LG launches the Optimus Max.
With LG's exclusive brightened display, the 4.3-inch smartphone is capable of creating predefined tags which are personalized to certain modes like the car-mode, office-mode, or sleep-mode. These tags will automatically adjust various phone settings including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and sound volume, according to location.
Using the enhanced 3D Converter feature, users can convert Google Earth, Google Maps, and other road views into 3D. On top of that, 3D photos and videos captured by the Optimus Max can also be viewed in a single-screen mode in 2D. Measuring 9.6mm thin and weighing 148g, the Optimus Max includes 3D-style cubicle icons which users can customize with their own photos through the Icon Customizer.
|Processor||1.2GHz dual-core OMAP4430 processor|
|OS||Android 2.3 Gingerbread (upgradeable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich after launch)|
|Display||4.3-inch 3D WVGA Display with Gorilla Glass|
|Memory||8GB Internal Storage, 1GB Internal Memory|
|Camera||5 megapixels, dual-lens|
|Dimensions / Weight||9.6mm thin, 148g|
|Other Features||HSPA+ 21Mbps, HDMI connection 2D/3D TV/monitor up to 1080p via MHL, DNLA for wireless connection with TV/PC (3D video also supported)|
The Optimus Max will get an upgrade to the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich after the launch. Priced at S$698, it is available at all StarHub and M1 stores.
Read on for the full press release.
SINGAPORE – Following in the footsteps of last year’s glasses-free 3D smartphone, LG Electronics Singapore introduces the Optimus Max. With powerful 3D technology and sleeker design, the Optimus Max provides a complete 3D entertainment platform and marks a big leap forward in the ever-expanding 3D ecosystem.
LG Optimus Max is equipped with diverse innovations and offers users with advancements including:
■ True Performance Muscle with Latest Mobile Technologies
LG Optimus Max is a powerful smartphone in both 2D and 3D mode and a pleasure to view with LG’s exclusive brightened display. Its 3G network speed has been also improved to HSPA+ 21Mbps. One of its benefits is its automatic setting changes, which create predefined tags that are customized to certain modes such as car-mode, office-mode or sleep-mode. Depending on location, the predefined tags will automatically adjust various phone settings including Wi-Fi, bluetooth, GPS and sound volume. Beyond its already innovative features, the public will see some of the future benefits that will be made available through a Maintenance Release or an application available on the LG SmartWorld (www.LGsmartworld.com). Additional features include:
- HD Converter to offer HD quality on a TV connected through MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link), when transforming Open GL-based 2D games and applications to 3D and viewing Google Earth;
- Range Finder which calculates the distance between the camera and the subject as well as the dimensions of an object through triangulation;
- Out-focusing Shot which enhances camera quality beyond that of other smartphones through image processing using depth information.
- Icon Customizer which allows the creation of personalized icons. Images can be selected from the gallery and can be used as icons or shortcuts for a personalized look.
■ True 3D Entertainment Features with Improved 2D-3D Compatibility
Users can convert Google Earth, Google Maps and other road views into 3D using the enhanced 3D Converter. Furthermore, 3D photos and videos captured by the Optimus Max can also be viewed in a single-screen mode in 2D, using the 3D Hot Key mounted on the side of the phone to easily toggle between 2D and 3D. LG also plans to continue expanding video contents, applications and games optimized for the 3D Converter available from the 3D Zone at LG SmartWorld.
■ True Excellence in Design with Slimmer and Lighter Body
The LG Optimus Max’s premium design comes from LG’s commitment to fine details. LG focused on trimming the details of the design of the Optimus Max by keeping only the essentials and eliminating everything else. Measuring only 9.6 mm thin and weighing 148 grams, the lean body with metallic and rounded edges incorporates the best 3D features in addition to desirable 2D features. The Optimus Max includes unique 3D-style cubicle icons which users can customize with their own photos through the Icon Customizer.
The Optimus Max will receive an upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich from Android 2.3 Gingerbread after the launch. The phone is available at all StarHub and M1stores at a recommended retail price of S$698.
o Chipset: 1.2GHz Dual-Core processor (OMAP4430)
o Display: 4.3-inch 3D WVGA Display with Gorilla Glass
o Memory: 8GB Internal Storage, 1GB Internal Memory
o Camera: 5MP Dual-lens
o OS: Android 2.3 Gingerbread
o Battery: 1,520 mAh
o Others: HSPA+ 21Mbps, HDMI connection 2D/3D TV/monitor up to 1080p via MHL, DNLA for wireless connection with TV/PC (3D video also supported)