Hama Photo Album with 4 GB of memory

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Company Hama (Germany) introduced a stylish 7-inch Digital Photo Album Digital Photo Album. Attractive photo placed in a leather sheath, made in the form of conventional books. Resolution LCD-screen is 800h480 dpi.

On the external side of the gadget Three large buttons to help navigate to photos.

In addition to 4 GB of internal memory, the gadget is also equipped with a card slot for SD / SDHC and MMC. Also, pictures of portable photo album can be discarded directly fleshek through the port of USB OTG.

German quality and ease of use of the device seen in such inconspicuous, but important details, for example, multilingual interface and mode of energy conservation.

Display photos loved ones may be in different modes, with the possibility to adjust the interval of changing images. Opening hours from one battery is 2.5 hours, the device uses a Lithium-polymer battery.

The size of photo is 196 x 113 x 18 mm and weight - about 410 in very nice handheld device will look not only in the folded book form, but also as a desktop photo at work or at home.

Price and time of launch sales of Digital Photo Album will be announced later. And because the characteristics of the model to ensure only a demonstration of photographs, without additional possibilities - you can count on low cost devices. There is no doubt that the friends and staff will appreciate the simple but attractive and convenient from all directions devays.

Samsung T659 Scarlet: slider with 3G support for T-Mobile

On the Internet there were spy pictures of the mobile phone Samsung T659 Scarlet. This is a device in the form factor of conventional slider with sliding numeric keypad. Apparently, it is quite simple and inexpensive. Samsung T659 will be sold in the U.S. operator T-Mobile.

Most likely, he will be released simultaneously with the model of Gravity 2. Source promises to soon provide more detailed information about the Samsung T659 Scarlet, as long as he reported only some of its capabilities.

Major features of Samsung T659 Scarlet:
  • Cellular: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz and WCDMA 1700/2100 MHz
  • 2-MP camera
  • MP3-Player
  • Interface Bluetooth + EDR
  • Slot for microSD cards


the Japanese company Ricoh has announced its new model of compact digital camera line of premium GR, intended, the words of the producer, both for professionals and advanced users. Compact digital camera GR Digital III is equipped with a new svetosilnym (F1.9) lens and has a «mirror» picture quality and classic design.

New line of Ricoh GR continues to "tradition" of its two predecessors, exposing themselves and embedding improvements in new developments - high 1/1.7 "CCD (CCD) matrix with a resolution of 10 MP, a high-speed image processor GR Engine III and svetosilny GR F1.9 lens with a fixed focal length of 28 mm (35 mm equivalent). As the company states, the characteristics of the diaphragm to achieve the same level of permission, as the lens is F2.4 GR, ie, make images with shutter speeds greater than in previous models of the series, or to withdraw at the same shutter speed, but with a lower rate of sensitivity ISO. The new drive system provides a high quality lens macro (1 cm).

Among other achievements, RICOH drew their attention to a new processor GR Engine III, which minimizes the digital noise in the frame, preserving the original permit, all shades and color saturation. In conjunction with the new lens CPU significantly improves the quality of shooting in low lighting, and improvements in the algorithm (the function Pre-AF) reduced the time focusing because of possibility of the focus on moving objects.

Advanced settings image GR Digital III allows the photographer to control the brightness and color saturation. Multi-function avtobalansa white is designed to ensure optimum color reproduction when shooting objects, combining warm and cool shades.
Dimensions GR Digital III represent 107x58x25 mm with weight 188 gr. This camera is equipped with large high trehdyuymovym LCD display with a VGA-resolution (920 thousand pixels.) Resistant to scratching and contamination by providing a wide viewing angle and excellent visibility under street lighting. Comparison of the component signal from the individual values of red, green and blue (RGS) provides, as claimed in Ricoh, the 100 per cent color. For the convenience of users, capable of output to the screen 81 while the image histogram and detailed information about the photo.

The official announcement of BlackBerry Curve 8520

The company officially announced the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone. Preliminary data on it has been appearing in the global network model has been previously known under the code-named Gemini. Next month she will appear in the U.S. operator T-Mobile (Home Sales - August 5) and in the UK with Vodafone. Smartphone is quite simple, it works only in networks of 2G, is equipped with QVGA-display and 2-MP camera. While, for example, support for Wi-Fi. As expected, instead of the usual new trekbolla received optical trackpad. Smartphone also supports web-shop application BlackBerry App World. In Britain, BlackBerry Curve 8520 will cost 25 pounds ($ 41) with a contract, or 150 pounds ($ 247) on prepaid basis.

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Specifications:
  • Cellular: GSM / GPRS / EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Processor with clock frequency of 512 MHz
  • Display: 2.64-inch with a resolution of 320x240 pixels and supporting 65K colors
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Wireless: Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g
  • Integrated Memory: 256 MB
  • microSD-slot
  • 3.5-mm connector
  • Battery: 1150 mAh
  • Talk time: 4.5 hours
  • Standby time: 17 days
  • Dimensions: 109h60h13, 9 mm
  • Weight: 106 grams

The new Motorola RAZR seen in Korea

Sacral "cot" Motorola RAZR V3 appeared on the market for almost five years ago and became one of the best-selling vehicles in the market in the history of mobile communications. During the first two years, the American company was able to sell 50 million vehicles, even in two years' sales volume exceeded 100 million. Follow the reincarnation of the phone were not so successful.

Korean fans RAZR can be satisfied - in South Korea start selling Motorola RAZR V3 LuK Hot Pink edition. The operator SKT offers this device for $ 400 - for the money the next owner will receive the support of HSDPA, Bluetooth and the ability to carry video, the other characteristics remained unchanged. Uncertain proposal is likely to be interested only mobile vintage fans.

Android-smartphone Philips V808 photo

PConline Chinese website has published photographs and specifications of the Philips first smartphone based on the operating system Android. Model Philips V808 is a besklaviaturny single, rather plain in appearance. According to PConline, it is equipped with 3.2-inch touch screen with a resolution HVGA, 3,2-MP camera and a GPS-receiver. The size of the device comprise 115h61x14 mm.

Photos smartphone off, so on its interface does not say. Although, the source said, is that access to the Internet in one click and a Google search bar on your desktop. Also, it is not clear whether the Philips V808 to a "long" line of Xenium. On the timing of production and cost model is also still lacking.

Panasonic DMC-FZ35 (DMC-FZ38)

Company Panasonic introduced its new model 12 MP digital compact camera class Superzoom "- DMC-FZ35 (in Europe will be sold as the DMC-FZ38), equipped with 27-mm wide-zoom lens LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT 18-ty fold increase in optical and updated their original optical image stabilization system - POWER OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer).

This unit, with the word company has very high-speed autofocus system, to remove the HD video in AVCHD Lite format, connect to your TV using the mini HDMI cable, and used for storage of images as the SD / SDHC memory card or internal memory. As noted above, FZ35 is an updated system for optical image stabilization POWER OIS, which, as the producer, has twice the performance compared to current - MEGA OIS option, also notes the existence of an advanced system of recognition of those intelligent automatic mode selection scene iA and the use of full manual control.

Detailed technical specifications:

  • Dimensions: 117,6 x75, 8x88, 9 mm
  • Weight: 367 gr. (414 gr. With the battery and memory card)
  • Sensor: 1/2.33 ", 12.7 MP resolution (general) / 12.1 MP (effective), a primary color filter
  • Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT, 11 elements in 8 groups including 3 aspheric lenses and 2 aspheric surfaces
  • Aperture: multilepestkovaya iris, F2.8 - 4.4 / F2.8 - 8 (Shirok.) / F4.4 - 8 (TV)
  • Focal length: f = 4.8 - 86.4 mm (27 - 486 mm in 35 mm equivalent)
  • Optical image stabilizer: POWER OIS (Auto / Rezhim1 / Rezhim2)
  • Field of focus: 30 cm (Shirok.) - Infinity (Norm.), 1 cm (Shirok.) / 200 cm (max) / 100 cm (11x - 18x) - Infinity (iA, Macro)
  • The lamp lights Autofocus
  • Focus: Normal. / Macro, Zoom Macro, Quick AF (On / Off. In iA - all incl.), Continuous AF (On / Off.) Switching between AF and RF, Manual Focus (joystick), Single AF, Choice of area AF, AF tracking
  • AF mode: Face, AF tracking, multiple (11 zones), 1 Area HS, 1 zone, a point
  • The shutter speed: 60 - 1 / 2000 sec., In the Creative Movie: 1 / 30 - 1 / 20000 sec. (1 / 8 - 1 / 20, 000 sec. With Russia in the manual mode)
  • Interval Shutter: 0.9 sec.
  • Serial mode: Full - 2.3 kadr. / sec., Max. 5 kadr. / sec. (Standard Mode)
  • An infinite series filming: 5 kadr. / sec. (Standard Mode)
  • Video: [4:3] 320 x 240 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG) / 640 x 480 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG); [16:9] 848 x 480 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG); [HD ] 1280x720, 60P/50P (AVCHD Lite, SH: 17Mbps / H: 13Mbps / L: 9Mbps) / 30fps (Motion JPEG)
  • Correction of exposure: 1 / 3 EV, + / - 2 EV
  • Compensation for the back cover: only intellectually Auto mode
  • Auto breketing: + / - 1 / 3 EV ~ 1 EV, 3 frames
  • Sensitivity ISO: Auto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600, High Sensitivity (ISO 1600-6400)
  • Definition of the situation, displaying the histogram in real time, to zoom in the video
  • White Balance: Auto / Day / Cloudy / Shade / Flash / Halogen / Color Temperature / 2 preset settings / Hand
  • Support for 22 languages, including Russian
  • Display: 2.7-inch, 230 thousand pixels resolution
  • Viewfinder: 0.2-inch color (eq bit. 201.6 thousand pixels.) Review about 100%
  • Built-in flash: Auto, Auto / Red-Eye Correction, force. incl., Slow Sync. / Red-eye correction, force. Off., 0.3 - 8.5 m (Shirok. / ISO Auto), 1 - 5.4 m (Tele / ISO Auto)
  • Memory: 40 MB built, support SD / SDHC memory cards
  • Built-in microphone (Dolby Digital Stereo Creator) and speaker
  • Interface: mini HDMI, Audio-Video output (NTSC / PAL or NTSC) USB2.0 High speed, connector for external power supply
  • Power: Li-Ion battery, the capacity of 710/695 mA / h

Recommended price for Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZS5 in the United States will be $ 399.99. The term appears on the market - September this year.

Android - an operating system for the new mintpad

According to the resource Pocketables, internet tablet mintpad 2.0, which is now being prepared for release, will be based on the software platform Android. It is not clear how reliable these data, they have not officially confirmed. Company representative Mintpass, which is now working on a new mintpad, not reported on the operating system, nothing concrete, he only said that the characteristics mintpad 2.0 will be better than that of the first internet tablet series.

According to rumors, the second mintpad can get support GPS and WiBro (the Korean title of mobile services WiMAX), as well as touch-sensitive display with a diagonal of up to 7 inches. By the way, the sale of a miniature 2.86-inch web tablet mintpad began in the United States recently.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 - 12.1-MP camera

Traditional summer update range of Panasonic cameras affected and popular series of compact cameras FX. The manufacturer announced a new 12.1-MP camera Lumix DMC-FX60 with 25-mm sverhshirokougolnym LEICA DC lens and 5x optical zoom (the range of focal lengths - from 25 to 125 mm in 35-mm equivalent).

Intelligent Auto mode (iA) - a familiar feature of cameras Lumix - Panasonic has equipped additionally experts new POWER OIS, an optical image stabilizer, which doubled the power of image stabilization, as compared with the MEGA OIS with the effect of «shaking hands», emerging at the time of pressing the shutter button or in photography in poor lighting conditions, designed to handle the new POWER OIS Model FX60 is equipped with the regime iA, offering enhanced feature recognition of individuals (Face Recognition), which now identifies three objects simultaneously in a picture.

In addition, the FX60 is a feature of high speed auto focus (AF), the velocity of the produced so far by the industry. Along with high-speed run, equal to just 1.1 seconds, photosystem fitted with a large 2.7 "LCD display. When fully charged the battery enough for about 360 shots through energy-efficient technology and processing Venus Engine V.

Dimensions of the camera low - 97,2 x 54,1 x 19,4 mm and its weight is 126 grams. Life and videovozmozhnosti news - 1280x720, 30 frames / sec. Camera FX60 will be available in a thin stylish silver casing, black, pink, purple, gold and blue.

Acer Aspire Timeline 1810T officially entered the market

Ultra notebook Acer Aspire Timeline 1810T with 11.6 inch diagonal screen to change the accepted failure, 10-inch netbuki series Aspire One. The device is the most compact notebooks from the company Acer: its weight is only 1.35 kg and the dimensions - 285 x 204 x 22.1 mm. It has high-quality monitor with a 16:9 ratio and is able to play HD-quality video. In addition, since it is built on energy-efficient platform ULV, a 6-unit battery can provide the work for 8 hours. According to the manufacturer, Acer Aspire Timeline 1810T 40% cost of conventional laptops.

The rest of the characteristics of the model are typical for the series of Timeline. Processor Intel Core 2 Solo, up to 4 GB of RAM, graphics adapter Mobile Intel GS45 Express with Intel GMA X4500HD (up to 1,76 GB) and a screen resolution of 1366 × 768 pixels. In addition, there are 0.3-MP webcam, modules WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, UMTS / HSPA and GSM / GPRS / EDGE, as well as a standard set of USB-ports and other interfaces, including HDMI.

According to the site in Europe laptop Acer Aspire Timeline 1810T will go on sale in 2-3 weeks at a price of 600 euros.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZX1

As part of the summer announcement of Panasonic announced a new series of cameras ZX, which is compact and long range lenses. Became the first camera Lumix DMC-ZX1, fitted with a powerful zoom-lens in a thin shell. It is necessary to highlight the recently introduced 0.3-mm thin aspherical lens and 0.3-mm spherical lens, the first produced industrially. Camera is equipped with two lenses, which make possible a 25-mm sverhshirokougolnuyu shooting with compact size and small thickness of the lens camera body.

Intelligent Auto mode (iA), as well as in cell FX-60 was equipped additionally with experts from the new Panasonic POWER OIS, an optical image stabilizer, which doubled the power of image stabilization, as compared with the MEGA OIS also model DMC-ZX1 offers enhanced feature recognition of persons, which now identify the three objects simultaneously in a picture.

Another interesting feature ZX1 is a high-speed auto focus (AF). Also, the unit is equipped with a large 2.7 "LCD display for optimal image quality even in such a compact body. When fully charged the battery enough for about 330 shots through energy-saving technologies CPU Venus Engine V.

Color Variation camera body is very rich: are silver, black, blue, white and red model. Aluminum body structure does not leave fingerprints and resists contamination. The camera weighs 138 grams and its dimensions - 97,8 x 54,6 x 26,0 mm. Video cameras at a height - is supported by HD-quality video (1280h720, 30 k / s).

Raku Raku Phone 6 (F-10A): a simple and secure your phone with TV and GPS from DOCOMO

Today, Japanese mobile operator NTT DOCOMO introduced another model of the mobile phone of its series of simple phones - Raku Raku Phone 6, manufactured by Fujitsu. This model is made in a folding form factor, has also alphanumeric code F-10A.

Its distinctive feature is the availability of the stylish, but also protected from external influences shell, the standard IPX5/IPX7, making him nipochem mud and water, which actually reflected in the promotional materials for this model - its creators see it as an ideal mobile assistant gardeners.

Besides the standard functions for simple devices such as slow speech interlocutor, automatic noise reduction, simplified management and monitoring functions for the health (due to the embedded accelerometer), the Raku Raku Phone 6 also has a built-in digital TV receiver receiving signals in the standard one-segment, support GPS navigation, automatic image rotation on the phone display and the ability to use the camera as a magnifying glass, such as when reading newspapers.

Other characteristics of Raku Raku Phone 6 (F-10A):

  • Support for 3G networks
  • Dimensions: 109h50h17, 7 mm
  • Weight: 122 gr.
  • Main display: widescreen 2.8-inch, TFT, permission 240h400 points, displaying more than 262 thousand colors
  • External Display: 1.4-inch, resolution 96h128 pixels, STN, Monochrome
  • Main camera: 3.2 MP, CMOS (CMOS)
  • Camera for video: VGA, CMOS (CMOS)
  • Support microSD / microSDHC memory cards
  • Communications: GPS navigation, infrared