Images of the LG Optimus 3D 2 have been published online ahead of the handset’s Mobile World Congress debut. The new Optimus 3D will be thinner and lighter than its predecessor, featuring a tapered case that shrinks from 11.9 millimeters down to 9.8 millimeters and a weight that has been reduced by more than 20 grams according to Electronics Times News. Previous rumors have the device equipped with a 1.2GHz dual-core Texas Instruments processor, a 5-megapixel camera capable of snapping 3D photos, 8GB of storage, Bluetooth 3.0, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), NFC and support for 21Mbps HSPA+ networks. The Optimus 3D 2 is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2012 on Korea’s SK Telecom network.
Images and specs of a new LG phone codenamed the “CX2″ were recently leaked. The phone is thought to possibly be the successor to the Optimus 3D and may be unveiled during the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona next month. Pocketnow, which leaked the image and specs, says the CX2 sports a dual-core Texas Instruments processor clocked at 1.2GHz, a NOVA display capable of displaying 3D content, a 5-megapixel camera capable of snapping 3D photos, 8GB of storage, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC and support for 21Mbps HSPA+ networks. The phone could launch as soon as this spring, but unfortunately the phone is said to run on Google’s older Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system rather than Ice Cream Sandwich. A second image of the CX2 follows after the break. More →