Sunday, 30 August 2009

Canon Powershot SD770

Canon Powershot SD770

The Canon Powershot SD770 is an ideal digital camera for travelers both in size and features. For those who never want to bother with camera settings on their vacations, just clear and good quality pictures for every shot, the Powershot SD770 digital camera would be an ideal candidate to bring along.

The Canon Powershot SD770 is designed with its compact and easily recognizable "Box and Circle" EPLH design, a sleek yet compact digital camera well aimed for everyday use. It has simple controls and automated features that allow users to just point and shoot to get great quality images. This digital camera would do most of the work and leaves the choice of shots to the user. With a 10 mega pixel sensor, 3x optical zoom, Optical Image Stabilizer, and Motion Detection Technology makes this digital camera quite easy to use. And with a price of around US$ 230, it is quite an affordable choice given its advanced features and capabilities.

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Viliv S7 Tablet PC

viliv s7 tablet pc

Now that the era of small gizmos has arrived, it is best that you get to know what is out there. But we are going to talk about only one gadget here - the Viliv S7 Tablet PC.

This small device boasts of a high-performance quality. The Viliv S7 has a display of 1024 x 600. It sports an Intel Atom Silverthorne processor that ranges from 1.33 to 1.86 gigahertz. In addition to this, it has 1 gigabyte of RAM and an SSD of 16 gigabytes. For its HDD, it goes up to 60 gigabytes.

It has a built-in webcam that has 1.3 megapixels along with a connectivity features like the WiFi 802.11 b/g and a Bluetooth. Moreover, it has WiMAX and HSPDA connection. And even a built-in GPS SiRF Star3 in it. It even has integrated speakers in it as well as a microphone.

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Nokia Booklet 3G

Nokia tries to enter into the ultra mobile PC market with its own Nokia Booklet 3G. The market for UMPC's has recently experienced a surge and Nokia is eyeing to be right in the middle of it. Although much is left to be discovered about the specs of Nokia's new product, certain features have already been given out.

According to its press release, the Nokia Booklet 3G runs on the efficient Intel Atom processor. And with the various photos of the Nokia Booklet 3G, it certainly looks like a cool mini-laptop with is aluminum chassis with a slim design at just around two centimeters thin. It weights just a little over 1 kilogram and features a 10 inch HD ready display.

The new Nokia Booklet 3G also offers several wireless connectivity options. It supports 3G/HSPA as well as Wi-Fi connectivity. This mobile PC also has an HDMI port for HD video output. It also has an integrated Bluetooth support and its own SD card reader. It is said to also come with quite an impressive 12 hour battery life which would make it really attractive for people not wanting to frequently charge their UMPC's while on the go. Other important specifications as well as pricing have not yet been mentioned and may soon be made available come September according to the company's press release.

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Nokia N96


  • Volume: 92 cc
  • Weight: 125 g
  • Length: 103 mm
  • Width: 55 mm
  • Depth: 18 mm, locally up to 20 mm
Schematic of N96 Dimensions

Memory Functions 1

  • 16GB internal flash memory, microSD memory card slot (hot swappable) for expandability and flexibility
  • Expand up to a total of 32 GB, for example with the Nokia MU-44 16GB microSD memory card (sold separately)
  • Approximate dynamic memory capacity indication 2 with 16GB storage:
    • Video: 40 hours
    • Music: 12,000 tracks
  • 128MB RAM, 256MB system memory (operating system plus dynamic user data area)
  • 1 Application offering may vary. Dynamic memory means that the available memory is shared between dynamic memory functions. When any of these functions is used, there is less available memory for other functions which are also dependent on dynamic memory. Formatted capacity less than total capacity. Pre-installed content may reduce available space.

    2 Video capacity is based on H.264 768-kbps video at 320-by-240 resolution, combined with 96-kbps AAC audio. Music capacity is based on 3:45 min per track and 48 kbps eAAC+ encoding

Data Transfer 5

  • WCDMA HSDPA with simultaneous voice and packet data (PS max speed DL/UL= 3.6Mbps/384kbps, CS max speed 64kbps)
  • Dual Transfer Mode (DTM) support for simultaneous voice and packet data connection in GSM/EDGE networks. Simple class A, multi slot class 11, max speed DL/UL: 177.6/118.4kbps
  • EGPRS class B, multi slot class 32, max speed DL/UL= 296/177.6kbps
  • GPRS class B, multi slot class 32, max speed DL/UL= 107/64.2kbps
  • 5 Actual achieved speeds may vary depending on network support.

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Nokia N97


  • Form: Side-slide with tilting screen
  • Volume: 88 cc
  • Dimensions: 117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9 mm (18.25 mm at thickest point)
  • Weight (with battery): 150 g
  • Additional size and shape information:
    • Sliding tilt mechanism
Schematic of N97 Dimensions

Keys and Input Method

  • Full slide out keyboard
  • Cover keys (S60 keys, Menu key, Send/End keys)
  • Touch screen
  • 4-way navigation key with centre select
  • Dedicated camera and volume keys


  • MicroSD memory card slot, hot swappable, up to 16 GB
  • Internal memory: 32 GB


  • Bluetooth version 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • TV out
  • Support for local and remote SyncML synchronisation
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
  • 3.5 mm AV connector

Display and User Interface

  • Size: 3.5"
  • Resolution: 640 x 360 pixels
  • Up to 16.7 million colours
  • Resistive touch screen with separate touch foil and touch feedback
  • Brightness control
  • Orientation sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light detector

Power Management

  • BP-4L 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Talk time (maximum):
    • GSM up to 570 min
    • WCDMA up to 360 min
  • Standby time (maximum):
    • GSM up to 430 h
    • WCDMA up to 400 h
  • Video playback time (maximum): VGA 30fps
  • QCIF 15fps up to 5.5 h
  • Video recording time (maximum): up to 1 h per clip
  • Music playback time (maximum): up to 40 h

Operation times may vary depending on radio access technology used, operator network configuration and usage.

Operating Frequency

  • (RM-505, Global) WCDMA 900/1900/2100, Quad band GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA, GPRS, A-GPS, WLAN
  • (RM-506, PR China) E-GSM 850/900/1800/1900, A-GPS
  • (RM-507, Americas) WCDMA 850/1900/2100, Quad band GSM 850/900/1800/1900, A-GPS, WLAN
  • Automatic switching between GSM bands
  • Flight mode

Data Network

  • GPRS class A, multislot class 32
  • WCDMA maximum speed up to 3.6 Mbps
  • HSDPA maximum speed up to 3.6 Mbps
  • WLAN IEEE 802.11b/g maximum speed up to 11Mbps/54Mbps
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