Today we got the chance to sit down with Samsung’s team and have a more thorough look at its recently announced products.
First off, it was the Samsung Galaxy Camera. We tried it first-hand without the messy wires and we’re quite happy with how it felt. It has 21x optical zoom and at its widest end, the lens has an ultra wide angle of 23mm in 35mm terms and there’s a back-lit sensor behind it, which is impressive enough combo, even without counting the Android smart functionality. Read more »
The LG Optimus L9, which was announced at the IFA, is a mid-ranger that aims to bring solid smartphone functionality, good styling and reasonable price tag in one package.
The Optimus L9 fella is home to a 4.7-inch qHD IPS display, a 1GHz dual-core processor, a 5MP camera and 4GB internal storage. Read more »
The HTC Desire X got to spend some quality time in the hands of our IFA 2012 ninjas and we’ve got the pictures here.
The phone is HTC’s latest midrange offering and features a 4″ Super LCD at the front, a 5 MP snapper on the back, Android ICS 4.0.4 with the latest Sense 4.1. Read more »
Lenovo is offering several new tablets at this years’ IFA, and we’ve decided to give you the quick lowdown on each of them.
The IdeaTab A2107, IdeaTab A2109, and IdeaTab S2110 are all Android ICS tablets designed for various market segments. Read more »
HP’s most interesting announcement at IFA this year is the Envy X2 – a Windows 8-based tablet with a keyboard dock.
The Envy X2 slate features an 11.6-inch IPS touchscreen with 400-nit brightness and 1366x768px resolution. It’s powered by Intel’s Clover Trail processor and comes with 8MP camera and 64GB internal memory. There is support for Beats Audio as well. Read more »
Samsung has been keen to point out its commitment to the Windows 8 platform recently and the freshly-announced Ativ Tab is the proof that it wasn’t just PR talk. What’s more, based on our first impressions of the slate, the company might become a major player in the Windows tablet game.
The Ativ Tab is built around a 10.1″ IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 400-nits of brightness. It’s powered by a Snapdragon S4 APQ8060a chipset, featuring a 1.5GHz dual-core Krait CPU and 2GB of RAM. Read more »
We managed to get our hands on yet another hot device at the IFA floor. The newly announced Sony VAIO Duo 11 was the latest hybrid ultrabook to stand in front of our camera.
Join us as we take a look at the latest attempt to merge laptop and tablet by Sony. Read more »
Acer announced two new Liquids just days before the IFA kicks in. Also, the company just brough to the market its FullHD LCD-packing Tegra 3-powered Iconia Tab A700 Android tablet, so we just had to stop and see what those are all about.
So here we are, at Acer’s booth trying to get to know the new Acer lineup a little better. Read more »
The Archos booth was one of the stops during our tour around the IFA expo grounds and we got to see the newly announced Archos 101 XS slate in person and take a few live shots of the device.
The ICS-powered Archos 101 XS has a 10.1″ 1280 x 800 display and is powered by the TI OMAP 4470 chipest, featuring a dual core CPU and the PowerVR SGX544 GPU. According to the company it should get its Jelly Bean serving by the end of the year. Read more »
Sony’s latest mirrorless interchangeable lens camera has just been unveiled – the successor to the NEX-5N, the Sony NEX-5R.
The 16.1MP APS-C sensor on the Sony NEX-5R can do 10 fps continuous shooting and 1080p video at 60fps. Read more »
Sony brought so many new smartphones to IFA that we almost forgot about the Xperia miro. Almost. The handset was announced back in June and is expected to hit the market next month, but it was showcased at the company’s booth.
Specs-wise, the Xperia miro has lots of common internals with the Xperia tipo but offers two major upgrades – a 0.3″ bigger LED-backlit LCD screen and a 5 megapixel snapper. Thanks to the LED-backlit upgrade, the phone is also thinner and lighter. Read more »
Here at IFA, we managed to swing by the Sony booth to spend some more quality time with the new Xperia devices. While around, we snapped some sample pics with the Sony Xperia TX for your viewing pleasure.
The Xperia TX’s 13 MP shooter features the usual array of camera extras, and it’s capable of shooting 1080p video as well. Read more »
We managed to secure some quality time over at the IFA 2012 floor with the Sony Xperia T’s camera and snap a few photos.
The Sony Xperia T is easily among the chief contenders for best Android camearaphone with its 13 MP Exmor-R sensor. Read more »
The Samsung Galaxy Camera sure attracted a lot of attention, ours included. We got a chance to spend some quality time with the device and we did a couple of videos to give you a better how this new camera looks and feels.
Samsung has based most of the Galaxy Camera software on the Galaxy S III’s, but the camera interface is a bespoke solution. The menus heavily rely on spinners, which make them easy to use with your thumb – good thing since you don’t get any hardware controls on the back, you use the 4.8″ touchscreen for almost everything. Read more »
At yesterday’s pre-IFA press conference, Sony mentioned that its new Android flagship – the Xperia T will be used by no one else, but Mr. James Bond. The sweet-looking Sony smartphone will be featuring in the upcoming Skyfall movie.
Yep, the Xperia T will undoubtedly be armed with all kinds of gizmos and killer software to help Agent 007 get out of tricky situations and teach the bad guys a lesson. Read more »