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Samsung Unveils Ultra Smart F700

Fujitsu Introduces Ultra-Portable LifeBook P7230

Fatal1ty FP-IN9 SLI Motherboard Launched By Universal abit

Samsung Unveils Ultra Smart F700

Samsung today announced a new addition to its Ultra portfolio - the Ultra Smart F700. This mobile phone will be showcased at 3GSM World Congress next week.

The Ultra Smart is a part of Samsung’s Ultra portfolio which boasts a full touch screen as well as QWERTY key pad. It reflects the recent trend in telecommunications industry of touch screen user interface and, for users who are not yet familiar with a touch-screen-only user interface, it also implements a QWERTY key pad and VibeTonz technology which allows them to feel the buttons accompanied by responsive vibrations. A “Drag and drop” method of touch screen was adopted for easier menu navigation along with music play list control for an expanded multimedia experience. Volume, play lists, brightness of screens as well as other menu control can be controlled utilizing the touch screen.

As speed is becoming crucial for data communications, Samsung has included the latest trends in mobile to the Ultra Smart F700. The Ultra Smart reflects the latest speed of 7.2 Mbps under the High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) network. Once the 7.2 Mbps HSDPA network completely deployed, F700 users can download an mp3 song (about 4MB each) in 4.4 seconds. A full HTML browser along with the QWERTY key pad enables easy access to the internet for e-mail and data services.

Using the new F700, business and creative professionals are able to view content on a 2.78" color display. The device features 5 mega-pixel camera with auto focus and Bluetooth.

Samsung F700 specifications:

  • Standard: HSDPA 7.2Mbps, EDGE 900/1800/1900 MHz + 2.1GHz
  • Camera: 5 Megapixel with Auto-Focus
  • Display: 262,744 TFT (2.78”, 440x240)
  • Full Touch Screen
  • MPEG4/H.263/H.264/Real MP3/AAC(+)/eAAC+/Real
  • QWERTY Keypad
  • MMS / E-mail / JAVA / WAP 2.0
  • Bluetooth / USB
  • Flash UI / Document Viewer
  • Full HTML Browsing
  • Offline Mode, BGM
  • Memory: microSD
  • Size: 104 x 50 x 16.4mm

Source: Samsung

Fujitsu Introduces Ultra-Portable LifeBook P7230

Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation announced the LifeBook P7230 notebook, an ultra-portable for mobile professionals who need full computing power while on the road. Weighing under 3 pounds, the LifeBook P7230 notebook, available in Leather Black or Leather White, features an even slimmer 1.17-inch silhouette with a 10.6-inch LED lit widescreen display.

The LifeBook P7230 notebook, 15 percent thinner than its predecessor, is company's smallest and lightest ultra-portable notebook with a built-in modular bay that can accommodate a Dual-Layer Multi-Format DVD Writer or a second battery delivering up to 9.75 hours of computing time. Battery life is also extended with the Fujitsu ECO button, a proprietary power-saving mode that with a single press reduces power consumption for components, including disabling the optical disk drive and reducing the display brightness.

The novelty is equipped with the Intel Core Solo U1400 Ultra Low Voltage Processor and loaded with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Professional.

With an LED-lit Crystal View XGA TFT wide format display, the LifeBook P7230 notebook presents a crisp view of presentations, DVDs, and other digital media. Digital dual array built-in microphones and dual built-in stereo speakers, along with a new optional built-in web-cam for taking still pictures or capturing video, add a novel dimension to the LifeBook P7230 notebook. The optional built-in camera, centered above the display, is well-suited for visually demonstrating a complicated procedure over the web or illustrating items to clarify key points.

The LifeBook P7230 notebook offers a variety of safeguards to prevent unauthorized data access, including an integrated biometric fingerprint swipe sensor and an embedded Trusted Platform Module (TPM) that can store data file passwords and keys on a microchip. With a security lock slot, physical assets are kept safe as well.

Data is also protected by the Fujitsu Shock Sensor utility, an accelerometer-based hard disk drive protection system that retracts the hard drive head if a sudden movement or vibration is detected, reducing the possibility of data loss. The sensor can also be set to password-lock the system if it is touched, preventing unauthorized access to the data.

Staying connected while mobile is easy with a seamlessly integrated Intel PRO/Wireless 3945b/g Network Connection or Atheros Super AG Wireless LAN, modem, Gigabit Ethernet, and Bluetooth wireless option. The LifeBook P7230 notebook offers two conveniently placed USB 2.0 ports, an IEEE 1394 port, full-sized video port, modem, LAN and audio in and out jacks. Accessing photo or video files is easy via a combination of Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick PRO and xD card slots. An available port replicator provides desktop convenience and simplified cable management.

The LifeBook P7230 notebook is also RoHS (Restriction on Hazardous Substances) compliant, which translates to a health-friendly environment.

The LifeBook P7230 notebook, with pricing starting at $1,699 for a base configuration, is available through the Fujitsu direct sales force, website, channel partners and select retail outlet. Users can choose from a recommended configuration, or they can customize their system using the Fujitsu Configure To Order (CTO) program.

Source: Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation

Fatal1ty FP-IN9 SLI Motherboard Launched By Universal abit

Universal abit announced its latest product in the Fatal1ty gaming series - the Fatal1ty Professional FP-IN9 SLI, based on the nForce 650i SLI chipset from NVIDIA.

The Fatal1ty Professional FP-IN9 SLI supports Intel Quad-core CPUs and NVIDIA SLI Dual Graphics Technology. It also has factory overclocked system bus. The motherboard is equipped with native Gigabit Ethernet, reinforced by the FirstPacket Technology from NVIDIA, which allows you to connect directly to high-speed Internet and Local Area Networks, while actively reducing latencies and selectively prioritizing network packets used by online games.


  • CPU Support: Intel Core2 Duo, Core2 Quad, Core2 Extreme CPUs
  • System Bus: 1066MHz FSB
  • Chipset: NVIDIA nForce 650i SLI MCP
  • Graphics Technology: NVIDIA SLI Dual Graphics Technology (2x8)
  • LAN: NVIDIA Gigabit Ethernet with FirstPacket Technology
  • Memory: Dual Channel DDR2-800/667/533, up to 32GB
  • SATA: 4 x SATA 3Gb/s RAID 0/1/0+1/5 JBOD
  • Audio: 7.1-Channel HD with optical S/P DIF Out
  • USB: Up to 8 x Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports
  • abit engineered: Silent cooling, 100% Japanese caps, solid state caps
  • Extras: Onboard Power On & Reset buttons

Source: Universal abit

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