Olympus E-620

Monday, August 31, 2009

Camera Olympus E-620 came in February this year, and positioned itself as «the most compact camera, but now the company Olympus introduced its «younger brother» - Olympus E-600. Compared with the older model has lost a number of new software features and some other abilities. However, the 12.3-megapixel. NMOS matrix and 2.7-inch swivel screen remained unchanged.

Model Olympus E-600 obladatet sensitivity from 100 to 3200 ISO, built-in image stabilization and auto focus system on 7 points. In continuous shooting mode the camera can make 4 frames per second. To save use a memory card CompactFlash, Microdrive, and xD. Box dimensions are 130 x 94 x 60 mm, and weight - 475 grams.

In the sale of the camera came on 5 November this year. Price per set, which in addition to the apparatus itself will become more and lens 14-42 mm f3.5-5.6 Zuiko company will be $ 600.

Nokia 3208c announced in China

Especially for the Chinese market, the Finnish company Nokia has announced a model called the 3208s. A device with a 2.4 "touchscreen TFT-display with QVGA resolution will be available in the markets of China and Hong Kong in the fourth quarter of 2009. Other characteristics are also not very impressive - for example, the camera resolution is only 2 megapixels.

FM-tuner, 3.5-mm connector and 1-GB MicroSD card is a nice addition. The battery capacity is 1020 mAh, and the phone itself will be available in white and black. Specific information about the price of a novelty there, but it is known that the device will be cheaper than the Nokia 6208c.

Sony Ericsson W395 x Hello Kitty has appeared in Hong Kong

How to get buyers to show interest in a fairly ordinary model? Suffice it to release it in a limited edition, add prefix Limited Edition and success is practically guaranteed. And when it comes to Asian countries and the phone is positioned for the youth, you can use a successful brand - Hello Kitty. This character is a Japanese pop culture, the little white cat, very popular among Asian youth.

So the reasons for the company Sony Ericsson to launch on sale in Hong Kong model W395 x Hello Kitty is quite understandable. Novelty differs from a conventional phone W395 only appearance, specifications remain unchanged. Buy Sony Ericsson W395 x Hello Kitty will be for HK $ 1380.

Samsung SCH-W910 VVIP - Elegant "clamshell" with a GPS navigation

South Korean company Samsung Electronics has officially announced its folding model is a 3G phone - SCH-W910 VVIP, equipped with a large 2.6-inch AMOLED screen, GPS navigation, FM-radio, support for HSDPA and GSM networks, and has an elegant design with coloring "under the gold "and texture" in a cage, the top panel.

Make notes that it has a new easy menu navigation, a spacious pocket-book for 5 thousand subscribers and the ability to record a total of 25 thousand rooms.

Other characteristics of the Samsung SCH-W910 VVIP look like this:

  • Work in the network operator SKT
  • Dimensions: 101h51, 6h17, 3 mm
  • Weight: 123 gr.
  • Display: 2.6-inch, AMOLED, 240x320 pixels, displaying more than 262 thousand colors
  • External Display: 1.5-inch, OLED, a resolution of 128x128 pixels, displaying more than 65 thousand colors
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Support for GPS navigation
  • Built-in FM-radio
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Built-in ability to view office documents
  • Supporting microSD memory cards
  • Battery: 880 mAh
  • Embedded games
  • Other applications: voice recorder, built-in manual, electronic dictionary, Planner, Converters, Notes, Calculator, World Clock, Stopwatch

GPS-navigator for Sony PSP

The company announced Zenrin navigator Minna No Nabi, intended for gaming consoles PSP 1000/2000 and 3000 the possibility of navigation. In addition to standard GPS-orientation Minna No Nabi can determine their position and with the help of Wi-Fi networks. This function is carried out through service PetaMap and is designed for use in areas with weak satellite signals, as well as inside buildings. The model was not designed to interact with the new PSPgo, but only to work with modifications to the UMD-discs.

In the sale of the Japanese market navigator Minna No Nabi arrive approximately 5 November at the price of 8 190 yen (without GPS-module). Regarding income on sale in other countries are not reported.

White and pink Samsung Jet appeared in Korea

The release of new color options for execution on mobile devices, especially when it comes to smartphone - a rather interesting event, which allows you to draw public attention and some increase sales. Here and Samsung now offers residents of South Korea's brand new Jet smartphone with the case of pink and white flowers.

Korean version of the jet smartphone differs slightly larger screen (3.5 v. 3.1) and built-in TV tuner with support for broadcasting T-DMB. Otherwise, the characteristics are the same. It is possible that in Europe in the near future devices will be available in new colors.

Samsung Launches Application Store in Europe

Samsung Electronics Company reported that the online store applications for its smartphones and communicators will begin September 14. Samsung Application Store first opened in the UK, France and Italy, and then in 30 countries, including Germany and Spain. Initially, access to the online store can be carried out with models such as the Samsung Omnia and Omnia HD I8910, and then the other - Omnia II (I8000), OmniaLITE (B7300) and so on. To activate the service users and the Samsung Omnia Omnia HD to upgrade the software of their devices: for Omnia need to download the mobile client from the company, and for the Omnia HD - simply update the firmware.

The catalog Samsung Application Store you can find a variety of applications - games, reading room, electronic books, programs for communication in social networks and health-related and much more. You can pay by credit card or just the telephone bill. At the time of launching the online store will be 300 applications by the end of the year their number is projected to reach 2000. Also during the year the company plans to add support for more languages and devices.

Two cameras From Canon Win iF Design Award

Canon has been awarded two gold medals at the International Forum Design International Forum Design (iF) 2009 in Germany. The company received the award iF Gold Award in the category «Interface Product» for digital camera Digital IXUS 110IS. Also in the category «Packing for sale» award was awarded the digital compact camera Canon PowerShot E1.

Each year the jury iF Award, which consists of leading designers and experts from different areas, chosen from among 2,500 titles from more than 30 countries have the best products in six categories. Awarded with the 1953 iF Award is a prize today one of the most prestigious awards in the field of design.

Digital camera Canon Digital IXUS 110 IS has received positive reviews for the thoughtful and elegant design interface that provides quick and easy device management. A completely new user interface allows you to quickly select the desired function on the screen and did not miss the opportunity to make a shot. Special mention deserves the function «Favorites» and view images by a simple shaking of the camera.

Camera Canon PowerShot E1 was awarded for its ease of packaging design, as well as the significant decline in used in its production of materials, which allowed to reduce the negative impact on the environment.

New recorder Ritmix RR-800

Company BLADE reported the appearance in Russia market recorder RR-800 from the company Ritmix. Ritmix RR-800 - voice recorder with the ability to direct recording to MP3. Feature of this model is auto-recording conversations with mobile phones of all popular brands.

Ritmix RR-800 is powered by two batteries, but possible and alternative steady-state power through the USB. When connected to a computer it does not require driver installation. In addition to its core purpose - sound recording, voice recorder also serves as the player, clock and alarm clock. Among the possibilities RR-800, actual recording, it is worth noting the option Repeat Fragment A-B, as well as the function of voice activation (VOR).

Recorder Ritmix RR-800 is available in four versions depending on memory size: from 512 MB to 4 GB. However, with a slot for Micro SD memory cards can be significantly increased.

Webcam Genius e-Face 1325R with infrared sensors

Genius has announced the release of Russia's market of the new webcam Genius e-Face 1325R. Novelty is expanding its range Genius e-Face, offering users advanced recording technology and video processing. It is reported that this is the first webcam Genius with a resolution of 1.3 megapixel sensor, with its infrared sensors to transmit video in low light conditions.

Should pleasantly surprise the camera work and in normal light. Separately, it is worth noting a convenient folding design of the device, allowing it to easily fit even in the smallest purse. Attach Genius e-Face 1325R to the monitor, you can change the angle of tilt up and down to 100 º.

At Russia's new market has already appeared on sale at an estimated retail price of 1,730 rubles.


  • 1.3 megapixel CMOS sensor.
  • 4 infrared sensors.
  • Manual focus.
  • Built-in microphone.
  • Tilt up and down 100 º.
  • Interface USB 2.0.
  • Support for JPEG and WMV.
  • VGA / CIF: up to 30 frames / sec.
  • 1.3 MP: up to 9 fps.

Dual Screen Laptop

If you are a designer, programmer, photographer, music video or just the user who live and work can not live without two monitors and wants to use this and add mobility to its Two-life, then you'd be interested company laptop gScreen from Alaska.

In its decision, the developers, unlike a laptop Lenovo ThinkPad W700ds, which is the built-in Wacom tablet provides more additional display of 10 inches, offering two monitors, which are shifted relative to each other in the cover of the laptop.

notebook Some technical data :

  • 2 LED-display
  • OS: Windows VISTA / WIN XP PRO (optional)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 2.26 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB of RAM (2GB DDR2 SO-DIMM x 2)
  • HDD: 320 GB 7200 rpm
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA ® GeForce ® 9800M GT, 512 MB or
    NVIDIA ® Quadro FX 1700M Graphics, 512 MB
  • 9-cell battery

Overall - a great solution, but here the weight of 24 kg and cost about $ 3000, can someone keep from buying this device.

gScreen plans to produce models with displays 13, 16 and 17 inches. Home sales also scheduled for December this year.

Foldable Wireless Headphones Sennheiser PXC 310 BT

Despite the widespread proliferation of mobile phones supporting the protocol Bluetooth A2DP, so you can enjoy music without wires, the number of the headphones can not please audiophiles. Fix this defect has undertaken a well-known among audiophiles company Sennheiser, who presented foldable wireless headphones called PXC 310 BT.

New patented technology supports NoiseGard 2.0, reducing the influence of external noise on the overall sound picture - such headphones probably will be thrilled with the inhabitants of the capital, often traveling in the subway. Also worth noting is the music playback controls, are at the earphone.

Sennheiser PXC 310 are equipped with BT and a miniature microphone that enables users to take a call without removing the headphones. Those who wish to save can be recommended to opt for the wired version of the headphones.

Nokia 3710a, Nokia RM-511 and Motorola T56KV1 (Morrison) approved by FCC

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has certified three mobile phones, which will be released from U.S. operator T-Mobile, since they all operate in the range of GSM (850/1900 MHz) and WCDMA 1700 MHz. This Nokia RM-509 (commercial name - 3710a), Nokia RM-511 and Motorola T56KV1. Nokia 3710a will also be sold in the U.S. operator AT & T, this phone is an American version of Nokia 3710 fold. This mid-level clamshell-based Series 40 platform, equipped with QVGA-display, 3.2-megapixel camera, GPS-receiver and Bluetooth-adapter, it supports cellular network 2G and 3G.

Phone Nokia RM-511 - is also a clamshell, as the records of the tests, it is mentioned in the opened and closed. Unfortunately, nothing about this device is not known. Information on Motorola T56KV1 also a little in the documents mentioned only that the phone supports 3G cellular and wireless networks Wi-Fi. This is the first model Motorola for T-Mobile USA with such opportunities. Presumably, T56KV1 - it could be Motorola Morrison, Android-smartphone with touch screen, sliding QWERTY-keyboard and 5-megapixel camera. His announcement, along with Motorola Sholes for Verizon could take place on September 10, and release - 21 October.

SHARP SH6118C - a simple GSM "clamshell" with OLED display

Several organizations, including and the Bluetooth SIG, certified a new GSM mobile phone model - SH6118C, produced by Sharp and performed in a folding form factor.

This model, as measured by its index, refers to the middle segment of mobile phones, which corresponds to the standard set of functionality:

  • Support communications standards: GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz, GPRS Class 12
  • Dimensions: 97h49h17, 6 mm
  • Weight: 107.4 gr.
  • Communication: Bluetooth, USB
  • External display: 1-inch, OLED, resolution 96h39 points
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Sound: 64-tone polyphonic ringtones, MP3 player
  • Built-in games, support Java MIDP2.0
  • Memory: 8 MB, microSD memory card

Samsung launches the player YP-R0

Samsung Electronics Company begins to supply to Russia's market of a new player YP-R0. As promised the company, portable player Samsung R0 plays audio and video files of almost all modern formats, and in addition, it can serve as a digital photo album and e-books, is equipped with FM-radio.

Samsung R0 has a touch screen 2.6-inch screen with a resolution of QVGA (240x320 pixels), while weighing 60 grams and has a length of 93 mm. The battery unit provides an opportunity for five hours to watch videos or thirty hours of music. Built-in memory player (4 / 8 GB) microSD cards can be increased or microSDHC.

Manage player is using the four-button, so you can flip through files, even if the gadget is a pocket. Lock button to avoid inadvertent inclusion. Player can change the themes and stylized icons on the main menu at its discretion. Options for registration are updated via the Internet. Player comes in three colors: black, silver and pink.

Multimedia HDD station MediaStation HD DVR from Verbatim

The company announced Verbatim Multimedia Station MediaStation HD DVR with the ability to record and play back TV programs, DVBT / analog tuner, DVD-player or VCR. Equipped with support for HD-video playback and streaming over the network, MediaStation HD DVR can be a home-entertainment center that can record, store and play back video, digital photos and music.

Mediastantsiya will be represented in models with wired and wireless connectivity with built-in hard drive capacity of 500GB or 1 TB. Delivery wired models of products to Russia's market is expected in September 2009, while the cordless models will be released on Russia's market in 2010.