3D Smartphones

HTC EVO 3D Gets a Second Life With Android 4.0

Tue, 07/31/2012 - 18:27 -- Marshall Walker

HTC released its Android 4.0 roadmap back in May. The timeline revealed that most HTC devices would be receiving Ice Cream Sandwich in June and July. HTC has kept one of its promises by rolling out over the air 4.0 updates to HTC EVO 3D owners on Tuesday. The update brings Sense 3.6 and new Android 4.0 features to the device.

Android 4.0

Bye Bye HTC EVO 3D [Sprint]

Sat, 04/21/2012 - 14:58 -- Marshall Walker

Sprint reps have confirmed that the HTC EVO 3D has been discontinued. Engadget has learned that the 3D smartphone is no longer available via the carrier's online store. However, there are still some EVO 3Ds floating around Sprint retail outfits, but supplies are limited.

Sprint Discontinued

Sprint and HTC are preparing to rollout the HTC EVO 4G LTE in Q2 of 2012. The planned $199 phone features a 4.7-inch 720p HD display and 1.3MP front-facing camera. The backside features a 8MP camera and spring-loaded kickstand. The rear side is made of black aluminum, and a removable polycarbonate plastic. Underneath the polycarbonate plastic trapdoor is the microSD slot for 32GB expansion. It's also rumored to be powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 chipset.

The Only Readily Available 3D Tablet in the World is...

Sat, 01/07/2012 - 17:14 -- Marshall Walker

Glasses free 3D technology made the HTC EVO 3D a very popular smartphone. Making it surprising that there is only one 3D tablet readily available in the world. The Hong-Kong based company Brando is the only retailer that offers this type of device. For $199 you can get the clunky named Gadmei T863 3D.

3D Tablet

The Gadmei T863 3D features an 8-inch glasses free 3D capable lenticular display, 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera, and support for a wide variety of 2D and 3D photo and video formats. It runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), but only features a 1GHz Arm Cortex A9 processor. Not bad for $200 considering it also offers 8GB of built-in storage, HDMI output, and a micro SDHC slot.

HTC Flyer $100, HTC EVO 3D $50 For New Sprint Customers (UPDATED)

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 10:47 -- Marshall Walker

Best Buy is clearing out their inventory of HTC Flyers by discounting the $500 tablet to $100. BestBuy.com has sold out, but maybe one of your local stores has a few left. It's worth the call. I'm not sure why they're reducing their stock, maybe they're making room for the Kindle Fire, which has already sold over 95,000 units before its release.

HTC Flyer

Amazon is also offering the HTC EVO 3D for $50 to new Sprint customers. Existing Sprint customers can nab one for $100. Not a bad deal, you can get a great smartphone and top of the line tablet for around $200!

HTC EVO 3D $100 on Amazon

Tue, 10/04/2011 - 11:06 -- Marshall Walker

The very popular 3D smartphone known as the HTC EVO 3D is on sale at Amazon for $99. The EVO 3D is a powerful smartphone with a 1.2Ghz dual-core Snapdragon processor and 1GB of RAM. It also allows users the ability to remove unwanted bloatware easily.

HTC Evo 3d bloatware

The phone ships with Android 2.3, HTC Sense and comes preloaded with the Blockbuster On Demand app. It features a 5-megapixel autofocus 2D and 3D camera for taking pictures and video. Follow the source link below to order your glasses free 3D HTC EVO today.

Sony Ericsson Introduces New Android Powered Smartphone With Walkman

Mon, 08/22/2011 - 12:31 -- Marshall Walker

Sony Ericsson announced their new "smartphone with walkman" on Monday. The new device named Live with Walkman runs Gingerbread 2.3 and is powered by a 1Ghz processor.

smartphne with walkman

It comes equipped with a 3.2 inch capacitive touchscreen, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a front-facing VGA camera. However, it only features 320MB of RAM (with up to 32GB of microSD storage). Visit our device guide for complete specs.

Maintenance Update Makes HTC EVO 3D Even Better

Thu, 08/18/2011 - 13:18 -- Marshall Walker

The HTC EVO 3D maintenance update has arrived a few days early. Improvements include: lockscreen freeze fix, Facebook birthday fix, GPS fix, the ability to transfer contacts over Bluetooth, and more freedom while removing bloatware.

HTC Evo 3d

Sprint already allows the removal of some pre-installed apps, so it will be interesting to see what new bloatware you will be able to trash after the upgrade.

Huawei Introduces New 3D Smartphone?

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 10:13 -- Marshall Walker

Don't cancel your LG Thrill pre-order or throw away your HTC EVO 3D phone just yet. Huawei, the manufacturer who brought us the S7 Slim tablet, is getting ready to launch the Huawei Vision in "select markets" this September.

Huawei Vision 3d interface

Huawei is boasting that their new mobile phone features a 3D UI, but its not the same glasses-free eye popping 3D technology offered by the LG Thrill or EVO 3D. The tweaked 2D display offers a slightly different version of SPB's Shell 3D software that creates a 3D-like carousel interface.

AT&T's 3D Smartphone Delayed Until Late August [LG Thrill 4G]

Sat, 07/30/2011 - 13:40 -- Marshall Walker

Radio Shack got Android fans excited over an August 7 release date for AT&T's LG Thrill 4G, but an internal memo posted by Android Central revealed that the release is going to be delayed.

HTC EVO 3D Release Date

The memo says that Radio Shack will continue accepting pre-orders until the 15th, and it lists an August 21 release date for the 3D smartphone. No reason for the holdup was given, but it's sad that AT&T users have had to wait so long for their first 3D device, especially since Sprint customers have been enjoying their 3D HTC EVOs for almost a month now.

AT&T's First 3D Smartphone Now Accepting Pre-Orders [LG Thrill 4G]

Sat, 07/23/2011 - 13:56 -- Marshall Walker

According to a flyer obtained by Engadget, Radio Shack has started accepting pre-orders for AT&T's LG Thrill 4G smartphone. The LG Thrill will be the first 3D enabled mobile phone offered by AT&T in the U.S..

Radio Shack LG Thrill 4G

Shack customers are being offered a chance to reserve the 3D device by purchasing a $50 gift card while visiting the store. The Radio Shack screen shot has the phone listed as $80 with a two-year contract and $600 without. Specs include two 5-megapixel rear-facing cameras for 3D video and picture capture, a 4.3-inch glasses free 3D LCD display and a 1 GHz dual-core channel processor. The advert also states that it comes preloaded with the 3D games: N.O.V.A., Let's Golf 2 and Asphalt 6.

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