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HTC launches 3D mobile phone

Taiwanese mobile phone maker High Tech Computer Corporation has announced their once-only America sold 3D mobile phone for the UK, in the HTC Evo 3D.

The HTC Evo 3D was launched back in March and solely for the USA market and on the Sprint network, but no news came whether the handset would make it across to the pond – until now.

HTC’s first Android based 3D mobile phone arrives in a similar vein to the LG Optimus 3D, with the ability to be able to view 3D media without the need for any special glasses along with being able to capture 3D images and video too.

Evo 3D has a 4.3-inch qHD touch screen with a stereoscopic display, which creates the 3D effect where there’s also a dual 5 megapixel camera on-board for capturing 3D video and pictures in high definition, up to 720p. The same set of specifications can be found in the LG Optimus 3D handset, although that mobile can actually capture full 1080p HD video in 2D where the HTC device cannot.

Driving the phone is the 1.2Ghz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, whereas LG has opted for the Texas Instruments dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 chipset with 8GB of built-in storage with HTC only providing 1GB.

The handset arrives with Android ‘Gingerbread’ 2.3, with the HTC Sense overlay to the platform that has been enhanced to take advantage of the 3D capabilities of the phone and in the same way as the LG Optimus 3D accompanying UI.

The HTC EVO 3D will be available from July throughout Europe, although no pricing has been mention as yet by HTC or other retailers.

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Rob has worked in the affiliate industry for many years with large publishers, and previously worked as a journalist on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, ITProPortal, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show.