South Korean mobile phone maker, LG Electronics, announced the release of new series of high-end devices, powered by the Google Android Operating System, tagged as the LG Optimus 2X and the Optimus Black. Although announced a couple of weeks back with no release date available, we just spotted both of the gadgets retailing on Amazon Germany’s website.
Amazon flashed the handsets price tag with both of them available for EUR 499, SIM free. The LG Optimus 2X better known in Germany as the Optimus Speed comes with a EUR 50 discount whereas the usual cost would be EUR 549.
Both the handsets are powered by Google’s powerful operating system, the Android 2.2 Froyo OS. Apart from that, the Optimus Speed would be the first dual-core smartphone in the world. Powered inside with a NVIDIA Tegra 2 Processor, clocked in at 1GHz, offering a 1080p video recording capability with a 8-megapixel camera.
On the other hand the Optimus Black comes with a new NOVA display, making it brighter than any other mobile display being only 9.2mm thin and packs WiFi Direct connectivity. Furthermore it sports a 5 Megapixel camera delivering a display screen of 4-inches.
Both the gadgets include Bluetooth capabilities, a 3.5mm headphone jack, microSD memory car slot and support for the new Android 2.3 Gingerbread Operating System.