LG introduces middle of the road phones
Permalink: LG introduces middle of the road phones by Alan Harten
LG has recently announced two new mid-range mobile phones that are aimed at providing spectacular social networking service access: the GT505 and GW 520 smartphones.
The aim of the two new LG mobile phones is to allow users to instantly access social networking alerts and feeds as well as offering push email support and Exchange Activesync [...]
LG introduces phones that are only a ‘bit smart’
Permalink: LG introduces phones that are only a ‘bit smart’ by Alan Harten
LG is following up the success of its Shine and Mobile Black Label Series with the new updated LG Viewty Smart due for release later this month.
The LG Viewty is aimed at bringing a touchscreen camera phone into the competition market currently ruled by Sony Ericsson and Idou.
With an 8 megapixel camera, Auto and manual [...]
LG12-megapixel camera phone
Permalink: LG12-megapixel camera phone by Alan Harten
LG has recently announced it will add a 12-megapixel camera phone to the mobile phone market during Q4 to compete with the Sony Ericsson Walkman and the Idou Cybershot.
Not many details have been released about the new camera phone but it is likely to follow in the footsteps of the LG Viewty Smart GC900 which [...]
Pixon 12 Boosts Samsung in the Megapixel Race
Permalink: Pixon 12 Boosts Samsung in the Megapixel Race by Franz Bicar
You want a camera phone? Samsung is giving you one, a 12-megapixel monster with touch screen interface. Samsung launched on Monday the Pixon 12, the company’s first touch screen phone with a 12-megapixel camera that will boost the company ahead of Sony Ericsson in the camera phone race.
This release came after Sony Ericsson announced the [...]
Samsung Behold Review
Permalink: Samsung Behold Review by Franz Bicar
Almost everybody knows of the Samsung Omnia. It is Samsung’s entry in the touchscreen market. But did you know that the Omnia has a younger sibling? The Samsung Behold is a responsive touch-screen cell phone with a few advanced features and an excellent camera.
The 3G Samsung Behold is considered as the younger sibling of the [...]
Samsung Ultra S7220 Phone
Permalink: Samsung Ultra S7220 Phone by Franz Bicar
Yesterday we featured a phone with a candy-bar design. Today, we are giving you another and this time its from Samsung. Samsung is very popular with their slim sliders and in fact, I believe, they have perfected this type of design. So, its a bit surprising when they turn up with a candy-bar design.
The phone [...]
Nokia 6720 Classic
Permalink: Nokia 6720 Classic by Franz Bicar
With the advancement of technology, phones are generally evolving in features and form factors. We have super slim phones, touch screen phones and even ones that are transparent. However sleek these designs are, major manufacturers like Nokia, Samsung and ZTE are still making candy-bar phones that are targeted for the no-nonsense, less fancy crowd.
For Nokia, [...]
Nokia N86 8 Megapixel Phone
Permalink: Nokia N86 8 Megapixel Phone by Franz Bicar
Nokia has come a long way in the mobile phone market. It made waves with its 5 megapixel N95 phones. Now, they are trying to up the ante.
Nokia’s N86 is the first camera phone from Nokia to offer us an 8 megapixel camera. And it’s a wide-angle Carl Zeiss optics camera (similar technology or [...]
Sony Ericsson and Samsung Battle for Megapixel Supremacy
Permalink: Sony Ericsson and Samsung Battle for Megapixel Supremacy by Franz Bicar
Mobile phone manufacturers have been battling it out in the camera phone market. Now, Sony Ericsson and Samsung is taking it to a whole new level. At the Mobile World Congress wireless telecom trade show in Barcelona, Spain, these giant manufacturers unveiled three new handsets, that could take the camera phone market by storm.
Sony Ericsson’s [...]
LG Invision Review
Permalink: LG Invision Review by Franz Bicar
If you’re a AT&T subscriber, then I bet you’ve appreciated service such as its live streaming mobile TV service and AT&T Mobile TV launched last April 2008. However, there have only been two devices that would support these services, the LG Vu and the Samsung Access. This leaves customers with limited choices.
The LG Vu appears [...]
Sony Ericsson W395 Walkman Phone
Permalink: Sony Ericsson W395 Walkman Phone by Franz Bicar
Sony announced its newest walkman phone yesterday. The Sony Ericsson W395 focuses on youth by bringing consolidating music listening with their mobile phone solutions. It is bringing great music to the masses with the slick slider W395 Walkman phone, complete with large powerful built-in stereo speakers.
The affordable W395 comes complete with dedicated control keys for [...]
OmniVision reveals innovative CMOS architecture
Permalink: OmniVision reveals innovative CMOS architecture by Jan Harris
In partnership with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation, OmniVision has developed a new CMOS sensor which enables the further miniaturization of digital imaging technology.
The OmniBSITM architecture extends the pixel roadmap down to 0.9 pixels through the use of backside illumination (BSI).
This method involves turning the CameraChip sensor upside down, so that it collects light through [...]
Nokia 5310 XpressMusic
Permalink: Nokia 5310 XpressMusic by Franz Bicar
Consumers today want everything. They want everything, all the features they like, into one device. Well, if you love music, the Nokia has got the piece for you. The Nokia 5310 combines the best of both worlds - a portable music player with a wireless communications device.
The 5310 is a smooth and sleek phone. Every [...]
HP iPaq 610 and 910 Business Navigator
Permalink: HP iPaq 610 and 910 Business Navigator by Franz Bicar
The HP iPaq 610 is one of HP’s two new smart phones. Going straight through its features, the 610 is a quad-band mobile with support for HSDPA and assisted GPS with integrated Google Maps. It has a Windows Mobile 6 Professional Edition operating system and is equipped with Bluetooth 2.0, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g with WPA2 security), [...]
Nokia 6500 Slide Phone
Permalink: Nokia 6500 Slide Phone by Franz Bicar
Another great phone Nokia has released is the Nokia 6500 Slide phone. It is supposed to be a phone to revolutionize the mobile phone market. This is an attractively designed up-to-date unit that belongs to the upper medium class, featuring the well-known Series 40 user interface, enabled to operate in 3G networks, and disposing of [...]
CAP-XX develops high-power LED flash technology for camera phones
Permalink: CAP-XX develops high-power LED flash technology for camera phones by Jan Harris
Australian company CAP-XX has developed high temperature HS and HW series supercapacitors, which could enable high-powered LED flash in camera phones, providing cell phone pictures of a comparable quality to digital camera images, even in low light conditions.
The HS and HW supercapacitors feature a higher-boiling-point electrolyte. This extends operating and storage temperature from 75Â°C [...]
Image sensor market driven by camera phones
Permalink: Image sensor market driven by camera phones by Jan Harris
Recent research by In-Stat identified strong growth in the image sensor market in 2006, with camera phone sensors accounting for 75% of all image sensors shipped.
Fueled by camera phones, CMOS sensors were responsible for almost 80% of all image sensor shipments during the year.
Although CCD sensors remained strong in digital still cameras, camcorders [...]
New offering from Samsung
Permalink: New offering from Samsung by David Allen
Consumers are remarkably informed when it comes to buying electricals, and this is no different when it comes to digital cameras. So it is no surprise when the camera manufactures begin to add more and more technology into a smaller casing, all for a really low price.
This would apply to the new Samsung S85, which [...]
Panasonic launch another LUMIX
Permalink: Panasonic launch another LUMIX by David Allen
Its always the way. You wait for a new camera from Panasonic and a whole lot come along at once. However this camera is slightly different to all of the others that have been released recently. This is the Panasonic DMC FZ 18, with its most stand out feature the 18 x optical zoom.
This camera [...]
Two new LUMIX from Panasonic
Permalink: Two new LUMIX from Panasonic by David Allen
Panasonic have introduced two new models to its line up, the LUMIX DMC FX 55 and the DMC FX 33, these digital cameras have style couple with great design. Both models have Intelligent Auto Mode and Intelligent Image Stabilization, 8.1 mega pixels and have a 28 mm lens.
The Intelligent Auto Mode includes:
Intelligent Scene Selector, which [...]