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The new DSC-N2 digital camera features three-inch touch-screen display and built-in slide show capability. The extra-large 3″ screen with intuitive menu options allow for less physical buttons on the camera body, resulting in a sleeker design. They display also incorporate Sony’s Clear Photo Plus LCD technology for higher resolution (230K), higher contrast and optimal viewing from various angles.
The elegant DSC-N2 camera debuts in champagne gold and is a ten-megapixel powerhouse with an extending Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar 3x optical zoom lens. With its built-in photo album function, this model can be a photo diary in your pocket, loaded with up to 500 of your favorite images.
Every time you snap a picture, the DSC-N2 model will store a full-resolution image on the optional media card or in the camera’s 25 MB of internal memory. Additionally, it automatically resizes that same image in VGA resolution and stores it in a portion of the camera’s internal memory dedicated to pocket album. No matter how many pictures are offloaded from the media card, you can choose to protect the images you want to keep and, over time, you have a collection of your favorite shots in the camera.
The CCD sensor of the camera incorporate high light sensitivity up to IS0 1600 to facilitate shooting without blur at faster shutter speeds – a necessity when capturing fast-moving subjects or taking photos in low-light environments.
The DSC-N2 should hit the stores in October with a price of about $450.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced the expansion of the PlayStation 2 line-up in Europe with the introduction of a new color – Pink. The new, limited edition Pink PlayStation 2 will be available from selected retailers throughout Europe from 8th November 2006 and will come complete with two Pink Analog Controller (DUALSHOCK 2) and a Pink Memory Card (8MB) (for PlayStation 2).
Pink PlayStation 2 Specifications
Product Codes: SCPH-77003 PK (UK and Ire), SCPH-77004 PK (EU)
Included: Two Pink Analog Controllers, 8MB Pink Memory Card
The price of the Pink Sony PlayStation 2 is 159.99 Euro or about $205, it is expected to be available on November 8th.
Sony Electronics has started shipping 50GB dual layer Blu-ray Disc recordable (write-once) media with AccuCORE technology. Sony’s AccuCORE technology has been re-engineered for Blu-ray Disc media, with its major benefits including scratch guard, archival reliability to prevent data/image corruption and deterioration, stable writing that reduces fluctuation as the disc spins, and temperature durability to prevent warping during severe changes in temperature and humidity. The 50GB capacity of these Blu-Ray discs alows recording more than four hours of HD quality video, at a 24 Mbps transfer rate.
Sony also confirmed that it plans to start shipping 50GB dual layer rewritable BD media later this year.
Sony’s 50GB dual layer recordable disc has a suggested retail price of around $48.