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lenovolenovoLenovo Releases its new IdeaPad Y Series notebooks, including the 14-inch Y450, the 15.6-inch Y550 and the 16-inch Y650.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 is a 15.6-inch entertainment-oriented notebook that comes jam packed with a 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 processor, Intel GMA X4500MHD integrated graphics, 4GB of DDR3 system memory, a 320GB hard drive, and a DVD burner.Its display offers 1366×768-pixel with a 16:9 aspect ratio and uses LED backlight. Other important features include a 1.3MP webcam, two stereo speakers, a sub-woofer, Dolby Home Theatre 2 technology, 802.11n WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, and a 6-cell battery.

The new IdeaPad Y650, Y550, Y450 laptops and S10 netbook will be available beginning in March. Manufacturer suggested retail pricing (MSRP) for models starts at $1,199 for the IdeaPad Y650, $829 for the IdeaPad Y550 and Y450, and $349 for the IdeaPad S10 netbook. The IdeaCentre A600 all-in-one desktop will be available beginning in April with MSRP for models starting at $999.

samsung_xplorerSamsung  announced the upcoming release of  its Xplorer B2100 candybar handset.The candybar cell phone meets Military Standard compliance for durability, is wrapped with a resistant urethane material, and is submersible in water. The quadband GSM handset offers basic functionality, as there is no 3G data network support, with just 7MB of built-in storage that is offset by a microSD memory card slot. The 1.77-inch screen has 120×160 resolution, while a 1.3-megapixel camera captures still and moving images.There’s also Bluetooth 2.1 and a 1,000mAh battery good for 9hrs talktime or 600hrs standby

philips_x810Philips seems to be on a roll this time round, with the Xenium X810 being their latest arrival to the world of cell phones. the new Philips Xenium X810 comes around with a TFT touchscreen display that is able to provide a 240 x 400 pixel resolution. At the same time, the Xenium X810 handset also includes a long-lasting battery, which should be able to offer its users about a month of standby time.The whole thing measures 104 x 52 x 14.4 mm and weighs a mere 100g.

Features include :-

240 x 400 pixels TFT touchscreen display with 262K colors
Quad-band GSM connectivity with EDGE
3.2 megapixel camera with flash
Bluetooth and USB connectivity
45MB internal memory
microSDHC memory card slot
Up to one month of stand-by time

samsung_001The Samsung new ultra lightweight S7220 b is a 3.5G handset with a 5MP shooter and GPS support. Samsung S7220 Ultra b sports an impressive range of feature. Weighing at only 88 grams, the handset comes equipped with a standard 2.2-inch 240 x 320 pixel OLED panel, and WiFi. Its 5MP camera also adopts flash and autofocus, panoramic capture function, smile detection, macro capabilities, image stabilization, and red-eye reduction. Music and entertainment are not far out of reach for the Samsung S7220 Ultra b with the inclusion of an MP3 music player and FM stereo that comes with support for RDS. Other features include an FM radio, stereo Bluetooth, microSD expandable memory, USB 2.0 connectivity, flight mode and Java support.

Pricing and availability of the Samsung Ultra S7220 are still to be confirmed


General: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS 900/2100 MHz, GPRS/EDGE class 10, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
Form factor: Bar
Dimensions: 114 x 46.3 x 11.8 mm
Display: 2.2-inch 262K color AMOLED display with QVGA resolution (240 x 320)
Memory: hot-swappable microSD card slot (up to 16GB)
OS: Proprietary Samsung UI
Camera: 5 megapixel auto focus camera with LED flash and QVGA video recording
Connectivity: Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, standard microUSB port
Misc: FM radio with RDS, accelerometer for auto screen rotation, turn-to-mute and motion image viewer
Battery: 960 mAh battery

sony_braviaSony Japan released two new Bravia LCD HD TV line-ups, the W5 and F5.Both HDTVs feature a 240MHz Motion Flow panel (Except the 32F5 Model which only feature a 120MHz LCD panel) and a Felica / Edy e-Wallet reader on their remote control that allows users to make online payment for any VOD (Video On Demand) services in Japan.

The differences between the two are as follows: W5 Series is available in 40″ to 52” with a Dual Digital TV tuner. The F5 Series is available with 32″, to 46” and a single Digital TV tuner.

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