LG launching Optimus 3D, "world's first 3D smartphone" at MWC 2011

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One step ahead of the pack, LG have jsut announced that they are to launch the world’s first 3D smartphone at this month’s Mobile World Congress convention in Barcelona.

“The LG Optimus 3D addresses the lack of 3D content issue — one of the biggest problems facing the 3D market — with a complete platform for a one-of-a-kind experience on a mobile device,” reads the LG press release.

“LG’s most advanced smartphone to date will feature a dual-lens camera for 3D recording, a glasses-free LCD panel for 3D viewing and diverse connectivity options such as HDMI and DLNA for 3D content sharing anytime, anywhere.”

DLNA connectivity, HDMI output and a dual-lens camera system will be the other main features of the autostereoscopic (glasses-free) 3D phone. Though LG don’t go into further specifics on the device, rumour has it that it will also feature the new Tegra 2 3D chip.

Tech Digest will be reporting live from this years MWC show, so check back between February 14th and 17th for all the latest news straight from Barcelona.

Gerald Lynch