LG Optimus 3D not getting any Gingerbread love until October

18 July, 2011 | Comments (22) | Post your comment

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI

We have some good news and some bad news for the LG Optimus 3D owners out there. The sad bit is that their beloved smartphone won't be getting the Android 2.3 Gingerbread treatment for at least a few more months. On the positive side, the wait might just be worth it as it will improve the 3D capabilities of the device quite significantly.

The Inquirer reports that they managed to get some of the LG tech gurus to talk about the Optimus 3D Android 2.3 update release date and they said it will be coming in October. That might seem like a pretty long wait as by that time 10 months will have passed since the launch of Android Gingerbread, but there will be something to make up for it.

The LG Optimus 3D will be getting the usual bunch of features brought by Android 2.3 Gingerbread plus one key addition - it will be able to convert regular 2D application to 3D as long as the app relies on OpenGL for its graphics. So if you've always dreamt of adding an extra dimension to your favorite games or apps this might be your chance.

Now we are not sure how good the feature will work as converting 2D content to 3D automatically sounds pretty hard, but let's give LG a chance here. We'll see what happens in three months, when the update is actually released.

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LG Optimus 3D not getting any Gingerbread love until October - reader comments

  • axlina

october is almost over...and GB didn't come to O3d... Any news about that? I can't wait to get it to fix battery problems...

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  • 2011-10-28 11:16
  • 3@fC
  • ACR

Is there is LG phone with Gingerbread?

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  • 2011-07-21 00:51
  • 4cSG
  • Anon

LMFAO... only 11 months after Gingerbread was released. android vendors sure know how to look after their customers...

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  • 2011-07-19 11:35
  • 2CRw