LG has launched its flagship smartphones, the Optimus 2X and Optimus Black, in India. LG is also planning to launch several more mobile phones across category for the Indian market during the year ahead.
The LG Optimus 2X is now officially the first ever dual core processor based smartphone available in the Indian market. It features the slightly older version of Android, the Android 2.2, but it is upgradable to 2.3.
It also includes a total of 512 MB of RAM and eight GB of onboard storage. The inclusion of the nVidia Tegra GPU is a welcome inclusion. With its Gyro sensor and the accelerometer sensor, it is expected to be notch above the rest in gaming. A four inch display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and an eight megapixel camera, capable of recording HD videos, are also included in this.
The Optimus Black is a slightly stripped version of the 2X with Android 2.2, a 1GHz single core processor, and a five megapixel camera and a lesser two GB of onboard storage. It features the Nova display, which LG claims is the best for a mobile device with 700nits of brightness making it legible even in bright light conditions.
LG has priced the two devices the Optimus 2x and the Optimus Black at Rs 30,000 and Rs 27,000 respectively. The devices will be available across all major and small mobile outlet including LG stores. LG has not announced any network partnership with any service operator so no special rate plans are available for these two devices as of now.