Nov 17 AT 12:30 PM Taylor Wimberly 10 Comments

Sharp’s 3D Android phones are coming to America in 2011

We didn’t expect glasses-free 3D phones to arrive in the United States till next summer, but we could seen them sooner thanks to Japanese manufacturer Sharp. No specific models were mentioned but Sharp has a pair of 3D phones going on sale this year in Japan and they announced they will expand to the United States, China, and India in 2011.

In addition to the 3D display, Sharp’s new phones can also capture pictures in 3D. We have also learned that Capcom, Konami, and Namco are working on 3D games for these new devices.

One of Sharp’s 3D models, the 003SH, was recently spotted on the FCC’s site, but there is no telling which carrier might launch the device. Which U.S. carrier would you like to see launch a 3D phone?

Via: Engadget

Source: Mainichi Daily News

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  • http://Website jose

    Yes…I want this phone as long it has dualcore CPU and hopefully comes to Verizon

  • http://Website Steve

    Is there any new news on battery life?

    Phones keep getting more and more features without any improvements to battery life.

    A 3d phone with a dual core processor will have extremely bad battery life.

    • http://Website Steve

      Taylor, Please let us know if you have any news about improvements to battery life.

      Last week you said that you would have news about battery life. When will you share that news with us???

  • http://Website Miller

    I surch a phone with dual core CPU to play android apps as dimulco.

  • http://Website Bod1ggity

    3d seems like such a gimmick that people are buying into these days. They make movie’s 3d to charge you $10 more a ticket, 3d TV’s to up the price and when all is said and done, its still just a gimmick, especially on a phone screen… at least movies and tv are on screens big enough to enjoy all the “3d goodness” on, but a phone. Come on, things are getting out of hand here. Ill pass on this for a nice dual-core, high def screen like that new LG coming (perhaps once more is learned about it).

    • SGB101

      cant agree more. why would u need 3d.

      il get excited when it like a R2D2 hologram msg

  • http://Website Drew

    Tmo please?

  • http://Website Eric

    I can see it now… a new bad ass commercial from Verizon for the new Droid 3D talking about how every other 3D device requires glasses and the commercial will probably end with “No one does 3D like DROID”.

  • http://Website Daniel

    Yeah, that seems like some really smart keyboard design.

    A friend of mine has a Milestone, and it’s terrible to press ‘A’ there. Placing the d-pad on the left should help with that. Hopefully the right side still remains comfortable, as I really like the shape of the backspace and enter keys, there seems to be a much lower chance of pressing the wrong key than on your typical keyboard (physical or virtual).

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