After a string of disappointing devices that have been poorly received by the market, the current release cycle is very important for LG to re-establish itself as a maker of high-end and high quality Android phones, competing on the razor-edge of marketshare and mindshare with the HTCs and Samsungs of the world. Thus arrives the Optimus 4X HD, the flagship of LG’s new lineup, a device goinghead to head with the international versions of the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III. It comes with high expectations and a spec list to match - 1.5GHz Tegra 3 quad-core with GeForce ULP graphics, 4.7” 720p display with an IPS LCD panel, and 1GB of LPDDR2 RAM.
Considering that this is a cell phone, that's pretty impressive, but it's not alone in boasting a formidable specsheet. The Optimus 4X HD, One X, and Galaxy S III all have quad-core A9 SoCs, large 720p displays, and sit at the very top of each manufacturer's respective Android 4.0 lineup. Interested in seeing how LG's latest stacks up against the mighty One X and Galaxy S3? Read on to find out.