LG P990 Optimus Speed 2X

  • LG P990 Optimus Speed 2X
83
Based on 82 scores, 130 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    34
  • Good:
    37
  • Average:
    6
  • Bad:
    5

Pros:

  • Dual-core CPU; Great design; Superb display; 1080p video recording; Impressive multimedia performance; Well priced.
  • Excellent Display, Simple UI, Superior Video Playback, Virtual Keyboard is Very Accurate, Capable of Recording 1080p Videos.
  • Touchscreen, Looks, Audio Output, Applications.

Cons:

  • Miserable battery performance; Buggy UI; Still camera not up to the mark; No Gingerbread update yet.
  • Recorded Videos are Choppy, Plain Looks, External Speakers Have Low Volume

Expert reviews and ratings

By Tech-Reviews UK on 70

Overall, there are definite areas for improvement with the LG Optimus 2X, but there are some rather impressive areas such as the camera quality, fast and smooth operating of the software on top of the Tegra 2 chip, and also high quality 4-inch screen...

By TechTree on 70

The LG Optimus 2X is available for Rs 25,500 in the market. This makes it the most affordable dual-core phone in India. The phone offers impressive multitasking performance that cannot be matched by any other device at this price point. On the other...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 60

Equipped with the super-grunty Nvidia Tegra 2 processor – the same chip powering the better iPad competitors on the market – LG’s Optimus 2X should have performed more impressively than it did. Should a software or OS upgrade...

By IT PRO on 83

Although not quite as slick or stylish as the dual-core competition, the Optimus 2X is still an extremely capable Android smartphone. So, as long as LG updates the OS as promised, it’s a budget, if less desirable, alternative to the mighty Samsung...

By ZOMGitsCj on 80

2010 wasnt a great year for LG’s mobile segment. They entered as one of the fastest growing manufacturers with the Optimus series but soon fizzled out. In 2011 it looks like the company hopes to change that, with the Optimus 2X proving that LG...

By Fudzilla on

In case you want to give a little bit less than for high end HTC or Galaxy S II phone and you like the HDMI 1080p recording and video playback and the gaming capabilities or Tegra 2, you should strongly consider this phone. Many carriers across...

By OCWorkBench on 83

The LG Optimus 2x is a pretty cool phone to own. The phone is very responsive with tactile feel. In addition, you would also run games optimised for Tegra 2 from Tegra zone. With Dual Core and an optimised firmware, we would expect further...

By PCWorld India on 85

The LG Optimus 2X is an Android 2.2 (Froyo) smartphone that runs on a dual-core Nvidia Tegra processor....

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

If you’re looking for a high-end smartphone from 2degrees, the LG Optimus 2X is it. It’s New Zealand’s first dual-core smartphone – although we’re sure there will be a few more over the coming months – and 2degrees...

By MobileWhack on 80

So today, we’re going to settle in with an LG Optimus 2x, and this one will pack a lot in it. Will it be everything you want? No, not so much. But will it do a nice job of taking care of business?The LG Optimus 2x runs Android 2.2.1, and offers up...

By CIOL on

After a slew of handsets, LG Mobiles has dished out another mobile phone in its LG Optimus range, LG Optimus 2X, which appears to be stylish and loaded with features. It is a powerful smartphone through and through. The one that we received at our...

By ZDNet Australia on 90

It won't win beauty pageants, but the 2X stays ahead of the pack with its blazing-fast performance and great multimedia experience with HDMI out. A good phone for experienced users who know how to make the most of dual-core...

By ThinkDigit on 70

Dual core power, on a budgetThe LG Optimus 2X is definitely a step up from the single-core processor powered smartphones. The extra power on tap, the good display, a good camera with 1080p video recording and a surprisingly good battery life- seems...

By InsideHW on

Since the release of HTC’s HD2, it seems that most manufacturers have been putting out phones with only minor design changes to this model’s tried-and-true basis. A large display, minimal edges, a few buttons beneath and a logical layout of...

By Smarthouse on 90

First impressions are very good. The whole front of the phone is taken up be a massive slab of glass that tapers off at its left and right edges. The effect is lovely and really sets the Optimus 2X apart from its competitors. The rest of the handset...

By CIOL on

After a slew of handsets, LG dished out another mobile phone in its LG Optimus star range, LG Optimus 2X, which appears to be stylish and loaded with features. The one that we received at our desk was clad in black and brown hue with matte finished...

By Tech2 on 75

Enter the Guinness Record holder, the first of its kind - 1GHz Dual Core Processor toting mobile handset the LG Optimus 2X. It is designed to thrill with super speed and HD content support for playback and capture all of this with a relatively...

By PC Pro on 83

A perfectly likeable Android handset, but it’s overshadowed by the Samsung Galaxy S II, which won’t cost you much more...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Fast gaming performance and some interesting features can't save LG's Optimus 2X from feeling like a rush job....

By SiliconRepublic on

The LG Optimus 2X has a very sturdy black casing, with a silver strip under the camera which includes the Google logo, denoting that it’s an Android phone.It’s quite a slim phone, with a long 4 inch screen which offers sharp 1080p video...