The Moto Z is already a good looking phone (have you seen the black and rose gold variant?), However, the new Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod is one series piece of eye candy.
It gives you 10x optical zoom, using a 1/2.3-inch 12 MP sensor, with a 1.55 micron pixel size. It shoots in RAW, you get a real Xenon flash, along with full manual Focus, white balance, f-stop, ISO and exposure controls. The little downside is that it shoots only 1080p video, but it does add OIS to the mix. You will also get Dual Microphones and a 3.5 mm headphone jack for those who were missing it on the slim Moto Z.
The Hasselblad True Zoom, is pretty identical in form and design to the [...]
Samsung released its newest addition to the smartwatch category in the form of the Gear S2 at IFA this year. It runs on Tizen, a deviation from what Samsung’s competitors have been doing so far with their smartwatches. However, the most exciting feature of this smartwatch is it’s compatibility with non-Samsung phones. As opposed to all of the previous smartwatches, Samsung has finally launched a product that is not limited by this condition.
This swanky little watch is compatible with any Android smartphone with at least 1.5 GB of RAM that runs Android 4.4. and above. As opposed to Samsung’s older Android wear which bordered a little on being clunky [...]
IFA Berlin, originally a radio exhibition, has now become a red-letter event in the tech world. One of the oldest industrial exhibitions, it is a consumer electronics trade fair which holds a record of 2.4 billion euro of placed orders.
What you can expect from the event is a myriad of smart-phones, smart-watches, tablets and laptops up for display for potential customers and the international media. About 7000 journalists from over 75 countries have attended and covered this event in the past. IFA has previously been the launch platform of various fancy gadgets, Samsung Galaxy Note series being an example.
The first week of September thus marks Europe’s biggest [...]
After showcasing SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk at the IFA Berlin in September 2014, the Japanese manufacturing company has finally brought both the two devices for Indian consumers. The devices are listed on the official website of Sony India. The SmartWatch 3 is tagged at Rs. 19,990, while the SmartBand comes at a price of Rs. 12,990.
The price listed for the SmartWatch 3 is for the black variant. There is no word on the availability and price for the stylish steel edition. At the given price tag, this Sony smartwatch is one of the most expensive wearables in the country running on Android.
Samsung is always ahead of everyone when it comes to announcing large smartphones at IFA, however, this year the Korean electronic giant was not the only one who showed off a massive handset. Alcatel, a French global telecommunications equipment company, also launched a 6-inch phablet, named OneTouch Hero 2.
The device is 7.9mm-thin and has a curved aluminium body, its reasonably light at 175-gram weight with a 6-inch, edge-to-edge display. The device comes with a with a stylus that the company promises will turn the phablet into a “creative enterprise tool.” The Hero 2 is said to recognise scribbled number [...]
Sony has announced a new camcorder concept designed and made specifically for musicians, called the HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder. The video camera lets any artist to shoot and share every performance with Full HD image quality and dynamic studio quality sound thanx to the Dual mic.
Marrying Sony’s industry-leading audio and digital imaging technology, HDR-MV1 is the perfect video capture solution when audio is key,” said Hidenori Toyoda, director of the camcorder business at Sony Electronics. “With the web being a major hub for established and budding music talent, the camcorder’s ability to easily upload high quality content sets it apart from [...]
Samsung had admitted that it is working on a smart watch, and we’ve seen evidence that it is going to take on the name Galaxy Gear. Now Bloomberg reports that Samsung’s long-rumored Galaxy Gear smartwatch is a “wristwatch-like smartphone” that will launch on September 4th. The news source specifically points to the Android-powered device being able to “make phone calls, surf the web, and handle emails.”
Whether the Galaxy Gear will be mainly a companion accessory to Samsung smartphones, or work with all Android devices, remains to be seen, but we’re betting the former. Since Samsung has [...]
A picture that appeared on Chinese site Digi-wo and XperiaBlog, shows a splash of purple across a black background,but if you look closely, that’s actually a phone. This can be, Sony’s rumoured next addition to the Xperia line, previously going under the codename of Honami – and now referred to as the Sony Xperia i1.
As we can see, the image teases a September 4 date on the bottom with “Berlin” written below it. This means that Sony might have this device ready for us this year at IFA 2013 (Berlin).
The picture shows a teasing glimpse of the right side of the phone where you can see the power button, a flap and volume rocker. This [...]
Samsung is all set to host the Unpacked event in Berlin on 4 September ahead of the IFA consumer electronics show. The South-Korean tech giant is expected to launch the Galaxy Note III at this event but for tech enthusiasts all over, its the news of another Samsung device that is most endearing.
Samsung is rumored to unveil its first ever smartwatch in less than a month, we now have a very good idea of what the new device will be called. A Dutch website called “GalaxyClub” has spotted a trademark filing for a new line of devices called the Galaxy Gear. Earlier rumors have indicated that Samsung will release [...]
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 [...]