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LG Expected To Introduce Quad-core X3 Smartphone At MWC

LG Expected To Introduce Quad-core X3 Smartphone At MWC

CES 2012 may be over, but Mobile World Congress is just around the corner. We're already expecting a number of big announcements in the smartphone space, with most of them surrounding the idea of quad-core handsets. Rumor has it that HTC and Samsung have some quad-core smartphones up their sleeves, and now, new information suggests LG may be joining them.

A newly leaked image shows the all new LG X3,which is expected to feature a NVIDIA Tegra 3 chipset and a 4.7-inch, 1280x720 high-resolution display with physical capacitive buttons below the screen. The X3 is also said to feature a profile that's about 9mm thick. We're seeing a lot of phones with 8MP rear-facing and 1.3MP front-facing web cams, and the X3 isn't likely to be an exception to this trend. Reportedly, the X3 will feature 16GB of onboard storage as well as a microSD card slot.

It's a little unclear whether the X3 will feature 21Mbps HSPA or LTE, though both options are plausible. Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity is also likely. The X3 is expected to run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) out of the box, and will likely ship sometime in late spring or early summer.

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the rut that smartphones are in is the 8 megapixel, camera, i am excited to see the capabilities that tegra 3 brings to smart phones.

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Though 2011 was the year of dual-core, 2012 will bring quad-core processors to smartphones. Nvidia’s Tegra 3 processor is said to be five times faster than the dual-core Tegra 2, which debuted in 2010. So if i'm not mistaken a 6 cores could be in process for 2013 or 2014 :-p will like to hear if this could happen :-p

@ AKnudson i dont think the 8 megapixel camera is something new, maybe for you O_O..... My htc evo 4g has 8 MP camera and if im not mistaken the HTC evo 4g was released in June 4, 2010.

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