updated 12:25 pm EST, Sun January 23, 2011
LG G-Slate's 3D backed by music video
Rumors that the LG G-Slate would go 3D may have been confirmed by a Korean music video (bellow). Seungri's clip for "What Can I Do" not only shows the device in person for the first time outside of a press event but, in brief shots of the back, appears to show the dual cameras that would be needed for shooting 3D video. The earlier tips had suggested a glasses-free 3D display that now has some added support.
A recent FCC filing showing two holes on the back in the right locations also supports the 3D prospects.
Other details on show are the front camera, HDMI and micro USB ports, as well as what looks to be an optional stand. The G-Slate should be based on NVIDIA's Tegra 2 and have enough power to drive both Android 3.0 on the 8.9-inch, 1280x720 screen as well as 1080p video when using the HDMI output. It may have long battery life with a 6,300mAh pack as even the BlackBerry PlayBook runs on a 5,300mAh battery.
The Android tablet could ship to T-Mobile in the US before the end of March and could cost $400, although probably only after a carrier subsidy.