LG Optimus 3D 2 will be almost 50 thinner

first_imgThe LG Optimus 3D is certainly a powerful and full-featured phone. It’s got a dual-core 1GHz processor, 8GB of internal storage, 1500mAh battery, and, of course, stereoscoping 5MP rear-facing cameras.But it’s a tad clunky compared to most other 4.3″ inch Android smartphones on the market. At nearly 12MM thick, it’ll take up one third more pocket space than a Samsung Galaxy S2.That additional bulk has a lot to do with the Optimus 3D’s shooting abilities, of course. Next year, however, LG thinks things will be quite different.LG tech evangelist Dr. Henry Noh says that the Optimus 3D 2 will go under the knife, slimming down to as little as 7MM in thickness when it hits retail shelves next year. Noh expects most smartphones to trim their profiles to 6MM or so, but he doesn’t expect that consumers would notice an extra millimeter on the Optimus 3D 2.Curiously, Noh laments that the mobile space has gotten a little boring. Phone designs have become quite homogenous, he feels — which makes it seem a tad ironic that LG is so focused is on making the Optimus 3D 2 as slim as all the other phones out there.3D is what sets the phone apart, he feels — but that functionality has appeared on other phones as well — like the HTC EVO 3D, the Sharp Aquos SH-12C, and Sony’s upcoming Xperia Arc S. Maybe LG has something else up its sleeve to make the Optimus 3D 2 really stand out from the crowd.via Pocket Lintlast_img

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