LG is working on the successor to their recently released glasses-less Optimus 3D smartphone, known as the LG Thrill 4G on AT&T, isn’t the slimmest smartphone we’ve ever seen, but it looks like the chunky handset is about to get seriously streamlined.
Technology evangelist and one of the developers of the first 3D handset, LG’s Dr Henry Noh confirmed that his company is working on a thinner version of its 4.3-inch phone, hinting that it may be ready for release by next year. “Everyone knows that this (LG Optimus 3D) is not the slimmest and sexiest phone on the street. We want to make it a little slimmer,” he said.
Noh explained. “That’s going to be a differentiating factor that comes for free to the user.” Doing so, he claims, could help LG’s glasses-free 3D device distinguish itself from its 2D competitors:
“These days, all the phones look the same. They have a huge screen – 4.3-inches is normal these days – and next year they’re moving even larger. And they have a fixed number of touch buttons. They’re the same thickness. They have the same camera. And even the same OS. It’s so boring.”
What do you think? Would you chose a glasses-less 3D handset if it was as thin as all the rest? Let us know in the comments below…