Softbank iPhone 3G – to buy or not to buy

iPhone

iPhone 3G akan mula dijual via Softbank Jumaat ni (July 11th, 2008) dengan harga ¥23,000 atau semurah ¥960/month. Tapi rata2 review yang aku tgk, almost 99% kata iphone suck. Antara penyebab utamanya adalah non-replacable batteries, dan NO MMS? wtf?

SAtu survey yang di buat oleh iSHARE mengatakan 91% of Japanese Will Not Buy ‘iPhone’. Hmm.. aku menjangkakan iPhone akan fail di Jepun seperti jugak Sony Ericsson. Actually aku pelik kenapa iPhone mem”big-deal”kan 3G tu padahal kat Japan 3G tu dah start 5 6 tahun dulu dah since the boom of i-mode by NTTdocomo. Even diorg tgh develop 4th generation mobile, baru iPhone terhegeh2 nak on 3G.

Function yang tiada pada iPhone pada aku yang mengurangkan nafsu Jepun;

1. No e-pay
2. No video
3. No MMS
4. No TV

Aku dapat jugak email dari Softbank, katanya : Awak boleh hantar MMS ke iphone tapi kami kena charge ¥xxx/b.. haa? So bukan pengguna iPhone sahaja yang kena keluar duit banyak yang pengguna Softbank lain pun kena keluar duit jugak??

So kepada member2 yang berangan nak pakai iPhone tu kalau message aku sorry la kalau aku tak reply message korang.. haha

Resource :

Five Reasons NOT To Buy The 3G iPhone – Mobile Blog – InformationWeek
3G iPhone not ready for the enterprise? | The Register
Why the 3G iPhone may suck
‘iPhone 3G’ – The Full Details & Disappointments
Is The 3G iPhone Worth It?

Blu-ray disc

Blu-ray disc ni actually dah lama ada (Announced on Feb. 19th, 2002 by Sony & Matsushita ), tapi rasa ramai lagi org yg tak tahu.. esp after kuor PS3, kalau pegi DVD store kat jpn ni ade la tunjuk Blu-ray blu-ray.. Apa menda Blu-ray (BD) ni.. Maka mari kita meminjam info dari Encik Wikipedia;

“A Blu-ray Disc (also called BD) is a high-density optical disc format for the storage of digital media, including high-definition video. The name Blu-ray Disc is derived from the blue-violet laser used to read and write this type of disc. Because of this shorter wavelength (405 nm), substantially more data can be stored on a Blu-ray Disc than on the common DVD format, which uses a red, 650 nm laser. Blu-ray Disc can store 25 GB on each layer, as opposed to a DVD’s 4.7 GB. Several manufacturers have released single layer and dual layer (50 GB) recordable BDs and rewritable discs. All supporting studios have either already released or have announced release of movies on 50GB discs.”

So basically, BD boleh simpan data yg jauh lagi byk dari DVD. (1xBD=10xDVD=60CD lebih kurang).. Tapi apa yg menggembirakan aku, BD ni of course ade gak region code mcm DVD (buat region code ni kalau tak salah aku idea Jepun la – gedik). Tapi haha, jeng jeng jeng, Region dia camni:

A/1 North America, Central America, South America, Koreas, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia.
B/2 Europe, Greenland, French territories, Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
C/3 India, Nepal, Mainland China, Russia, Central and South Asia.

Apa maknenye tu? Maknanya semua blu-ray disc from US boleh play kat Japan ni, hence, aku tak perlu dah beli mahal.. FYI, DVD region kat sini region 2, US DVD region 1.. DVD utk foreign movies kat sini mahal cam siot.. Cth, kalau cite TV drama House Complete Season 1, kat sini harga ¥7,427 (=RM250), tapi kalau order from US boleh dpt US$40 (=130).. Apsal mahal? Sbb Jepun ni sumer bangang English, kalau citer yg takde alihsuara or takde subtittle mmg dia tak beli.. so mahal tu sbb mahal nk upah bayar org yg translate the whole movie/show la.. thats why kalau BD dah berlambak, boleh order terus US aje lagi murah (or kalau cerita bodoh2 tu beli pirate ekekeke)

But the only problem nownih, aku takde BD player.. hmmmm.. “terpaksa” beli PS3 ke? ihihihi

Softbank 911SH 3G

Added to my wishlist.. Softbank 911SH 3G
Price : Free

Features;

Optimized for One Seg with a 22 mm-wide slim body
A slim design with metal accents. The contrasting gloss finish and line texture finish for the surface along with the unique slim body complete this One Seg handset.
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3-inch widescreen QVGA mobile ASV LCD
Includes a large 3 inch LCD screen featuring the unique AQUOS LCD TV technology for advanced beauty. Enjoy breathtaking image quality.

Enjoy Voice Call and Mail while watching TV!
Features multitasking functions and allows for quick viewing and replying to Mail while watching a TV program. With the speakerphone function or the included TV antenna-equipped stereo earphone-microphone, you can even make Voice Calls while watching TV.

Features a “Cycloid Style” LCD that can rotate 90??? and enhance PC Site Browser
Viewing websites designed for computers with PC Site Browser is also enhanced when the screen is rotated*3. Also included is the useful Document Viewer for viewing PDF data and Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files.

Source : Softbank Japan 911SH

SONY Mylo – Personal Communicator

Terjatuh cinta dengan Sony Mylo, latest Sony product yg bakal konker(?) broadband-communication-wireless-internet-access-device (betul ke ayat ni?)

Source : Gizmodo
Sony Mylo

Detail :

:: MYLO stands for “My Life Online”

:: Support instant messaging (Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger?????)
:: Support web browsing (Built-in Opera Web Browser)
:: Support e-mailing (Yahoo! Mail, Gmail)
:: VoIP capabilities via Skype – maknenye free Internet calls ke user Skype yg lain – WOW!
:: Supports the playback of MP3, ATRAC??? or WMA (secure and unsecure), and photo viewing
:: Capable of operating in any open 802.11b wireless network

Sony Mylo

:: Ability to view MPEG-4 personal videos by transferring files via USB cable or with Memory Stick Duo media
:: Features a slide-up 2.4-inch screen, 1GB flash, and a Memory Stick slot
:: 1GB of flash memory, backed by a Memory Stick Pro Duo slot
:: Screen size : 320×240 pixel, 2.4-inch LCD
:: Body size : 123×23.9x63mm, Weight : 150gm
:: Color liquid crystal display TFT
:: Available in Black and white
:: Sony Mylo Official Site

Other Pics :

Sony Mylo

Sony Mylo

Mouse Bentuk Arrow?

Mouse

Functionality :

Compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.
Receiver USB connection.
Operating range: 2 meters.
Frame speed: up to 2300 fps.
Optical sensor resolution: 800 dpi.
Power: two AAA rechargeable or non-rechargeable batteries.
Switches to power saving mode if not moved.

Available at : http://www.artlebedev.com/portfolio/mus2/

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