LG Optimus 4X HD is the world’s first Quad-Core smartphone

LG was the first to introduce the dual-core smartphone with the Optimus 2X, and now the company has done it again by unveiling the world’s first quad-core smartphone. The LG Optimus 4X HD is the first ever handset to boast Nvidia’s Tegra 3 processor.


The quad-core processor clocks at 1.5GHz and has four main CPU cores along with a fifth core for low power tasks, making it the world’s only smartphone-sized 4-plus-1 core processor fitted in a smartphone.

Other features include a 4.7-inch display with 720p resolution, 1GB DDR2 RAM, and runs on the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform. The 8.9mm slim and sleek smartphone features a “prism-edged” design with enhanced materials and finish.

Key specs of the device include:

  • 1.5GHz 4-PLUS-1 Tegra3 processor
  • 4.7-inch “True HD” IPS display (720p resolution)
  • 16 GB Internal storage
  • 1GB DDR2 RAM
  • 8MP rear camera with flash; 1.3MP front camera
  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)