Reviews Photokina 2010 - After being the first to bring a smartphone with the Google Android operating system onto the market, HTC also clearly shows the early experience with the Android platform in the latest models. Earlier, LetsGoMobile has had the pleasure to test the T-Mobile HTC G1, HTC Magic and the HTC Hero. The Android OS is very hot and every brand is joining up in order to also have Android in their portfolio. The possibilities, the design and the open character make the Android platform highly desired. What HTC also does very smartly and beautifully is adding their own layer on top of the operating system. This makes it not only an Android phone, but maintains it as a true HTC Smartphone, which makes it distinguishing.
Report 2010 Photokina - Apple announced the new Apple iPod touch music player, packed with incredible new features including Apple’s stunning Retina display, Face Time video calling, HD video recording, Apple’s A4 chip, 3-axis gyro, iOS 4.1 and Game Center - all combined in the thinnest and lightest Apple iPod touch ever. The new Apple iPod touch features up to 40 hours of music playback and seven hours of video playback on a single battery charge. The new Apple iPod touch player comes with iOS 4.1, the newest version of the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. iOS 4.1 enables new features like FaceTime video calling, multitasking, folders and Game Center.
Report Photokina 2010 - Apple announced the new redesigned Apple iPod shuffle music player which features both clickable “ring” buttons and Apple’s innovative Voice Over technology, enabling users to easily navigate their music files and playlists without ever looking at their Apple iPod shuffle. The new wearable Apple iPod shuffle has an all-aluminum enclosure with a built-in clip and comes in five brilliant colors - silver, blue, green, orange and pink. With nearly 50% more battery life, the new Apple iPod shuffle players features over 15 hours of music playback on a single battery charge and offers 2GB of storage for just $49.
Report Photokina 2010 - Apple unveiled a completely redesigned iPod nano featuring Apple’s Multi-Touch™ interface that lets users navigate their music collection by simply tapping or swiping a finger on the display. Nearly half the size and weight of the previous generation, the new iPod nano features a polished aluminum and glass enclosure with a built-in clip, making it instantly wearable. The new iPod nano features Genius Mixes, the ability to create and edit playlists, a built-in FM radio with live pause and up to 24 hours of music playback on a single battery charge.
The Apple iPad… There it is, after some months of rumors and predicted speculations with Steve Jobs’ keynote speech, last January, as the highlight, Apple’s newest product is on our desk, to play the leading role in this Apple iPad review. With unknown strategic precision, Apple’s marketing department has managed to put a product onto the market that knows two extremes from the very start. It is seen as spectacularly successful by the Apple fan side, and as senseless, not-adding-anything-new by the other - often non-Apple-owner - side.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 mobile phone is quite long and narrow, although also somewhat thick, mainly caused by the sideways sliding QWERTY keyboard. The touchscreen is of reasonable size, however, somewhat on the narrow side, and below the screen some additional buttons are found to answer or end a call, as well as the panel button, arrow buttons and a confirmation button. The front of the Sony Ericsson X1 cell phone is made of metal, just like the back cover, which gives the cell phone a solid appearance. Standard included with the Sony Ericsson Experia are a battery charger, a data cable, a headset, two stylus pens, several manuals per functionality and a software CD.
Nokia introduced the Nokia N97 handset, the world's most advanced mobile computer, which will transform the way people connect to the Internet and to each other. Designed for the needs of Internet-savvy consumers, the Nokia N97 mobile phone combines a large 3.5" touch display with a full QWERTY keyboard, providing an 'always open' window to favorite social networking sites and Internet destinations. Nokia's flagship Nseries device introduces leading technology - including multiple sensors, memory, processing power and connection speeds - for people to create a personal Internet and share their 'social location.'
The Nokia N96 comes in a sleek package. A picture of the phone is displayed on the top side, and the internal memory of 16GB is mentioned. Upon opening the box, you will find the N96 placed in a picture. When opening the picture, you will find a surprisingly large amount of standard included accessories. The box contains a battery charger, car charger, battery, headset, USB cable, manuals, software and a cable to connect the N96 to a television set. This means you don't have to purchase any other accessory except for maybe a pouch. The cell phone itself looks neat too, although somewhat on the large side. The Nokia N96 is able to slide two ways. If you slide open to the top, the standard buttons will appear, if you slide open to the bottom, the monitor will rotate automatically and short-cuts for multimedia applications will appear.