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LG Tablets Gets 3D Video Capture

2/02/2011 02:47:33 PM Eastern

 

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San Diego - LG Mobile Phones released new details about its G-Slate for T-Mobile's 4G network, saying the device will capture 3D video in 720p for viewing with 3D glasses on the device's 8.9-inch 720p display.

The tablet's rear-facing stereoscopic videocamera will also capture non-3D 1080p, and stored 1080p content can be displayed on a TV connected to the tablet's HDMI output.

The device, which will be the first tablet for both T-Mobile and LG, features the tablet-optimized Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) operating system. It operates in 3G/4G mode in the carrier's 1.7/2.1GHz network and in foreign 900MHz and 2.1GHz markets at HSPA+ download speeds up to a theoretical 21Mbps, T-Mobile said.

The G-Slate is expected to be available in the spring.

Other features include 720p display, NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core CPU to delivers 2GHz of processing power, 32GB of embedded memory, and front-facing videocamera to allow for videochats over T-Mobile's 3G/4G networks and Wi-Fi via Google Talk.

 Other features include full Adobe Flash Player, built-in gyroscope and accelerometer for gaming applications, adaptive lighting, and 5-megapixel camera with LED flash.

 T-Mobile will also offer live TV streaming and downloading of music and video through its network.

In releasing product details, the carrier also updated the progress of its 4G HSPA+ network rollout, which is now in more than 100 major metropolitan areas reaching more than 200 million people nationwide. In updating plans to double HSPA+ speeds to theoretical peaks up to 42Mbps from a current 21Mbps, the carrier said the faster technology would be available in 25 major metro areas by midyear reaching 140 million people.



In releasing product details, the carrier also updated the progress of its 4G HSPA+ network rollout, which is now in more than 100 major metropolitan areas reaching more than 200 million people nationwide. In updating plans to double HSPA+ speeds to theoretical peaks up to 42Mbps from a current 21Mbps, the carrier said the faster technology would be available in 25 major metro areas by midyear reaching 140 million people.

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