LG Electronics announces NVIDIA TEGRA 2 processor enabled smartphones

LG Electronics (LG) announced today that it will introduce a series of
fast, powerful smartphones starting in the fourth quarter of 2010
utilizing the second generation NVIDIA?Tegra mobile processor, Tegra
2. Tegra 2 includes the world’s first dual-core CPU, which powers
through complex tasks to achieve significant leaps in performance.

will integrate Tegra 2 into its smartphones, providing them with
unprecedented power, speed and graphics capability. These smartphones
will be part of LG’s Optimus Series, a new line of innovative mobile

LG selected NVIDIA Tegra because it enables a new
mobile experience and content capabilities. Tegra 2 features a number of
mobile “firsts”: the first mobile dual-core CPU, the only ultra
low-power NVIDIA GeForce?GPU and the first 1080p HD mobile video
processor. Taking full advantage of the two speedy 1 GHz processors
sharing the workload in Tegra 2, consumers can experience up to 2x
faster web browsing and up to 5x faster gaming performance over single
core processors running at 1 GHz. NVIDIA’s leadership in graphics also
delivers flawless 1080p HD video playback, console-quality gaming and
amazing 3D capabilities.

“LG is committed to making its Optimus
Series smart devices the de facto standard in speed and graphics
performance,” said Chang Ma, Vice President of Marketing Strategy Team,
LG Mobile Communications Company. “We selected NVIDIA because it is the
visual computing leader and has a long history of creating amazing
consumer experiences.”

“The ultimate smartphones will be powered
by Tegra, the world’s most advanced mobile processor,” said Phil
Carmack, senior vice president of NVIDIA’s mobile business. “LG is one
of the most popular consumer brands, and their Optimus Series of devices
with Tegra is further validation of the processor’s ability to deliver
an unrivaled, turbocharged media experience.”

LG’s Optimus Series
smartphones featuring the NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile processor will debut
starting in the fourth quarter of the year.


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