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LG Optimus 3D to launch in the UK tomorrow

July 1 launch for world's first 3D phone

The world's first 3D phone is coming to the UK tomorrow. The Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy will exclusively offer the LG Optimus 3D from Friday July 1. It will roll out to the rest of the UK on July 6.

Carphone Warehouse will sell the Optimus 3D in 20 UK stores, Best Buy in four. The LG Optimus 3D will be free on a £35 per month 24 month contract or £499 SIM-free.

The Google Android-powered LG Optimus 3D is is powered by a dual-core processor and has a 4.3-inch display. The display allows for glasses-free up to 720p 3D video. The LG Optimus 3D has a dual 5-megapixel camera so you can capture 3D video, upload it to YouTube 3D (LG also announced a partnership with Google's video sharing service) and share with other 3D devices. You can also hook up the phone to a 3D TV via the HDMI port.
 
"It's safe to say that 3D technology is growing, with more events and entertainment being screened in 3D than ever.

"The LG Optimus 3D features some ground breaking technology and we’re proud to be able to offer the world’s first 3D smartphone exclusively at The Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy," said Graham Stapleton, Chief Commercial Officer at The Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy.

Read our LG Optimus 3D review.

See also: Group test: what's the best smartphone?

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