Androind-Smartphone General Mobile DSTL1 with two SIM-cards already on sale

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Company General Mobile has released its Android-smartphone DSTL1. Recall, it was announced earlier in the year, this is the first model on the basis of this operating system that supports two SIM-cards. The device is piece with 3-inch touchscreen display, Sharp, its resolution is 240x400 pixels. In addition, it is equipped with a 5-megapixel camera module with autofocus camera from Sony. In General Mobile DSTL1, however, does not support third-generation cellular networks, it only works in a standard GSM / GPRS / EDGE 900/1800/1900 MHz. Also in the list of characteristics of the device, unfortunately, no mention of GPS-receiver.

Among other possibilities Androind-Smartphone General Mobile DSTL1 - CPU Marvell PXA 310/NXP 5209, 4 GB of internal memory, microSD-slot, FM-radio and wireless adapters Bluetooth 2.0 (with the profile A2DP) and Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g. The model is already sold in the U.S., its cost is $ 499.

HTC Tattoo: budget Android-smartphone

HTC has officially announced a smartphone called the Tattoo, which is based on Android. This budget model has previously been rumored as the HTC Click. Concept HTC Tattoo following: personalization - to the masses. Indeed, smartphone, is likely to be affordable and has all the prerequisites to become a mass, and customize its interface to your liking to help HTC Sense.

Functionality of HTC Tattoo average, but it offers the basic capabilities required in today's smartphones and communicators, including touch screen, 3G, GPS, Wi-Fi and so on. The highlight HTC Tattoo is the image robot Android logo on the rear panel. Sales of the device in Europe start in October, and then it will appear in other markets. According to unofficial information, the cost of HTC Tattoo will be about $ 300.

Specifications HTC Tattoo:

  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM7225 (528 MHz)
  • Operating System: Android
  • Memory: 512 MB ROM, 256 MB RAM, microSD card
  • Cellular: WCDMA / HSPA (900/2100 MHz), GSM / GPRS / EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz),
  • Display: 2.8-inch touchscreen with QVGA resolution
  • GPS-receiver
  • Communication: Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g
  • 3.2-megapixel camera
  • 3.5-mm audio jack, HTC ExtUSB
  • FM-radio
  • Accelerometer, digital compass
  • Battery: 1100 mAh
  • Hours of talk time: up to 342/390 minutes (WCDMA / GSM)
  • Hours of standby time: up to 520/340 hours (WCDMA / GSM)
  • Dimensions: 106x55, 2x14 mm
  • Weight: 113 grams

Samsung SlimStyle (SCH-S540)

Another stylish, thin and low-cost model, which "difference" today, the South Korean company Samsung Electronics, exposing it to a local mobile operator SK Telecom, has a slider Samsung SCH-S540, receiving the name - SlimStyle.

This model has a stylish appearance, a poor functional and designed to work in CDMA networks, the second generation of SKT. The main feature of the same news, in addition to a pleasant appearance, is its ultra-thick, which is only 11.4 mm.

On the technical side Samsung SlimStyle (SCH-S540) is as follows:

  • Support CDMA2000 1x networks
  • Dimensions: 103,7 x49, 7x11, 4 mm
  • Weight: 99 gr.
  • Display: 2.1-inch, TFT, resolution of 176x220 pixels, displaying more than 262 thousand colors
  • Camera: 1.3 MP, CMOS (CMOS)
  • Battery capacity 800 mAh
  • Mediaplayer
  • Other applications: Converters, Embedded Games, Electronic Dictionary, Planner, Notes, Calculator, World Clock, Stopwatch, subway maps

Samsung i5700 Galaxy Lite

The plans to release «lightweight» version of the phone Samsung Galaxy has been known for over a month ago, and recently appeared on the network and the first image of the device, but its characteristics were known to almost nothing. Representatives of the resource blog managed to get acquainted with this model more closely, to make a few photos and video recording.

From the basic version of the Samsung i7500 Galaxy its «brother», as expected, has a more simple characteristics. Instead, 5-megapixel camera is mounted 3.2-MT, and built-in memory has decreased from 8 to 1 GB. However, Galaxy Lite retained the same AMOLED-display and all the functional, including support for WiFi and Bluetooth. As for the design, it has also undergone minimal changes. Visible in the photographs of the acid-green battery compartment lid on the production models will not meet - colors will be more conservative.

Hitachi GST: 500-GB mobile hard drive

Company Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) today announced the availability of new mobile hard disk fifth-generation Hitachi Travelstar 7K500. This 2.5-inch HDD 500 GB, spindle speed 7200 RPM and SATA interface with speeds of 3 Gb / s is designed specifically for laptops, gaming consoles, and external storage professional level. According to the manufacturer, the new Travelstar 7K500 - the fastest hard drive in its class. Compared with the previous model hard drive capacity has grown by 56% and productivity by 16%.

The high cost and small size laptops and external storage devices become the cause of their frequent thefts. In this case, the data stored on these devices will be available to the attacker. To counteract this, the company Hitachi GST has always offered as an option to Travelstar mobile hard disk drive encryption technology - Bulk Data Encryption (BDE). Travelstar 7K500 - one of the first mobile hard disk, corresponding to the new standard of protection drives Opal, developed by an international organization Trusted Computing Group (TCG). This standard provides for data protection and notebook in case of system failures and theft.

When the function Hitachi BDE is active, the hard drive encrypts all data received from the operating system for carriers. When reading in the opposite direction Winchester decodes the information, and it becomes clear the system. The process of encryption does not affect the performance of the OS. When using BDE data encryption happens automatically, and the user does not need extra time to verify his information is protected or not. For corporate IT-managers, who control several operating systems, BDE also allows you to accelerate and simplify the process for resetting the hard drive. When deleting the encryption key data is unreadable, thus eliminating the need for long overwriting data.

Currently Travelstar 7K500 is available in a limited amount of the leading OEM-partners. The mass production of new mobile hard disk drive will begin later this month. Travelstar 7K500 will be available in capacities of 120 GB, 160 GB, 250 GB, 320 GB and 500 GB.

Transcend PF700 Versatile - a seven-inch photo frame

Company Transcend Information introduced multifunction digital photo frame PF700. This picture frame has a 7 "extra-bright display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, thanks to which it will display the images quality in any place, wherever it was, allowing easier sharing of precious memories. Digital photo frame PF700 by Transcend works with most popular memory card formats, SD / SDHC / MMC / MS, and USB flash drives.

Users can choose to view photos - view only one in the mode of «full screen», in a slideshow format with customizable settings, or in the form of a table of thumbnails. In addition, photo frame Transcend PF700 supports exclusive color modes NaturaTone, zoom and rotate images, overlay image on a variety of stylish frames and themes. Also in the arsenal PF700 video player, MP3-player, beautiful watch, electronic calendar with the function of the organizer and reminder system. For maximum comfort, PF700 equipped with an intuitive control system and a compact remote control to view pictures, video and switch MP3-songs could not approaching the photo frame.

Photo Frame PF700 is available in versions with black and white hull, the price has not yet announced.