- 04-12-2011, 08:10 PM #2
- 04-12-2011, 08:16 PM #3
- 04-12-2011, 08:25 PM #4
- 04-12-2011, 08:31 PM #5
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its only to toggle 3d for the camera(s)....
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- 04-12-2011, 08:43 PM #6
Indeed the 3D switch ONLY toggles whether or not the camera app will take 3D pictures/video. It will not change the whole screen from 2D to 3D, though that would be interesting, the UI itself is not in 3D, just pictures and videos in the gallery
I'm hoping they add some 3D to at least the weather app or maybe lockscreens though!
- 04-13-2011, 09:50 AM #8
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Just like how the HDMI out on the EVO 4G was only for pictures and video but now has been "fixed" to support full time HDMI out, I could see some devs playing with that 2D/3D switch as well. It would be cool if regular apps or UI elements used 3D, but only if we could turn the effect on and off easily, and that switch seems like the perfect solution. I have high hopes for what will come of this device once the dev community gets their hands on it.
- 04-13-2011, 10:03 AM #9
- 04-13-2011, 10:22 AM #10
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The UI display is 2D only. I think some of the confusion is that the version of Sense on the Evo 3D has been described as "3D' -- it is in the sense that it maps the homescreens onto a cube you can spin around and uses other 3D graphics effects, but the display itself is 2D.
While the 3D camera only works in landscape mode because of the camera orientation, the screen displays 3D in landscape only as well. The lenticular lens or parallax barrier can only be set up in one orientation, so while they could have 3D displayed on the homescreens, you couldn't use it in portrait mode. Someone will probably put a lot of effort into making a 3D lockscreen/homescreen, but I don't think it will be worth HTC's time.
- 04-14-2011, 02:58 PM #11
I just hope with the Evo 3D's parallax barrier, that it doesn't have the same effect moving side to side as the 3DS does with the 3D effect enabled.
If it does that shifting display thing that the 3DS does (it's kind of difficult to explain), and you can't toggle the 3D display, that is a major deal breaker for me.
- 04-14-2011, 05:10 PM #12
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I haven't read anything about the screen being in 3D just video and pictures. Where did anyone see or read that the UI or the whole experience of this phone is in 3D? I'm interested in this when it comes out out not sure how i feel about it always being in 3D format all the time... If anyone can shead some light on this ... Thanks
- 04-14-2011, 05:47 PM #13
Not only that, but there are several videos floating around where the HTC employee was asked if any other aspects of the UI would be in 3D and they stated no, currently no part of the sense UI is 3D.
Also, in another thread talking about the parallax 3D barrier technology, someone reminded us that due to the way the tech works, you can only view 3D in landscape mode. Since most people use the phone in portrait for regular use, you're not going to see a large 3D overhaul of the UI.
- 04-16-2011, 05:02 PM #14
- 04-17-2011, 09:34 AM #15Sanyo basic Flip phone- Moto Krazer- Moto Razer2- Palm Pre - Evo 3D
- 04-17-2011, 10:43 AM #16