Toshiba is wading into the increasingly crowded sportscam market, taking on GoPro and Contour with the Toshiba Camileo X-Sports. Fresh to IFA 2013 today, the Camileo X-Sports packs a 12-megapixel camera with Full HD 1080/60p video recording, and an built-in 2.0-inch preview display on the back; it also bears a striking resemblance to GoPro's Hero range, though Toshiba plans to include more accessories and mounts in the box than Hero does.
ASUS has taken the wraps off its new Transformer Pad TF701T, a 10.1-inch Android slate that is very similar to the Transformer Pad Infinity we saw at the beginning of June. With the TF701T model comes an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor and a high-resolution IPS display, as well as a metal chassis and SonicMaster audio technology.
ASUS has announced the new MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 tablets, two mid-range Android slates equipped with IPS displays, enhanced audio technology, and quad-core processors under the hood. Both tablets were introduced at the IFA 2013 event today, and though release dates and pricing haven't been pegged yet, we've got all the details for you after the break.
This week the team at Sony have revealed two new "Lens-Type Cameras", the larger of these being the Cyber-shot QX100. This device comes with a 1-inch 20.2-megapixel Exmor RCMOS sensor identical to that of the sensor found in the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, delivering "exceptionally detailed" shots in all manner of lighting conditions - day or night. This camera also works with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens with no less than a BIONZ image processor inside.
Anyone who dabbles with video production will have heard the same old adage: viewers can forgive poor-ish video, but poor audio will ruin your content. As such, the average integrated microphone and pocket-sized portables aren't suitable for certain users, but bulky high-end audio recorders aren't suitable for certain filming situations. Such is the market where Zoom's H6 Handy Recorder is aimed.
Delivered in NVIDIA SHIELD is the first full-fledged mobile device crossover into the desktop gaming universe. SHIELD is an Android-based physical gaming controller with its own clamshell hinge-attached display, powered by NVIDIA's newest mobile processor, stepping up as what the company claims is the world's most powerful mobile gaming device. With NVIDIA's Tegra 4 SoC under the hood and the ability to play Android games and stream high-powered PC games from NVIDIA GeForce GTX processor-toting gaming rigs, NVIDIA proves that they're essentially right on the money.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is a smartphone with a rather sizable camera on its back. While you'll find this machine appearing to want o take the place of the Samsung Galaxy Camera, we've found it to be attempting to carve out a different category entirely. Here Samsung aims to cross-breed a smartphone with a high-powered pocketable camera. Can it stand the test of the average, everyday user, or better yet, the common hobby-level photographer?
Toshiba is coming out with an ultra-fast series of SD cards that they're calling Exceria Pro, and the company is claiming that the new SD cards are the fastest around, with speeds hitting as fast 240 MB/s. These cards are aimed at professionals, such as photographers who need photos saved quickly.
In the Utilite mini-PC, if you're all about working with open-source software, small form factor, and more ports than you know what to do with, the team at Compulab may have created just the monster you're looking for. This week the creators of the Utilite have announced not only that the machine itself exists, but that they'll be selling it in different configurations starting at under $100 USD. The smallest of these works with a Freescale i.M6 single-core processor and will be aiming to be just about as basic as possible.