PCs rise in EMEA, AOC and Porsche design displays, Sennheiser HD 4.50BTNC released in India, Razer Lancehead mouse is amazing and more. Here are the updates from PC industry this week in our PC weekly second edition.
Razer Lancehead Wireless Gaming Mouse, priced at $139.99 for wireless model and $79.99 for wired model is the new gaming mice with Adaptive Frequency Technology. Razer Lancehead comes with a 16,000 DPI sensor that can handle up to 50G acceleration for ultimate lag free gaming experience. The AFT tech advanced wireless technology constantly scans frequency channels in millisecond intervals for any form of interference, and seamlessly switches frequency to allow for a perfectly lag-free data transmission from your gaming mouse to your system. The Razer Lancehead is ambidextrous so that users can use the mouse in left hand or in right hand. The mouse switches are mechanical switches, the scroll wheel had gaming grade tactility and Razer Chroma lighting allows customizable color options. Also, there are nine programmable Hyperesponse buttons.
Source : Razer
HP DreamColor is the new series of profession grade displays that are meant for designers who required absolute color accuracy. HP Z31x DreamColor Studio Display, priced at $3,999 has a 31.5″ 4K resolution display panel offer precise color accuracy and image quality. Z31x is designed with the features demanded by industry-leading digital creators: an integrated KVM (keyboard/video/mouse) switch, True 2K viewing, markers and masks, and much more. HP Z24x G2 on the other hand is priced at $559 and offers similar consistent and pure color accuracy. HP has partnered with X-Rite to offer i1Display Color Calibrator for next level color calibration and control. Connect the X-Rite i1Display Pro Color Calibrator to your HP Z27x DreamColor display using the HP DreamColor software, which is part of the display’s firmware, to calibrate your display to show precise color in any workflow
Finally, the PC market is up in EMEA (Europe, MiddleEast and Africa) in first quarter of 2017. HP managed top spot in the region and Lenovo maintained second spot. Dell, Acer and ASUS rounded off top 5. Except ASUS, most PC makers registered YoY increase in sales. One in four PCs sold in 2017Q1 is from HP and along with Lenovo captured nearly 50% of market. Acer gained the most among the top 5, with 35.1% increase in sales and almost reached 10% market share. Overall, the top 5 brands accounted for 77.4% of shipments in 2017Q1.
Source : IDC
AOC, in partnership with Porsche has released gorgeous looking computer displays, PDS241 and PDS271. Both feature FullHD panel. PDS241 has a 24″ panel and PDS271 has a 27″ panel. Both are incredible thin, at just 5.2mm and there is nearly no bezel on three sides. Another interesting design part is the twisted metal stand that has conncecting ports for power and display cable. This way, you will not have any cables hanging from the back side of the display. AH-IPS panel provides 4ms Grey-to-Grey response time, has 178 degree viewing angle, 250cd/m2 maximum brightness and supports 100% sRGB and %90 NTSC colour gamut coverage. The AOC PDS241 is priced at $240 and PDS271 is priced at $330.
Yi Halo is the 2nd generation Google Jump VR rig
Google has partnered with Yi Technology (Chinese brand) to launch second generation Jump camera rig. The Jump camera rig can be used to record videos for Virtual Reality (VR). The second generation rig consists of 17 camera system. Priced at whopping $17,000, the 2nd gen Jump will be available for sale from Summer’2017. First generation rig made by GoPro will continue to be available (for $15,00). Yi Halo can capture 8Kx8K 360 degree VR footage at 30fps. Creators can also choose to record 6Kx6K resolution videos at 60fps. The Yi Halo comes with Android application that can be used as a remote control.
Sennheiser HD 4.50BTNC and HD 4.40BT are the new premium wireless headphones, released in India. Priced at Rs. 14,990 and Rs. 10,990 respectively, both the models will be available via Sennheiser e-Store. The only difference between the two headsets is ‘Active Noise Cancellation’. Without ANC enabled, the headset will deliver 25 hours of music playback. Other interesting features include Bluetooth 4.0, AptX codec support, NFC, ear-cup mounted controls, integrated microphone. For more detail on the headphones, click the source link mentioned below.
Purchase Link : Sennheiser Store India
For those who love recording lot of videos and photos using drones, Seagate and DJI announced a new product, Fly Drive. With capacity up to 2TB, the Fly Drive can store over 60 hours of 4K video footage (30 fps). The drive also comes with microSD card slot so you can expand the storage available at any point of time. Seagate is also providing two month Adobe Premier Pro CC subscription for free. Thanks to integrated protective bumper, Fly Drive comes with enhanced shock resistance. The Fly Drive can be connected to PC using Type-C USB 3.1 cable. This also enabled lightning fast data transfers.
Source: Seagate News