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Picture Of LG Optimus 3D Appears Online

The first picture of the LG Optimus 3D has apparently been published online via Phandroid, one that shows a closeup of what is likely to become the top of the range LG handset by the end of next month.

Phandroid (opens in new tab) is quick to point that the handset doesn't look like the LG Optimus Black and the Optimus 2X both of which were announced at CES 2011 in Las Vegas.

Based on the photo, the device appears to have a 4.3-inch screen, similar to the Xperia X10. It is likely to have a dual core processor - possibly the Nvidia Tegra 2 - and "multi channel RAM" (ed : does that means a pair of 512MB RAM modules?).

There's also a front facing camera for video conferencing and four touch sensitive buttons on the front. The phone is likely to run Android 2.2 with a Gingerbread update coming soon just as for the Optimus 2X.

LG has already sent invites for an event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in a few weeks time, one that promises to take users into a new dimension.

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.