LG Optimus 3D archive

  • Pocket-lint's top 10 stories of 2011
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    Pocket-lint's top 10 stories of 2011

    By 28 December 2011

    2011 kept the Pocket-lint news team busy all year round. Smartphones, in particular, had us turning our fingers into keyboard-shaped sausages as we fired out hands-on stories for your enjoyment. Tablets also had us fairly busy, as the floodgates opened...

  • LG Ice Cream Sandwich updates detailed
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    LG Ice Cream Sandwich updates detailed

    By 27 December 2011

    LG has revealed more information on its previously announced Ice Cream Sandwich plans over the Christmas break letting owners of its smartphones know when they are likely to get the latest features of the new operating system from Google.  According...

  • LG Optimus Android Gingerbread update lands
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    LG Optimus Android Gingerbread update lands

    By 1 November 2011

    LG has finally brought Android Gingerbread 2.3 to its range of Optimus handsets; the new version of the operating system replaces Android Froyo and  will be rolling out to three handsets during the November. After the initial three, more premium handsets...

  • Optimus 3D game converter set to go live - adds third dimension to 2D
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    Optimus 3D game converter set to go live - adds third dimension to 2D

    By 6 October 2011

    LG's 3D game converter is almost here, transforming 2D apps into three dimensional experiences on its glasses-free Optimus 3D handset. The software is due to arrive this month in Europe, with the rest of the world getting the download over "the next several...

  • LG Optimus 3D vs HTC Evo 3D: Which has the better 3D camera?
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    LG Optimus 3D vs HTC Evo 3D: Which has the better 3D camera?

    By 6 September 2011

    Your local cinema has 3D, it’s invaded the home, and now it is going for your mobile phone. Both LG and HTC have 3D-ready smartphones on the market: the LG Optimus 3D and the HTC Evo 3D.  They both profess to offer you the ability to capture 3D images...

  • Superslim LG Optimus 3D 2 set for world domination in 2012
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    Superslim LG Optimus 3D 2 set for world domination in 2012

    By 5 September 2011

    LG is working on an update to its glasses-less 3D smartphone, the LG Optimus 3D, and plans are that it will be superslim. The company also hinted, exclusively to Pocket-lint, that it hopes to have the LG Optimus 3D 2 out sometime in 2012. Speaking to...

  • LG to demo 2D to 3D smartphone software
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    LG to demo 2D to 3D smartphone software

    By 29 August 2011

    One of the major problems posed by the Optimus 3D is the lack of actual three dimensional content to enjoy on the glasses-free screen.  LG has rather predictably come to the rescue with the 3D Game Converter, an Open GL powered piece of software that...

  • 3D smartphones could cause eyesight damage
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    3D smartphones could cause eyesight damage

    By 25 July 2011

    Research has been published by those in the know that suggests stereo 3D viewing on smartphones could damage eyesight and cause serious discomfort.  Handsets like the Evo 3D and Optimus 3D can now join ranks with the Nintendo 3DS in the glasses-free...

  • LG Optimus 3D lands on Three
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    LG Optimus 3D lands on Three

    By 22 July 2011

    After launching exclusively with the Carphone Warehouse at the beginning of the month, Three has announced that is now offering the LG Optimus 3D directly. The LG Optimus 3D was announced to much fanfare at Mobile World Congress back in February. The...

  • Angry Birds set to hit smartphones in 3D
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    Angry Birds set to hit smartphones in 3D

    By 18 July 2011

    As we exclusively told you back in February, Angry Birds is to make its 3D debut on the recently released LG Optimus 3D smartphone. The uber successful app is headed to the hardware in an upscaled version of the original this October. Also confirmed...

  • LG Optimus 3D review
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    LG Optimus 3D review

    By 7 July 2011

    Last year we were talking about 3D TVs and this year, it seems, 3D is fighting its way into other devices. We’re yet to really see people proclaiming that 3D is essential so it remains somewhat niche in its appeal, but for how long? The LG Optimus 3D...

  • Gameloft announces set of 3D games for LG Optimus 3D
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    Gameloft announces set of 3D games for LG Optimus 3D

    By 4 July 2011

    LG's Optimus 3D has arrived at the Carphone Warehouse alongside a selection of three dimensional iterations of Gameloft's best apps.  Three different games will come pre installed on the smartphone; N.O.V.A, Let's Golf 2 and Asphalt 6. Also available...

  • The Carphone Warehouse nabs LG Optimus 3D exclusive launch
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    The Carphone Warehouse nabs LG Optimus 3D exclusive launch

    By 29 June 2011

    The world's first 3D smartphone is landing in the UK on 7 July, and to be more specific it's landing exclusively at the Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy. The handset dealer has revealed that pre-orders for the Froyo (Gingerbread should be coming soon)...

  • HTC Evo 3D vs LG Optimus 3D
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    HTC Evo 3D vs LG Optimus 3D

    By 28 June 2011

    HTC has already made the Evo 3D official at the CTIA mobile phone show in Florida and it's finally now hitting the shops in the UK as well as those across the Pond. The HTC Evo 3D is set to go head to head with LG's Optimus 3D, with both handsets offering...

  • Vodafone to offer the HTC Evo 3D
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    Vodafone to offer the HTC Evo 3D

    By 27 June 2011

    Hot on the heels of HTC officially announcing that the HTC Evo 3D is coming to the UK in July, a video has appeared in the Vodafone UK YouTube channel confirming that the Gingerbread device will be hitting the carrier. Speaking with our Vodafone contacts...

  • LG takes browsing 3D with Wikitude
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    LG takes browsing 3D with Wikitude

    By 10 May 2011

    LG has announced what it is claiming to be "the world’s first three dimensional AR browser", which it has created with Wikitude for the LG Optimus 3D. LG claims that taking Augmented Reality 3D means a richer experience for the user as they'll be more...

  • LG Optimus Big plans to be big by name, big by nature
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    LG Optimus Big plans to be big by name, big by nature

    By 28 April 2011

    LG has announced yet another high-end flagship product, this time the LG Optimus Big (LU680), a phone with a 4.3-inch WVGA NOVA display. Called Big because it sports the company’s biggest screen on a smartphone, the dual-core 1GHz processor phone will...

  • White LG Optimus 3D coming to Phones 4U
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    White LG Optimus 3D coming to Phones 4U

    By 11 April 2011

    Phones 4u has scored an exclusive deal with LG to bring the LG Optimus 3D in white to the UK. Pre-registration is currently available online for people wishing to be amongst the first to get their hands on the World’s first 3D smartphone in white,...

  • HTC EVO 3D hands-on
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    HTC EVO 3D hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    HTC has gone 3D, following LG into the market with the Sprint HTC EVO 3D. But is it a gimmick or the next best thing? We’ve just grabbed a hands-on with the new phone at CTIA to check out what the fuss is all about. First and foremost this is a superfast,...

  • 3D HTC smartphone launching within months
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    3D HTC smartphone launching within months

    By 18 March 2011

    HTC will launch a smartphone with a 3D screen before the end of the year, possibly earlier, Pocket-lint has exclusively learnt. The move is in direct response to the LG Optimus 3D, which received plaudits at this year’s Mobile World Congress, Barcelona,...

  • MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts
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    MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts

    By 23 February 2011

    The dust has well and truly settled on Barcelona and Mobile World Congress is now over for another year. The big manufacturers have displayed their devices, hoping to capture customer enthusiasm and be the next big handset.  We’ve looked at Sony Ericsson,...

  • LG at MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts
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    LG at MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts

    By 21 February 2011

    The dust has settled over Barcelona as Mobile World Congress drawn to a close for another year. The big manufacturers have displayed their devices, hoping to capture customer enthusiasm and be the next big handset. We’re looking at each of the individual...

  • Samsung Mobile: Too soon for 3D
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    Samsung Mobile: Too soon for 3D

    By 18 February 2011

    Unlike its major South Korean rival, Samsung currently has no plans to release a 3D mobile phone onto the market. LG created major waves at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with the debut of its Optimus 3D device, a phone with an autostereoscopic display...

  • LG Optimus 3D priced and available for preorder
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    LG Optimus 3D priced and available for preorder

    By 18 February 2011

    The LG Optimus 3D smartphone has now been priced and is showing as available for preorder at Expansys.co.uk. We've already taken a look at the world's first glasses free 3D mobile and found the the 3D element (in out First Look at least) worked well....

  • Who's selling the smartphone you’ll want this year?
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    Who's selling the smartphone you’ll want this year?

    By 15 February 2011

    Mobile World Congress has seen a truck load of new smartphones spring on to the market from Sony Ericsson, Samsung, LG, HTC, Viewsonic, and plenty more. "That’s great", we hear you cry, but which network in the UK is selling the phone that you want?...