VKWorld Discovery 2 features 3D screen and a multi-function fingerprint scanner

VKWorld Discovery 2 features 3D screen and a multi-function fingerprint scanner
In 2011, the smartphone market had not one, but two smartphones with a 3D screen. The HTC Evo 3D was one such unit, and the LG Optimus 3D (known as the LG Thrill 4G at AT&T) was the other. Both gave users a screen that provided 3D images without having to wear special glasses. For example, this stereoscopic technique allowed users to watch special YouTube videos in 3D, sans glasses.

According to a report published on Friday, Chinese smartphone manufacturer VKWorld will soon introduce the Discovery S2. This handset offers a 3D screen without requiring glasses. The device is similar to the VKWorld Discovery S1, which also features a 5.5-inch 3D screen protected by Gorilla Glass. But VKWorld added a fingerprint scanner to the back of the Discovery S2. This scanner does more than verify your identity. You can navigate through your pictures by using a swipe gesture on the scanner. The scanner also doubles as a dedicated button for taking photographs, and controls the music player.

We don't have a complete list of specs, but we do know that the Discovery S2 will feature a metal build, and will be slightly thinner than the Apple iPhone 6s Plus. The latter is 7.3mm thick compared to the 7.2mm measurement of the Discovery S2. The phone is expected to retail for the equivalent of $299 once launched.

Some users of the stereoscopic phones complained of headaches and vision problems. Hopefully, the years that have passed since then have improved the technique to prevent this from happening.


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7 Comments

1. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Good stuff

2. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2350; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

No 3D camera?

3. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I had O3D, awesome phone, much better than EVO but both were killed by lack of 3D media, this one will go down the same way, really no one cares about 3D, only movie companies try to force it on people but it seems that it isnt working either.

6. StereoScope3D

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

What was the interaxial of the stereo baseline on the O3D? The HTC-EVO3D is 33mm.

4. dvassafor

Posts: 31; Member since: Nov 13, 2014

Stereoscopic is all I care about. I wont even go to the films unless its in 3D. Hopefully this will have a dual camera up front.

5. Adsr14

Posts: 118; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

If its FHD with atleast 2800 mah battery and either a MTK6752 MTK6753 or a Snapdragon 615 I'd definitely look more into it. I'm only saying those processors because I expect It to be midrange. But if course if it had like the MTK6795 or better for the price then dam sign me up already.

7. StereoScope3D

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

It does not appear to have a stereoscopic pair of cameras, therefore it is not a true 3D phone. The processor would therefore be immaterial, since any photographs would be flat and distorted like on most other phones.

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