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LG Optimus 2X launched, priced!

LG Philippines today launched the LG Optimus 2X, it’s flagship Android smartphone that comes with a Tegra 2 processor — the first dual-core Android handset in the market.

Together with the Optimus 2X, LG is also launching the Optimus Black (as a more affordable, mid-range handset).

LG Optimus 2X (LG P990) specs:
4.0″ display @ 480×800 pixels
ARM Cortex A9 1.0GHz dual-core processor (Tegra 2)
up to 32GB via microSD
3G/HSDPA
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
8MP autofocus camera w/ LED Flash
1.3MP secondary front-facing camera
GPS w/ aGPS support
HDMI port
1500mAh Li-Ion battery
Android 2.2 Froyo

LG reps tell me that the estimated price for this phone, when it comes out in LG Concept stores next week, is about Php27,990.

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Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is one of the pioneers of blogging in the country and considered by many as the Father of Tech Blogging in the Philippines. He is also a technology consultant, a tech columnist with several national publications, resource speaker and mentor/advisor to several start-up companies.

45 Responses

  1. Avatar for JhayDhee Zaoldyeck JhayDhee Zaoldyeck says:

    magkano ba yan ?? I Like the Specification ah ..

  2. Avatar for Jo Narca Jo Narca says:

    Sir Abe, na release na po ba official GB update for this unit? Na-update nyo na po ba yung sa inyo? :)

  3. Avatar for bong bong says:

    my name is bong and presently working here in south korea,bumili po ako ng LG Optimus 3d dito sa korea,this day lang po Aug 27,2007,..uuwi po ako ng pinas next year,.magagamit ko po b itong fone sa pinas using our own sim card, globe / smart at wi-fi.salamat po ng mrami…

  4. Avatar for michelle michelle says:

    this really nice,,,bili na….

  5. Avatar for efraim efraim says:

    ok na ito lg optimus 2x no… sus, dual core na windows 7 pa.. eh pang heavy duty na gamitan ito kasi dual core.. tsaka di pa ganuun ka mahal,, di katulad ng iphone.. tsaka dun sa mga nag paplano bumili ng nga galaxy tab? sus.. bumili nlng kayu ng laptop na alienware m17x.. hehe..

  6. Avatar for Captain William Captain William says:

    im rooting for this baby’s internal life usage and battery life.. since dual core sya!! ang alam mo mabili mag init yung mga ganyan.. cutting the usage and life ng phone..

    since detachable naman yung
    battery mas angat 2 sa IPHONE..

    pero heck!!..

    if ur a gadget lover why think thrice..
    im planning to buy one pag formally narelease na xa sa market :))

  7. Avatar for Rodel Rodel says:

    fyi, don’t buy this.. got one just few days ago.. parati mag-hung pag your doing multi-tasking.. usually, nagiging black yung screen for a couple of seconds.. then sometimes, bagal ng response when you flick the phone..

    or it’s just me – how i use it..

  8. Avatar for questionmark questionmark says:

    better to wait LG OPTIMUS 3D.. im not interested on its 3d capability, i want its battery efficiency..

    check this out
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnHykOcWKAg&feature=player_embedded

  9. Avatar for Kaloy Kaloy says:

    sayang, inantay ko na lang sana ito. di ko naman alam na ganito kabilis lalabas at the same time ganun kababa ang presyo. will enjoy my one week old Galaxy Tab. since Jan2011 naka 4 na palit na ako. stop na muna sa Tab

  10. Avatar for adam adam says:

    competitive na yung price nya pero mas ok if wait muna ng price ng SGS 2.

    • Avatar for poche poche says:

      32-36k price nian sgs2 dito at worse of all e globe locked.

    • Avatar for questionmark questionmark says:

      e2 nabasa ko about sgs II sa korea..

      (from gsmarena)
      According to the popular Korean website Danawa.com the handset (samsung galaxy s II) retails for 455,000 Korean wons sim-free, which equals €290 or $425.

  11. Avatar for Baroness Baroness says:

    ang pogi ng 2X! si Art Samaniego happy na happy siya sa 2X niya. bumili pa daw siya sa Hong Kong!

  12. Avatar for Richard Benedict Richard Benedict says:

    any update to when will Motorola Atrix will launch here?

  13. Avatar for John John says:

    competitive price compared to Nexus S.

  14. Avatar for John John says:

    competitive price compared to Nexus S

  15. Avatar for Wakocoke Wakocoke says:

    and it makes my Desire a low-end phone!

  16. Avatar for chibabs chibabs says:

    Hintay na lang ng hintay ng susunod na model “with better features”, e kailan ko pa mapapalitan ang nokia 3210 ko?

  17. Avatar for poche poche says:

    globe exclusive ulet ang sgs2 dito sa pinas.

    kung ibbase nio naman sa pricing sa ibang bansa asa 33-36k ang presyo ng sgs2.

  18. Avatar for questionmark questionmark says:

    wait nyo n lang sgs2.. mas mas maraming features, mas maramng sensors at mas efficient sa battery base sa mga nabasang kong reviews.. yun nga lang, wala pa ako nakikita na mhl link to hdmi..

    • Avatar for arvin arvin says:

      yap! dalawa ang up coming galaxy, the galaxy S2 and GSplus. same battery efficient because of its amoled plus screen. thanks to samsung elec.

  19. Avatar for faith @ahead faith @ahead says:

    can you upgrade it to gingerbread?

  20. Avatar for technobaboy technobaboy says:

    considering it’s dual core and a 4-incher, mukhang pwede na ang price

  21. Avatar for name name says:

    this is no where near SGS2, but it’s price is really appealing, and of course the SGS2 will come with a BIGGER pricetag. but i’d rather go HTC when it comes to Android, but why don’t HTC make a better battery life and screen? WHY?!?! Anyway, LG should really prove their self, they’ve been out of the limelight for so long now, they can’t afford to loose another year. Goodluck LG and thanks for making the landing of the first dual-core smartphone here in RP earlier than expected :)

  22. Avatar for Lan_7inches Lan_7inches says:

    DUAL CORE = DUAL PRICE!!!

    wait nyo na lng SGS2! :D

  23. Avatar for NeoJohan NeoJohan says:

    Wait ko na lang Galaxy Tab II
    neojohan.com

  24. Avatar for Carlo Angelo Carlo Angelo says:

    Optimus Black (as a more affordable, mid-range handset).

    —–Since when did the Optimus black become a mid-range handset? =))

    -same screen (type and resolution) as the 2x
    -single-core 1ghz vs Tegra2 (2x)
    -same RAM (512MB)
    -2GB vs 8BG internal memory
    -5MP AF w/ LED vs 8MP AF w/ LED

    -That isn’t exactly a mid-range phone. =)

    • Avatar for lawrence27 lawrence27 says:

      It is already a mid-range phone considered that it has a single core processor. My HTC desire hd was considered a high-end phone when I bought it last january but now it is just considered a Mid-range because of the dual-core phones that are coming out lately, most specially the 1.2ghz dual core ones.

    • Avatar for Carlo Angelo Carlo Angelo says:

      And the to-be-released HTC Wildfire S has been demoted to a low-end phone? And the current LG Optimus One and HTC wildfire to what? – dumbphones/featurephones? :)

      IMO, the Optimus Black is still within the high-end spectrum, price-wise, I think it’ll be playing around the 19K-22K price point. But, that’s just me. =) I’m not speaking in behalf of everyone. =)

    • Avatar for Carlo Angelo Carlo Angelo says:

      In fact, they’re both priced the same in Germany. Both phones cost €499. (Which suggests that the Black might be in the same price point as the 2x; or maybe around 2,500PHP to 3,000PHP less than the 2X)

      http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/29/lg-optimus-2x-and-optimus-black-priced-at-499-by-amazon-germany/

      Source: ENGADGET

    • Avatar for poche poche says:

      company ang nagddictate kung pang anong range ba yun particular model nila. kahit na ba quad core na tegra yan pag sinabi nilang midrange model yan e midrange yan.

      o ayan 20k lang daw ang optimus black accdg to lgph pang midrange nga talaga yun presyo.

  25. Avatar for kill3rfill3r kill3rfill3r says:

    i still have to wait for the price Samsung Galaxy S2.

  26. Avatar for Jon Jon says:

    Nice specs. Doesn’t look appealing though. Agh. The interface looks ugly as well. Sana nag stock Froyo na lang.

    Speaking of, a dual-core phone only sporting Froyo? Sayang, sana Gingerbread na lang.

  27. Avatar for basilio basilio says:

    waiting for SRP of Samsung Galaxy II and see which one is worth the money

  28. Avatar for daniel daniel says:

    student pa lang ako :( sayang

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