Korean Cellphone maker,LG has announced the Optimus Black, a new, slim Android smartphone with a super-bright LCD screen.The company also showed off the Optimus 2X, the world’s first dual-core mobile phone.The LG Optimus Black. Touting a 4-inch NOVA display, LG says that this is the world’s slimmest 9.2-mm mobile device.
The Black’s “Nova” display uses the same IPS LCD technology as the Apple iPhone 4, albeit at a lower 800×480 resolution on its 4-inch screen. According to LG, the display pumps out 700 nits of brightness. That comapres to 500 nits on the iPhone 4 and 300 nits on the Super AMOLED screen on the Samsung Galaxy S.
The LG Optimus Black comes equipped with Android 2.2 and will offer Android 2.3 Gingerbread upgrade capabilities. The Optimus Black includes a 4″ NOVA display which needs 50% leff power for the display while still remaining bright enough for use.
he phone also supports Wi-Fi Direct — a technology that is supposed to allow faster data transfer between mobile devices — and it has a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
The LG Optimus Black will ship with Android 2.2 Froyo with Android 2.3 Gingerbread upgrade capability. LG plans on rolling the Optimus Black out globally in the first half of 2011.