LG Optimus 3D makes overdue jump to Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Much needed software update to bring a number of 3D feature enhancements

LG's glasses-free 3D smartphone the LG Optimus 3D has finally been updated to Google's Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS adding a host of new features

Korean tech giant LG has revealed its extra-dimensional enabled handset the LG Optimus 3D is to given a much needed spruce with an enhanced version of Android 2.3 Gingerbread to improve the device’s multimedia capabilities.

Making the jump from FroYo Android 2.2 and adding a skinned version of Google’s already aging Gingerbread OS, LG’s Optimus 3D updates will see the 3D touting device boast enhanced power management and improved internet browsing alongside new copy-paste functionality.

A bevy of new 3D functions also make an appearance in the jump to Gingerbread with a 3D Video Editor introduced with full-screen preview modes and improved video stabilization also landing

“These enhanced features included in our customized Android 2.3 upgrade will allow users to further integrate 3D into their everyday lives, as we make the technology more accessible and enjoyable on smartphones,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “We believe that 3D is here to stay and glasses-free 3D on portable devices is to experience the future.”

LG Optimus 3D Specs

Whilst offering a quirky party piece in its glasses-free 3D capable touchscreen display the LG Optimus 3D has failed to take the tech world by storm despite a high-end array of innards.

A 1GHz dual-core processor features alongside 32GB of internal storage with the 4.3-inch 800 x 480p capacitive touchscreen 3D display and dual 5-megapixel rear mounted cameras providing the entertainment aspects of the device.

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