Sharp Launching a Glasses-Free 3D Smartphone This Year

Posted Thu Aug 5, 2010 at 07:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

The company's looking for a share of the mobile phone market, and they just might get it.

A lot of people are still sour on the whole 3D thing, but as soon as you take the glasses out of the equation, feelings tend to get a bit more positive. That's what Sharp's counting on.

Sharp is pretty big in the HDTV market, but it's glasses-free 3D that's most interesting on the horizon. The company is, of course, the maker of the screens for Nintendo's upcoming 3DS – a handheld 3D game system with no need for glasses.

It seems that Sharp wants to be the first in the handheld glasses-free market though. The company is planning to launch a new cell phone by the end of this year that features the same 3D capabilities.

Source: Reuters

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