LG Optimus 2X review

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LG Optimus 2X
The definitive LG Optimus 2X review

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LG Optimus 2X review: Video

The LG Optimus 2X's video options include a lot of the adjustments available to the stills camera, including exposure, white balance and colour effects, including monochrome and sepia.

The maximum video size is 1080p… ish. It's actually 1920 x 1088, but what's eight pixels between friends? 720p is also available, which should save you a bit of space if that's a concern.

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Soft is the simplest word to describe the LG Optimus 2X's output. Isn't the point of Full HD recording to add detail to a scene? Here, all you've got is digital artefacts removing any sense of texture or depth, while the whole thing is washed out, with overblown whites.

Movement is generally quite smooth, with flying birds appearing crisply in each frame, with little motion blur (there is, however, artefacting around their flight path, blurring further anything they go near – especially grass).