BREAKING: LG Optimus 3D Both Plays And Records 3D Content

We showed you the first live pictures of the LG Optimus 3D this morning… before the phone had even been officially announced. And guess what? Now LG has gone public with news… and some ridiculously exciting details:

Not only will the Optimus 3D play back 3D content without the need for the viewer to wear glasses for the experience, the Optimus 3D will also include a dual-lens camera for 3D RECORDING. I’m not sure how well the playback or recording will work in reality, but I’m definitely drooling in reality.

Think about it: if one of the main problems with 3D screens is lack of 3D content, LG singlehandedly solves the problem by allowing you to create your own 3D content. I can think of a million entertaining ways to use this technology and I can’t wait to see it on display at Mobile World Congress February 14th to 17th in Barcelona.

Here is the full press release:

LG TO UNVEIL WORLD’S FIRST FULL 3D SMARTPHONE AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2011
3D Recording-Viewing-Sharing of Life’s Precious Moments Anytime, Anywhere

SEOUL, Feb. 1, 2011 – At this year’s Mobile World Congress, LG will unveil the LG Optimus 3D, the world’s first 3D smartphone offering consumers a full 3D experience right in the palm of their hands.

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. 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.

Further details and a live demo of the LG Optimus 3D will be offered at Booth #8B178 at MWC in Barcelona from February 14 to 17.

We’ll be there… stay tuned for details! In the meantime, get the convo started in our Optimus 3D Forums if you’re as excited as we are!

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