LG launches first 3D smartphone – Optimus 3D

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LG has announced that it will release the world’s first 3D smartphone – yes, because we really want that – at this year’s Mobile World Congress. The phone, called the Optimus 3D, will feature several “firsts” that LG is proud to announce.

The device will be the “first” 3D phone and is the first to use a dual-core, dual-channel and dual-memory architecture. It will feature a 1GHz processor, 8GB of internal storage, 4.3-inch display and a 5-megapixel camera that will be able to capture memories in 3D and upload them to YouTube 3D, as well in 1080p in 2D. Multimedia features include HDMI support and DLNA support.

It will run initially run Android 2.2 Froyo, but will be upgraded to Gingerbread (Version 2.3) in later months.

Pricing and availability have not been announced by LG. Gallery is below, after the jump.