11:00 AM Posted by Shafqat Khan
This year’s CES had some ‘WOW’ gadgets inside, & top ten of which are reviewed below for your info. But Ultrabooks and clever cameras were will represented. Complete guide about these gadgets described here.
Nikon D4 | Digital SLR Camera
Nikon has announced the D4 (Digital SLR Camera), a full frame 16 Mega Pixel camera with a £4,799 only camera price tagged. This pro-camera improves on the speed and accuracy of its predecessors, with better image quality and low-light capability. Full HD recording and a multitude of new features have been added to the gadget. Accordingly, it’s clad in magnesium alloy to keep the gadget at bay. The camera has slots for both CompactFlash and the ultra-fast XQD memory format, and can back up between the two. Wireless modules, and extended ISO range, plus a 51-point autofocus all features.
£4,799 inc VAT (body only) | www.nikon.co.uk
Canon PowerShot G1 X | Digital Camera
Canon introduced G1 X, a 14.3 Mega Pixel Digital Compact Camera with a 288mm wide-angle lens. The aperture ranges from f2.8 to f16, while a huge 18.8x14mm CMOS sensor dwarfs that of APS-C and Micro Four Third models. It also allows for faster continuous shooting and full HD video capture. The ability to continuously autofocus while shooting video, plus 14bit RAW image support, distinguish the PowerShot from its rivals.
£699 inc VAT | www.canon.co.uk
Kodak EasyShare M215 | Digital Camera
Kodak launched a 14 Mega Pixel (as small as a Credit Size) camera weighs just 105g, but it packs in a lot of technology inside. It sports 26mm wide angle lens with a 5x optical zoom, and comes with Kodak EasyShare software onboard. A self portrait mode is included, and there’s a tiny mirror on the camera’s front so you can fix your hair. Smart capture and face-recognition technology are included. The Kodak M215 supports 720p full HD video recording, and can convert into still images. A 2.5in LCD aids composition and playback.
$99 | www.kodak.co.uk
Toshiba Camileo Z100 | Digital camcorders
The latest Digital camcorder introduced in this year CES, Toshiba’s latest Camileo video camera offers full HD video capture at 30fps. A pair of 5Mp CMOS sensors enable it to shoot 3D footage, where an 8x zoom is available. the 2.8in touchscreen offers glasses free previews. The Z100 has a 120x digital zoom in 2d mode, with which it can capture 16 Mega pixel still images. Electronic image stabilization is built in. The user interface has been rethought for this latest model, and a Pause button added for use during recording. Toshiba Camileo Upload software is onboard.
Price to be come| www.toshiba.co.uk
Canon Legria HF-R series | Digital camcorders
Canon blasts with this cool Photography gadget during the CES event, as their Digital camcorder Canon Legria HF-R series having a wireless connectivity to send and share photos to a storage drive or iOS device over Wi-Fi. They extend the Wi-Fi connectivity to the HF-R series only. Key features of the camcorder Legria HF-R36 include Mpeg4 support, optical image stabilization, a 51x digital zoom, cinematic filters and face detection. the camcorder offers 38 scene modes and comes with Story Creator software for easy storyboarding of your resulting footage.
Price to be come| www.canon.co.uk
HP Spectre | Ultrabook
Ultrabooks were popular at CES, but HP was the only manufacturer to launch a see-through model. This glass-clad ultraportable has a 14in display, besting the 13in screens of most other Ultrabooks we’ve seen. It also sports near-filed communications. HP has managed to squeeze this screen into a chassis that would normally accommodate only a 13.3in display. There’s also a multitouch trackpad, a choice of 4GB or 8GB of RAM, a 128GB or 256GB SSD and Intel Core i5 or i7 ultra-low-voltage processors. A mini DisplayPort and a USB 3.0 port feature, as do 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1. HP says users can expect a battery life of nine hours between charges.
$1,399 | www.hp.com/uk
DELL XPS 13 | Ultrabook
Dell has introduced their first Ultrabook with 13.3in screen XPS 13, that pays more than a passing resemblance to Apple’s MacBook Air. Aimed at business users, the laptop is 6mm thick, offers an eight hour battery life and weighs 1.35kg. Dell says the 13in laptop is effectively the same overall size as a 11in laptop, and offers as much processing power as a standard laptop, despite its slim dimensions. Smart Connect technology built into the motherboard allows software updates to proceed in standby mode. Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 CPUs, 4GB of DDR3 RAM and SSD configurations of up to 256GB are cited by Dell.
$999 | www.dell.co.uk
Quaduro QuadPad 3G Plus | Tablet
For business persons, Quaduro’s 12in screen Quadro should provide the convenience of a familiar Windows interface and the ability to access all their Windows programs and documents on a highly portable device. Specifications include a 1280x800 pixel capacitive touchscreen, a 1.6GHz Inter Mobile D510 CPU, 250GB of storage, two USB 2.0 ports and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. Bluetooth is an option extra, but Quaduro provides for 3G and WLAN Networks.
From £500 inc VAT | www.quaduro.com/en
Orange Tahiti | Tablet
Mobile operator Orange is introducing a 3G Android tablet. Its 7in screen Tahiti will cost you £25 a month for two years, following an initial payment of £69. The contract includes 1GB of peak and 1GB of off-peak 3G web access per month. a £41 a month contract that bundles an Orange San Francisco Android smartphone is also posited. The Tahiti tablet runs Android Honeycomb from a 1.2GHz dual core Qualcomm 8260 processor and 512MB of RAM. It has 8GB of onboard storage, a 5 Mega pixel camera, a capacitive touchscreen and a GPS compass.
From £69 on a £25/month contract | www.orange.co.uk
Sony Xperia Ion | Smartphone
Sony used CES to unveil the first smarpthone to escape its Sony Ericsson branding. The Xperia Ion is a 12 Mega pixel smart cameraphone that can shoot 1080i full HD video. the Android 2.3 phone has a 4.6in touchscreen and sports a 720p secondary camera. Designed as an entertainment gadget, the phone has a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and HDMI port, and offers Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity.
Price to be come | www.sony.co.uk
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