LG Optimus 4X HD gets benchmarked, impresses
With the Optimus 2X, LG brought to market the first Android phone powered by a Tegra 2 processor and made what many saw as their debut in the the high-end smartphone market. While their yet to be released Optimus 4X HD won't be able to claim the title of the first Tegra 3 powered handset, it is nevertheless quite an impressive smartphone, as evidenced from some benchmarks obtained by Techblog.gr.
Clearly, the 4X blasts away the Quadrant benchmark, with a score of 4,512 thanks mostly to the CPU (in blue). In AnTuTu, the 4X scores a 11,147, which is actually more than the HTC One X. Its NenaMark2 score is a bit more modest, but still comes in at quite a good 44.5 fps. Anyways, we must also keep in mind that the Optimus 4X's software isn't final either, and will likely become more optimized (and generate better scores) by the time of release.
As we've stated many times before, benchmarks alone do not make a great phone. However, the Optimus 4X does seem to include most of the elements required, like a 4.7-inch 720p IPS display, 1.5GHz quad-core Tegra 3, 1GB of RAM, 8MP camera, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Those in the UK should be able to get their hands on this powerhouse sometime in May, but a US release has yet to be announced.[Engadget]