Audio seems to be the main focus of Philips right now with the Fidelio range at the very peak of what the company has to offer.
Philips has added to its Fidelio premium audio line with the X1 headphones which drip with luxury at every turn. Fusing metal and leather, they give you a classic yet contemporary look. They are as wonderful on the eye as they are on the ear: especially the calf leather finish to the headband.
These are substantial headphones, designed for home listening, and are incredibly comfortable.
We go hands-on with the new Sony HMZ-T2 Personal 3D Viewer which was showcased here at IFA.
Tthe HMZ-T2 uses stereo OLED panels (one for each eye) to deliver its 3D visuals, eliminating the crosstalk issues other 3D sets suffer from. There’s also virtual surround sound onboard for a personal cinema experience. With the 45° field of vision, you’ll feel completely immersed in a widescreen cinema experience.
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We go hands-on with the Sony Xperia Tablet S which was launched yesterday, here at IFA.
The tablet features a 9.4-inch IPS screen with a 1,280×800-pixel resolution and uses Sony’s TruBlack panel, which the company says provides more vibrant colors, deeper blacks, and minimal screen reflections. Measuring 241×8.8x174mm, the Sony Xperia Tablet S is thinner and lighter than the original Sony Tablet S, has a 1.3GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor and runs the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system (OS). The tablet houses 1GB of RAM, comes in either 16GB/32GB/64GB [...]
While the world is ablaze with all the IFA goodness, Sennheiser has launched new headphones and earbuds. Momentum, a pair of chrome and leather headphones with a 3.5mm stereo lead and optional smart remote. CX 890i earphones Sennheiser says they have a “glass-like” finish that offers “outsanding” passive noise cancelling.
Both go on sale in UK from September, with the Momentums cost £260 and the CX 890i cost £120.
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Samsung today alongside many other products, announced the new Galaxy Note 2. The newer highly hyped Smartphone-tablet hybrid was introduced into the world at an event held by Samsung at IFA 2012.
The Note 2 has a lot of new interesting features :
A newer 5.5 inch HD Super AMOLED display at 1,280 x 720. The note is now 9.4mm thick, has a larger 3,100mAh battery and a quad-core Exynos processor clocked at 1.6GHz. In terms of design it follows along the Galaxy S3 while retaining the feel of the original Note. [...]
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The Samsung Galaxy Note II has been launched.
The Note II “Phablet” comes with a 5.5″ Super AMOLED Screen, 1,280 x 720 pixels (267ppi), a 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor with 2GB RAM, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, an 8MP Camera with 1080p Video Recording and a 1.9MP Front Facing Camera. Internal storage will be 16/32/64GB. It is powered by a 3,100mAh battery.
We will be coming up with a hands-on video soon!
Sony launched a waterproof tablet under its Xperia brand at the IFA electonics trade show in Berlin today.
The tablet features a 9.4-inch IPS screen with a 1,280×800-pixel resolution and uses Sony’s TruBlack panel, which the company says provides more vibrant colors, deeper blacks, and minimal screen reflections.
Measuring 241×8.8x174mm, the Sony Xperia Tablet S is thinner and lighter than the original Sony Tablet S, has a 1.3GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor and runs the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system [...]
Sony pulled the wraps off of three new Android smartphones. Called the Xperia T, Xperia V, and Xperia J, each device will range in capabilities with the T being top dog and the V and J following behind.
The Xperia T was launched earlier this month.
With a 4.6-inch screen offering an HD resolution and 13MP camera, the Xperia T is definitely meant as Sony’s new flagship handset. The phone is also powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, will connect to LTE 4G and have NFC (Near Field Communication) technology on board. At launch the Xperia T [...]
LG today unveiled the LG Optimus L9, a 4.7-inch smartphone running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The L9 packs a 1-GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, an IPS display, and a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, as well as a VGA camera on the front. However, it remained silent about the screen resolution of the phone.
The slim device will also come with a pre-loaded bespoke version of the QTranslator app, which uses optical character recognition technologyt to translate from over 40 languages, including those with non-roman literals, into the language of your choice from 64 user [...]
We’ve had plenty of Samsung Galaxy Note 2 rumours of late, with the latest whisperings come from Seoul Newspaper, and mostly reiterate what we’ve been hearing for the past few months.
The newspaper claims that the new Note 2 will have a slightly bigger 5.5-inch Super AMOLED screen. As well as being 16:9, the display will boast a 1,280×720 resolution, perfect for treating your eyeballs to high-definition movies while on the go.
Underneath that slab of a screen the Note 2 is set to be powered by a quad-core 1.4GHz Samsung Exynos 4412 [...]
Acer has spilled the beans on two phones it will be showcasing at IFA later this month. The Acer Liquid Gallant and Acer Liquid Gallant Duo are exactly the same beast apart from the fact that the latter has dual-Sim capability.
The following specs apply to both devices: 4.3-inch qHD (540×960) touchscreen, 1 GHz processor, 5 MP camera, 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB of built-in storage space, all the usual connectivity options, and a 1,500 mAh battery. The OS running the show is Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
The upcoming Sony Xperia J was given the hands-on treatment for an extensive preview ahead its supposed announcement later this month.
The Xperia J is one more model in Sony’s onslaught of new devices that it brought forth until now and will continue to until the end of this year. The Xperia J is a lower-midrange offering, with a 4-inch 480×854 touchscreen, 1 GHz single-core processor.
The battery is said to be a 1700mAh unit, which should provide a decent level of battery life given the reduced screen size and [...]