Announcement Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 tomorrow?

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Apparently, Communicator Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2, the second model of the company that is running Windows Mobile, can be presented tomorrow, on 17 June. At the very least, Sony Ericsson has distributed invitations to the event to be held in Singapore. However, the details of what it will be shown, in the invitation no. When based on hearsay, it will soon be held announcement and release it XPERIA X2.

Recall, according to preliminary information, the second series Communicator XPERIA, and the first to be equipped with touch screen and sliding QWERTY-keyboard. Of his performance at the moment, aware of the 3.5-inch OLED-display, more productive than that of the predecessor processor, 512 MB RAM, 8,1-MP camera, GPS-receiver and 3.5-mm connector. According to unofficial information, Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 will be released before the end of the year.

Samsung JET for sale in a month

Yesterday was a loud announcement of a new mobile phone Samsung JET. New product is positioned as a phone, a "larger than a smartphone." Most of the glossy front panel is the 3.1-inch AMOLED-display beneath it are three buttons, one of which is executed in the form of a cube, corresponds to a core element of the interface device. On the back cover, the thickness of which is only 11.9 mm, ruby marked longitudinal stripes.

JET in English means «jet». The basis of his performance - 800 MHz processor, while the majority of smartphones on the market have processors with clock frequencies from 300 to 620MGts. Unlike smartphones, working mainly on the OS Windows Mobile or Symbian, the new Samsung JET is administered by its own proprietary platform. According to the manufacturer, coupled with a powerful processor that provides high performance and maximum productivity.

The main element of the new 3D-touch interface is made in a rotating cube to six major entertainment options: a photo album, music player, video player, FM-radio, games and internet browser. A conventional gestures and change of the phone (joggle, overturning, tracing the letters on the screen) are the commands to launch applications or functions of the activation device. Also noted a 5-MP camera with a multitude of functions. Browser Dolphin supports simultaneous work with several tabs, and Task Manager allows you to quickly switch between applications. Service Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync synchronizes data in the phone directly from the remote server through a simplified menu.

For Russian users of JET will be supplied with pre widgets portals Championat, Gistemeteo, Yandex-stoppers, RBC news, Afisha. You can «pull» on the screen of any widget that will display the information. It is possible to independently set the period through which the widget will be looking to the portal and update information through GPRS or WiFi-connection, and customize the widget, add them to the screen, or delete. In addition, JET is equipped with a module A-GPS. The device has 2 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by memory cards microSD, punctures supports HSDPA, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and USB.

The Russian market Samsung JET will be in July this year at an estimated retail price of 19 990 rubles.

Specifications Samsung JET:
  • Network: GSM / GPRS / EDGE Class 12 (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), HSDPA 3,6 Mbit / s (900, 2100 MHz)
  • Display: 3.1-inch AMOLED WVGA support 16M colors
  • Camera: 5 MP, Autofocus, dual LED-flash, Face Detection, Smile Shot, Panorama Shot, Blink Detection, Geo-tagging, Photo Editor
  • Video: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX, XviD, Video Editor
  • Audio: MP3, AAC, AAC +, eAAC +, WMA, AMR, MIDI, SP-MIDI, i-melody, WAV, MMF, XMF OMA DRM v2.1, WMDRM, DivX VOD
  • 3.5-mm connector
  • FM-radio with the possibility of recording
  • Additional features: a browser of its own design Dolfin, WAP 2.0, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Share Pix and widgets, A-GPS (3D-map), TOUCHWIZ 2.0, Motion UI, Media Gate 3D, and multi-manager problems
  • Interface: Bluetooth 2.1, microUSB (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed), Wi-Fi
  • Memory: 2 / 8 GB Card slot microSD (up to 16 GB)
  • Battery: 1100 mAh
  • Talk time: the networks 2G - 492 minutes, in the networks 3G - 300 minutes
  • Waiting time: the networks 2G - 422 hours, the networks 3G - 406 hours
  • Dimensions: 108,8 h53, 5h11, 9 mm

The official announcement of a digital "compact" OLYMPUS PEN E-P1 with interchangeable optics standard Micro 4 / 3

Olympus Company today officially presented its model of compact digital camera with interchangeable lenses Standard Micro Four Thirds - Olympus E-P1, which is the first model of this standard.

This model is the reincarnation of a digital camera, 1959 Olympus Pen, created by Yoshihisa Maitani, and to embody the idea to create a camera, wear and use will be as easy as to use a pencil.

Recall that a Micro Four Thirds standard was created by Olympus and Panasonic to enhance the benefits of standard Four Thirds digital camera with interchangeable lenses, significantly reducing their size and weight due to refusal of the block with a mirror, to reduce operating segment, as well as reducing the diameter bayonet and as a consequence - the reduction of lenses, while maintaining the possibility of using the adapters to use standard lenses Four Thirds.

Specifications Olympus E-P1:

  • Matrix: 4 / 3 "High Speed Live MOS sensor, resolution of 12.3 MP (13.1 MP - Full)
  • Body material: metal
  • Lens Mount: Standard Micro Four Thirds
  • Protection against dust: Ultrasonic wave filter
  • Recording images in formats RAW, JPEG, JPEG + RAW
  • Video Recording: AVI Motion JPEG (30 fps), HD (1280x720, max. 7 min.), SD (640x480, max. 14 min.)
  • Live View Mode
  • Type Autofocus: Contrast
  • Integrated electronic image stabilization
  • Display: 3-inch, HyperCrystal, resolution of 230 thousand points
  • Graphic processor TruePic V
  • Exposure compensation: + / - 3 EV steps in 1 / 3, 1 / 2 or 1EV to choose
  • Breketing exposure: 3 frames in step 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 or 1 EV to choose
  • Breketing ISO: 3 frames in step 0.3, 0.7 or 1 EV to choose
  • Exposure Modes: Auto, Program Auto, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual, Choice of scenes, Art Filter
  • The number of storylines programs: 19
  • Sensitivity ISO: Auto, ISO 100 - 6400 / (in increments of 1 / 3 or 1 EV)
  • The range of shutter speed: 1/4000-60 sec.
  • Serial shooting 3 frames / sec. Maximum 10 frames in the series to 12 for the RAW and JPEG mode LN
  • Built-in Stereo speaker, mono microphone
  • Interface: a slot for SD / SDHC memory cards, composite video (NTSC or PAL) and USB output (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed), HDMI (Mini HDMI type-C)
  • Dimensions: 120,5 x70x35 mm (without protruding sections)
  • Weight: 335 g (body only)

Sales of LG GM730 start in July

Company LG officially announced the imminent release of Communicator GM730 that is running Windows Mobile. For the first time it has been demonstrated in February of this year. One can notice that the commercial production of machine design has undergone a slight change: instead of the round button below the display is square. Otherwise, this is the same besklaviaturny single touch screen, that is running Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and the "cube" interface S-Class 3D. Diagonal screen is 3 inches, resolution - 240x400 pixels. Also at LG GM730 has a 5-MP camera, GPS-receiver module Wi-Fi and microSD-slot. The device operates in the cellular networks of second-and third-generation. Corps communicator rather thin: 11.9 mm.

Sales WM-communicator LG GM730 will begin in July. First, innovation will be in Singapore, Taiwan and other Asian countries, and later in other regions. The device will be offered in black, pink and lemon colors. On the value of LG GM730 has nothing reported. Interestingly, also in July, will be running your own Internet shop applications for Communicators LG - LG Application Store. At the time of opening, it will include the 1400 applications.

Sales phone LG ARENA with a three-dimensional touch interface S-class growing

Company LG Electronics announced that the sale of a multimedia phone LG ARENA was 300000 units in a month since the models on the European market. At LG ARENA received more than 1 million pre-orders. Even before the entry of new actively discussed in the media and potential buyers. Particular attention was focused on three-dimensional user interface for S-Class is powered by LG, which is much easier to navigate, providing easy access to multimedia functions.

Three-dimensional user interface for S-Class was first presented to the phone LG ARENA in February 2009, and is currently supported in kamerafone Viewty Smart (LG GC900), Communicator, LG GM730 and the phone are made with transparent keyboard LG GD900 Crystal. All these phones were designed with the needs of different audiences.

Navigator AVIC-series from Pioneer

Company Pioneer introduced a series of four embedded navigators. Became the flagship model AVIC-Z110BT with 7-inch touch screen with a resolution of 1024x768 pixels and 4 GB of internal memory. In addition, the navigator is staffed CD / DVD-drive module Bluetooth, USB-port and memory card slot for SD-format. The model has a system of recognizing voice commands, sound recording and management of street names connected Media iPod. Also, the device may be equipped with a tuner, MSN Direct, which will provide information on weather, road conditions and the like in real time.

The average price range the company Pioneer offers two models: AVIC-X710BT and AVIC-X910BT (with integrated MSN Direct tuner). Both browser are 5,8-inch touch screen with a resolution of pixels 800h480, CD / DVD-drive, USB-port and a slot for SD-cards. Bluetooth module allows you to use a voice interface to manage not only the navigator, but also a compatible mobile phone or the Media.

The most unassuming model series has become AVIC-U310BT. Although it also is equipped with a touch screen, its diagonal - just 4.3 inches and a resolution - 400h240 pixels. The device has 2 GB of internal memory and expansion slot SD-format. Like the senior model, Bar AVIC-U310BT module has a Bluetooth and voice command system to manage connected devices.

In the U.S., the device will go on sale in July. Price Navigator AVIC-U310BT is $ 599, while the flagship AVIC-Z110BT costs $ 1600. Models AVIC-X710BT and AVIC-X910BT will cost $ 900 and $ 1100 respectively.

Samsung expands a series of portable hard drives S1 Mini

At the end of the month the company Samsung will release two additional color options for the external hard drive series S1 Mini. To the existing color «Black piano», «Snow White», «Red wine» and «Classic chocolate» add two of the «Pop series»: «pink sweetness» and «The Blue Ocean». In addition to the new image of drives will get increased to 160 GB capacity, while maintaining the 1.8-inch format.

Also in the external storage series S1 Mini will apply the system: the creation of passwords SafetyKey, SecretZone with 128 - and 256-bit encryption and automatic backup, and they will be measuring capacity and function of «hibernation».
In sale «Pop Series» will be in late June, but the price of updated devices are not reported.

Tachfon for the Blind

Recently on our site has the information about the communicator, designed for the deaf and blind people from HumanWare. Several differently to address the problem of enhancing the communication possibilities of people deprived of view, came Chinese designer Tszenvey Z (Zhenwei You). He proposed the concept tachfona for the blind. The device has a touch screen, capable of reproducing Braille characters table. It can function like a normal phone, navigation system and reads the text of the device, and play voice commands, and to assist in the recognition of objects.

Currently it is only a draft, but most of the functions easily implemented, and thus, in the near future, such devices could become a reality.

Google has updated the service for Android-phones

Google has expanded the list of services embedded applications Android Maps. Among the additional features include a simplified service Google Latitude and Google Maps Transit.
Tools Google Latitude enables real-time monitor the location of friends and their status reports.

Tools Google Maps Transit is helping to pave the route to the city and calculate the necessary time. This service takes into account the current or given time and allows you to select the method of movement: on foot, by car or public transport. With respect to Russia the full this opportunity is realized only in Moscow and St. Petersburg. In Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod and Samara is only a function pads the shortest route, without specifying the time and manner of movement.

The official announcement smartphone BlackBerry Tour

Company Research In Motion (RIM) officially announced a new smartphone BlackBerry Tour (9630). This device is already well known by hearsay, it is a traditional monoblock BlackBerry with a horizontal display and the QWERTY-keyboard. The display, despite some predictions that did not touch. Smartphone dual, he works as a network CDMA, and GSM / UMTS. It should be noted that the characteristics of the device as a whole, confirm the preliminary data, already appear in the network as a result of leakage. As the deadlines for the issuance of new items the company is rather vague points this summer. BlackBerry Tour will be sold in the United States from operators Verizon Wireless and Sprint, as in Canada, probably from Bell and Telus. Sprint will offer the device for $ 199.99 with a discount and contract.

Specifications BlackBerry Tour:
  • Cellular: CDMA / EV-DO Rev. A 800/1900 MHz, GSM / GPRS / EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS / HSPA 2100 MHz
  • Display: 2.44 inches diagonal, permit 480h360 points support up to 65K colors
  • Memory: 256 MB built in, microSD-slot
  • 3.2-MP camera with autofocus support, image stabilization, and shooting video geotegirovaniya
  • Support for GPS
  • Interface Bluetooth 2.0 (A2DP)
  • Support video formats: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
  • Support audio formats: AAC, AAC +, eAAC +, WMA, WMA ProPlus
  • 3.5-mm jack for headphones
  • Battery capacity 1400 mAh
  • Talk time: 5 hours
  • Standby time: 14 days
  • Dimensions: 112x62x14, 2 mm
  • Weight: 130 grams