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Kenko Unveils C-Mount-based Compact Camera

Written on February 06, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Kenko showcased its interchangeable lens C-Mount-based compact camera at the Tokyo International Gift Show in Japan last Feb. 4. Check out the article below for more info.

Last Friday, Japanese manufacturer and trading company of photographic accessories – Kenko – showcased an interchangeable lens compact camera system. Originally designed for movie camera lenses, the system is based on the C-mount standard. The C-Mount measures one inch in diameter, and mockups not less than 14 lenses with a camera body.

Kenko’s C-Mount compact camera was displayed at the Tokyo International Gift Show in Japan. The C-Mount camera system is tagged at 30,000 Yen or over $360, and is set for a Summer 2011 release in Japan.

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Concord Securities Analyst Reveals iPad 2 Components

Written on January 31, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Ming-Chi Kuo just unveiled iPad 2's components. The iPad 2 will have a better quality display, faster chips, separate CDMA and GSM versions, and iPod touch-like dual cameras. Excited already?

Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst from Concord Securities, reported what the next generation iPad will look like. According to him, the iPad 2 won’t get a Retina Display this year. However, the improvement of iPad 2’s display will focus on thickness and anti-reflection. The main reason iPad 2 will not have a retina display is because of the panel making’s yield rate. Manufacturing high-resolution IPS/FFS panel is not easy, and the production volume and cost couldn’t meet Apple’s requirements.

It is also reported that the next generation iPad will have better processing power, graphics, RAM and memory access. The iPad 2 sports 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 dual core, Imagination’s SGX543 dual core graphics card technology, and 512MB RAM that runs at 1,066MHz clock. This faster, better and stronger iPad 2 will give the device more advantage for the upcoming tablet war.

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