness in well lit environments, thus increasing battery life.
Even the Quadrant benchmark tests revealed, very high scores for the LG Optimus 2X, the Android super phone running Android 2.2 Froyo and, has been on everyone’s lips since the CES 2011. This achievement in the Quadrant benchmark has put the LG Optimus 2X way ahead of live, so called successful, big bash Motorola Droid X and even the Google Nexus One. Being the first of LG’s dual core Android phones, and sporting a Tegra 2 chip inside, you can definitely see and feel the difference a Tegra 2 makes in your phone when playing around with it. It is no less than a tablet PC.
The Android 2.2 in the LG Optimus 2X, is programmed to receive the Android 2.3 updates, sports a one gigahertz dual core Tegra 2 processor by Nvidia, and a 8MP camera with flash and with a 1.3 MP camera on the front. It features good video recording and playback, as also a 4 inch capacitive touch screen with a wonderful resolution. Bluetooth, Wi Fi, Micro SD slot, HDMI, Micro USB, 3.5 mm headset jack and a 1500 mAh battery are some of the basic features the LG Optimus 2X presents.
LG’s LG Optimus 2X will definitely make Motorola run for their money. A really great device, the LG Optimus 2X came out triumphant at the CES 2011 with the ultra special gaming feature. Besides the feature of being able to stream out the gaming feature in HD onto a magnificent HD LG TV. The 800 by 480 resolution is something interesting to look at. The simple but effective styling of the LG Optimus 2X, using a single sheet of glass for the whole front section, incorporating 4 touch sensitive buttons in the standard Android arrangement is something to feel and ogle about. Of course you can’t beat the Google device, Google Nexus S when it comes to effectiveness in making the buttons disappear when the phone’s display is turned off, but this effect definitely brings about a smart and minimalistic look when the phone is not in use.
Thanks to LG, the matte black plastic, in the LG Optimus 2X and simple rounded edges gives you a very nice feel when held. Although not the slimmest phone on the market, the build quality feels solid enough and impressive piece of hardware.