Archive for December, 2008

16GB ultra-slim USB memory sticks

Friday, December 12th, 2008

memory stick

Korea Axxen launches its 16GB ultra-slim USB memory sticks ‘SKY LUX’ in pearl gold and shining silver color. Supporting 22MB/s of reading speed and 12MB/s of writing speed, it is compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 and all popular operating systems like Windows XP, Vista, Linux and Macintosh.

These ultra slim memory sticks comes in five storage capacities; 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB and 16GB.

Nikon D3X Digital SLR

Monday, December 8th, 2008

d3x

Nikon Europe introduced its new top-of-the-range D-SLR ‘D3X’. Building on the reliability, handling and durability of the award-winning D3, the D3X offers an imaging sensor with far higher resolution than its counterpart, breaking new ground in imaging quality.

The all-new 24.5MP CMOS sensor makes the new camera eminently suitable for the broadest range of shooting situations, both in the studio and on location, and will be especially appreciated by uncompromising photographers in nature photography, studio work and fashion.

The D3X boasts a specially-developed FX-format CMOS image sensor with 12-channel readout, gapless micro lens array and on-chip noise reduction. It delivers class-leading levels of continuous shooting speed and noise management at higher sensitivities without sacrificing detail.

The D3X supports a broad ISO range from ISO 100-1600, extendable down to ISO 50 and up to 6400 equivalent with up to 5 fps continuous shooting at full resolution, or 7 fps in the 10MP DX-crop mode. The acclaimed Multi-CAM3500FX 51-point autofocus system enables extremely accurate single-point accuracy with outstanding dynamic tracking for fast moving subjects in low light.

digital slr

The camera’s LiveView function offers a smooth workflow option, perfect for studio work or other situations where the use of the viewfinder is impractical. The camera also delivers a superb response rate, with a start-up of just 12 milliseconds and 40ms shutter lag. The Kevlar/carbon fibre composite shutter has been designed for intensive professional needs and tested to 300,000 cycles.

The D3X reaps the benefits of the very latest developments in sensor design and image processing technology. Designed to produce files suitable to meet the demands of tomorrow’s commercial and stock requirements, the camera produces 50MB 14-bit NEF (Raw) files. Using Capture NX2 software, NEF files can be processed into medium format terrain; 140MB (16-bit TIFF-RGB). Fine details are reproduced with incredible clarity, whilst shadows and highlights contain tonal gradation with minimal clipping for pictures with a unique look and feel.

The D3X shares the same ergonomics and handling as the D3, which have been designed to enable anyone to get to work quickly and efficiently. The bright, uncluttered viewfinder features 100% coverage and comprehensive illuminated displays, while the high-definition, 3-inch, 920,000-dot VGA TFT monitor enables outstanding playback quality for on-the-spot image assessment. The D3X’s magnesium body, which is sealed for moisture and dust resistance, also supports Nikon’s wireless system (the WT-4), HDMI output, offers a dual slot for CF cards and is compatible with the new GP-1 GPS unit.

All new Nokia N97

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

nokia n97

Just before Christmas Nokia has announced its new Nokia N97 mobile phone with lots of new feature that was not seen in previous N series models. At the first look some people will say that its just another wanna be iPhone thing but its not, this phone comes with a full QWERTY keyboard which really makes typing a much easier task on phone. Key features of Nokia N97 are:

- QWERTY keyboard
- Touch screen display
- GPS
- 5 MP camera with dual LED flash and Carl Zeiss lens
- 32 GB internal memory and support of external memory card up to 16GB
- Bluetooth & A2DP support.
- FM radio and transmitter
- TV-out
- 3.5mm jack plug so that you can use any generic headphone of your choice

This multimedia phone is loaded with Symbian S60 5th Edition operating system, WebKit Internet browser, music and video playing as well as recording capability and its like having a small computer in your pocket with you. this phone is expected to be launched in the middle of 2009

Source: dialaphone.co.uk