LG G3 to be first smartphone equipped with laser autofocusing system

By Shawn Knight
May 24, 2014
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  1. A myriad of leaks and official discussions from LG over the past several weeks had seemingly given us everything we needed to know about the company's upcoming G3 smartphone. But now we've learned of a new feature that'll be a...

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  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,223   +953

    Just another marketing gimmick IMO, but it will work... every consumer loves lasers... pew pew!
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 7,286   +1,865


    As a potential consumer, what conclusion was I supposed to draw from watching that LG commercial/presentation? There was absolutely nothing about functionality, or relevancy to the article.
  4. p51d007

    p51d007 TS Booster Posts: 426   +78

    Lasers? Those would be a battery drain, would they not? Plus, considering the stupidity of humans, I doubt it would pass whatever government regulation for lasers. More likely an infrared or visible red LED?
    Even if it was an INVISIBLE laser, *****s would turn it on and look at it.
  5. misor

    misor TS Maniac Posts: 1,049   +161

    Upon quick glance of this news, I immediately jumped into concluding that the new LG G3 is equipped with laser weaponry system.
    fortunately, my lack of typing skills prevented me from posting out of this world comment.
  6. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 2,088   +879

    LG Board: We need a new gimmick to help sell the G3. Any ideas?

    Dr. Evil: Sell them with frickin' laser beams attached to their cameras!

    LG Board: That's... not a bad idea, actually.
    MilwaukeeMike and Burty117 like this.

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