LG Optimus 2X vs. Motorola DROID X2 – Review

by Jerry D on July 16, 2011

This fight pits the speedy LG Optimus 2X against the new and improved Motorola DROID X2 in a plastic deathmatch to see who’s best. And fastest. And roomier. And who can take a better picture. You get the idea. Let’s get started…

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Stat-fight: LG Optimus 2X vs. Motorola DROID X2

Modern design favours light and slim handsets, so the Optimus 2X measures 123.9 x 63.2 x 10.9mm, while the DROID X2 is 127.5 x 65.5 x 9.9mm in comparison. The DROID X2 is the taller of the two phones by 3.6mm. Weigh the two phones and the Optimus 2X weighs 139g, while the Motorola DROID X2 is a much fatter 155g.

LG has built the Optimus 2X with a roomy 4.0-inch touch-sensitive display. Its LCD screen has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. With its 4.0-inch display and an overall pixel count of 384000, the Optimus 2X has a pixels per inch rating of 233.25.

The 4.3-inch touch-sensitive LCD screen on the DROID X2 is bigger. Its 540 x 960 pixel resolution (qHD) beats the display on the Optimus 2X into second place. With 518400 pixels onscreen, the pixel density is an impressive 256.047 pixels per inch.

Read the full smartphone comparison below…

LG Optimus 2X VS Motorola DROID X2
Display 4.0-inch LCD 4.3-inch LCD
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels 540 x 960 pixels
Keyboard No No
Processor 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2, featuring a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 1GHz Dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2
Software Android 2.2 (Froyo), upgradeable to 2.3 (Gingerbread) Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Storage Up to 40GB Up to 40GB
Rear camera 8.0 Megapixels with Autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, 1080p video recording 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus, touch-to-focus, dual LED flash, geo-tagging, face/smile detection and 720p HD video capture
Front camera Yes No
4G No No
3G 3G/HSDPA (10.2Mbps) CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A.
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP 2.1 with A2DP
Size 63.2 x 123.9 x 10.9mm 65.5 x 127.5 x 9.9mm
Weight 139g 155g
Talktime 8.0 hours 8.0 hours
Standby 400 hours 220 hours
Extras GPS/A-GPS, Ultra-low power (ULP) GeForce GPU, DLNA content sharing, HD (720p) TV-out via HDMI, digital compass and a gyro-sensor GPS/A-GPS, DLNA content sharing, stereo FM radio (with RDS), digital compass, HDMI out (for 1080p mirroring)

Analysis: LG Optimus 2X vs. Motorola DROID X2


Best Connectivity: Draw (1-1)
Best Size/Weight: Optimus 2X (2-1)
Best Camera/Video: Optimus 2X (3-1)
Best Display: DROID X2 (3-2)
Best Processor: Draw (4-3)
Best Software: Draw (5-4)
Best Storage: DROID X2 (5-5)
Best Battery life: Draw (6-6)
Best Extras: Draw (7-7)

BPF verdict: It’s a tie!

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