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LG Optimus 3D MAX Hands-on Review

0. phoneArena 26 Feb 2012, 15:53 posted on

After the launch of the LG Optimus 3D last year (Thrill 4G for AT&T), it seems like the company is at it again this year, with a successor called Optimus 3D MAX. So, what's the new stuff, you may be wondering? Here's the breakdown...

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posted on 26 Feb 2012, 15:58 1

1. Birds (Posts: 927; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


Good but.....I still have a bad taste in my mouth from when I had the Thrill.

posted on 27 Feb 2012, 19:47

6. Mandroid (Posts: 209; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


Right? I have the thrill and love it, but after the run-around they kept giving about 2.3 I don't think I'll buy another LG. Now if my rep wants to GIVE me one that would be different...

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 16:11

2. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


3d isn't for me.

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 16:36 2

3. kanonk (Posts: 14; Member since: 21 Dec 2011)


last years specs

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 18:33

4. SGSII (Posts: 53; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)


Why didn't they use their newest Optimus UI and not the old one? The new one is much lighter and has better graphics. I would never buy a phone with the old UI, but the new one so far, looks great!

posted on 27 Feb 2012, 15:29

5. Bangthering_007 (Posts: 36; Member since: 21 Feb 2012)


Its bcoz this is runnin only GB-Android 2.3.

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 16:58

7. linuxluver (Posts: 3; Member since: 13 Jun 2012)


I bought this phone. It's a very worthy upgrade. To me, it feels like a Samsung galaxy S II in terms of performance, weight and size....but with all the 3D stuff I want.

The dual-core 1.2GHz processor and 1GB of RAM give some degree of future-proofing as this is a higher spec than most of the Android phones being sold today. Ok, it isn't the top of the mountain......but they don't have 3D. This one does.

The extra memory means I can happily use ADW Launcher or Launcher Pro instead of the default UI and I see no performance hit. (I always turn animations off on ANY phone).

The Android v2.3.7 on this phone has a default theme that looks a lot like ICS. To be honest, I can't see much benefit in the upgrade to ICS, but I'll take it when it comes....No hurry here.

I'm absolutely loving this phone. Yes, I owned the original LG Optimus 3D. Yes, I had the ghost call issue on the Android v2.3 update.....so flashed back to Android v2.2.

The way I see it, LG will have pride and they also are a company that grew quickly and you don't do that if you can't learn from past errors.

The LG 3D Max is proof LG learns form its mistakes. I'm glad I bought it, despite the issues with the previous model. Hopefully the ICS upgrade will sort those out. Whatever.....I love the new LG 3D Max.

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