Canadian mobile phone carrier Rogers is gearing up for the release of a new software update for the LG Optimus 3D smartphone on its airwaves, bringing the OS flavor on this device up to Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread.
The wireless operator is expected to start rolling out the software update on February 1st. LG has already put up all of the necessary details on this update on its support website.
Moreover, MobileSyrup reports that all users who will purchase a new LG Optimus 3D from the wireless carrier will receive it with the new Android OS 2.3.5 loaded right from the start.
The new software update brings along a nice range of enhancements, some of which are meant to improve the 3D capabilities of the handset.
However, LG and Rogers also included a series of other improvements with the new software update, enhancing the data connectivity capabilities of the phone
The full changelog for the new update includes the following:Enhanced HSPA+ Network Speed
Faster data speeds from 14 Mbs to 21 Mbs
Enriched 3D Experience
Improved video playback in 2D and 3D
3D Video Editor with the abilitu to create new projects (Video timeline, Adding video clips, images and sound and Cropping and trimming length)
2D to 3D conversion for videos and images
3D to 2D conversion supports both images and videos
Easy to convert Open-GL games from 2D to 3D—Most apps are built on the Open-GL platform which is an open, standardized language for writing apps.
Improved video recording quality to 12 Mbs HD
Improved battery life with low-power modes during music playback
Video stabilization support for both 2D and 3D
Upgraded sound quality with Dolby Mobile Effect when a user has the ear jack/BT Headset (Stereo)
Improved camera loading and switching time from 2.5 seconds to 1 second
Improved 3D depth with 720p camera
Following this update, LG is expected to push out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system version to the Optimus 3D devices in the next few months. Most probably, the update will arrive sometime in the third quarter of the current year.