Rogers Wireless announces HTC EVO 3D and LG Optimus 3D coming soon

If 3D is your thing, you’ll be interested in a couple of smartphones coming soon to Rogers Wireless. The carrier today announced that it will be the exclusive Canadian carrier for the HTC EVO 3D and the LG Optimus 3D, billed as “Canada’s first 3D smartphones.”

HTC EVO 3D specifications:

  • Processor: 1.2Ghz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon
  • Operating system: Google Android 2.3 with HTC Sense
  • Connectivity: GSM/HSPA
  • Other connectivity: GPS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, DLNA
  • Display: 4.3-inch QHD (960 x 540) auto-stereoscopic 3D
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Storage: 4GB onboard, microSD cards up to 32GB
  • Rear-facing camera: Dual 5MP
  • Front-facing camera: 1.3MP
  • Connectors: HDMI-out
  • Battery: 1730mAh
  • Dimensions / Weight: 127 x 66 x 12.2 millimeters / 170 grams
  • Other: 3G/4G mobile hotspot capability for up to 8 Wi-Fi devices, Google Voice integration

LG Optimus 3D specifications:

  • Processor: Dual-core 1GHz TI OMAP4
  • Operating system: Google Android 2.2
  • Cellular connectivity: GSM/HSPA
  • Other connectivity: A-GPS, 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi,Bluetooth 3.0, DLNA
  • Display: Glasses-free 4.3-inch stereoscopic 3D
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 512MB RAM
  • Storage: 8GB onboard / microSD cards up to 32GB
  • Rear-facing camera: Dual 5MP with 720p 3D and 1080p 2D video capture
  • Connectors: HDMI-out
  • Battery: 1500mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 128.8 x 68 x 11.9 millimeters / 168 grams

Both devices will be available for pre-order through an upcoming microsite starting next week. Customers pre-ordering will also be entered into a contest to win a 55″ LG Cinema 3D HDTV (LG Optimus 3D) or a CA$2500 MasterCard gift card (HTC EVO 3D). Existing customers can also use the Rogers Reservation System to reserve either.

Specific availability and pricing details have not been disclosed yet.

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