- Consumer Electronics & Personal Gadgets
Best Portable Electronics for 2011, thus far . . .
Because life consists of always being on the move, here are some of the top portable electronics for 2011:
Bluetooth: Jawbone Era Bluetooth Headset
Jawbone ERA is the only Bluetooth headset equipped with military-grade NoiseAssasin 3.0, the latest version of Jawbone's industry-first noise and wind canceling technology. Originally developed for use by tank commanders and helicopter pilots, NoiseAssassin 3.0 eliminates background noise better than any other headset. It also auto-adjusts inbound call volume and intelligibility to your environment. Whether you're at a noisy ball game or on the road, you'll always hear and be heard.
Camcorder: Sony HDR-PJ50V
Share your memories virtually anywhere using the HDR-PJ50V Handycam camcorder's built-in, high-contrast projector. This mobile theater can project up to a 60" image on any flat surface, and with powerful stereo speakers, you'll hear all the action. Record your 1920 x 1080/60p/24p Full HD video for film-like videos. A back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS sensor delivers superior low-light video while the wide angle Sony G lens lets you capture more of the action with sharp images and brilliant, accurate colors. Record and store up to 91 hours of high definition video footage (HD LP mode) directly to the massive 220GB hard disk drive (HDD).
Digital Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS
Get ready for a brilliant shooting experience with the Canon PowerShot SD1400. Sleek, slim and sophisticated looking, this Canon Powershot delivers a powerful performance. This magnificent Canon digital camera enables you to perfectly capture even distant objects with razor sharp accuracy and precision giving you a lifelike picture. This Canon Powershot automatically detects and corrects camera shake, so you will not face disappointments like blurred or fuzzy shots. When a subject smiles or winks, this Canon digital camera detects it on its own and automatically releases the shutter. Get to shoot high definition videos and photos with the Canon PowerShot SD1400 and connect it to your HD monitor and enjoy a high quality HD experience.
eReader: Bebook Electronic Book Reader
The Bebookis an ereader that lets you read digital content anywhere as you do on paper. Now you can take along as many books, magazines, news and documents as you like, on a device small, portable and light as a single book. Read any pdf, mobi, lit, epub, html, txt, prc, fb2, jpg file and over 300.000 of free rss newsfeeds from your BeBook.
GPS: Garmin nüvi 1390T
Garmin’s nüvi 1390T 4.3 In. Ultra-Thin GPS Navigator with Bluetooth and Lifetime Traffic features a widescreen ultra-slim design, enhanced user interface, ecoRoute, public transit mode and text-to-speech. It is also preloaded with City Navigator NT for North America. This is one of the first nüvi devices to offer pedestrian navigation capability enabled through optional CityXplorer maps. The enhanced user interface has improved graphics and a new slide control for menu operation, while ecoRoute suggests fuel-efficient routes to save drivers money and fuel. Additional features include Bluetooth wireless hands free technology, lane assist, junction view, and Lifetime Traffic.
Handheld Game Console: Nintendo 3DS Portable SD Game System
Handheld gaming is about to change forever. Vivid colors, brilliant action and 3D depth await you on the other side of the Nintendo 3DS's top screen. Created without the need for cumbersome 3D glasses, this game system provides an elegant way to enhance your viewing experience with only the naked eye. Decide how much 3D you want to see with the Depth Slider, from no 3D all the way to the wonder of maximum 3D.
MP3 Player: Apple iPod touch 8GB MP3 Player (4th Generation)
The most popular iPod is now even better. Along with the revolutionary Multi-Touch interface and Wi-Fi Web browsing, the iPod touch now includes HD video recording, FaceTime camera and the highest resolution iPod screen ever. Plus, the new GameCenter feature enhances your game play.
Netbook: HP Mini 110-3530nr
Surf the web and be entertained wherever you go with the HP Mini 10.1" Widescreen Netbook with Intel Atom N455 Processor and Windows 7 Starter. This quality netbook from HP gives you the tools you need to play videos and music, create and edit documents and surf social networks. The HP Mini 10.1" Widescreen Netbook with Intel Atom N455 Processor and Windows 7 Starter is the perfect companion for anyone who needs stay in sync wherever they go.
Portable DVD Player: Toshia SD P93S DVD Player
Catch up on those movies you’ve been meaning to watch, even while you’re away from home. The Toshiba SDP93S Portable DVD Player boasts a 9.0” (diagonal) widescreen, and offers a robust feature set in a package that combines portability and style.
Smartphone: Motorola Dockable Atrix 4G Mobile Phone
The Motorola Atrix is one of AT&T's first 4G smartphones. It runs on Google's Android 2.2 software and features a 1-gigahertz dual-core chip for powerful processing, as well as speedy 4G speeds. The Atrix also comes with a large 4.0-inch high-resolution touch screen, made of 'QHD' display technology for 24-bit color graphics that refresh faster than other smartphones. Additional features include a 5.0-megapixel camera with high-definition video recording, a front-facing VGA camera for video chat, and 1-gigabytes of RAM. Laptop Dock unleashes the computing power of the Motorola ATRIX(tm) 4g (sold separately of course).
Tablet (iPad): Motorola Android Xoom
The MOTOROLA XOOM is the first device to feature Google's new Android Honeycomb - an operating system optimized for tablets. As Google's chosen first-generation "benchmark" device for Android 3.0, the XOOM boasts some impressive technical specifications. Multi-tasking and the improved Notification Panel are responsive thanks to a dual-core processor that handles every action. With 1280x800 screen resolution and a 10.1-inch screen, the Honeycomb user interface really shines. Web browsing is optimized with Adobe Flash Player, a front-facing camera let's you video chat via Google Talk, and a 720p HD camcorder turns the XOOM into a content-creation platform. Want to browse the web on the go? Certain XOOM tablets feature a built-in data connection that will be upgraded to 4GLTE when available. The MOTOROLA XOOM is the first Google Honeycomb tablet, and will be the benchmark device of this generation.