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LG Optimus 2X finally gets Ice Cream Sandwich

While LG’s Optimus 2X was a fine phone in its heyday when it comes to specs, it’s no secret LG dropped the ball on the software side of things. If experience-breaking bugs that took forever to fix didn’t steer you away from the device then the lack of timely software upgrades likely did nothing for […]

Out of nowhere, LG releases Ice Cream Sandwich source code for the Optimus 2X

There’s an old saying: “Better late than never.” Seems LG is embracing that old adage after finally releasing the Ice Cream Sandwich source code for the LG Optimus 2X SU660 (Korean version). The device is one of few ever to see a firmware jump from Froyo, to Gingerbread, and now after 2 years… Ice Cream […]

LG Optimus 2X to receive Ice Cream Sandwich after all

When it comes to Android 4.0 and the LG Optimus 2X, signals have been mixed. After initially promising Ice Cream Sandwich for the device, LG seemed to backtrack by posting to the Twitter account of their Canadian branch that the handset would not receive the new Android version. Now the company’s main  branch in Korea […]

No Ice Cream Sandwich for LG’s Optimus 2X?

According to LG Canada, the Optimus 2X won’t receive an upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich as originally stated. The statement was issued on response to a tweet asking about the status of the update, or what we assume is asking about the status of the update — the actual phrasing doesn’t make much sense in […]

LG Optimus 2X not getting Android 4.0 until Q3, 2012

Getting devices updated to Android 4.0 has not been the smoothest of tasks. Google’s newest version of Android is arguably the biggest software leap we have seen in our favorite mobile OS. But while other manufacturers are already catching up on updating their older devices, LG is going to take a bit longer; at least […]

LG apologizes for false advertisement in Korea regarding Optimus 2X

Remember when dual-core was a new thing? It seems like eons ago that the LG Optimus 2X became the world’s first smartphone that packed a multi-core processor. The hype it built thanks to that tag led to quite a few purchases, but it turns out they lied to the customers in Korea regarding the type […]

LG Optimus Black and Optimus 2X Coming Soon To Straight Talk – Prepaid $45 Unlimited Talk, Text, Data

If the low-end LG Optimus One that launched contract-free on Straight Talk a few months ago didn’t quick get your Android engine revving, perhaps the mid-end LG Optimus Black or higher-end LG Optimus 2X (aka G2X) is enough to tickle your fancy? Both devices were leaked online as coming soon to Walmart’s pre-paid cellphone service […]

LG Announces Ice Cream Sandwich Updates to Begin Q2 2012

LG has provided an update on their Android 4.0 upgrade timeline via their Facebook page. For a selection of their 2011 smartphone lineup, an Ice Cream Sandwich treat will arrive starting in Q2 of next year. The first phones to receive the new version of Android will be the LG Optimus LTE, LG Prada 3.0, […]

LG Confirms Ice Cream Sandwich Updates for Optimus 3D, Black, 2X and LTE

LG has posted an update to their Facebook page regarding potential Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades for their lineup of Android handsets. Confirmed to be shortlisted for said upgrade are the Optimus 2X, Optimus Black, Optimus 3D, and Optimus LTE. Evaluations continue to determing the feasibility of pushing the new Android version to other LG handsets. […]

LG: Rumors of LG Optimus 2X Not Receiving Ice Cream Sandwich Are Not True

LG today took to Facebook to inform everyone that some of the rumors they’ve bee hearing were false. The rumor was that the Optimus 2X – one of the first Tegra 2 phones and dual-core phones period – would not be getting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. According to them, that’s not true. They have […]

No Ice Cream Sandwich for LG Optimus 2X?

Will the LG Optimus 2X receive Ice Cream Sandwich? That’s the question on the mind of every owner of that phone and T-Mobile’s G2X variant. One user posted the question to LG’s Facebook page and got a not so positive response. However, since the story started gaining traction around the blogosphere it appears LG has […]

LG Optimus 2X Firmware Upgrade Rolling Out to Europe to Fix Random Reboots

A while back, we received numerous reports from brand new LG Optimus 2X owners regarding a very frustrating problem. The phones would often reboot themselves which obviously caused an undesirable disruption in user experience. We contacted our friends at LG to see if they knew anything of these problems, and they hadn’t. Still, they couldn’t […]

Rogers to Release LG Optimus 2X As Early As Late Q3, Canadians Having Trouble Using quad-band T-Moble G2x on Networks

Many of our Canadian friends were happy to hear that the T-Mobile G2X would be a quad-band phone (which include support for the same spectrum AT&T uses) – something T-Mobile advertised in their formal announcement. The FCC confirmed that this would be the case and T-Mobile’s official specifications list for the device also confirms as […]

LG Apparently Bringing Gingerbread to the Optimus 2X “June-July 2011″ [Danish Version, At Least]

We knew LG would be bringing Android 2.3 Gingerbread to their new flagship smartphone but didn’t drop any hint about when exactly we could expect it. According to their Danish support site, though, it looks like it’s safe to peg “summer” as the first official window. Things may differ from region to region, of course, […]

Does Your Optimus 2X Randomly Reboot or Turn Itself Off Every so Often? [Issues]

Looks like one of the best dual-core smartphones on the market is causing a major headache for users. A massive thread at XDA has been going on since March 18th with users detailing a freezing and random shut off issue that’s been plaguing their LG Optimus 2X. Even users who claim they aren’t rooted and […]