The mystery is over and April 15 is said to be the release date of T-mobile’s G2X. Developed by LG, the 4G featured G2X was announced by T-Mobile a month ago. A series of smartphones are being released in recent days, and don’t blink folks this is not a yet another new smartphone, its just the rebranded LG Optimus 2x. And to say the best about G2X, it is the support for high speed 4G, awesome smooth scrolling, and graphics (thanks to Nvidia).
T-Mobile G2x Specifications:
- 2G: GSM : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 3G: HSDPA : 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 1700
- 124.5 x 63.5 x 10.2 mm
- Weight, 141.8 g
- TFT capacitive touchscreen with multitouch
- 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0″ display
- Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
- Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
- Gyro sensor
- Touch-sensitive controls
- 3G : HSDPA, 21 Mbps ; HSUPA
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
- Bluetooth, v2.1 with A2DP
- microUSB v2.0
- 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM
- microSD, up to 32GB
- 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, with autofocus, Geo-tagging, face and smile detection, touch focus, image stabilization
- LED flash
- Video : 1080p at 24fps, 720p at 30fps
- 1.3 MP Secondary camera
- Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), also upgradable to v2.3
- Dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 proccessor, ULP GeForce GPU, Tegra 2 chipset
- GPS with A-GPS support
- Digital compass
- Stereo FM radio with RDS
- No Java
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player
- DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
- Adobe Flash 10.1 support
- T-Mobile TV
- NVIDIA Tegra Zone
- HDMI port
- DTS Ultra Mobile technology
The overall look is good enough and Nice curved edges adds more smart to the phone. The controls for the Menu, Back and Home keys are provided with an optional search button. Capacitive touchscreen in a 4 inch display, its speed and performance are the same as its original.
G2X has a 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor and runs on Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), no worries you can also upgrade to v2.3. Browsing web pages is speeded by the 4G. Pinch to zoom is available, multi-touch will make application and gaming experience more interesting while T-Mobile TV is there for entertaining you.
Any graphic intensive application is almost a second job for G2X. Speaking of graphics – Tegra 2 chipset, Nvidia all time at its best, you can have awesome gaming experience. To attract the Gamers Tegra Zone (a Nvidia Android app to purchase and download games) is pre-installed.
G2X allows you to have excellent photographic experience and its 8 MP camera with a maximum allowed 3264×2448 pixels is pretty enough for a high end Smartphone. The camera also comes with autofocus capability, Geo-tagging, face and smile detection. You can also focus objects by sense of touch and with image stabilization feature you can get the images as you like.
You have two options for the video recording, either you can shoot at 1080p video at 24fps or a 720p video at 30fps. The quality of the video is extremely awesome and video play has the minimum latency, you can jump around any part of the video in milliseconds. Audio clarity is extreme, be ready to experience the DTS audio technology.
For Connectivity, there is no 3.0, only Blutooth v.2.1. A Micro-HDMI port is provided at the top and you can connect the device to a TV and enjoy the quality of the HD on a bigscreen. With DLNA you can also share media content and play media from/to supported devices on wireless.
Finally its a good feature phone for the U.S region, most of the smart phone users will like to have a try. The price is not known, have to wait for April 15.
G2X Hands-on Video:
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