Sony NEX-VG20 at IFA 2011 (with samples)

Posted by – September 6, 2011

Sony is releasing their new NEX-VG20 semi-professional camcorder with some new 50p at 28mbit and 25p at 24mbitps an 17mbitps recording modes and with some new 16.1Megapixel CMOS sensor. It’s going to be released in January for 2200€.

Here are some sample files recorded with this camcorder:
25p 17mbitps: Watch on YouTube Download on Google Docs
25p 24mbitps: Watch on YouTube Download on Google Docs
50p 28mbitps: Watch on YouTube Download on Google Docs

Using the Vario Sonnar Lense:
25p 17mbitps: Watch on YouTube Download on Google Docs
25p 24mbitps: Watch on YouTube Download on Google Docs
50p 28mbitps: Watch on YouTube Download on Google Docs
Pictures of that Vario Sonnar Lense:

Sony, NEX-FS100 at IFA 2011 (with a 50p sample)

Posted by – September 6, 2011

This is a new semi-professional HD camcorder from Sony with a lot of manual features and controls on it, with 2 XLR audio inputs, a full HDMI output and many other features as well as being compatible with the Alpha lenses, offering some slow motion recording modes and more.

The NEX-FS100UK is an interchangeable lens camcorder featuring a Super 35mm sensor equivalent in size to Super35mm film cameras ( same as PMW-F3), and a Sony E-Mount 18 to 200mm zoom lens. Developed specifically as a digital motion camcorder, it captures fine detail and image texture with image fidelity, low noise and wide exposure latitude. Find more info at http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/cat-broadcastcameras/cat-nxcam/product-NEXFS100UK/

Here’s a sample file recorded with the Sony NEX-FS100 at 50p: Watch on YouTube Download on Google Docs

Huawei Mediapad, 1.2Ghz Dual-core 7″ 1280×800 Honeycomb Tablet

Posted by – September 5, 2011

This is the new Huawei Mediapad Android Honeycomb tablet, to be released with Honeycomb 3.2 installed, full Google Marketplace support, it runs on a Qualcomm 1.2Ghz Dual-core processor and comes with an impressive 1280×800 screen, HDMI output, USB and more.

Super Clear LCD vs Super AMOLED Plus

Posted by – September 5, 2011

You can see in this video that the Super Clear LCD is brighter than the Super AMOLED plus. While Super AMOLED has real black, for the rest, is the Super Clear LCD better? It might be Samsung is now making this Super Clear LCD Tegra2 version of the Galaxy S2 in Galaxy R to either both slightly lower the price and perhaps also to satisfy the demand as they might not be able to manufacture them fast enough.

Samsung Galaxy Note, Testing out System Info (searching for CPU info)

Posted by – September 5, 2011

I tried to install the System Info apk on the Samsung Galaxy Note to try to learn more about the hardware used, especially that 1.4Ghz dual-core processor is interesting.

Huawei Vision, 3.7″ Android Smartphone

Posted by – September 5, 2011

Nice looking medium range Android Smartphone from Huawei, it may get released for around 250€ to 300€.

Huawei Boulder, 2.6″ qwerty Android phone

Posted by – September 5, 2011

Low-cost Blackberry-style Android phone from Huawei, it may be sold for around 150€.

Hannspree SN-10T4, OMAP4430 based 10.1″ capacitive tablet

Posted by – September 5, 2011

Hannspree is releasing this new Honeycomb tablet based on the Texas Instruments OMAP4430 processor.

HannsG Wireless USB from an Android Tablet to a Touch Monitor

Posted by – September 5, 2011

They have some kind of wireless USB dongle on the tablet, that can beam the Android screen and UI to a wireless USB touch monitor. The frame rate is not yet optimized but this seems to work.

HannsG HU193, 18.5″ Wide USB 3.0 Monitor

Posted by – September 5, 2011

This 18.5″ monitor runs just on the power from the USB 3.0 or 2.0 connector. This is quite amazing to see such a large monitor that can run exclusively on that power, this means it’s an easily portable monitor solution, with just one cable.