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Hands-on with the LG Optimus 3D (photos)

The LG Optimus 3D can play 3D video. CNET takes a closer look at Mobile World Congress 2011.

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The Optimus 3D's 4.3-inch displayis quite lovely. Graphics pop and colors are bright. Below the display sit four touch controls while above it is a second camera lens.
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By pressing the home button (second from left), all home pages will appear in the center. You then can jump directly to a home page by pressing the related icon.
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Though it's difficult to see the effect in a picture, this is the 3D menu interface. As you swipe through options, icons appear to fly off the display.
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The media gallery also has a 3D effect. As you spin through the list, the still frames swoop around in a circle.
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You also get 3D gaming. Again, you can't quite notice the effect in a picture, but this golf game is in 3D.
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The same goes for 3D videos. Remember that you don't need glasses.
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The standard menu interface has the usual icon design.
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You'll use the virtual keyboard for all text input.
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The phone dialer interface features large buttons and text.
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The Optimus 3D has two cameras to capture video in 3D. A flash sits between the lenses.
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The Optimus 3D has a trim profile and a solid feel in the hand.
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The power control and a 3.5mm headset jack sit on the phone's top end.

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