LG launches new 3D smartphone Optimus 3D Max
LG has announced on the eve of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, another new Android smartphone
The new "Optimus 3D Max" is the official successor of only one year ago presented Optimus 3D. The changes from the previous model are limited; LG has operated finer tuning.
Like its predecessor, an auto stereoscopic display is used; representing the 3D content without the user always has to wear special glasses. Screen size and resolution of the screen (4.3 inches with 800 x 480 pixels) remained unchanged. As a protection against scratches is the new "Gorilla Glass 2" from Corning. Below the screen are the four Android buttons.
For the recording of 3D images and videos, the new model features a dual lens camera with 5 megapixel resolution, autofocus and LED flash. 3D video can be recorded in 720p, 1080p video in 2D. A USB port is used by MHL Adapter for playback of 2D or 3D video on a TV.
Also, the processor itself has done little; it is again the dual-core CPU from Texas Instruments OMAP4430 used. The stroke rate was 1 upwards to 1.2 GHz, doubling the RAM to 1 GB. The internal memory of 8 GB is still large. A microSD slot is not mentioned.
For mobile data connections, the smartphone now supports HSPA + with up to 21.1 Mbit / s downstream. In addition, there is Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. New on board is an NFC chip, combined with NFC tags ensures that the phone automatically adjusts to specific environments.
In addition, the design was revised. With a weight of 148 grams, the new LG Optimus 3D Max 20 grams lighter than its predecessor and also with 9.6 millimeter also significantly slimmer. In addition, the performance of the battery of 1500 mAh was increased to 1,520.
Like the other new smartphones, the LG Optimus 3D Max will be shipped with Android 2.3 "Gingerbread". According to the manufacturer it is later to give an update on the latest Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich".
The Optimus 3D Max comes first in LG's home market of South Korea s market, then it will then be available in Europe. Dates and prices are not yet known. LG is the new 3D smartphone at Mobile World Congress to present to the public.