The LG Optimus 3D marks a milestone as the world’s first 3D smartphone, in which images appear to pop out of the screen and extra depth is added in images on the phone.

The Android smartphone features a 3D lentiucular screen, which generates a 3D effect without the need for special 3D glasses.

The phone also comes with dual 5 megapixel cameras so you can record and view 3D images and video on the phone. You can also adjust the depth of the 3D, too. A YouTube application is also available in 3D.

Besides the 3D features, the phone also boasts a 2GHz dual-core processor.

“3D aside, the Optimus 3D will be one of the more powerful Android smartphones for the first half of 2011,” according to a recent article in CNET announcing the new phone. “Whether you buy this phone for the 3D or not seems almost irrelevant as it has the power and design to stand on its own regardless of whether you appreciate this adventure into new territory.”

The phone has a summer release date, which is expected to coincide with the release of Apple’s latest iPhone.

Source: “LG Announces World’s First 3D Smartphone,” Bit-Tech.net (Feb. 15, 2011) and “LG Optimus 3D,” CNET (Feb. 15, 2011)