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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1. Birds (Posts: 958; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)
Good but.....I still have a bad taste in my mouth from when I had the Thrill.
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...
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!
5. Bangthering_007 (Posts: 36; Member since: 21 Feb 2012)
Its bcoz this is runnin only GB-Android 2.3.
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.