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Samsung Wave review

Dennis Hissink
Photokina report
Wednesday 15th, December 2010
Posted by: Dennis Hissink

The Samsung Wave is presented in a hard packaging with a picture of the phone itself on it. As soon as you open the packaging, you see the Samsung Wave S5800. The phone looks neat at first glance. The front is sleek with a set of three keys on the bottom, of which two (to dial and to hang up) have been neatly integrated into the design. The back is completely sleek with a blue/grey tint. Besides the Samsung Wave, the packaging also includes a charger, a data cable, a head set, an instructions manual and a software CD. It is a good first impression of a Smartphone that is comfortable to handle and has a convenient format.

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Samsung Wave review

BlackBerry Torch review

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Sunday 2nd, January 2011

The BlackBerry Torch sales packaging is small, and as always for BlackBerry, it is matte black. As soon as we open the packaging, the BlackBerry Torch Smartphone is found in a special cut-away. The new BlackBerry Smartphone has a very sleek design. We find about four buttons and an optical joystick underneath the touchscreen. When we slide the phone open, we also see a QWERTY-keyboard next to the touchscreen. This keyboard is comparable to that of the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and it is a bit sunken down. The back of the BlackBerry Smartphone is completely black with a logo, and on top, the lens with flash is found. The sales packaging also contains a data cable, a headset, a charger, a small CD with software and the instruction booklets.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab review

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Saturday 25th, December 2010

The Samsung Galaxy Tab is based on another cell phone with sales success, the Samsung Galaxy S Smartphone. If you look at it simply, the Samsung Galaxy Tab is an enlarged version of the Samsung Galaxy S. At 7 inches, the screenís format is 3 inches bigger than that of the Samsung Galaxy S, and the amount of pixels has been reduced by 2 million, which results in a 3 Megapixel digital camera. The Samsung Galaxy Tab is run by a Power VR SGX540 and a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor and is equipped with a 16GB or 32GB internal memory. This can also be extended with a micro SDHC memory card, to achieve a total storage capacity of 48/64GB. The Samsung Galaxy Tab runs on Android 2.2 Froyo.

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Toshiba FOLIO 100

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Saturday 11th, September 2010

Photokina 2010 report - Toshiba introduced its new media tablet; the Toshiba FOLIO 100. The 25.7cm / 10.1íí personal media tablet is targeted at people looking for a 100% portable and versatile device that is always at hand for making the most of their digital life. The new Toshiba FOLIO 100 tablet comes with a wide selection of Android software applications and services dedicated to media consumption, internet browsing and social networking, and offers a rich multimedia experience. Easy and enjoyable to use, the Toshiba FOLIO 100 Android internet tablet has a highly intuitive graphical interface developed by Toshiba to run on top of Android 2.2 (Froyo).

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Samsung Galaxy Tab

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Wednesday 8th, September 2010

Report Photokina 2010 - Samsung announced the launch of the Samsung GALAXY Tab (Model: Samsung GT-P1000). Powered by Google Android Operating System 2.2, the Samsung GALAXY Tab is the first of the companyís tablet devices, representing a new category of mobile products for Samsung. The new Samsung GALAXY Tab brings together all of Samsung's leading innovations to provide users with more capabilities while on the move. Consumers are able to experience PC-like web-browsing and enjoy all forms of multimedia content on the perfectly sized 7-inch display, wherever they go. Samsung GALAXY Tab users can communicate via e-mail, voice and video call, SMS/MMS or social network with the optimized user interface.

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LG Smartphone review

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 6th, September 2010

Review Photokina 2010 - The LG mini GD880 Smartphone retail package is simple but neat. On the top we see a picture of the LG Smartphone next to a measuring stick, to show once more that the format is an important technical specification of this new LG Smartphone. The LG Mini Smartphone is very compact and has a pretty sleek design. Additionally, we find a charger, data cable, a headset and instruction manuals in the sales package. We try out the LG Mini TiŽsto Edition with an 8GB memory card on which various TiŽsto content is included. The LG mini Smartphone has a silver border with a part of brushed aluminum on the front. There are a few keys: the volume keys, the power key and one for the camera.

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If there is one segment of todayís consumer and business electronic devices that is changing, then it is the mobile phone. It has already changed our way of communications, the way we do business or stay in touch with our friends and family. Of course the integration of social media platforms increases the hours spend with a mobile device like todayís smartphone. And the integration of editing software for mobile imaging makes the camera in a smartphone to become a more enjoyable and interesting one. Shooting a shot, and having access to a variety of accounts like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr gives a mobile imaging photographer a worldwide platform where he can show his work of art or just his snap shots. And let us not forget the very successful online platform from Apple; the App store. A platform where developers meet the consumer and a powerful marketing and communication tool for all. The Apple store is the most successful one, others follow or are already active. Photokina 2010 will share the latest mobile imaging news with you, live from Germany!

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