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LG Optimus 4X HD

LG Optimus 4X HD

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78 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

LG's Optimus 4X HD may not have toppled Samsung's Galaxy S III and HTC's One X from the quad-core throne, but it's definitely made it to the royal court.

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78 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

78
 

User Reviews

80
dontstealmybeats
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
90
rbharath2
Overall superb piece of engineering.Good looks,great performance,great value...read more
100
clintondsouza
great to have one...don't miss out guys
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Score Breakdown

 
80
Average Critic Score
 
80
CNET
The bottom line: With its lightning-quick CPU, newest Android version, great touch screen, and NFC chip, the LG Optimus 4X HD is firing on all cylinders.
 
70
Android Police
I like the Optimus 4X HD. Really, I do. It's a good phone, albeit one with problems. Is it the best Android smartphone on the market? No. But it's a damn good phone regardless, and that's not an easy place to get to. Many of its problems will, hopefully, be fixed with software updates.
 
80
PC World
The LG Optimus 4X HD is a very powerful phone, but the software and camera are lacking.
 
70
Engadget
Ultimately, LG's flagship may not have toppled Samsung's Galaxy S III and HTC's One X from the quad-core throne, but it's definitely made it to the royal court.
 
90
phoneArena
The LG Optimus 4X HD is undoubtedly the best Android smartphone that the company has produced to date. It covers the geeky ground with a quad-core Tegra 3 chip, large and vivid HD display and the latest Android 4.0 out of the box.
 
80
MobileBurn
So while the Optimus 4X HD isn't the best looking kid on the block, it certainly turns out to be one of the more brainy and personable kids. That's more than good enough for me to highly recommend the device to those looking for a powerhouse smartphone with a massive display and modern capabilities.
 
80
PocketNow
It’s light-weight, high-powered, has a big enough battery to get you through your day, and runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box. This isn’t a low-end or budget phone, and the price-tag reflects that.
 
80
Digital Trends
The LG Optimus 4X HD is a wonderful, powerful phone for an appropriate price, however we can't recommend it over devices like the One X or Galaxy S3.
 
80
Pocket-Lint
For everyday tasks, we've enjoyed the speed and power that comes with the hardware and up-to-date software that LG has in its flagship handset ... in a line-up with big name rivals, LG just doesn't quite have wow factor offered by Samsung or HTC.
 
90
TechRadar
We do like it a lot. But we'll save the bunting for the next LG offering which we hope sets the bar, rather than joins it.

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