Sunday, March 30, 2008

Sanyo PLC-XL50 Review: Shortest Projection Distance

Sanyo PLC-XL50
Sometimes the existence of projector narrows the room. The projector which requiring far enough shoot distance makes room felt congested.

The problems seem to be thought also by Sanyo, electronic company of Japan. Recently they launch a projector which suited for company which does not have big meeting room: Sanyo PLC-XL50.

Sanyo gives it title “World's Shortest Projection Distance”. For your info, to present projection object as wide as 80 inch, this projector only requires shoot distance to screen as far as 8 centimeter.

Mean, this projector can be drawn near until almost patch to screen. Hence, it also guarantees projection result which free of presenter shadow as result of projector lamp spotlights.

If compares to NEC WT610 projector. At 61 cm shoot distance, this projector only can present result of projection as wide as 78 inch.

Sanyo can double the shoot distance with more sophisticated projection technology. NEC WT610 only apply mirror to cut short shoot distance, while Sanyo PLC-XL50 applies combination between lenses and non-sferical mirror, or mirror which do not bounce electromagnetic impulse.

This projector applies LCD XGA machine (resolution 1024 x 768). Brightness level presented by it is reaching 2000 lumens.

As for its contrast ratio reaching 600 : 1. This is including bright for a LCD projector. Color presented from computer screen is sharply enough and still saves detail in video dark part.

What little bothering is noise and posterization effect when presenting skin color. Discoloration happened seen not gradual, but drastic.

Meanwhile, this projector built-in audio system shows result that is surprising enough. It can yield hard enough sound and fulfills a big room.

With the size 20 x 37,3 x 50 cm and weight 7,6 kilograms, this projector of course pertained heavy and big. This makes projector setting is more disturbingly compared to other projectors.

Besides, this projector remote control cannot take over mouse pointer function for merely opening the next presentation page. But, it also equipped some other addition, for example Easy Off Function and On-Start Function, so user can turn off and turn on it swiftly.

Moreover, Color Board Mode feature enables user to use color media so that screen do not always must having white color. For the security, it also provides Audio Alarm feature, which will give warning if there are any thief try to take the projector.

Sanyo PLC-XL50 Review
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Seagate Starts Distributing Cheetah

Cheetah 15K.6
Seagate Technology starts distribute Cheetah 15K.6 hard drive. Hard drive which claimed energy economical first time is introduced in CeBit in Hanover, Jerman, recently.

Cheetah 15K.6 having factor form 3,5 inch. It can economize energy to 61 % compared to data store as of its class because is equipped by PowerTrim technology which optimizing energy consumed at all levels activity.

A number of computer companies have ordered Cheetah for its requirement. HP, for example, readies to apply it into SAN storage system. "Performance improvement, reliability, less energy (consumption), and collectively capacities assists our EVA (Enterprise Virtual Array) system," said Kyle Fitze, Marketing Director of HP.

As for Super Micro Computer is also chooses Cheetah for their SuperServer and Server Building Block Solutions. "Many of our customer required great and efficient performance," said Charles Liang, President and Chief Executive Officer Super Micro.

Cheetah 15K.6 is available in 147 GB, 300 GB, and 450 GB.

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PowerShot SD770, SD790, SD890 IS: Newest PowerShot from Canon

PowerShot SD890
Canon returns to launches its three newest PowerShot ELPH camera models. The three cameras are PowerShot SD770, PowerShot SD790, and PowerShot SD890 IS.
SD770 and SD790 are 10 megapixel resolution cameras with 3x optical extension. Both have metal body and equipped with image stabilization feature.

The difference, SD770 has 2,5 inches LCD screen, SD790 have bigger, that is 3 inches. But, SD770 has optic viewfinder, a feature liked by pro photographer.

Meanwhile, Canon PowerShot SD890 is camera with 10 megapixel sensor, but has bigger optical extension ability: 5x (the biggest in PowerShot ELPH class). It also applies metal body with 2,5 inches screen and a viewfinder lens.

It also strengthened by face detector feature, motion detector, with 18 modes. PowerShot SD770, SD790, and SD890 IS can be bought with the price of US$ 300, US$ 350, and US$ 400.

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Friday, March 21, 2008

Sony DPF-D70 Review: Contemporary Design and Fun

Sony DPF-D70
For you that like to display photo at desk, this is the time move to more sophisticated media, namely digital frame. One of them is Sony DPF-D70. Besides having great full color display, your photo can be saved with secure in digitally.

Through 7 inches color LCD, with high resolution (800x400 pixel) plus aspect ratio 15:9, photo displayed seen so contrast and more life. You save until 500 pictures. Because this digital frame already planted with big enough (256 MB) internal memory. To maximize storage space, it’s available image resizing ability.

This peripheral provides multiple display, nine styles slideshow, clock, calendar and single image and index view mode. Moreover, most of memory card format is supports by this digital frame. This photo gadget can present 48 MB and 100MB picture, including JPEG and RAW format (SRF, SR2, ARW is preview only).

Sony DPF-D70 Review:
Features :
- 7" Digital Photo Frame with 800x480 resolution, 15:9 aspect ratio LCD Screen.
- 256MB of internal memory with optional image resizing to maximize internal memory.
- Multiple display modes, including nine slideshow styles, clock and calendar modes, and single image and index views.
- Supports most memory card formats and is equipped with a USB B-type connection.
- Decodes and displays up to 48 MegaPixel and 100MB images, including JPEG and RAW (preview only: SRF, SR2, ARW).
- Auto image rotation and the auto orientation sensor will detect whether the frame is sitting horizontally or vertically and automatically rotate images.
- The backlit SONY logo can be switched on/off

In the box
- DPF-D70 7in Digital Photo Frame
- AC adaptor
- Remote Control

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GPS Mio DigiWalker C230 Review: Max Navigation Gadget

GPS Mio DigiWalker C230
Personal navigation peripheral become has more variant. One of it is C230 Car Navigation System from Mio Technology Corporation. The product which has got prestigious award from IF Design Award 2008 has elegant oval form, packed with grey nuance exterior.

This minimalist style GPS intentionally designed for entry level segment. But don’t be wrong, at Mio C230 is already planted with intuitive touchscreen interface, so it can guide the user optimally. Start from direction, destination until routes.

Through it compact form and dimension (9x8,4x2,4 cm), Mio C230 is so portable and comfort if inserted to pocket. This peripheral can be said flexible to be used everywhere, including in car. Mio C230 also provides alternative mode for navigation in bus, bicycle or when brought to walks.

Another feature of Mio C230 is the voice guidance feature that will assist to point the user towards location which will be accessed. Without need to see the screen, user eye can be focus to drive.

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SanDisk Cruzer Titanium Plus: Flash Drive with Online Data Backup


Fear of valuable data loss for USB flash drive user, of course is reasonable. But, the present of new series ‘Cruzer Titanium Plus' from SanDisk, at least can be made as anticipation.

This data storage peripheral is equipped by automatic ability to back up the data by online to BelnSync server via Amazon Web Services technology.

For securities problem, this service supported with device password protection and hardware AES encryption. So, you can easily access it from the peripheral directly and also by online.

With the assist of special software planted, Cruzer Titanium Plus can restore back the data which accidentally deleted from memory. Moreover, newest flash drive technology, namely Windows® ReadyBoost® also planted to increase it performance when connected to Windows® Vista.

At physical sector, titanium metal selected to protect this flash drive from various extreme conditions. So it’s unnecessary that it will fast to broken because fall, or crashed by hard object.

In sale package, this flash drive equipped with ‘lost and-found' service from BoomerangIT for registered user. The advantage, you will get replacement opportunity if your Cruzer Titanium Plus are loses, during the warranty time.

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Motorola EQ5 Review: Mini Portable Speaker

Motorola EQ5
Motorola starts to enter the portable speaker market. This phone vendor launches a Portable Wireless Speaker, called Motorola EQ5. Not far different with the other competitor, the gadgets which relying on Bluetooth connectivity can place forward freedom of activity without cable disturb.

Motorola EQ5 offers stereo voice quality allied by stylishly display. Black color and thin box body, makes it nice enough to see. Some buttons which placed in front, facilitates user to use its function maximally.

With dimension 11,6x6,5x1,5 cm and weight 100 grams, likely represents what a compact of Motorola EQ5 to be brought everywhere. This thing, at the same time express how easy enjoying music and receives a call even we are n the middle of activity.

When sited side by side with phone, Motorola EQ5 can functioned double-duty as speakerphone with echo-cancellation and noise-reduction, so that clear voice quality will be gotten when receiving a call. The integration between this music control and call makes user unnecessary get a problem in enjoying entertainment activity or communications.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Linksys WRT160N and WRT310N Review: Sexy WiFi Router



Now it’s the time to make your house as space which full of high-speed internet hot spot without disturbing cable. This hot spot can be yielded through a kind of wireless transmitter which able to be put down everywhere.

There is various wireless transmitter brands or which more popular called WiFi in market. The new one is made by Linksys. This one of Cisco division launches a couple of router: Ultra RangePlus Wireless-N Broadband Router (WRT160N) and Ultra RangePlus Wireless-N Gigabit Router (WRT310N).

Both routers are designed to be compact and good looking. It also portable and easy to attached outside the office room. Its body is made without line and sharp and rigid corner.

This outside display makes both routers to differ from the other. Its body dint in the middle and forms boundary like wing. Its RangePlus Antenna is planted in body so that no more "horn" which boosts.

Both routers have Wireless Access Point, what has four 10/100 switch full-duplex ports. Through this port, all Ethernet cable peripherals can be integrated.

This Access Point applies newest wireless network technology: Wireless-N (with 802.11n draft). This draft of loads various radio signals through multiple in multiple out (MIMO) technology so that it also duplicates the data rate.

Not like ordinary wireless network technology that bewildered by signal reflections, MIMO are applies this reflection to increase broadness and lessens "death point" in its reach area.

Signal spread is also becoming wider so that this connection is better if compared to standard Wireless-G. Because of that, this router is compatible for media centrist application, like video streaming, game, Internet phone, and even WiFi printer.
Both routers are equipped by Linksys Easylink Advisor (LELA) feature, installation guidance which is easy to understand. This software assists the network installation and ascertains the peripheral and connection is still run stable and protected.

Technological like LELA also have been adopted by other router producer, like D-Link and Netgear. D-Link, for example, makes Wireless N Router which equipped by Q&A screen. User can type any question about the problem of installation. While Netgear is make Smart Wizard at WNR834B Wireless Router, English-speaking guidance which is easy to understand.

Both routers can be attached in any part inside the home; along it can reach your PC or laptop, printer, and other WiFi peripheral.

Linksys WRT160N and WRT310N Review
Price Range: WRT160N ($99.99), WRT310N ($124.99)
Specs:
Device Type: Wireless Router
Form Factor: Desktop
Wireless Network Standards: IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n
Wireless Data Transfer Rates: 300 Mbps
Wireless Transmit Power: 17 dBm
Security Protocols: WPA, 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, IEEE 802.11i (WPA2)
Networking Standards: IEEE 802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.3 Ethernet 10Base-T, IEEE 802.3u Ethernet 100Base-TX
Routing / Firewall Protoccols: DHCP, Network Address Translation (NAT)
Firewall Features: MAC Address Filtering, URL Filtering, Domain Blocking, Scheduling, Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
Management: Web Based
WAN Port(s): 1
10/100 Mbps Ports: 4
Ethernet: CAT5, CAT6

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Sansa Fuze Review: iPod Nano New Competitor

Sansa Fuze
SanDisk, the company from United States, is more familiar with its flash memory product. But, SanDisk have the other product which more interesting to be discussed. It’s the music player and portable media player which called Sansa.

Yes, Sansa certainly has interesting history as Apple iPod competitor. Some times ago, SanDisk adds Sansa line with new product so called Sansa Fuze. This new gadget projected to challenge the third generation iPod Nano.

Small Fuze is a smart gadget. It can play music, play video, view photo, listen FM radio (40 channel of radio station), play audio book, and becomes voice recorder.

All facility wrapped in a simple, tiny, and thin form. The thickness only 0,76 centimeters. This is the combination from various best feature founded at Sansa products before all, including it sound quality.

Actually, this music player design is not so special. It has 1,9 inches screen. Below the screen there is a playback button in wheel form and back button to main menu on the upper right. In under side there is MicroSD memory card slot which can increase the storage capacities.

Fuze is available in various fresh color choices: pink, red, black, blue, and silver. Sansa Fuze is a nice looking gadget, so that buyer will like its display, its ability, and its high value.

Fuze supports MP3, WAV, Audible, Windows Media Audio (WMA) music format, MPEG-4 video format, and JPEG photo format. This player is also compatible with Windows XP and Windows Vista.

At Macintosh and Linux, Fuze can work in MSC mode. The computer will read Fuze as external storage device.

Fuze can download music from the internet through music download service like Rhapsody To Go, Napster, and eMusic. Unhappily, it not supports iTunes.

SanDisk provides various capacities choices. It’s 2 GB, 4 GB and 8 GB capacities. Fuze 2 GB only available with black color, while Fuze 8 GB only available with silver color. As For Fuze 4 GB is available in all color, except the silver one.

SanDisk claims the Sansa Fuze battery can life until 24 hours nonstop when playing audio. It also can hold out to 5 hour if applied to play the video file.

With great and complete feature, price offered by Fuze is relatively competes the iPod Nano price, even cheaper than the price of iPod Shuffle. Maybe this is the alternative to all music lovers with sensitive budget.

Sansa Fuze Review
Price range: 2GB ($80), 4GB ($100), 8GB ($130)

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Acer Aspire 8920G and 6920G Review: Blue Inspiration

Acer Aspire Gemstone Blue 8920G and 6920G
Acer launches a couple of notebook Aspire Gemstone Blue series: 8920G and 6920G. Both are premium class notebook which equipped by high definition screen and blu-ray player.

Named blue because of its body design which covered by blue, black, and silver color scheme and accompanied by exterior light effect. On the other side, blue color becomes blu-ray symbol.

Both notebooks has multimedia interface feature in its keyboard left side. This feature is very sensitive at touch and useful to arrange and navigated in entertainment menu, including setting the volume and controls the media.

Aspire Gemstone 8920G comes up with stylish body. It has 18,4 inches high definition LCD screen with full resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels. This Notebook powered by Intel Centrino Core 2 Duo processor and PM965 Express Chipset.

This Notebook is also equipped with Wi-Fi. Besides, Acer planted a couple of hard disk drive which each has 320 GB capacities.

It also equipped by blu-ray drive. But, this notebook is still able to play DVD disc for they which has not changed over to high definition video.

As addition, buyer can choose Nvidia GeForce 9650M GS or 9500M GS graphic card. Both is supporting high definition content and made in Microsoft DirectX 10 graphic technology, which presents exclusively with Windows Vista.

This notebook is also accompanied by integrated TV tuner and integrated six speaker and supports Dolby Home Theater technology. In addition, there is a media console which sensitive to a touch to navigate in menu or changes the volume without enter Windows menu.
The 6920G series has 16 inches high definition LCD screen. This Notebook is also operated by Intel Centrino and equipped blu-ray player. But, the hard drive capacity is only half from the 8920G series.

John Spooner, analyst in Technology Business Research, said that presence of Aspire Gemstone Blue is Acer step to enter the “hot” high end notebook market. In this market, there is XPS (made in Dell) notebook and Blackbird notebook from HP.

Acer step to acquisition Gateway and Packard Bell some times ago of course had placed Acer in number three position in United States computer market, after Hewlett-Packard and Dell. But, to go beyond both companies, it’s a real hard step.

Aspire Gemstone Blue will be available in March. It price is between US$ 900 and US$ 1700, depend on its specification.

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Olympus FE-270 Review: One Button One Function

Olympus FE-270
The simplicity in operation button design makes this camera easy and quickly to operated. So, you can more focusing at moment and photo contents.

What is the requirement of an amateur photographer which wish to feel the experience of making a picture with digital camera? Certainly is a compact digital camera which easy to operated and equipped by facility which assisting to anticipate difficult situation in photo occasion.

Olympus answers the challenges with their newest camera, FE-270. The buttons represents one function only (one button one function) so facilitates user for quickly recognizes and access it. While the automatic photograph configuration (Scene-SCN) assists the user to anticipate specific photo condition with quickly. There are 15 scenes; some between it is a real useful and often to applied like Sport, Night Scene with Portrait, Sunset, and Portrait. Thereby, you will be able to more concentrating at the moment and photo content than get busy at camera various setting. But, don't be disappointed if you didn't find full manual photo mode (M), diaphragm priority (AV), shutter-speed priority (S).

Image stabilizer facility which working digitally, in our test is helps when making a picture of moving object or small object in short distance (macro). This camera provides a real near photograph distance, its reach 5 cm, so that the picture sharpness is hardly required. The lens at this camera has 3x optical zoom, equivalent with focal point 38-114 at SLR camera lens. I assume its enough to photograph requirement from landscape to portrait.

The internal memory capacity which only have 6,9 MB hardly limits the quality and number of photo frames. Hence, add xD type memory card which its slot is on Olympus FE-270 underside. Moreover, photo saving into internal memory always requires longer relative time than if it is kept into addition memory (external).

Video record facility at this camera is not too special, although its video frame measure which 640 X 480 pixel is the same with PAL MPEG2 video standard (720 X 576 pixels). Video play speed used is 15 frame per second. It’s equal to phone camera.

Guide mode at dial button will guide user in step by step when found a difficult photograph condition.

Olympus FE-270 successfully answers the requirement of newbie photographer segment which requiring camera usage easiness and reliable for various photograph conditions. But, in this camera there are no manual setting, thus less suited for you which desire to learn photography serious.

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Live! Interest Notebook Ultra Review: Compact Web Cam for Your Laptop

Live! Interest Notebook Ultra
If you wish to do video chat, even on the way, you are needed a web camera (webcam) which not only having good video quality, but also clear voice recording. Creative, computer accessory company which based in Singapore, claims has the solution, which is Live! Interest Notebook Ultra webcam.

This webcam has 1,3 megapixel image sensor which capable to record moving object with 1280 x 960 pixels maximum resolution. There is Auto Tuning features, which will automatically accommodate the contrast and picture brightness level so that your video chat would be more optimal. Video yielded is smooth and has 30 frames per second speed. Moreover, this webcam can produced a photo with 5 megapixel (2560 x 1920 pixels) resolution with software help.

For the audio quality, Ultra relies on Live! Audio Technology. You will not afraid anymore about noisy sound when doing video chat. Live! Audio and built-in adaptive array microphone will work together to lessens the background noise to transmitted the clear voice.

Ultra has PowerGrip stand which able to be paired easily in most notebooks. Its ultra-wide angle lens can rotated to 240° declivity, so that you would always get vertical picture display. The lens has 80° video angle so that picture yielded is big enough.

Its also available the Smart Face Tracking features, which automatically follows your movement. You would reside in middle of video. This technology also can trace number of people (photo object) so there will be no face cutting.

Other software which added at this webcam is Advanced Video FX. You can edit the video file and records the message with special effect and background, like giving mask, enlarges eyeball, and gives expression symbol.

Live! Interest Notebook Ultra can work with many instant message services, including Skype, Yahoo Messenger with Voice, and Windows Live Messenger. This webcam other feature which also interesting is the Muvee AutoProducer filming program. You can become producer, stage manager, at also its film star.

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Samsung Watch Phone Review: The Mobile in Watch

Samsung Watch Phone
If DoCoMo launch and calls their watch phone technology as wristphone, hence Samsung also give different name to its product that is Watch Phone.

Watch Phone applies GSM 800 MHz and 1800 MHz network. Moreover, Samsung also fully equipped it with GPRS and Bluetooth data network package.

With OLED (Organic Light Emitting Display) screen 256 colors, dimension 1,2 inches and resolution 96x64 pixel, Samsung has equipped the watch phone with built-in WAP browser. Watch Phone has weight 2,8 ounces and dimension 1,5x2,5x1,7 inches. Watch Phone also has 40 polyphonic ringtone and speaker-phone. Moreover, this Watch Phone also applies battery which having 80 hours stand-by time and 90 minutes talk time.

In Hanover, Jerman, Samsung also introduces "Dick Tracy" watch phone. This gadget also supports the voice-dial application, phone book and equipped with 40 polyphonic ringtone. This telephone has weights 80 grams and dimension 37,8 x 64 x 17,7 mm, supports WAP 1,2, Bluetooth and speakerphone technology.

With the resolution size 96 x 64 pixels, this made in Samsung phone Samsung mentioned as the smallest GPRS watch phone in the world. Do not want to left behind with Korea, China also launch their watch phone product through China Electronics Corporation. This time China equipped the phone display, which called F88, just like a standard phone, which is keypad, color screen, and camera. Unhappily, this watch phone only bases on CDMA 1x network.

F88 has dimension 38,3 x 76,7 x 17 mm. China adds voice record ability in the product, although only for four minutes. While to apply it as a phone, it’s required a cable which girded like ring in user finger. To receive a phone call, the ring must be drawn near to ear. Comes up with 256 STN color screen and having removable camera which able to be turned around 180°, maybe this made in Chine watch phone can be said better from the Samsung product.

Its WAP ability, 120 minutes talk time and 100 hours stand-by time, closed this product weakness which only had CDMA network. Other company like Motorola and Siemens actually has demonstrated their watch phone, but unhappily hasn’t launch to the market.

Samsung Watch Phone Review
Specs:
- Display: OLED, 256 colors, 94 x 64 pixels, 1,2 inches
- Messaging: sms
- Browser: WAP 1.2
- Data Transfer: Bluetooth, GPRS 10
- Network: WCDMA 850/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- Dimension: 38 x 64 x 17 mm
- Weight: 80 g
- Battery: Lithium ion, 400 mAh
- Stand-by: Up to 80 h
- Talk time: Up to 1 h 30 min
- Feature: Voice dial, Speakerphone

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

LG KF600 Review: Interactive Navigation plus Creative Interface

LG KF600
Big revolution returns to offered by LG through unique interface touch sensor as supporting facilities for navigation. Not like its senior, LG Chocolate, this new series called KF600 do not only planted 'touch sensitive key' for shortcut button. It’s in the special panel form like Samsung SGH E-950 tiny screen. The other word for it is InteractPad.

Not half the battle, this touchscreen technology planted in TFT 262k color screen, at 240x176 pixel resolution. The wideness is 1,49 inches. While it main screen diagonal is 2 inches with QVGA resolution.

User interface planted is the collaboration result with graffiti artist from Pennsylvania, Keith Haring. It has interesting animation display in both screens.

In feature side, this phone still offers the mid-end phone standard ability. There is 3 megapixel cameras, which come with autofocus ability and flash lamp. Audio/video player and FM radio, Bluetooth and USB port connection is available too.

What more interesting, 'CrystalTalk' technology, which similar with Motorola technology is also planted. Its function is to produce clear sound quality.

Unhappily, this phone only operates in GPRS/EDGE network, without support from third generation (3G) technology.

LG KF600 Review
Price range:
Specs:
- Main Screen : TFT, 256K colors , 240 x 320 pixel, 2 inches (QVGA)
- Second Screen: TFT Touchscreen, 256K colors, 1.49 inches ,240 x 320 pixels
- Camera: 3 Megapixel, flash, autofocus, video(QCIF)
- Messaging: SMS, EMS, Email
- External memory: MicroSD TransFlash
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 2.0, USB 2.0
- Browser: WAP 2.0
- Data Transfer: EDGE, GPRS Class 10Audio File: MP3/AAC/AAC+
- Network: Triband GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Dimension: 10,12 x 5,07 x 1.41 cm
- Weight: 94 g
- Battery: Lithium ion
- Feature: polifonik 64 channel, FM Radio, Java MIDP 2.0, CrystalTalk Technology, Alarm clock, world clock, calculator, handwriting recognition system

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Samsung SGH-F200 Review: Swivel Music Phone

Samsung SGH-F200
The combination between music players and phone is an ordinary thing. In fact, addition feature like this is considered to be a feature which most enthused and easy to applied. But what would happen if music player portion is more dominant compared to phone? The answer is on Samsung SGH-F200.

SGH-F200 is the newest member from Samsung F music series. If seen from the number, this is the most economical solution compared to its brother: F300 and F500. Music player ability of course becomes the main appeal. But whose expects if its design which draw the attention.

F200 is also recognized as swivel phone. Concept like this has been carried by Sony Ericsson S700. But the miracle of F200 is not only centered at its swivel axis. Its camouflage as portable music player successfully closes over its phone impression. All because the detail designs, small size and its supporting display.

The main point, F200 is a candybar phone. But because it axis, we also can call it as swivel phone. Its size is the smallest one if compared to the other phones. Especially in stand by condition (swivel is closed).

In closed swivel condition, we can get a number of navigators for music. In it front side there is D-Pad at the same time functioning as multimedia button. We can access music file, play and full controls it with this button.

In it side part, we can find two function keys that across each other. Each will function like softkey button at phone, as supporting facilities to opening music menu and browsing file. But this button only functioned when phone in standby and music on condition.

As a phone with slide form, hence it screen can be made to fulfills the face area. But because this phone longitudinal section is small, hence it screen is made small. Its diagonal size is 1.46 inches and has 128 x 220 pixel resolution.

F200 interface is also unique. It can be felt when we can only access music from main menu button (open swivel), but you must close the swivel to enjoy it.

Samsung SGH-F200 is phone which camouflage to become a music player. Surely, music feature becomes the main feature.

If it compared to Samsung MP3 player which available in the market, F200 form is much supported. Alike instead! And so with its ability to play a number of music formats.

Music function domination becomes the F200 main menu. It’s acceptable if we call it a phone in camouflage. On the contrary with the addition of network phone and Bluetooth, surely this is not a common portable music player. It’s attractive enough combination.

Samsung SGH-F200 Review
Specs:
- Display: TFT, 256K colors , 128 x 220 pixel, 1.46 inches
- Messaging: SMS, EMS, E-mail
- Internal memory: 2.5 MB
- External memory: MicroSD card
- Connectivity: Bluetooth, data cable
- Browser: Netfront Browser
- Data Transfer: GPRS Class 10
- Audio File: MP3/AAC/AAC+/MIDI/WMA
- Video file: 3GP / MPEG4
- Network: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Dimension: 8.95 x 3.26 x 1.98 mm
- Weight: 76 g
- Battery: Lithium ion
- Feature: Music Player, PIM, FM Radio, Sound Recorder

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Monday, March 10, 2008

Sony Bravia KLV-32S200A Review: Not Yet Full HD

Sony Bravia KLV-32S200A
Between the line of Sony LCD TV product which has placed Bravia processor, S series is the earlier class of Bravia for 32-40 inches screen choice. Like known before, the other series with Bravia engine is X, W, V, and D. Sony KLV-32S200A (S200 variant) which we have tested has 2 inches screen which supporting HDTV display and it’s the cheapest modeling in it class.

This 18 kg product locates maximum resolution at 1366 x 768 pixel which mean has not reached Full HD. Like also one type product from Sony, KLV-32S200A also uses Feature Theater Mode which good for balancing the dark area color and keeps the detail. Its sound is also applied SRS TruSurround XT (S-Force) technology so that even only uses stereo mode but its audio output is thus felt surround.

The main strength of this LCD TV lays in Bravia Engine (BE) processor what yields visual display in full color and sharply, for watching movie and also plays at game. Even it panel applied only 8-bit and its contrast ratio only 1300:1 but the image processing from BE makes the display so beautiful with a real smooth color gradation. If seen from the sharpness and brightness, this monitor seen much better from LG 32LB9R which we has tested.

Tries the Sony Bravia KLV-32S200A for watching film, play game, and presentation of course so pleases, seen from its display which felt bright and well-built. This is the typical characteristic of Sony in their every monitor product. Other display facility like choice vivid/standard mode, multi picture, and 3D Comb Filter adds enjoyment for who is looking. But compared to the other competitor, the price possibly felt less competitive.

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Motorola RAZR2 V9 Review: HSDPA in Clamshel

Motorola RAZR² V9
Another V3 follower presence and offers the thing that can’t be said new anymore. V9 which is the second edition phone from RAZR2 family returns to offers slim design, HDSPA and better interface. Remind us to Motorola previous products.

V3 is really phenomenal. Slim design which that time has not been thought is applied so get the best phone award during its time. That thing always used till come out the V3xx which carrying HSDPA high-speed internet connection.

Then come up the innovator which called RAZR2 family. This group is famous with more flexible interface. It already planted K-Java OS and also same qualities two displays. V8 was the firstly product.

Then now the new edition in V9, all features which mentioned above tried to offer again. It’s come up without variation and just new product with complete feature.

RAZR2 V9 is supported by great designs. Form factor of RAZR series which usually applied, clamshell, remain to uses. Not only that, material chooses and glossy effect makes it seen more luxuriant.

Both of V9 screen is presented in equal quality. Its purpose is simple: to more facilitates user. Because if both screen made the same, hence you can access some menus without opens flip.

Same with RAZR² series when firstly come out, V9 applies unusual OS, K-Java. It’s a java-linux operating system which has not been supported widely.

Identical with V8, V9 still have the same secondary screen interface. It’s using touch sensitive button which placed in screen underside. If compared to similar button of Samsung or LG, its location in V9 is effective enough. Automatic lock will prevent this button activated accidentally.

HSDPA will enable you to access high-speed internet until 3,2 mbps. So long you residing in the location which covered with this network, you can easily do video streaming without get interfering.

Music player doesn’t forget to add to this beautiful phone. The feature which use is Motorola Digital Audio Player. Its performance doesn’t far different with digital music player applied at previous products.

Motorola RAZR2 V9 brings good enough camera. But if seeing some HSDPA products from other vendor which has accommodated 3.2 megapixel cameras, V9 2 megapixel camera is felt a few left behind.

Not so fresh concept is considered to be the only insufficiency at V9. But as tradition continuous phone, V9 effort is effective enough. What else if not in it design side which is still looks luxuriant and the HSDPA feature addition which so promising.

The price can be said sensible if it is compared to the price of V3 when first time launched. But some problems must be fixed especially at it camera.

Motorola RAZR2 V9 Review
Price range: $460
Specs:
Operating System: K-Java
Main Screen: TFT, 256K colors , 240 x 320 pixel, 2.2 inches
Second External Screen: 256K colors, 2 inches display (240 x 320 pixels) with contextual touch interaction
Camera: 2 Megapixel, 1600x1200 pixels, video(QCIF)
Messaging: SMS, EMS, MMS, Instant Messaging
Internal memory: 45 MB
External memory: MicroSD TransFlash
Connectivity: Bluetooth, USB
Browser: WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML (Opera 8)
Data Transfer: 3G HSDPA, EDGE Class 12 , GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps , Bluetooth v2.0, microUSB v2.0
Audio File: MP3/AAC/AAC+
Video file: 3GP
Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, HSDPA 2100, HSDPA 850 / 1900 - US version
Dimension: 103 x 53 x 13.3 mm
Weight: 125 g
Battery: Lithium ion, 950 mAh
Feature: Video calling and download, Java MIDP 2.0, MP3/AAC/AAC+ player, T9, Organizer, Calculator, Built-in handsfre, Voice memo

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LG Pearl Black 32LB9R Review: LG LB9 series

LG Pearl Black 32LB9R
If Samsung have the Bordeaux Plus series, hence LG offers Pearl Black that said have the same quality. The newest model from LG is present through LB9 series which available in 32”, 42”, and 47” size. Our laboratory has an opportunity to tries 32LB9R model (32 inches).

Pearl Black 32LB9R figure looks nice in luxuriant glossy black color wrapping. A red color ring in its stand part makes this monitor thus so unique and sweet when put down in desk. This stand also enables the monitor pointed to left and right according to point of view direction. Even so, this 200XD processor monitor display applies In Plan Switching technology which makes picture detail and color seen so clear from every direction. This clearly better if compared to conventional panel which tend seen rough or white if seen from it side.

Other interesting facility is the Dynamic Movement which is useful to quicken the change between TV channels. It’s only requiring 5 milliseconds to change the TV channel. LG also applies Intelligent Eye technology to arrange the display based on room lighting detected. SimpliLink connection system also enables the connection between HDMI devices which connected to monitor can be done through one remote only. In few words, LB9 not became a beautiful LCD TV, but also has smart ability.

Play game and watch TV in LG 32LB9R really gives pleasing experience. Its contrast ratio which reaches 10.000:1 is giving a real sharply visual and the surround sound processing from its internal speaker is great enough to live up the TV images which very attract the user.

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Saturday, March 8, 2008

Cowon D2 Review: Great Design and Performance

Cowon D2
It’s compact, elegant, and less of button. Cowon D2 MP4 player present with white color and silver line which looks so classy and at the same time minimalist. But minimalist impression not means it has minimalist facility. This device which it interface dominated by 2,5” screen carries touch screen like at PDA to operate it. You can use a stylus pen or your finger.

What about its performance? Actually, its sound quality is good enough, but it will better if uses better quality earphone. Especially the absence of internal speaker makes you must use earphone. When playing video, the picture also looks clear and bright. Scene run smooth enough. Unsatisfied with the picture size presented? Just connect the player to TV with A/V cable which unhappily must be bought separately.

As the complement there is also FM radio, voice recorder, picture viewer, and text reader. This gadget has 2 GB memory capacity (available also 4GB) and can be added again with external memory card. It’s potential enough as data storage. It read and writes performance is also fast enough.

As a whole, Cowon D2 gives new experience of MP4 player. Starts from the way of operation which is easy and more stylish, good performance, and also it compact size, makes we so like it. Especially its good battery endurance makes it good to owned as personal gadget.

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Fuji Xerox DocuPrint C3290 FS Review: Multifunction Color laser

Fuji Xerox DocuPrint C3290 FS
Recently Fuji Xerox just launches new multifunction color laser for small office through DocuPrint C3290 FS. This product suited to do many duties because can do a printing office all at once with scan and fax process. Documents scan process also can be share directly to a number of acceptors at the same time so that more efficient.

From its design, DocuPrint C3290 FS gives quite a lot of button but it informative function categorizing makes navigation seen compact. A 4 line LCD is function as information or multifunction status for various menu and toner indicator. Even included a business product but this 41 kg product is including multifunction laser which economizing in electrics consuming (500 watts) compared to model as of its class.

For print processing, DocuPrint C3290 FS uses MIPS 400MHz and ARM Twin (ARM9 150MHz x2) processor with 256MB standard memory which able to be added again becomes 768MB. Because this processor, DocuPrint C3290 FS print performance is assuring enough where reaching 20ppm for color printing and 30ppm for monochrome.

Besides for print, C3290 FS can also sends or receives facsimile rapidly. Thanks to modern Super G3 with 33,6Kbps speed.

Besides documents, photo print quality from this multifunction also makes surprise because of Emulation Aggregation High Quality (EA-HG) technology which ecological friendly. Particle from toner will be processed so that more compactly and gives detail and smooth print result. Besides, Direct Transfer Imaging Technology also assists the text print result, sharper graphic and minimizes the mechanical damage because this process don’t need many component movement in printer.

From scan side, multifunction is giving easiness by giving format XDW (DocuWork Format), PDF, TIFF, JPEG, or Multipage TIFF option choose. After scanning the documents, printer will ask at user is it will kept through computer or sends directly to email or also directly print to printer.

One interesting feature from DocuPrint C3290 FS is Auditron function which giving easiness and flexibility in multifunction uses setting through network so that administrator task thus more efficient. Secure Print feature also good for secret documents print by saves temporary process at memory, then printer will print after confirmed by user through printer control panel.

As a whole, Fuji Xerox DocuPrint C3290 FS can present innovation and technology which required by SoHo community. The price maybe rather expensive but with various applicative facilities of course becomes an advantage. Quality and good print speed also becomes greatest factor from this multifunction.

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Archos 704 WiFi Review: WiFi Portable Media Player

Archos 704 WiFi
The presence of Archos 704 WiFi Portable Multimedia Player can be said fills the losing gap between multimedia players and mobile computer. Armed with 40 GB internal harddisk (available also 80 GB) and 7 inches touch screen, makes it as phenomenal gadget which promising various great entertainment facilities.

Compared to the previous series, Archos 704 WiFi design still having similarity (including it weight), only minus of button at main interface. In left side there is two power button and TV/LCD output choice which located beside adaptor and earphone port. It internal speaker performance which present below the screen is can be said standard.

The other main feature, Archos704 is equipped by wireless connection so that can be applied to browsing in internet. Looks for hotspot and set the Wi-Fi connection is done easily. You can direct connected to internet and browsing or download file through Opera browser. Unhappily, this gadget doesn’t support flash.

Moreover, Archos704 WiFi greatness is from it quality side in enjoying digital entertainment, mainly in looking on movie and reads PDF format e-book. Besides, this metallic silver gadget able to "catches" the entertainment from TV or DVD as long it attached to DVR Station or DVR Travel Adapter which must be bought separately. This Digital Video Recorder (DVR) function is equipped with remote control and can be arranged to record TV broadcast automatically.

For photo, picture is presented in thumbnail mode which will be enlarged when you to pass it. The existence of slideshow and zoom facility makes it better as photo viewer. This Archos 704 WiFi can be applied to saves medical pictures like USG. Archos 704 WiFi is also able to become safe data back up facilities because it using harddisk. When connected to PC, this device can be arranged becomes ordinary external harddisk.

For some people, Archos 704 WiFi maybe can be said expensive even has figured in WiFi and WLAN. Besides, many accessories must be bought separately to enjoy the addition function. But, the presence of this French gadget may become great alternative as nowadays entertainment media. Especially for people who are need complete and mobile gadget.

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Friday, March 7, 2008

Nokia N96 Review: Big Capacities from Nokia

Nokia N96
Successfulness must be continued. Maybe that’s the reason why Nokia launch this new product. The presence of N96 of course is expected can repeat the successfulness which have been reached before by N95. As its predecessor, Nokia nicknames N96 as multimedia computer.

The architects in Nokia make N96 with slimmer body. The design is the combination between N95 and N81. It has double slider form, what provides media control button and keypad.

The body is covered by glossy black skin. Not seen slider rail in keypad side, as the predecessor. N95 keypad button which made from rubber is replaced with button that will glow when pressed.

N96 is still using TFT screen which has same size with N95. The 2,8 inches screen contains 16 million colors and 240 x 320 pixels resolution.

As for the data storage media increases twofold becomes 16 GB. The capacities reserved to accommodates video data and high quality music with various formats.

It can present MPEG-4 format video, Windows Media Video, and Flash Video. As for music file, this phone supports MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, or Windows Media Audio format.

With 16 GB memory, this phone can save until 40 hours video content. If it not enough, save capacities can added for more 8 GB with MicroSD HC MU-43 expansion card made in Nokia. Its total storage can be added to 24 GB, what makes it as one of big capacities phone.

With the support from broadband wireless connection, either WLAN or also 3G HSDPA, N96 can download on-line content speedily. Data transfer also can be done easily through provided Micro USB 2.0 cable.

For limited market, this phone is also supplied with integrated DVB-H receiver peripheral, so it can receive digital TV broadcast.

Meanwhile, its music feature strengthened by integrated 3D stereo speake, and it also provides 3,5 mm headphone line-out. All entertainment application can be accessed easily through Nokia Video Center, starts from made in Sony Pictures movie trailer download, comedy content, video clip in YouTube, until world news from Reuters press agency.

This phone also has 5 megapixel digital cameras with lens Carl Zeiss optical, equipped with by flash lamp and video lamp. This camera can record a movie with DVD quality, with30 frame per second speed.

T0his smartphone armed with global positioning system (GPS) device and local map application. The combination between camera with its GPS enabling N96 user to upload the geotag (addition geographical data) photos at its photo result, complete with the location information to share towards its Internet community.

Nokia N96 Review
Price range: $800
Specs:
- Screen: TFT, 16M colors, 240 x 320 pixel, 2.8 inches
- Operating System: Symbian OS 9.3, S60 rel. 3.2
- Camera: 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, video(VGA 30fps), flash; secondary VGA videocall camera
- Messaging: SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging
- Internal memory: 16 GB internal memory
- External memory: microSD (TransFlash) up to 8 GB
- Connectivity: Bluetooth, infrared, mini USB
- Browser: WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, RSS reader
- Data Transfer:EDGE Class 32 (296 kbps; DTM Class 11, 177 kbps), GPRS 32 (107 / 64.2 kbps), HSCSD, 3G HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps, WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g (UPnP technology), Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP, Infrared, microUSB v2.0
- Audio File: MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+/WMA
- Video file: MPEG-4, 3GP
- Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, HSDPA 850 / 2100
- RAM: 128MB
- Dimension: 103 x 55 x 18 mm, 92 cc
- Weight: 125 g
- Battery: Li-Ion 950 mAh (BL-5F)
- Talk time: Up to 3 h 40 min
- Stand-by: Up to 220 h
- Feature: Built-in GPS receiver, A-GPS function, DVB-H TV broadcast receiver, Dual slide design, Java MIDP 2.0, 3.5 mm audio output jack, TV out, Stereo FM Radio with RDS, Organizer, Office document viewer, T9, Push to talk, Voice dial/memo, Built-in handsfree, MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+/WMA player

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ASUS HDTV-SUITE HDMI Review: Computer Monitor become HDTV

ASUS HDTV-SUITE HDMI
Wish to watch high definition television (HDTV), but you don’t have plasma TV or HDTV? ASUS gives the solution. It’s a device which able to change standard resolution computer monitor becomes HDTV device with maximum resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels. The peripheral called ASUS HDTV-Suite HDMI.

Just launched by ASUSTek Computer Inc, HDTV-SUITE HDMI is standalone TV box. In this mini CPU measuring box consists in a high definition TV machine with consumer electronics quality. To ascertain picture yielded is extraordinary, this TV machine applies various modern technology, among others is Advanced 3D Comb, Flash Tone Correction, Dynamic Deblocking, and Dynamic Anti-flicker Brightness Adjustment.

The user is just need to connecting this box with the computer monitor. Is not required any software installation. Acceptable monitor is 15 inches size and above or having resolution start from 1024 x 768 pixels. Not only becomes full HDTV device, monitor which connected with this box can become a multimedia center without having to turns on its CPU.

Before, video quality played around from computer is far from TV quality. That thing is because most computers doesn’t have picture processing unit that is usually found in TV device. But the limitation can be overcome with ASUS Splendid Intelligence technology. This technology can assist data analysis from various media and spectrum color that is visible by man eye, so that can create more motivated picture and color, seen so real, and life.

HDTV-SUITE HDMI also able to be connected to PS3, PS2, Xbox360, Xbox, or Wii, even with Blu-ray new generation DVD player. This box also has modern sketch form with touch sensitive control panel. So it is not only functional, but also pays attention to esthetics aspect.

Picture-in-Picture function enables user to do Internet browsing and looks on TV or play game at the same time. Moreover, user also able to enjoy total entertainment comfort pleasure with remote control and on screen display which can changes channel, chooses source input, and choice menu without having to leaves sofa.

HDTV-SUITE HDMI provides various input port, like HDMI, DVI/VGA, Line-in, VHF/UHF, S-VIDEO, composite video, and YPbPr. While for its output port; for example HDMI, DVI/VGA, and Line-out (for earphone or loudspeaker).

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Thursday, March 6, 2008

HTC TyTN II Review: HSDPA, GPS, BlackBerry, 3MP Camera

HTC TyTN II
HSDPA, GPS, BlackBerry, till 3 megapixel camera is available at this gadget. No wonder if TyTN II called as most sophisticated PDA phone nowadays.

Formerly it called Dopod, now so called HTC. But whatever its name, their product always successfully draws attention because of its more complete ability. This thing also can be seen in the newest PDAphone, TyTN II. This product equipped by all facilities which PDAphone need, starts from HSDPA network support, GPS, BlackBerry, 3MP camera until integrated keyboard.

HTC TYTN II user can use integrated keyboard – beside the touchscreen- for the input. Stylus is hidden in under side phone, dorsal cleft right side. Qwerty Keyboard will seen if we slide the under side to the right. When shifting this key pad, we can make it have a voice with choose Sliding sound in keyboard Sliding Sound. Unfortunately, we have not found way to adding other sound file for this setting.

Which looks different is the existence of axis so that position of screen part can bended curved to part of keyboard; alike when we apply Dopod U1000. This gadget also applied TouchFlo which is first added in HTC Touch. So we can activate an application with touching an icon.

There are many special shortcut button offered. In device side, there is Voice Commander Button; side by side with menu select wheel and OK button. Below the screen, there is a special button for windows, browser, and message. All the shortcut actually can be changed from start > Settings > Buttons.

SIM card slot is placed at back of front side (screen). Even it’s so easy, not suggested to changes SIM card when device is ON. Meanwhile, in front side is located MicroSD slot. With that easiness, it’s unnecessary to unload casing to pair SIM card and addition memory card. This phone has two cameras. The 3 megapixel camera located at device backside; but no additional lamp and mirror. There’s only available addition speaker. Above it, there is a GPS port; if need to plug in addition accessory to strengthen the GPS signal. At limited promotion, HTC figures in MapKing for its mapping and QuickGPS to update GPS data.

With all facilities offered, it’s difficult to find a device which as of class with HTC TyTN II. So, this peripheral may be assumed as most sophisticated device at this time. Its innovative keyboard design also makes typing activities become easier.

HTC TyTN II Review
Price range: $579.95 - $779
Specs:
- Processor: Qualcomm MSM 7200, 400 MHz
- RAM: 128 MB
- Operation System: Windows Mobile 6 Professional
- Screen: TFT, LCD, 240x320 pixel, 2,8 inch
- Camera: 3 Megapixel and VGA
- Internal memory: 256 MB
- External memory: MicroSD
- Connectivity: Bluetooth v2.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g
- Network: GSM/EDGE 85/900/1900/2100 MHz, UMTS/HSDPA 850/1900/2100 MHz
- Internet Connectivity: 3,5G, WLAN
- Dimension: 11,2 x 5.9 x 1.9 cm
- Weight: 190 grams
- Battery: Lithium Ion 3.7VDC, 1350 mAh
- Standby Time: 350 hour
- Talk Time: 249 minutes
- Feature: BlackBerry/ BlackBerry Connect, Adobe Reader LE, Audio Manager, Internet Sharing, JBlend, MapKing, Quick GPS, SAP Settings, Voice Commander, Voice Recorder, WorldCard Mobile, Zip, Encryption, External GPS, Microphone AGC, TouchFLO, GPRS Setting, Network Wizard

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HP Pavilion HDX Review: Emperor Notebook

HP Pavilion HDX
A lot of notebook manufacturer calls them self as multimedia notebook, but nothing do it as extreme as HP Pavilion HDX.

Notebook concept as reliable multimedia device is not a something new, but what done by HP with Pavilion HDX can be said unique and revolutionary. Not Only its 20,1 inches screen size, but also because it fascinating design of two unique axis. First axis functions to open notebook cover, while the second axis to setting screen declivity. This is non something new, because we have seen the same thing in Dialogue Flybook VM. But Flybook VM only have 12,1 inches screen size, thus HP success do the same thing in 20,1 inches screen must be appreciated.

Moreover, Pavilion HDX also extravagances the user with lot of facility which you hard to find in other notebook. Its optical device already uses HD DVD-ROM, so you can enjoys high definition video directly in this notebook. But need to be noted that the optical device only reads HD-DVD disc, not like HD-DVD Writer applied by Toshiba Qosmio G40.

To support high definition multimedia, Pavilion HDX equipped with speaker from Altec Lansing. Not half the battle, there is four speaker plus subwoofer with Triple Bass Reflex technology to produced home theater sound quality. In left side of keyboard is available a remote controller so that you can enjoys high class entertainment from your balmy sofa.

Pavilion HDX surprises are not only in multimedia side, but also at its base function as a notebook. One of its proofs can be seen by the existence of SATA external port which residing in notebook left side. This port functioned for high-speed data traffic, much higher compared to USB 2.0 or FireWire. Pavilion HDX applied high class component, starts from Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 (2,2 GHZ) processor, 2 GB DDR2 memory, and Ati Mobility 2600XT (256 MB) graphic card. Which more special is it two harddisk (@ 160GB) and combined becomes RAID 0 (striping) to increase the speed.

But something else which we get from our test are even it have large size battery, this notebook have a short life time. Though having 7200mAh capacities, the battery only hold out for more or less one hour to play HD video which we applies as test tool. Moreover, its weight reaching 6,9 kgs, this notebook of course not for be brought to travels.

Upper review actually has not explains clearly all Pavilion HDX facilities, because there are still have fingerprint scanner, HDMI, and also touch button which we have not referred.

HP Pavilion HDX is most sophisticated notebook you can get in this time. But you maybe had known that this notebook price is not cheap. With it $2999 price, only a few people can buy it.

HP Pavilion HDX Review
Price Range: $2999
Specs:
- Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 (2,2 GHz, 4MB cache, FSB 800Mhz)
- RAM: 2GB, DDR2
- Chipset: Intel GM965
- Graphic Card: ATI Mobility Radeon 2600XT, 256MB
- Harddisk: 2x160 GB, 5400rom
- Optical Drive: HD DVD ROM
- Screen: 20,1 inches, 1680x1050 pixel
- Soundcard: HD-Audio, SigmaTel STAC 9217D
- Dimension: 47,5 x 5,8 cm
- Weight: 6,94 kg
- Battery: 7200 mAh
- Operation System: Windows Vista Ultimate
- Feature: WiFi, Bluetooth, card reader, USB (3 port), 1,3MP webcam, Express Card, HDMI, eSATA, Expansion Port, Remote Control

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