T-Mobile USA announced the G2x with Google by LG, a 4G smartphone powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile processor with dual-core CPU and brilliant 4-inch capacitive touch screen display. T-Mobile's G2x by LG is the same as the LG Optimus 2x, which may be available on other carriers.
The G2x comes equipped with an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and autofocus, and a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera paired with the preloaded T-Mobile Video Chat application powered by Qik for staying in touch with family and friends. With the phone's 1080p high-definition (HD) video recorder and DLNA compatibility, G2x customers can capture video and wirelessly connect to a compatible HD TV or other DLNA device for streaming full HD video content or enjoying a console-like gaming experience through HDMI mirroring, taking advantage of the phone's accelerometer and gyro sensor.
The G2x features smartphone essentials such as easy access to personal and work e-mail, including support for Microsoft Exchange e-mail, contacts and calendar, social networking, and instant messaging. The G2x also includes Swype for easy text input, 8GB of internal memory with a microSD card slot with support for expandable memory up to 32GB, Stereo Bluetooth 2.1, built-in 3.5mm headphone jack, Adobe Flash Player support and a music player.
Developed by graphics powerhouse NVIDIA, each CPU in the Tegra 2 processor runs at a speed of 1GHz and boasts low power consumption and high performance for playing video and audio. Combined with T-Mobile's 4G network, the G2x delivers a fast Web browsing experience, smooth game play, instantaneous touch response and seamless multitasking between applications for a compelling mobile entertainment experience.
Preloaded Games and Applications:
- Need for Speed SHIFT HD, developed by Electronic Arts (EA), is an award-winning, authentic racing game that combines the true driver's experience with real-world physics, pixel-perfect car models, and a wide range of authentic race tracks.
- DTS Ultra Mobile, which includes two innovative audio technologies — DTS Envelo and DTS Boost — for a premium surround sound experience. When listening to music or playing games on the T-Mobile G2x, customers will enjoy rich, enhanced sound that adds depth, dimension and volume levels that are robust without distortion.
- A demo of Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance – N.O.V.A., developed by Gameloft, is a fast-paced sci-fi action game in which players operate as Kal Wardin, an elite soldier established to protect humanity from alien threats.
- T-Mobile TV, offering live and on-demand TV including news, sports and full-length entertainment, plus full episodes of your favorite shows.
- Zinio eReader, the largest online newsstand, enabling customers to shop for, search inside, read, share and save digital content in new ways with more than 75,000 digital magazines from 26 countries.
- T-Mobile Video Chat powered by Qik, enabling video conversations with friends and family through T-Mobile's network and Wi-Fi.
In addition, the G2x will include NVIDIA's Tegra Zone application, which provides quick access to games optimized for the Tegra 2's dual-core architecture, which is built to handlethe performance requirements of mobile games that use PC and console quality graphics features.
Powered by a stock version of the Android 2.2 operating system, the G2x offers access to more than 150,000 applications available on Android Market and integration with Google services such as Google Voice, Voice Actions from Google, Google Goggles, Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps with Places and Navigation, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Earth and more.
Price and Availability
The T-Mobile G2x with Google is available for $149 at T-Mobile.com