A couple of weeks ago we announced that the G2X smartphone — T-Mobile’s version of the LG Optimus 2X handset — would be coming to the US carrier sometime in the spring. We have more good news for those of you that are waiting for the handset to arrive, as we’ve now got an official price and release date.
According to Bonnie Cha over on the cnet.com website, T-mobile has recently announced that the G2X will be available to purchase online as from April 15th and in stores as from April 20th. The device has been priced up at $199.99 with a two-year agreement and after a mail-in rebate of $50.
The T-Mobile G2X phone is powered by a 1GHz NVIDIA dual-core Tegra 2 processor and runs on Android 2.2 Froyo. However, as previously mentioned, it will be receiving an upgrade to 2.3 Gingerbread following its release. It also features a 4-inch WVGA display and 8GB of internal memory.
Other features include an HDMI port, an 8-megapixel rear camera, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera and 1080p recording and playback capabilities. The device was first introduced during the CTIA 2011 event and the guys at cnet.com were so impressed with it, that they named it their Best of CTIA winner.
Do you like the sound of the T-Mobile G2X smartphone?