LG Optimus 3D Smartphone Includes YouTube 3D Video Application

LG Electronics in association with YouTube, today announced a partnership to provide a unique 3D mobile experience to users on the LG’s upcoming Android-powered premium LG Optimus 3D smartphone which allows users not only capture and view 3D videos without glasses, but also to upload and share them instantly with others via YouTube.

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Powered by a unique “Tri-Dual” Configuration, the LG’s upcoming LG Optimus 3D Android smartphone is powered by a dual-core 1GHz Texas Instruments OMAP4 processor with simultaneous dual-channel and dual-memory, and features industry’s largest 4.3-inch display that supports 3D content which can be viewed without the aid of special 3D glasses.

The LG Optimus 3D is based on Google Android 2.2 Froyo, and the recent announcement indicates that this smartphone will come preloaded with YouTube 3D app for Android platform that would be capable of streaming 3D content to the video sharing service – YouTube in addition to being able to upload the 3D contents captured by the Optimus 3D smartphone.

“The Optimus 3D is LG’s newest flagship smartphone. It is our answer to two major pain points of the current 3D experience – limited mobility and specialized glasses. Furthermore, our partnership with YouTube will ensure that our customers can easily generate and access ample 3D content,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

LG’s advanced Optimus 3D will be unveiled at the 2011 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona from February 14 to 17, and will be the world’s first mobile device capable of providing the users with the YouTube video experience in full 3D.

The Android-powered Optimus 3D will be available globally starting in Europe early in the second quarter of 2011, and the new partnership is part of a broader push into 3D entertainment by LG and the world’s largest online video community.