Sharp

Sharp BD-HP52U AQUOS Blu-ray player arrives

Sharp BD-HP52U AQUOS Blu-ray player arrives

Sharp have outed their latest Blu-ray player, the BD-HP52U AQUOS, which supports BD Live content, HDMI 1.3 connectivity and streaming media.  The BD-HP52U has x.v. color and supports 1080p 24 playback, as well as Deep Color, Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio, and a quick-start mode that promises to have you watching films faster than on rival decks.

Continue Reading

Sharp PC-Z1 NetWalker MID gets video demo:

Sharp PC-Z1 NetWalker MID gets video demo:

Sharp's diminutive PC-Z1 NetWalker impressed us when we first spotted it, and Charbax's video hands-on with the compact MID has done nothing to disappoint.  The ARM-based device has a 5-inch touchscreen, full QWERTY keyboard and optical mouse, and will land in Japan sometime this month; according to the Sharp representative interviewed, they're hoping to bring it to Europe, too.

Video demo after the cut

Continue Reading

Sharp NetWalker PC-Z1 MID lands in Japan next month

Sharp NetWalker PC-Z1 MID lands in Japan next month

Looking surprisingly like UMID's mbook M1 MID, Sharp have unveiled their newest clamshell ultraportable and - thank goodness - it's not just an e-dictionary.  The Sharp NetWalker PC-Z1 has a 5-inch 1024 x 600 touchscreen, full QWERTY keyboard with optical mouse, and Ubuntu 9.04 as the OS; connectivity includes WiFi b/g, both a USB and mini-USB port, and a headphone jack, but there's no integrated 3G.

More images - plus size comparisons - after the cut

Continue Reading

Sharp AQUOS LC52LE700UN LED HDTV Reasonably Priced and Available

Sharp AQUOS LC52LE700UN LED HDTV Reasonably Priced and Available

Sharp just released another excellent 52-inch HDTV, which adds another phenomenal set to their AQUOS line. It supports full high definition at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, and it pushes out a 120Hz refresh rate for smoother on-screen motion. And for all you sports fans and gamers, the 4-millisecond response time makes this great for watching and playing.

Continue Reading

Sharp AQUOS LED-backlit HDTVs

Sharp AQUOS LED-backlit HDTVs

Sharp have announced a new range of AQUOS LED-backlit LCD TVs, the LE700 series, ranging in size from 32- to 52-inches.  Each offering Full HD 1080p, they use Sharp's X-Gen LCD panel with 10-bit processing and a dynamic contrast ratio in excess of 2,000,000:1.

 

Continue Reading

Sharp Mebius NJ70A netbook gets second touchscreen mod [Video]

Sharp Mebius NJ70A netbook gets second touchscreen mod [Video]

We can't say we looked at the Sharp Mebius NJ70A netbook - with its nifty touchscreen trackpad - and thought "what this needs is a second touchscreen", but then we're not SKY at UMPC Fever.  After unboxing the N270-based netbook, he loaded up Windows 7 and then installed a touchscreen layer so as to use handwriting recognition direct onto the 10-inch display.

Video demo after the cut

Continue Reading

Sharp Mebius NJ70A gets video unboxing

Sharp Mebius NJ70A gets video unboxing

Sharp's Mebius NJ70A is still too rich for our blood - $1,000 or thereabouts is simply too much to pay for a netbook, no matter how slick its touchscreen trackpad - but that doesn't mean we're not interested in lapping up all the information about the distinctive ultraportable that we can.  UMPC Fever have acquired one of the  Atom N270 netbooks and promptly shot a video unboxing.

Unboxing video after the cut

Continue Reading