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The three failures of 3D phones

The three failures of 3D phones

With Amazon’s supposed 3D-capable smartphone headed our way inside a week, it’s once again time to discuss why 3D phones aren’t the smartest buy right off the bat. What we’re speaking about here is the purchase of a 3D-capable smartphone when it’s released - in its first iteration, at the start of the 3D environment coming to the mobile smart device world. There aren’t many devices out there to use as examples.

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The LG Optimus 3D Max Hands-On

The LG Optimus 3D Max Hands-On

This week the folks at LG are coming in heavy with the many varieties of Android they'll be presenting the globe with throughout 2012, one of the more recognizable ones being the LG Optimus 3D Max. This device takes what LG delivered last year with the Optimus 3D and amps it up with a much brighter display and a bit more power under the hood - not to mention a slimmer device overall. One of the biggest complaints users had about the Optimus 3D originally was that it ended up being bulkier than they'd hoped - now we're seeing perhaps the Optimus 3D perfected - is it enough to convince us that glasses-free 3D is really a business we want to get into?

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LG Optimus 3D Cube revealed and detailed

LG Optimus 3D Cube revealed and detailed

The next generation of 3D smartphones has begun to drop here just one year after we first saw similar devices drop at Mobile World Congress 2011. It appears that LG will be the first big manufacturer to come back swinging with a new Optimus 3D, this time called the LG Optimus 3D Cube complete with 3D video editing. At the moment it appears that this device is only set to be released in Korea, but afterwards we can expect this handset to hit at least one carrier here in the United States - bet on it!

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LG Optimus 3D 2 photo leaked, details included

LG Optimus 3D 2 photo leaked, details included

Leading up to Mobile World Congress 2012, we're seeing heaps of leaked images and details of devices in the mobile world, the latest being the LG Optimus 3D 2. This device is set to be the next generation 3D device from LG, the first being of course the LG Optimus 3D, and is set to trump the first edition with specifications that make it thinner, lighter, and as you can see - whiter. This device will also do away with capacitive buttons if our sources are correct, the front of the device relying on buttons from the operating system instead - but will it be Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich?

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LG’s Optimus 3D successor reported to be called the 3D Max

LG’s Optimus 3D successor reported to be called the 3D Max

The Optimus 3D phone didn't gain a huge amount of traction but it did set an important milestone as a flagship glasses-free 3D handset. And LG is poised to push that legacy forward with a phone we knew now only by its code-name, the CX2. Now, according to a new report, it looks like the shelf name might be the 3D Max.

LG Thrill 4G Hands-On and Unboxing

LG Thrill 4G Hands-On and Unboxing

It may not look like its actually alive and grabbing you like something from Avatar, but it sure gets close. What we have here is the glasses-free 3D powered LG Thrill 4G from AT&T. We have seen this before known as the Optimus 3D and I unboxed that too. What makes this phone special is not only does it have a dual-core CPU but it has dual cameras. It can capture and playback 3D video as well as play 3D games and other things all without those sexy red and blue glasses. Check below for more details.

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LG Thrill 4G For AT&T Officially Unveiled

LG Thrill 4G For AT&T Officially Unveiled

AT&T today confirmed that the LG Thrill 4G will be arriving this summer packed with 3D content. The LG Thrill 4G looks familiar because it's essentially the LG Optimus 3D but now tied in with AT&T. We first got our hands on the 3D-capable smartphone back when it was announced in February and now it will be ready for the summer with 4G HSPA+. LG's partnership with Gameloft will also bring more 3D content and games for the device.

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Battle for 3D: HTC EVO 3D vs LG Optimus 3D Hardware Comparison [Video]

Battle for 3D: HTC EVO 3D vs LG Optimus 3D Hardware Comparison [Video]

So you love the idea of your new smartphone being able to have some 3D capabilities -- your android smartphone that is, but you don't know if you'll actually like it and if you do, you don't know what one to buy. So far the choices are pretty limited and as of right now the upcoming devices are the HTC EVO 3D or the LG Optimus 3D and lucky for you guys I have both. I've done a small video and snapped a few pretty close-up photos to hopefully help a few of you eager readers decide on your next phone.

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LG Optimus 3D Officially Launched Today, We Do a Hands-on and Unboxing

LG Optimus 3D Officially Launched Today, We Do a Hands-on and Unboxing

Today LG has announced the launch of the new Optimus 3D. We have seen this device many times recently so this wasn't much of a surprise. It was first revealed in February and we got a little hands-on a few days later. LG announced that the Optimus 3D will be launching today, most likely in an attempt to be beat the HTC EVO 3D to market. Today I have the LG Optimus 3D sitting in front of me so I decided to do another hands-on for you all to enjoy.

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