LG today confirmed the availability of Optimus 4X HD in select European markets. It will be available initially in Germany followed by the Netherlands, Sweden, UK and Italy. After the launch in European markets, it will hit global markets including Asia, CIS and Central America in coming weeks.
LG Optimus 4X HD was announced at the Mobile World Congress in February and since then many have been waiting for the launch of this phone in their respective countries. The phone is powered by a 1.5GHz 4-PLUS-1 quad-core Tegra 3 processor and runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich mobile OS.
The phone is equipped with a 4.7-inch True IPS display for high-clarity viewing with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, aspect ration of 16:9 and pixel density of 313ppi. Optimus 4X HD features LG’s latest Optimus UI 3.0 user-interface. It comes with an internal storage of 16GB along with a microSD slot for extended storage of up to 32GB.
Optimus 4X HD features an 8-megapixel camera with LED flash and auto-focus, along with a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The phone also supports Bluetooth, WiFi, HDMI, GPS, NFC and 3G. The phone has already been available for pre-order in UK on Clove UK since late February for £456 (incl. all taxes).
With Optimus 4X HD, LG will be trying to give a head competition to Samsung Galaxy S III, they have recently introduced their new Optimus UI 3.0 user-interface which includes some of the new features like QuickMemo to instantly jot down notes, Media Plex to enhance images and videos, and some more features. But does it make it worth competing with the Samsung’s latest addition to their Galaxy lineup, Galaxy S III! Let us know your views in comments.