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The Nokia 808 PureView's 41 Megapixels Explained

The Nokia 808 PureView's 41 Megapixels Explained

Nokia pulled a huge surprise yesterday when they announced the Nokia 808 PureView, a smartphone with a 41MP camera. But what does that number really mean, and do more megapixels translate to better looking pictures? We break down the 808 PureView's 41 megapixels for you, step by step.

Hands-on: ASUS PadFone, PadFone Station & Accessories

Hands-on: ASUS PadFone, PadFone Station & Accessories

The PadFone takes center stage at the ASUS press event in MWC 2012 and the team managed to get a quick hands-on with the unique product. Take a look after the jump.

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 610, 900, Asha 202, 203 and 302

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 610, 900, Asha 202, 203 and 302

Besides the attention grabbing 808 PureView, Nokia also unveiled four other new handsets which are the Lumia 610, Asha 202, 203 and 302. The DC-HSPA variant of Nokia Lumia 900 will also be shipped to more countries in Q2 2012.

USB 3.0 1TB Portable (2.5-inch) HDD Shootout

USB 3.0 1TB Portable (2.5-inch) HDD Shootout

Super speed your file transfers with a USB 3.0 portable hard drive. In this shootout, we look at 1TB offerings from Buffalo, Imation, Seagate, Toshiba and Western Digital.

Hands-on: Nokia 808 PureView

Hands-on: Nokia 808 PureView

Nokia plans to set the new benchmark in smartphone imaging with the 808 PureView, which comes with a large, high resolution 41-megapixel sensor with Carl Zeiss optics. Is the Nokia 808 PureView the ultimate camera smarrtphone? Click to find out more.

Hands-on: Sony Xperia U

Hands-on: Sony Xperia U

If you don't already know, the kitschy Sony Xperia U is the other Sony smartphone unveiled at MWC 2012. The team goes behind the scene to check out what it has to offer compared to its NXT siblings.

Hands-on: HTC One X, One S and One V

Hands-on: HTC One X, One S and One V

2012 is no doubt the year for HTC to "focus on the product". The Taiwanese company announced a trio of handsets which are the HTC One X, One S and One V. Check out our initial impressions of HTC's first wave of devices for 2012.

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend D Quad and D1

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend D Quad and D1

Huawei started the ball rolling at this year's Mobile World Congress 2012 with an impressive lineup of its Ascend D Quad, D Quad and Ascend D1. The Chinese company also made a bold claim that its K3V2 quad-core processor is the fastest in the world. Join us as we find out more.

Hands-on: Sony Xperia P

Hands-on: Sony Xperia P

One of the two Android phones under the new Xperia NXT series, the Xperia P, makes its appearance today at the Sony Press Conference. What does it have to offer? Take a quick look.

Mobile World Congress 2012 - Expectations and Predictions

Mobile World Congress 2012 - Expectations and Predictions

With the Mobile World Congress 2012 coming right up, we gaze into the crystal ball and share some prominent trends, followed by a quick round-up of the latest news surrounding the annual event held at Barcelona. For those who've a keen interest in mobile technology progression, you'll definitely want to keep tabs on this.

HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2012: Reader's Choice Results

HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2012: Reader's Choice Results

This year, a total of 138 brands were involved in the Reader's Choice polls to compete for the 37 Reader's Choice awards on hand. More than 155,000 votes later, here are the final results. Come on in and find out if your favorite brand won!

Get Familiar with PlayBook OS 2.0

Get Familiar with PlayBook OS 2.0

Not too familiar with the updated PlayBook OS 2.0? From new features, to settings that are somewhat hidden and a reminder of the shortcuts that were present since its first version, we shall explore and re-visit the updated PlayBook OS.

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Launch & Interview with Product Manager: Hiroshi Kawahara

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Launch & Interview with Product Manager: Hiroshi Kawahara

Fujifilm's first mirrorless system camera, the X-Pro1, finally reaches Singapore. Besides revealing the camera's local price, we also scored an interview with X-Pro1 product manager Hiroshi Kawahara, who tells us how the X100 has changed the X-Pro1, where that RAW button went and why the X-Pro1 has no in-built stabilization.

D-Link Takes to the Clouds

D-Link Takes to the Clouds

D-Link unveiled their Cloud initiative today with an updated host of consumer networking products fitted with remote management and easy setup capabilities. Read on to find out more about D-Link's Cloud technology as well as their new networking toys consisting of routers, IP cameras and a network video recorder.

AMD Radeon HD 7770 - Seizing the Day with Cape Verde, the ASUS Way

AMD Radeon HD 7770 - Seizing the Day with Cape Verde, the ASUS Way

Cape Verde is the codename for the GPU that will populate the Radeon HD 7700 series. ASUS was the first to send us their iteration with the Radeon HD 7770 DirectCU TOP 1GB GDDR5 graphics card. Join us in this quick review and find out how this new mainstream card fares.

NFC and SmartTag Demo with Sony Xperia S

NFC and SmartTag Demo with Sony Xperia S

We first had our hand-on experience on the Sony Xperia S during CES earlier this year. Now, we take a closer look at the device's connectivity options, namely its DLNA and NFC connectivity features.

AMD Radeon HD 7970 & HD 7950 - Heading to Southern Islands with Tahiti

AMD Radeon HD 7970 & HD 7950 - Heading to Southern Islands with Tahiti

AMD goes over 7000 with its new flagship GPU built on a 28nm process. The new GPU architecture is called Graphics Core Next (GCN) which supports HDMI 1.4a as well as DisplayPort 1.2 HBR2. We pit the new Radeon HD 7970 and 7950 models to see how far they've progressed from its predecessors. Can it unseat the GeForce GTX 580 from its throne on all accounts?

An Eye On The Future – Canon At Japan’s CP+ 2012

An Eye On The Future – Canon At Japan’s CP+ 2012

Inviting the HWM Team to experience “kyosei” (the philosophy of living and working harmoniously towards the future) firsthand, Canon Marketing Philippines flew us all the way to Japan last week to witness Canon’s participation in the third annual Camera & Photo Imaging Show (CP+).

Things to Do (or Avoid) on 14th February

Things to Do (or Avoid) on 14th February

As we move closer to the 14th of February, there's certainly a few things that needs to be done if you wish to survive Saint Valentine's Day. For the techies at heart, here's our recommended things to do on the most romantic day of the year, and what you should avoid if you value your love life.

Hands-On: Bang & Olufsen's Playful New Beolit 12 Portable Speaker

Hands-On: Bang & Olufsen's Playful New Beolit 12 Portable Speaker

If you have a smartphone or tablet, chances are you might be on the lookout for a decent portable speaker to 'amp up' your audio experience. Perhaps Bang & Olufsen has the solution to your needs in the shape of its new Beolit 12 portable speaker? Check out our first impressions.

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