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LG Optimus 4X HD review

Can LG's first quad-core phone offer anything different?

Our Verdict

A cracking piece of kit that's worth the price and impresses against the best on offer.

Product features

  • Built-in Memory : 1 GB
  • Rear Camera Resolution : 8 Megapixel
  • Battery Talk Time : 4 Hour
  • Screen Resolution : 1280 x 720

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For

  • Internet browsing speed
  • Expandable memory
  • Great video playback
  • Good battery life

Against

  • Screen clarity
  • Video camera autofocus
  • Signal meter erratic
  • Volume low on music

LG Optimus 4X HD review

LG Optimus 4X HD review

LG Optimus 4X HD review

LG Optimus 4X HD review

LG Optimus 4X HD review

LG Optimus 4X HD review

LG Optimus 4X HD review

LG Optimus 4X HD review

Tech Specs

Product TypeSmartphone
Network BandQuad Band
Input MethodTouchscreen
TouchscreenYes
BluetoothYes
Wireless LANYes
USBYes
Contract TypeSIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported64 GB
Built-in Memory1 GB
Built-in FlashYes
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyHSDPA, HSUPA, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS
SAR Value0.51 W/kg
GPS ReceiverYes
Multi-SIM SupportedNo
Near Field CommunicationNo
Integrated TV TunerNo
Product FamilyOptimus 4X HD
Cellular Generation3G
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 1800, GSM 1900, GSM 900, GSM 850, WCDMA 850, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 1800, WCDMA 2100
Multi-touch ScreenYes
Rear Camera Resolution8 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported1
Front CameraYes
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD, microSD High Capacity (microSDHC)
Phone StyleBar
ColourWhite
Operating SystemAndroid
Brand NameLG
Battery Talk Time4 Hour
Product ModelP880
Screen Size11.9 cm (4.7")
Screen Resolution1280 x 720
Touchscreen TypeCapacitive
Weight (Approximate)134 g
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Processor ManufacturerNVIDIA
Operating System VersionAndroid 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Messaging TypeMMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), SMS (Short Message Service), Instant Messaging, Email
RealtoneYes
Radio Tuner TypeFM
Call FeaturesCall Log, Conference Call, Call Timer
Pixel Density313 ppi
Height132.4 mm
Width68.1 mm
Depth8.9 mm
Radio TunerYes
ManufacturerLG Electronics
Product NameOptimus 4X HD P880 Smartphone
Processor Speed1.50 GHz
Processor TypeTegra 3
Product LineOptimus 4X HD
Screen TypeLCD
Sensor TypeAccelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
Manufacturer Part NumberLGP880.AITAWH
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.lge.co.uk
Marketing Information

Spotless image with an Expansive True HD Display

The ingenious combination of True HD and IPS guarantees that you'll enjoy life-like color clarity with bright and brilliant viewing whether you're indoors, outdoors or viewing from wide angles. The True HD IPS Display with 313 pixels per inch and 550 nit brightness boasts readability that's crisper, sharper and reduces typos. Capture theatre-like excitement with a 4.7" 16:9 aspect ratio screen that delivers vibrant and outstanding visual resolution.

Package Contents
  • Optimus 4X HD P880 Smartphone
  • Standard Battery
  • Travel Charger
  • Earphone
  • Data Cable