Archive for April, 2008

Sony to launch iPod style mp3 player

Friday, April 25th, 2008

sony mp3

Sony announced the launch of its new premium mp3 player ‘Walkman NWZ-A820/A720 Series’ which are available in three capacities, 4GB, 8GB and 16MB.

Adopting a 2.4-inch QVGA LCD screen with LED backlight, these mp3 players also supports video codec including AVC(H.264/AVC) and MPEG4 in 30fps, and features bundled Sony’s 13.5mm EX series earphone. Measuring 5.1×9.39×0.93cm at 58g weight, the NWZ-A820 comes in black and pink while the NWZ-A720 does four different colors such as black, white, pink and gold.

Slimmest 24 inch LCD Monitor

Monday, April 21st, 2008


BenQ announced the launch of its 24mm-thick 24-inch wide monitor ‘V2400W’ in Korea market.

Featuring a touchpad OSD with LED backlit, the V2400W supports 1,920 x 1,200 WUXGA resolution, 4,000:1 contrast ratio, 250 cd/m² brightness and 5ms response speed.

500USD Laptop from HP

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

hp laptop

HP introduced its new mini-notebook pc ‘2133’ to gain a greater share of educational spending on computers. The mini-notebook pc, which goes on sale April 15, was designed with feedback from educators. Running on VIA C7-M processor, it adopts 8.9-inch screen with 1280 x 768 WXGA resolution, full qwerty keyboard, touch pad and a VGA webcam.

Suggested price is around 500 USD for a version based on the open-source Linux operating system, and 600 USD for one based on Microsoft’s Windows XP or Vista.

Lenovo Ideapad U8

Sunday, April 6th, 2008


Lenovo showcased its 4.8-inch MID ‘Ideapad U8’ powered by recently announced Intel Atom low-power CPU at Intel’s IDF in Shanghai.

Equipped with a 4.8-inch touch screen display and an optical mouse for one-handed operation, the Ideapad U8 provides EDGE or 3G connectivity, and features Live GPS function and support for MS Office applications.

HTPC case with art nouveau pattern

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

pc cabinet

3Rsystem launched its HTPC case with art nouveau pattern ‘R240 GRACE’ in Korea market, which is well matched to high-end consumer electronic products.

Adopting a high glossy bezel with a black-coated half mirror, the R240 GRACE features wine red colored LCD display. Coming in black and white colors, it is expected to be available for between 70,000 KRW and 80,000 KRW.