Specs summary


The LG Optimus 4X HD's screen is 4.7 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.


There is a NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad-core 1.5 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system (OS).

8+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.


Internal memory is No. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2150 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 1.5 days standby time, 562 minutes (2G), 652 minutes (3G), 239 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

It's the kind of phone you'd expect James Bond to accessorize his tuxedo with.

- Myriam Joire , Engadget 

It seems the Optimus 4X HD has little in the way of bangs and whistles but the overall experience is uncompromised.

- GSMArena team , GSMArena 

Reviews (7.9/10 Avg. rating)

What Hi-Fi

It's a worthy alternative to the best

from What Hi-Fi
The LG doesn’t do a lot to stand out from the crowd, clearly borrowing from a blueprint of how to build a successful smartphone. That said, it’s delivered pretty well. Nicely put together, fast and intuitive to use, and solid with music and movies, it’s one for the shortlist... Full review
What Hi-Fi

It may not stand out from the crowd in terms of style or spec, but it's a worthy alternative to the best

from What Hi-Fi
The LG doesn’t do a lot to stand out from the crowd, clearly borrowing from a blueprint of how to build a successful smartphone. That said, it’s delivered pretty well. Nicely put together, fast and intuitive to use, and solid with music and movies, it’s one for the shortlist... Full review
GSM Dome

First quad core phone, with a decent price, nice design, poor camera

from GSM Dome
The overall functioning of the device is very nice and appealing, so that’s why the phone is a solid purchase at the end of 2012. However, it has defects like the battery, the occasional lag, the overheating that’s typical to Tegra CPUs and the fact that the device is simply not snappy enough for a quad core. The main appeal is the design, audio and video (brilliant screen), the NFC tag thingie and price... Full review
Mobile Syrup

A competitive device with excellent performance, good battery life and a gorgeous screen

from Mobile Syrup
The LG Optimus 4X is a truly great “good” device. It hits all the right notes, and performs as well as the AWS Galaxy S III in both synthetic benchmarks and real-world performance. Hampered by the inherent limitations of WIND’s growing 3G network, the phone combines excellent gaming performance, a thoughtful Android UI, good battery life, decent ergonomics and a gorgeous IPS display... Full review
The Inquirer

Decent handset but lacks innovations

from The Inquirer
The LG Optimus 4X HD is a decent handset. But in today's supercharged marketplace, decent doesn't quite cut it and the Optimus 4X HD doesn't quite meet the standards set by its earlier quad-core brethren. The HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S3, while not significantly better, exude more class, featuring more original designs and offering more unique features. This lack of innovation, combined with its late release date, add up to make the Optimus 4X HD feel like a catch up product, looking to replicate rather than reinvent what is currently on offer in the top end Android market... Full review

High quality screen with a powerful quad-core and low-cost

from Omio

LG’s Optimus 4X HD is a powerful quad-core phone that has a natural-looking screen, which displays colours in a realistic way, rather than over saturating them. What stands out isn’t the mighty chipset, but the way it can be customised beyond what Android can offer and can be done on other devices. This alone, adds value to the mobile, making it more of a personal mobile phone, than just like every other handset.

It will however, be pitched against the Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC One X. These have already been available for a number of months. They have cemented themsel... Full review

Tech Ticker

Having four cores at disposal, the phone feels pretty fast

from Tech Ticker
The release of Optimus 4X HD tells one thing – LG has finally arrived. The phone offers comparable performance to the likes of Galaxy S III and One X and is in fact few thousand rupees cheaper. The only thing to look out for LG will be timely OS updates. I’m sure LG is already working to release Jelly Bean but if they can release it faster than other competitive flagship devices, LG can score some brownie points from consumers... Full review

It's slim and light, has an excellent HD screen, super fast performance and aggressive price tag

from TrustedReviews
Overall, the LG Optimus 4X HD is a very impressive phone. It's slim and light, has an excellent HD screen, super fast performance and aggressive price tag. In short there's an awful lot here to like. However, it's still far from perfect as its camera software needs work to improve the autofocus and it's battery life lags behind it's main rivals... Full review

Elegant performance, great performance

from NDTV
The last few high-end smartphones from LG haven't really clicked with consumers and LG is the only one to blame. However, the company seems to have finally got it right with Optimus 4X HD. Right from the presence of Tegra 3 to great software and elegant design, LG Optimus 4X HD ticks all the right boxes.Overall, the Korean manufacturer has released a great Android smartphone, maybe not at the same level as the One X and the Galaxy S III, but certainly a worthy contender nonetheless... Full review

It is nonetheless a capable device that will surely appeal to those seeking a totally individual design with a flagship specification

from Dial-a-Phone
Despite its questionable aesthetics and disappointing user interface, the Optimus 4X HD is still worthy of its mantle as LG’s resident superphone. The display is as good as any we have seen on a mobile device and the plentiful video playback options offer a level of functionality unparalleled in the smartphone arena. While the handset is not quite impressive enough to take the Samsung Galaxy S III’s mantle, it is nonetheless a capable device that will surely appeal to those seeking a totally individual design with a flagship specification... Full review

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Full Specs

Release date October 18, 2012
Regions available Canada, Europe
850/1800/1900 MHz
1700/2100 MHz
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad-core 1.5 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.57 W/kg
Body: 0.98 W/kg
Languages English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2150 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time 254 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 239 minutes
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time No
Talk Time Up to:
562 minutes (2G)
652 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 1.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 13.2 x 6.8 x 0.9 cm
(5.2 x 2.7 x 0.4 in)
Weight 141 grams
(5 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 4.7 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash Yes
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM (Google Talk)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 8+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom 4x digital
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Effects, Geotagging, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, White balance
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution 1+ megapixels
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, MP4, AAC+, AAC, AMR-WB, WMA, AMR-NB
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, DivX, XviD
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): LG P880G

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