LG reveals Optimus 3D Cube with NFC

LG's Optimus 3D Cube

LG has unveiled another NFC smartphone, its second this week, in the run-up to the Mobile World Congress.

The LG Optimus 3D Cube is an Android smartphone set to be released in Korea by SK Telecom. The handset’s selling points are a glasses-free 3D display along with 3D video editing, as well as a pair of five megapixel cameras to capture 3D video.

The device also features LG’s Tag+ system, announced earlier this week, which uses NFC tags to set up phone features according to the user’s location. The phone maker suggests this can be used to put the phone into ‘sleep’ mode at night, or ‘auto’ mode when the user gets into their car.

The Optimus 3D Cube, also known as the LG-SU870, features a 4.3-inch wide viewing angle display, 1.2GHz dual core processor, and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The handset will retail in Korea at 847,000 won (US$750).

Reports of a LG phone with 3D and NFC first surfaced in January, when the handset was referred to by the code name CX2.

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