The LG Optimus 2X may have been the world’s first smartphone to have a dual-core processor, but it wasn’t the only one in that space for long. These days it certainly seems like wherever you look, you see a dual-core Android handset.
What’s even worse for the Optimus 2X though is that many people have seen the same issues with it – random freezing (the interface becomes unresponsive), as well as random reboots. Needless to say, people were less than pleased with these things, and so they’ve even launched an online petition urging LG to fix the aforementioned bugs.
Amazingly, LG has listened. And it has fixed the issues. An updated software version that incorporates these fixes is now rolling out across Europe. We can presume that unlocked and not-carrier-branded LG Optimus 2X devices will be the first to get it – as is always the case with updates. Again, as is always the case, if you have a carrier-branded Optimus 2X, whether you will ever get this update is entirely up to your operator of choice – so perhaps it’s time to write an online petition addressed to it as well.
Unfortunately, there’s no information on whether this update, or something similar, will make it to the T-Mobile G2X in the US, which is TMo’s version of the Optimus 2X. G2X owners have been complaining about the same issues that Optimus 2X users have seen, so it would be nice for them to receive an update too. Chances are this has to be approved by T-Mobile, which will make it take a while longer before it’s released. If it will ever be. Anyway, we’ll keep you posted.
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