M400i: cheap Chinese WM-communicator

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Chinese shop ChinaGrabber sold M400i communicator operating system Windows Mobile. It is equipped with a 3.2-inch touch screen in almost the entire front panel and has no hardware keyboard. It would seem that this device provides a total mass of Chinese handicrafts? However, this model is quite functional, with all the necessary modern Communicator features including GPS, Wi-Fi, microSD-slot, a fairly large touch display and the like. And with all this, M400i worth $ 330, not a lot to deal with such characteristics. Although it is still difficult to say how the Chinese quality will be consistent with the declared value, although the site noted that the M400i - is "certified" Windows Mobile-communicator.

Specifications M400i:
  • Cellular: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Operating system Windows Mobile 6.1
  • Processor with clock frequency of 324 MHz
  • Display: 3.2 inch, 320 x 240 pixels
  • Memory: 128 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM
  • MicroSD-slot
  • Wireless Bluetooth 2.0, Wi-Fi
  • GPS-receiver
  • FM-radio
  • 2-MP camera
  • MiniUSB-port, 2.5-mm connector
  • Talk time: up to 8 hours
  • Hours in a mixed mode: up to 96 hours
  • Dimensions: 122h66h17 mm

INQ Mini 3G and Chat 3G: mobile phones for social networking fans

Company INQ Mobile has announced two new mobile phone - INQ Mini 3G and INQ Chat 3G. Both are targeted to sites of frequent visitors of social networks, who wish to stay connected at any given time, moreover, that the phone has a feature 3G-modem. By the way, this "social" phone company has already produced, they called the INQ1.

Both new products provide quick access to social networking sites, Twitter and Facebook, make it possible to communicate via Skype, as well as to exchange instant messages using IM-messengers. INQ Chat 3G model is a monoblock with the integrated QWERTY-keyboard, and INQ Mini 3G - a normal monoblock with the digital keyboard. Both the phone belong to the average level and are likely to be quite affordable, even though their value is not reported. Sales of both new start in the fourth quarter of this year.

Specifications INQ Chat 3G:

  • Network UMTS / HSDPA
  • Display: 2.4 inch, QVGA
  • 3.2-MP camera with autofocus
  • Memory: 120 MB (can be expanded up to 8 GB)
  • GPS-receiver
  • Support for Brew 4.0 and Java MIDP 2.0
  • Audio formats: AMR, AAC, AAC +, E-AAC +, MIDI, MP3, WAV
  • Formats: MPEG4, H.263, H.264
  • Dimensions: 114,5 x61x12, 8 mm

Specifications INQ Mini 3G:

  • Network UMTS / HSDPA
  • Display: 2.2 inch, QVGA
  • 2-MP camera
  • Memory: 100 MB (can be expanded up to 8 GB)
  • Support for Brew 4.0 and Java MIDP 2.0
  • Audio formats: AMR, AAC, AAC +, E-AAC +, MIDI, MP3, WAV
  • Formats: MPEG4, H.263, H.264
  • Dimensions: 102,9 x45, 8x12, 8 mm

Samsung i329: CDMA-communicator for the Chinese market

According to Telecoms Korea, Samsung Electronics Company is preparing to release in the Chinese market a new communicator. It is called the Samsung i329 is designed for networks and CDMA. The unit will be sold to the operator China Unicom. By the way, the first WM-Communicator Samsung for Chinese market was the SGH-i688 for the networks of TD-SCDMA, and the i329 - the second model. Samsung i329 is a stylish device with a delicate touch display, occupying most of the front panel, a hardware keyboard is provided. While not reported specific date of release Samsung i329, as well as its price.

Major features of Samsung i329:
  • Cellular: CDMA2000 1x EV-DO Rev. 0
  • Processor: Qualcomm QSC6975
  • Operating system: Windows Mobile
  • Interface: TouchWiz
  • Memory: 512 MB
  • microSD-slot (cards up to 32 GB)
  • Display: 3-inch with a resolution of 240x400 pixels

CDMA-phones LG Bliss and Keybo2 for Canadian Operators

On the Canadian website of the company LG Electronics has a description of two new mobile phones - LG Bliss and Keybo2. LG Bliss - are single with a 3-inch touch screen, without a hardware keyboard (probably the American version of LG Versa). LG Keybo2, in turn, reminds enV3 - this folding model with two displays and two keyboards: numeric outside and QWERTY - inside.

Both the phone networks are designed for CDMA. Canadian operators have not yet announced the release of LG Bliss and Keybo2, however, from informal sources, that the first model will come from Bell at a cost of $ 79.95 to $ 229.95 depending on the availability and duration of the contract. LG Keybo2 will be sold at Telus for $ 129.99 - $ 329.99. The two new items will be issued on 7 August.

Features LG Bliss:

  • Cellular: CDMA
  • Display: 3-inch, touch-sensitive, 240h400 pixels, 262K colors
  • Bluetooth interface
  • MP3-Player
  • 2-MP camera
  • Talk time: up to 4.5 hours
  • Standby time: up to 13 days
  • Dimensions: 107.5 h58h11, 95 mm
  • Weight: 97 grams

Features LG Keybo2:

  • Cellular: CDMA
  • Display: 2.6 inch, 320 x 240 pixels, 262K colors (main); 1.56 inches, 160x96 pixels, 262K colors (External)
  • 3-MP camera
  • MP3-Player
  • Bluetooth interface
  • Support for Java 2.0
  • Talk time: up to 5 hours 20 minutes
  • Standby time: up to 495 hours
  • Dimensions: 104.4 h54h16, 5 mm
  • Weight: 107 grams

HTC Touch Pro2 can already be bought for 32 rubles

The company announced the start of NTS official sales in Russia flagship product HTC Touch Pro2. New items can be purchased at the official online store HTC-Online, as well as in salons provider «Euroset», «Ion» and shop «White Wind» at a price of 31 990 rubles.

Communicator HTC Touch Pro2 - this is a functional sensory devices targeting business users. Through the interface of TouchFLO 3D Communicator simple to navigate, combining all the information about the interlocutor about his contact.

The model is equipped with a 3.6-inch display with a high-resolution WVGA (800h480 points), as well as a large ergonomic QWERTY-keyboard. Extra facilities for business users will be increased battery capacity, expandable memory and GPS.

The device also implemented technology HTC Push Internet. It significantly increases the speed of loading and displaying web-pages, giving the owner easy access to selected sites at any time when necessary. A new technology NTMs Straight Talk allows you to easily switch between email and conference calls with one or more interlocutors.

Reader PRS-300 Pocket Edition, and PRS-600 Reader Touch Edition from Sony

The company Sony announced the replenishment of its family of devices for reading electronic books with two new models - Sony Reader PRS-300 Pocket Edition, and PRS-600 Reader Touch Edition.

The two new items that use the screens of the electronic paper will be available for sale later this month at a cost of $ 199 for the model of Sony Reader PRS-300 Pocket Edition and $ 299 for the Sony PRS-600 Reader Touch Edition. The main difference from one another is that the older model has the touch panel, more (1 inch) screen (resolution 800x600 pixels, 8 levels of grayscale), slot for Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD memory cards in addition to the standard internal 512 MB, the ability to play MP3 and AAC files, show image files, as well as in the set will be the Oxford English Dictionary. In addition, they will differ and the set of color corps: the Sony Reader PRS-300 it will be dark blue, pink and silver, but the PRS-600 - red, black and silver.

Among the supported formats of electronic books that support the new items, these are the: EPUB, BBeB Book, PDF, plain text, RTF and Word.

Universal USB-receiver Logitech Unifying - up to six wireless devices

Company Logitech introduced a simple way to get rid of clutter when connecting wireless mice and keyboards to a laptop computer - a universal receiver Logitech Unifying. He is so small (receiver supports all of the slots for 8 mm) that it can not pull out when carrying a laptop. Logitech Unifying One receiver is able to support the work of up to six compatible mice and keyboards, Logitech, allowing the release of USB-ports, and make your computer more responsive. Universal receiver Logitech Unifying submitted together with four new models: keyboards Logitech Wireless K350 and Logitech Wireless K340, mouse Logitech Marathon Mouse M705 wireless mouse and Logitech M505.

Setting up the receiver Unifying and peripheral devices, Logitech is implemented quickly and easily. Simply connect the receiver and the mouse or keyboard will be recognized in a matter of seconds. If you want to add additional devices, the program will allow for a Unifying them setting a few steps. Both the new keyboard, compatible with the receiver Unifying, using wireless technology, Logitech Advanced with a frequency of 2.4 GHz. This provides high speed data transmission without delay and losses, and 128-bit encryption AES.

Wireless Keyboard Logitech K350 is characteristic undulating curved forms Logitech, ensuring correct and comfortable hand set. Flexible stand makes it easier to work with the keyboard, allowing you to place your hands correctly. Compact wireless keyboard Logitech Wireless K340 is designed for the mobile lifestyle: it does not take much space. In this mode, and additional full numeric keypad provides access to all the desired key. Low Profile Design keyboard helps to place the palm of your hand and wrist in a more natural position.

Mouse Logitech Marathon Mouse M705 can be used at home and on the road: the period of the battery life of up to 3 years, the power consumption in mice with an average two times less than that of peers. Superfast scrolling allows you to scroll multiple-page documents, quickly finding the right place. Laser tracking helps to ensure smooth and precise cursor control mice.

Wireless Mouse Logitech M505 helps improve efficiency, convenience and mobility, the period of the battery life of up to 15 months. Laser tracking provides smooth and precise cursor control on surfaces where optical mice can work. The ergonomic design of the mouse suitable for both hands.

It was expected that the keyboard Logitech Wireless K350 and K340 will be on sale in the United States and Europe in September, the recommended retail price will be 59 and 39 euro respectively. Estimated income Mouse Logitech Marathon Mouse M705 in European sales - August. Recommended retail price - 59 euros. Wireless Mouse Logitech M505 should be on sale in the United States and Europe in August for the recommended retail price of 39 euros.

Business laptops HP Compaq 515 and Compaq 610

The company has released two new HP laptop from the line of Essential - Compaq 515 and Compaq 610. Both models focused on the business segment and are fairly inexpensive, at least in the basic configuration. HP Compaq 515 equipped with 14-inch display with a resolution 1366h768 points and processors based on AMD Athlon X2 or Turion X2, and uses an integrated graphics ATI Radeon HD 3200. The amount of RAM HP Compaq 515 can reach 3 GB hard drive - 250 GB. There is also a wireless adapter Wi-Fi (802.11 a / b / g / draft n) and DVD-drive, 2 MP web-camera is offered as an option.

Notebook HP Compaq 610 - size, it is equipped with 15.6-inch display with a resolution 1366h768 points. This model is built on Intel Core 2 Duo T5870 or Celeron T1500 and equipped with an integrated graphics card Intel GMA X3100. In addition, the laptop is equipped with up to 3 GB of RAM, hard drive capacity up to 250 GB and DVD-drive. Wi-Fi adapter and the optional web-camera is also available. Notebook HP Compaq 515 and Compaq 610 with 6-element battery and can develop offline, 4 and 5 hours respectively. In addition, both the choice of the proposed new operating system Windows Vista and SUSE Linux. The value of HP Compaq 515 and Compaq 610 starts at $ 429 and $ 449 respectively.

Youth QWERTY-slider Samsung Reclaim M560 for Sprint

Resource PhoneArena has published a picture and description of a new phone Samsung Reclaim M560. It was expected that this model will be released in the U.S. operator Sprint on 16 August. Samsung Reclaim - this slider with QWERTY-keyboard and a 2.3-inch horizontal display, it will be offered in several bright colors.

This phone is oriented mainly to young people, who likes to exchange messages and communicate in social networks. Information about the cost of new items yet, but is unlikely to youth decision will be too expensive.

Specifications Samsung Reclaim M560:
  • Cellular: CDMA 1xRTT/1xEV-DO rev.0 (800/1900 MHz)
  • Display: 2.3 inch, 320x240 pixels, 262K colors
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Audio / Video Player
  • microSD-slot
  • Connectors: microUSB, 2,5-mm
  • Wireless Interface Bluetooth
  • Support for GPS
  • Battery: Lithium-Ion 1200 mAh
  • Dimensions: 96x61x14, 5 mm