Toshiba announces dual 5MP camera module capable of stereo 3D-like images

It was a couple of years ago when companies such as HTC and LG attempted to released 3D smartphones.  Safe to say that while both phones were somewhat novel in nature, they did not exactly catch on and become big hits, but it seems that Toshiba thinks that there is still a place for 3D and have recently announced a dual 5MP camera module that allows smartphone owners to produce something similar to a stereo-3D shot.

Toshiba has announced a dual 5MP camera unit, along with a companion chip, for application in smartphones and tablets this last Friday, and it’s quite intriguing. According to the press release, sampling availability starts on January 31st 2014, though it’s the bundle of new features that really caught our attention, and for a good reason.

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