Samsung says 3D makes phones too bulky, but ready to roll one if people like it

Samsung says 3D makes phones too bulky, but ready to roll one if people like it
The product management chief of Samsung Mobile in the UK, Jim Powell, said at the MWC 2011 Expo that the company is not planning a 3D-capable cell phone just yet:

We are world leaders in 3D, but we haven’t seen a need for 3D on mobiles as yet for UK customers... There’s a trade off with when it comes to thickness and pocketablity when it comes adding 3D into a mobile phone as well...We just don’t see [3D] is needed yet – good luck to the innovators though, it will be interesting to see if it works, and if it does you’ll see a response from Samsung quickly.”, he adds

It looks like Sammy is taking the wait-and-see approach regarding the LG Optimus 3D, to gauge people's interest in the technology, and wait for the content market to mature enough before it jumps in.

We've no doubt Samsung is capable of quickly putting together a parallax barrier screen overlay, which is supposed to add the bearable $10-$15 to the cost to manufacture a touchscreen phone, and slap a couple of camera lenses on the back, should people fall in love with 3D.

source: TechRadar

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3 Comments

1. Denio

Posts: 23; Member since: Feb 15, 2011

Maybe from the educational point of view it is good but anyway it is not healthy (say whatever you want). Even Sammy 3D TVs are not healthy especially after a long time. I like technology but this 3D craziness just doesn't make sense for me.

2. Blah45 unregistered

i agree with denio. if samsung makes a 3D phone, i think they should have a phone option to turn the 3D feature off, like the nintendo 3ds

3. Alex unregistered

You all need to go ahead and do it, I now own the galaxy s, and I'm now waiting on us cellular to get that lg opt in so I may up grade, and I feel for you all that wait, because you are going to miss my so their will me more like me

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