LG India has launched the Optimus 2X which is the world’s first Dual Core Phone in India . It has also launched the Optimus Black which has a NOVA display. The company has also revealed that 40% of the phones LG would launch in 2011 would be Smartphones.
The Optimus 2X is a pretty well-speced handset with a 4 inch display, Tegra 2 Dual Core technology , 8 MP camera with 1080p (full HD) video recording, 512 MB RAM, 8GB internal memory, HDMI
The Optimus Black sports a 4 inch NOVA display and is only a 9.2mm in terms of thickness.
Mr. Vishal Chopra, Business Head, Mobile Communication, LG Electronics India said “Smart phones have marked the beginning of a new era and undoubtedly 2011 will be the year of smart phones in India. India market is already witnessing a huge demand for these futuristic devices and this demand will tremendously grow in coming years. ”
He also said that innovation at LG is based on consumer research and one of their goals is to bring the latest smartphones globally for the benefit for consumers. The Optimus 2X was launched in UK recently and the India launch is pretty close .
LG has revealed the price of these 2 handsets. The Optimus 2X will retail for about Rs.30000 and the Optimus Black will be retailing for Rs.27000.
FoneArena was one of the first to review the Optimus 2X.