The LG Optimus 2X P990 as the name suggests is twice as powerful, it houses  dual core processor (hence the word 2X). Apparently LG Optimus 2X also becomes the first smartphone to be powered by dual core processor. The Optimus 2X P990 is available in India for a price of Rs. 25K.

LG Optimus 2X P990 features

This handset comes loaded with Android 2.2 Froyo, well this is not the latest Android OS available but it can be upgraded to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The handset weighs 139 grams and is of dimension 123.9×63.2×10.9mm.


The Gorilla Glass display screen size is 4 inches supporting a resolution of 480×800 pixels with 16 million colours. The P990 smartphone does come with sensors such as accelerometer, Gyro, proximity and ambient light sensors. The screen features touch sensitive controls and supports multi-touch input. The display clarity is excellent.

LG Optimus 2X P990 smartphone with dual core processor price in India
LG Optimus 2X P990 smartphone with dual core processor price in India


As already mentioned this phone is powered by dual core (2 x 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9) processor, ULP GeForce GPU, Tegra 2 chipset. This makes LG Optimus 2X P990 the most powerful handset currently available in the Indian markets. Apps run much faster and smoother be it watching movies or browsing the net, everything you do on P990 is just smooth.

LG Optimus 2X Nvidia Tegra II Processor
LG Optimus 2X Nvidia Tegra II Processor


The LG Optimus 2X P990 comes with 8 megapixel camera with LED flash along with a 1.3 megapixel secondary camera which can be used for making video calls. The 8 MP camera supports resolution of 3264×2448 pixels and come with many functions such as autofocus, touch focus, image stabilization, face / smile detection and Geo-Tagging. The camera can also record video in HD mode (720p at 30fps and 1080p at 24fps).

Video and Sound

The Optimus 2X media player can play variety of audio and video files. Video files include DivX, Xvid, MP4, H.264, H.263 and WMV. This handset comes with built-in Speaker and a 3.5mm audio jack which you can use to connect any external headphones. MP3 ringtones and Vibration alert are also supported.


The LG P990 comes with 512 MB RAM and 8 GB of internal storage. 8GB storage is really good but if you download many apps, MP3 or Videos you may run out of free space pretty soon. However microSD card slot is present just in case you want to expand the storage. You can use up to 32GB of microSD card.

Data and Connectivity

The LG Optimus 2X P990 is a 3G phone and also supports EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP profile and USB (microUSB 2.0). HSDPA 7.2Mbps and HSUPA 5.76Mbps are supported.

Other Features

FM radio (stereo) with RDS, GPS with A-GPS, Java, Social networking integration, HDMI port (You may need an HDMI cable to view content on HDTV), Document editor and Adobe Flash 10.1.

LG Optimus 2X supports HDMI
LG Optimus 2X supports HDMI


Powered by 1500 mAh Li-ion standard battery the LG Optimus 2X P990 can last for up to 421 hours in standby mode and you can talk for up to 14 hours continuously.

LG Optimus 2X P990 Price in India

Current price: Rs. 25,400 | Bargain: Rs. 24,600
With 1 years warranty.
The Box Pack contains: Handset, charger, battery, hands free, data cable, warranty card and user manual.

By Rajeev Rana

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