May 272013

Recently, the Leica company posted the information of its new camera Mini M to be released on June 11 on its Facebook. Seen from the new camera position in the product line, this is a model positioned between the Leica M series and the Leica X series. While other details of this camera has yet to be announced, but according to speculation, it may be a full-frame camera.

Speculations of the new camera are various, some people think it will be a X2 camera with changeable lens (APS-C format), some people think it will be a full frame portable camera similar to SONY RX1. It’s certain that this camera’s price will range between $ 2,000 to $ 7,000.

May 272013

From the Nokia 808, Lumia 920 to HTCOne, Samsung’s main competitors have produced many “camera devices”, and Samsung itself has been busy in its own system and application innovation. However, after the Galaxy S4 official sales exceeded 10 million units, the Android camp boss also started actions in this field. Recently, the UAProf page appears a phone called Galaxy S4 ZOOM, which is Samsung’s camera weapon.

Seen from the disclosed information, the specific model of the Galaxy S4 ZOOM is SM-C101, the screen resolution is 540*960 pixels, and it’s powered by the ARM11 architecture processor. Although the overall hardware configuration is not high-end, according to previous news, the Galaxy S4 ZOOM camera function is very powerful, it’s with a 16 megapixel camera which supports 10x optical zoom, and also it has part of the Galaxy Camera Camera technologies. If the news is true, then the Galaxy S4 ZOOM absolute has the strength to compete with various flagship models in shooting.

May 272013

Lenovo new generation women smartphone S820 is scheduled to be officially released in Beijing tomorrow local time. The phone will use the 720P resolution screen larger then 4.5 inches, which reaches the retina level, and also it’s with 13 megapixel camera. News from all sides, the Lenovo S820 smartphone following configuration has been revealed:

1, larger than 4.5 inches 720P resolution screen, reaches the retina level;
2, MediaTek MT6589 quad-core processor;
3, 1GB RAM;
4, 13 megapixel rear camera;
5, Android 4.2.1 operating system;
6, 2000mAh battery;
7, dual cards dual standby.

It’s reported that this phone will continue the previous generation product appearance style, and it’s with colorful covers, and a variety of specific applications of female users.

Lenovo has focused on female smartphone market since 2012, and Lenovo has launched three women Smartphones: A360, A520, A550, and the S720 women smartphone last September, they are favored by a lot of female users with beautiful appearance and thoughtful applications.

May 242013

Samsung has always been the loyal manufacturer of Android, but it does not mean that Samsung does not develop other operating systems. Today, Samsung’s first TIZEN system mobile phone I8805 configuration revealed for the first time, the device will be equipped with 720P resolution screen.

Although the first TIZEN system I8805 does not have any spy shots revealed, its official internal documents are leaked online. Seen from the information, the I8805 will use the Cortex-A19 processor, and the 720P resolution screen, it supports LTE 4G network. The overall configuration seems to be mid-range, but from the Samsung internal message, the TIZEN system will define it as the flagship.

TIZEN is the the operating system developed for mobile phones and other devices by Linux two alliances LiMo Foundation and Linux Foundation working together with Intel and Samsung Electronics. The system integrates the LiMo and MeeGo two operating systems, currently Samsung is main hardware pusher of the TIZEN system.

May 242013

The Brother has launched a new series of multicolor digital AIO for small businesses. The MFC-9000 series printer uses a 3.7-inch multicolor touch screen, supports WebConnect and offers WiFi connectivity. The flagship model of MFC-9340CDW can provide 22 pages per minute in black and white and multicolor document printing speeds. As the cheapest one in the released three devices, the MFC-9130CW still uses the Brother’s LED print technology, support highest 600x2400dpi image accuracy, and 19 pages per minute documents print speed.

The touch screen on the AIO can be connected to Facebook, Picasa, Flickr, Evernote, Dropbox, Skydrive, or the document/image print Box account. The WiFi connectivity allows users to print directly via AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint & Scan, and Wi-Fi on mobile devices.

The device also has a 35 consecutive (scanning) feeder, and a deep sleep mode with less than 2W power consumption. Apart from the basic specifications, the MFC-9330CDW also supports up to 23 pages/minute documents print speed and automatic two-sided printing, it provides an additional Ethernet interface to print the files in the USB drive or store the printed document to the USB flash disk.

The MFC-9340CDW adds duplex scanning and copy capabilities, supports for automatic two-sided printing, copying, scanning and faxing. The MFC-9000 series devices are now on sale, the MFC-9130CW is priced at $ 400, the MFC-9330CDW and 9340CDW are $ 450.

May 242013

Hisense cooperated with Nvidia to release the Hisense Sero 7 Series tablets, among which the Pro version uses the same Nvidia Tegra 3 processor as the Nexus 7, it offers up to 32GB MicroSD card expansion and 5 megapixel rear camera. It’s reported that the Pro version will be listed in the U.S. market this week, and priced at $ 149.

The Pro version is equipped with a 7-inch 1280 * 800 IPS LCD display, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. In addition, biggest difference from Nexus 7 is that the tablet supports up to 32GB MicroSD card expansion, it also provides a mini-HDMI interface so you can connect directly to a TV or a high-resolution display to play games or watch HD video.

In addition the Pro also has a 5 megapixel camera and 2 megapixel front camera. It’s equipped with a flash. Its size is 7.9 * 5 * 0.43 inches, and it is equipped with Android 4.2.1 system, itas battery life time can achieve more than 10 hours.

In addition Hisense also introduced the Lite version Hisense Sero 7, which is priced at only $ 99. It’s with a 1.6GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM and 1024 * 600 resolution 7-inch IPS LCD screen. Its size is 7.9 “x 4.8″ x 0.41″.

May 242013

HTC has recently officially released the new mid-end dual SIM cards mobile phone Desire 600.

The HTC Desire 600 is equipped with a 4.5-inch Super LCD2 display with a resolution of 960×540, 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 200, 8/1.6 megapixel cameras, 8GB storage space (supports microSD card expansion), 1GB memory and 1860mAh battery. Although the battery capacity is only 1860mAh, the battery can be replaced, the user can extend the device life by replacing the battery.

HTC mentioned the Desire 600 dual SIM cards can be active simultaneously. In addition, the device also has a function similar to Zoe which is called Video Highlights. This function can make a period of 30 seconds “professional” preview based on video content, and can be edited using the music and themes.

This phone uses the HTC Sense 5 interface, supports HTC BlinkFeed and HTC Hidi services, so you can see the latest news and social networking site updates in the main screen, it also supports NFC, GPS and Bluetooth functions.

It is reported that the device will be listed firstly in Russia, Ukraine and partial markets of the Middle East/Asia in June this year.

May 232013

Last year, HP decided to launch a unified design thin and light notebook product line, across every keyboard, touchpad, hinges, lid and frame, the application of basically the the same curve. This year, the company will no longer do it on thin and light notebooks. According to the company CEO Meg Whitman authorization, all HP’s consumer-level device lineup will adopt a unified design. Of course, this also means that it’s very difficult for a single product to stand out.

But there are still two products successfully “escaped”, the first is the $ 399 HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11. The device uses AMD new low-power consumption Temash processor, even though the screen is only 11.6 inches, it’s still with a full-size keyboard, two-button touchpad, and comprehensive port configuration – including three USB, an HDMI, VGA, Ethernet and SD card slot. The shipping time is expected to be on June 26.

Second, it is the more exciting HP Envy 14 TouchSmart ultrabook.

HP Envy 14 TouchSmart starts at $ 699, and it’s equipped with the low resolution 14-inch 1366×768 resolution screen – but it can be upgraded to a higher 1600×900, or even the maximum resolution of 3200×1800.

In addition, there are cheaper HP 15-inch models. The HP Envy 15 TouchSmart notebook starts at $ 529, it uses AMD processors, and the default is not equipped with SSDs. Nevertheless, they are equipped with fingerprint reader.

Of course, HP also released the 17-inch models. HP Envy 17 gets rid of the “TouchSmart” and “ultrabook” in the name, but it offers touch screen, faster processor, larger memory, larger speakers and optional Nvidia graphics processor. We don’t know much more details, but the Envy 17 will be on sale on June 5, and the price starts from $ 699.

May 232013

Nokia released the new Asha device in India and the metal Lumia925 in London, today there is news that Nokia’s new flagship EOS will be released on July 9, which is with a 41 million pixel camera.

Previously there are a lot of rumors about Nokia EOS, the media recently said the EOS will be released on July 9, and will be officially listed at the end of July. The EOS still uses polycarbonate material, but thinner than the Lumia 920. The EOS 41 million pixel camera is really attracting, and it’s with a Xenon flash aside. If the machine is officially released, then it will be the second smartphone with 41 megapixel following the 808, which is also the first 41 megapixel smartphone in Windows Phone camp.

Also, according to previous news, the EOS screen size and resolution seems to be exactly the same with the Lumia 925′s (4.5 inches, 1280×768 pixels), and also with the AMOLED panel. In order to protect the 41 megapixel camera, the entire back is with a protective cover.

Nokia’s Pureview camera technology is currently very popular, which also leads the Lumia 920 product sales, it still needs time to test if the launch of the new EOS can stimulate the Nokia sales.

May 232013

It has been for a while since we last heard about the Qualcomm Mirasol panel, but on the current SID Display Week, Qualcomm brought several concept devices of this reflective display technology.

In Qualcomm’s exhibition stand, the previously released 1.5 inches panel is embedded in an “always on” smartphone and smart watch. But these are just models, Qualcomm said this display will soon appear on third-party devices.

In addition, Qualcomm also unveiled their next generation display: a 5.1-inch panel with up to 2560×1440 (577ppi) resolution. The panel is very clear in image display, but the reflective display is partial to silver color, and the color is not as prominent as other devices. Qualcomm said that the new Mirasol panel is six times in energy saving than the LCD or OLED panels. From practical use, this means that the mobile devices can use for several days without charging. However it will be a long time before you can see it on the market. Qualcomm revealed that this Mirasol panel still needs several years development phase before production authorization.