Vidéotron launches LG Optimus 4X HD, Motorola RAZR V and HTC One S

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Oct 242012
 

VidéotronVidéotron today announced the launch of three new smartphones, the LG Optimus 4X HD, the Motorola RAZR V, and the HTC One S. “Sporting clean lines, high-resolution cameras and ultra-powerful processors, these three full-featured handsets have everything Videotron customers desire.”

Vidéotron will offer the new smartphones for the following prices:

  • Motorola RAZR V: From CA$29.95 with a three-year contract to $399.95 with no contract
  • HTC One S: From CA$49.95 with a three-year contract to $539.95 with no contract
  • LG Optimus 4X HD: From CA$129.95 with a three-year contract to $599.95 with no contract

All three devices are available as of today.

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WIND Mobile launches LG Optimus 4X HD and Huawei Ascend G312

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Oct 192012
 

WIND Mobile yesterday announced the launch of two new smartphones, the LG Optimus 4X HD and Huawei Ascend G312. The former is a high-end multimedia machine while the latter promises to be “an efficient yet affordable handset that will make a great addition to WIND Mobile’s handset lineup.”

LG Optimus 4X HDLG Optimus 4X HD specifications:

  • Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.0
  • Cellular connectivity: HSPA/GSM
  • Other connectivity: GPS/A-GPS, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA
  • Display: 4.7-inch HD (1280×720) IPS
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Storage: 16GB onboard and microSD cards
  • Rear-facing camera: 8MP with flash and BSI (Backside Illumination) sensor
  • Front-facing camera: 1.3MP
  • Battery: 2,100mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 132.4 x 68.1 x 8.9 millimeters / 133 grams

Huawei Ascend G312Huawei Ascend G312 specifications:

  • Processor: 1.4GHz
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Cellular connectivity: HSPA/GSM
  • Other connectivity: GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Display: 4-inch WVGA (800×480)
  • Input: Touchscreen
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Storage: 4GB onboard and microSD cards up to 32GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 5MP AF with LED flash
  • Front-facing camera: 0.3MP
  • Battery: 1,800mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 122.5 x 62.5 x 10.5 millimeters / 140 grams

The price of the LG Optimus 4X starts at CA$199 when purchased with the WINDtab on a CA$40 plan and goes up to CA$549 with no commitments. The Huawei Ascend G312 is available from $0 on WINDtab and tops out at CA$299 outright.

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LG Optimus 4X HD coming to Canada in October

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Sep 272012
 

LG Optimus 4X HDLG Canada today announced that its first quad-core smartphone will make its debut in Canada in October with both Vidéotron and WIND Mobile. LG first announced it back in February.

“The Optimus 4X HD offers incredible speed and performance without compromising battery life,” said Geoff McMurdo, Vice President Mobile Communications, LG Electronics Canada. “Users want intuitive software and beautiful hardware and the Optimus 4X HD is another proof point that LG is a strong player in both areas.”

LG Optimus 4X HD specifications:

  • Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.0
  • Cellular connectivity: HSPA/GSM
  • Other connectivity: GPS/A-GPS, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA
  • Display: 4.7-inch HD (1280×720) IPS
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Storage: 16GB onboard and microSD cards
  • Rear-facing camera: 8MP with flash and BSI (Backside Illumination) sensor
  • Front-facing camera: 1.3MP
  • Battery: 2,100mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 132.4 x 68.1 x 8.9 millimeters / 133 grams

Since its original announcement, LG has upgraded the battery to use SiO+ technology as well as QuickMemo (quick note taking) and Media Plex media management features. A future upgrade also promises a Eco-Mode that will let users manually shut down any of the Tegra 3’s cores for even more control over power consumption and performance.

Pricing information was not revealed today.

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LG announces Optimus 4X HD with quad-core processor

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Feb 242012
 

It looks like the rumoured LG X3 has an official name. LG yesterday announced the Optimus 4X HD, its first quad-core processor smartphone.

“LG introduced the world’s first Dual-Core smartphone exactly one year ago and today we’re announcing the next milestone,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Mobile Communications Company. “But speed in itself isn’t what makes LG Optimus 4X HD unique, it’s the benefit we’re bringing to customers with the HD multimedia experience in a mobile form factor.”

LG Optimus 4X HD

LG Optimus 4X HD specifications:

  • Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.0
  • Display: 4.7-inch 720p HD IPS
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Storage: 16GB onboard
  • Rear-facing camera: 8MP with flash and BSI (Backside Illumination) sensor
  • Front-facing camera: 1.3MP
  • Battery: 2,150mAh
  • Dimensions: 8.9 millimeters thick

The Optimus 4X HD will make its debut at next week’s Mobile World Congress. Full specifications should be available then.

The LG Optimus 4X HD is expected to launch first in Europe with other markets to follow later.

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