Qi Smartbook U1000 - MID with Windows Mobile 6.1

Monday, September 21, 2009

Chinese gadget Qi Smartbook U1000 despite its name is most suitable under the category of Mobile Internet Devices, or MID. It has a 5-inch touch screen with a resolution 800h400 pixels (WVGA) and aspect ratio of 16:9. Based on the device processor with a clock frequency of 624 MHz. The device has a battery 1800 mAh, which, according to the manufacturer, allows him to work offline all day.

Chinese gadget is equipped with wireless module Wi-Fi, also has a camera on the back Smartbook U1000 unknown permission. The display is limited to a resolution of WVGA (800 × 480 pixels), because the installed operating system Windows Mobile 6.1 devices do not support higher resolution. Currently unaware of recent sales in Qi Smartbook U1000 and its value.

Seagate Barracuda XT - 2 TB hard drive with SATA interface 6 Gbit / s

Seagate has introduced a high performance hard disk Barracuda XT-class SATA 6 Gbit / s and a capacity of 2 terabytes. Hard disk is made in 3.5-inch form factor. The device consists of 4 plates with a capacity of 500 GB and has a rotational speed 7200 rpm. The amount of embedded cache memory is 64 MB. Speed of data exchange can reach up to 140 Mb / s, and the average uptime of the hard drive is 750 000 hours. At Barracuda XT, Seagate offers a five year warranty.

Sales of HDD Seagate Barracuda XT will begin this week. Those interested can purchase it for $ 299. However, in order to fully realize the potential of this hard drive will not buy a separate controller SATA 6 Gbit / sec. Or wait for the appearance of motherboards with the interface.

Netbook ASUS EEE PC 1001HA

Netbook company ASUStek - EEE PC 1001HA Series Seashell has the option to install the operating system Linux. New designed as entry-level model and will be available in three configurations: 1001HA XP preloaded with Windows XP, 1001HA LX with Linux and another model in general, without pre-installed operating system.

When creating a netbook manufacturer has used Intel Atom N270 processor with a clock speed of 1.6 GHz, 1 GB of RAM and hard disk 160 GB. Diagonal screen size is 10.1 inches, and the screen resolution - 1024x600 pixels. Netbook is equipped with 3-cell battery 2200 mAh. In addition, the model receives a textured finish in style series Seashell. While ASUStek not announced a timeline for production and prices netbook ASUS EEE PC 1001HA.

Optio E85 and Optio M85: simple and compact 12-megapixel camera

Pentax introduced two compact digital cameras - Optio E85 and Optio M85 for beginners. Pentax Optio E85 is an easy-to-manage universal camera, it is designed specifically for novice photographers. Resolution of CCD-matrix increased compared with its predecessor, E75, and now accounts for 12 Mn, there are three times optical zoom lens with focal length 32 - 96 mm (equivalent to 35-mm format), a display diagonal of 2.7 inches. Sensitivity range of the matrix in the Optio E85 extended ranges from 80 to 3200 ISO, which allows you to shoot in low light. Single charge of lithium-ion battery cells last for 200 shots.

Main technical characteristics Optio E85:

Sensor: 12.1 Megapixels
  • Lens: 3x optical zoom (32 - 96 mm), f :2,9-5, 2
  • Display: LCD, with a diagonal of 2,7 inches, resolution 230 000 pixels
  • Automatic plot
  • Video capture: VGA format
  • Internal Memory: 10 MB
  • Types of memory cards: SD, SDHC
  • Sensitivity: 80 to 3200 ISO
  • Function Face Detection: up to 10 persons simultaneously
  • Dimensions: 93x58x23, 5 mm
  • Weight: 125 grams (without battery and memory card)

Pentax Optio M85 - a new compact camera, the thickness of 19 millimeters. Inside the metal casing is 12-megapixel CCD-matrix and universal three-times optical zoom lens, and a LCD display with 3-inch. Single charge of lithium-ion battery cells last for 215 shots.

Main technical characteristics of Pentax Optio M85:

  • Sensor: 12.1 Megapixels
  • Lens: 3x optical zoom (32 - 96 mm) f 2,9-5,2
  • Display: LCD, with a 3-inch and a resolution of 230 000 pixels
  • Videography: HD 1280x720, 15 frames per second
  • Sensitivity: 80 to 3200 ISO
  • Function Face Detection: up to 10 persons simultaneously
  • Dimensions: 90x58x19 mm
  • Weight: 125 grams

Optio E85 and Optio M85 will be available in October for a suggested retail price of 129 and 179 euros.

640-GB hard disk Samsung for high-performance mobile computers

Samsung Electronics Company presented the internal hard drive capacity of 640Gb Spinpoint M7. This model has the highest density data from the entire line of M7. The density of the new 640 GB drive is 516 gigabits per square inch for each of the two 320GB platters, a 28% increase over the previous record for the density of 500 GB drive Samsung. Model Spinpoint M7 is designed for mobile computers class hi-end, requiring resistant to vibration and shock hard drive with high performance.

The increase in density to 516 gigabits per square inch allowed to increase capacity without adding the HDD disk platters. Due to high density without adding additional mechanical parts, a hard drive has a lower power consumption and more reliable than the disks with a large number of plates.

Anti-shock characteristics of the new Spinpoint M7: load 400G applications 2ms lit and 900G for 1ms off. Optimized integrated controller reduces power consumption as in the working and non-operating modes.

The new Spinpoint M7 apply their own technology Samsung SilentSeek and NoiseGuard, which reduce the noise level during operation. Series Spinpoint M7 represented by models with a capacity of 160 -, 250 -, 320 -, 500 - and 640 GB. All models have a speed of 5400 rpm, 3,0 Gbps Interface SATA, feature Native Command Queuing, and 8 MB of cache. The first deliveries of the new disc will begin in October.

Point Grey and Fresco Logic have announced the world's first USB 3.0 Digital HD camcorder

The Canadian company Point Grey, a manufacturer of industrial video cameras, and an American developer of microelectronic components, including communications solutions USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed USB), Fresco Logic, announced at held in San Francisco in 2009 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) First, to support the standard SuperSpeed USB, camcorder.

At this event, the company demonstrated the ability to transfer an uncompressed HD (1080p60) video stream from a camcorder to Point Grey, equipped with high-performance HD 3 MP sensor from the company Sony (CMOS model IMX036) and uses the USB 3.0 host controller Fresco Logic, mounted on a platform ASUS P7P55D.

"Live" photos of Sony Ericsson Rachael (XPERIA X3)

At the resource appeared not spyware "quality photos of the new mobile phone Sony Ericsson XPERIA X3 also known under the code name Rachael:

Recall that the informal specification of future new products Sony Ericsson, which should appear on sale in early next year, are:

  • 8.1 megapixel camera with LED backlight
  • 3,5-audiorazem
  • Android OS
  • Large 4-inch LCD display, VGA resolution
  • Processor: Snapdragon QSD8250 1000 MHz

And finally pictures of the same mobile phone with

HTC Imagio, Former Whitestone, Landing At Verizon On October 6

We have already mentioned in the news about the communicator HTC Whitestone, who is running Windows Mobile. It was also thought that its index XV6975, and the alleged trade name - HTC Touch Diamond2. However, according to new data, HTC Whitestone will be released from the operator Verizon Wireless in the U.S., as Imagio. Recall in the number of characteristics HTC Whitestone (Imagio) - 528-MHz processor, 3.6-inch touch screen, GPS-receiver and a 5-megapixel camera. Moreover, this so-called "worldphone", able to work in cellular networks, CDMA and GSM.

According to the source, HTC Imagio go on sale October 6. Most likely, it will be based on a new version of Windows Mobile operating system under the number 6.5. Official confirmation from Verizon on this matter has not yet been received. Also worth noting that in October, this same operator is expected to release HTC Predator, a smartphone based on the platform Android.

Slider LG Chocolate BL20 video

On YouTube is already possible to find a video demo mobile phone LG BL20. This new model line of Chocolate, like the popular predecessor, it has been implemented in a slider form factor with touch-sensitive buttons below the display, red-lit and unseen - off. This video, apparently, is the official promo-pulley apparatus, demonstrating its main features. Among them - the interface LG S-Class, 5-megapixel camera with Schneider-Kreuznach optics and shooting functions Handwriting Text Scan, and others.

Recall, according to unofficial sources, including the characteristics of LG BL20 - display with a diagonal of 2.4 inches and 240x320 pixels, support for 3G networks and interface Bluetooth, 130 MB of internal memory and microSD-slot. Already published photos of the phone, by the way, previously believed that he called LG BL42. Apparently, soon will be an official announcement of the new Chocolate.

Stereo Headset Sony Ericsson MH907 manages the mobile phone using your ears

The company Sony Ericsson, as promised, today introduced a new model for a wired stereo headset Sony Ericsson MH907, a distinguishing feature is the fact that it lacks the usual controls a mobile phone that replaced it in motion control. So, for that would include a music player in your phone, simply insert the two headset, but for the fact that to answer a call while playing music - to get out of one ear of the headphones. In this case, playing the music stops, which will continue after the owner MH907 insert into the ears of both halves of the headphones. For that would simply pause the music playback, enough to pull the headphones from his ears. However, with MH907 control, and calls: to answer the call, even if the owner of these headphones is listening to music, just insert one earphone in the ear and the phone automatically "lift" the tube, and after the headset has been removed from the ear - NEW "make" click "hang up".

Camera sees in this administration, plus the following - no need to press the keys, and in some cases and to find them. Wait income Sony Ericsson MH907 for sale should be within the next 3 months.

Smartphone Sony Ericsson XPERIA Candela

The forum resource has information on the conceptual model of Sony Ericsson, showing one of the possible developments Series XPERIA. Apparatus which has received the code name SE XPERIA GX1 Candela, was developed by the designer, hiding under a pseudonym Razec. The main feature of this model should be the presence of two capacitive screens. The primary (external) display has a diagonal 3.2-inch resolution 825h480 pixels and implemented technology RGB LED. The second screen diagonal of 3.5-inches and a resolution of 640x200 pixels, made on technology TFT, intended to replace the missing physical keyboard. Moreover, for ease of use it can be controlled using a magnetic stylus.

Other specifications laid down by the author in the phone, no less striking. Thus, managed OS Android 2.0 device, its characteristics must beat game console Sony PSP, to work with the mobile version of the program Photoshop and play HD-video. In addition, a smartphone can not only play HD-video, but to write it, for what it is equipped with 12-megapixel camera with a CCD-matrix and can record video with a resolution of 720p format H2.64 or VGA at 300 frames per second .

Statement of the superiority of the PSP also does not seem unfounded, in view of the chipset Qualcomm SnapDragon QSD 8250, which includes:

• Processor Qualcomm Scorpion with 1GHz
• AMD Z430 graphics card
• GPS-module Qualcomm GPSOne
• sound processor Qualcomm 600 MHz DSP
• Sony S-Master Sound Engine

Placed on the device memory will include 384 Mb of RAM, 512 MB fleshevoy and built-in memory for 16 or 32 GB. The phone will provide the Li-Po battery capacity of 1500 mAh. Dimensions constitute 115h49h13, 6 mm, and weight - 148 grams.

HTC Leo: photos of the interior and confirmation of specifications

Representatives of the Greek resource Techblog been acquainted with the model communicator HTC Leo, who also has the name HTC HD2 and HTC PRO.THREE. They fully confirm the previously leaked to the network information on the specifications of the device. The model really is based on the processor Qualcomm MSM 8250V Snapdragon with 1 GHz, has a 4.3-inch capacitive screen, 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and dual LED flash and 320 MB of RAM and flash memory 512 MB.

Model runs on Windows Mobile 6.5, but for convenience it applies touch interface TouchFLO 3D. As the source is a new version of the interface with improved three-dimensional graphics: colors are brighter and more saturated, and the icons are truly three-dimensional. It is also alleged that the most likely model name will be HTC HD2, at least, that's determined by the phone's connecting via Bluetooth. Based on the fact that the screened apparatus was fully operational we can assume that this is one of the final version of his announcement may take place soon.

Samsung SCH-B900: a new CDMA phone with touch controls, GPS navigation and TV receiver

South Korean company Samsung Electronics announced on its home market a new mobile phone model SCH-B900, designed for use in CDMA networks, the local operator SKT, and having in his possession 3-inch touch screen display, brand management interface (TouchWiz 1.0 UX) with a system of widgets support GPS navigation and a built-in digital TV receiver, receiving signals in the standard DMB.

The presence of support for GPS navigation in a slim and stylish monoblock SCH-B900 resulted in the appearance of a support geotagging of photos, created by integrated 3 megapixel camera.

Other features of the new items as follows:

  • Support communications standards: CMDA EV-DO
  • Dimensions: 107,5 h52h11, 9 mm
  • Weight: 93.5 oz.
  • Display: 3-inch touchscreen, TFT, resolution of 240х400 pixels, displaying more than 262 thousand colors
  • Camera: 3 MP, CMOS (CMOS)
  • Supporting microSD memory cards up to 16 GB
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Integrated receiver digital terrestrial DMB TV
  • Embedded games
  • Support for GPS navigation
  • Voice control
  • Battery: Li-Ion, 960 mAh
  • Other applications: electronic dictionary, Planner, Converters, Notes, Calculator, Alarm Clock, World Clock, Stopwatch, subway maps.

Media Player MT-V656 from MSI

Taiwanese company MSI, better known in the market of their laptops, introduced to the market's media player of its own design. The model has received the name MSI MT-V656 and so far only available at the local and Chinese markets. The device applies to media players 3-inch format and is performed in a metal case. From its ability to specify to reproduce HD-video, but does not specify the screen resolution. Also, the player is different really huge number of supported formats: MKV, RM, RMVB, AVI, WMV, MOV, MP4, Real video, H.264, MPEG-4, XviD, DivX, WMV, VP6 with D1 resolution, RM, RMVB, AVI , MKV, WMV, VOB, FLV, ASF, MPG, DAT, 3GP, MP4 and more than 20 standards.

Also use as an ordinary player MSI MT-V656 can perform the functions of the device for reading electronic books and games console. In addition, the model has a FM-radio, TV-out, gallery of graphics and memory card slot for TF-format. Built-in memory device has a capacity of 4 GB, but probably will be other models, as is emphasized, as indicated price is for the 4 GB version.

Regarding the exact date of the sale proceeds are not reported. Price devices on the local market will amount to 288 yuan (about $ 42).