LG has announced that its first quad-core smartphone, the Optimus 4X HD P880, will be officially available next month (June), in Western Europe.
First announced at MWC 2012 (in February), the Optimus 4X HD comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, IPS display high-definition 4.7-inch Tegra 3 processor 1.5 GHz, 8 MP rear camera with video recording 1080p front camera of 1.3 MP, 1 GB of RAM, internal memory of 16 GB, and a battery of 2130 mAh (this uses a new technology called SiO +, providing greater energy density for more power and run times without increase the volume of the phone).
Interestingly, LG says it plans to offer after its release a software update for the Optimus 4X HD, which will bring Eco-Mode – an application that allows users to manually turn off any of the processor cores, and thus obtain the same control energy consumption and performance.
After hitting shelves in Europe, the LG Optimus 4X HD will be launched in several countries in Asia and Latin America. LG did not disclose the price of its new phone, but is likely to cost around $ 500 without a SIM card.