LG GD880 Mini

That is mini at the LG GD880 the new flagship from LG, the elaborate packaging already gives an idea. This is designed – shades, in which shines also the phone – black and silver-grey and shows the construction drawings of the provider of hope in four views along with dimension lines and holes.

  1. LG GD880 mini
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LG has set high expectations and talks about the beginning of the “age of a new generation of touchscreen phones in the Pocket format”. Can the mini meet this requirement? Continue reading “LG GD880 Mini”

Samsung S3550

Samsung produces new phones nearly in the chord for the masses. The Samsung S3550 is another, compact and particularly cheap fashionable (under 100 euros on the Internet) that you like with decent basic virtues and a slightly transparent menu structure.

  1. Samsung S3550
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The South Koreans first and foremost on the quality of material that fails not quite so high, as otherwise Samsung realize the small price. Especially the battery cover in chrome finish is not too stable impression and diligently collects finger grease. The good workmanship and the clean-running slide mechanism but again enhance the look and feel. Continue reading “Samsung S3550″

Speaker Spendor ST

The spendor ST (8000 euros the pair) resisted the trend to ever-higher levels of reserves and low bass messy. They focused on plasticity, is tonally independently. Quietly, she sounds very smooth and lively.

  1. Speaker spendor ST
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While not a few boxes manufacturer with eye-catching design and great use of materials trying to chase market share from their competitors, the British boxing forge spendor apparently holds little of such maneuvers.
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Speaker of ASW Chelys

The high pitched ASW Chelys (9000 euros the pair) surrenders to Watt-frugal and appreciated amplifiers of all kinds. She sounds stressed alive in very precise imaging and high attention to detail. The listening area is scarce.

  1. Speaker of ASW Chelys
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With its lush height and numerous soft curves, the Chelys ASW is one of the visually bigger phenomena of our Sevens round. The character appearance is supported by a perfectionist way of processing with narrowest gaps and symmetrically paired veneers. Continue reading “Speaker of ASW Chelys”

Hearing Test Final ASW, Blumenhofer, Burmester, focal, Monitor Audio, Spendor, Thiel

The final hearing test was the elaboration of a ranking and the decisive for the test result allocation of sound points.

The listening test was clarity due to split in two. The first part was mainly to the basic characters of the test participants, less about comparisons with other boxes. You will find these terms sound descriptions in the respective boxes.

The second passage was the elaboration of a ranking and the decisive for the test result allocation of sound points, broken down in five individual events, which are shown in the results tables with vertical red bars. Continue reading “Hearing Test Final ASW, Blumenhofer, Burmester, focal, Monitor Audio, Spendor, Thiel”

Speaker Thiel CS 2.4 SE

The tailor counts as 2.4 SE (8800 euro) had among the best in their League, but the competition has become stronger. The SE version sounds somewhat rounder than the original unchanged excellent room figure.

  1. Speaker Thiel CS 2.4 SE
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For loyal stereoplay readers 2.4 of the American boxing legend Thiel CS is a kind of constant companion who is again seven years after appearing in slightly revised form in the race.

Flashback to the September 2003: after long months of waiting, the first available couples of then dewy CS 2.4 in the stereoplay listening room lands. A furious test follows including highlight and the rare distinction of “Favourite of editor”. Continue reading “Speaker Thiel CS 2.4 SE”

Speaker Blumenhofer Genuin FS 3

The Watt-frugal Blumenhofer Genuin FS 30 (8900 EUR the pair) opts for Dynamics and plasticity. The dry bass calls for a tends to be close to wall installation. The directivity allows listening distances.

  1. Speaker Blumenhofer Genuin FS 3
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Average citizens are likely to bring the name Blumenhofer hardly with the construction of high-quality sound transducer in connection. But in the sound system scene and for fans of tube amps small South German boxes forge enjoys cult status long ago. Company owner Thomas Blumenhofer to horns, which absorb high long with the big players in the industry stumbled about in search for more than 30 years. Continue reading “Speaker Blumenhofer Genuin FS 3″

Speaker Burmester B-30

The Burmester B 30 (9000 euros the pair) dispenses with highlighting and spectacular individual features in favor of a neutral and long term stress poor gameplay. The holographic-accurate spatial features.

  1. Speaker Burmester B-30
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The strikingly slim shaped B-30 Berlin high end Manufactory Burmester pays homage to the factual cool look of the 90s and is so easily fits in environments of various kinds, whether modern, classic or timeless. Continue reading “Speaker Burmester B-30″

Sony Ericsson Hazel

Sliders have a long tradition at Sony Ericsson. The most recent specimen of this species is Hazel for 239 euro, which is large and 120 grams, also quite heavy in the hand. The operation succeeds yet easily thanks to the softly rounded back and the balanced balance.

  1. Sony Ericsson Hazel
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While the Sony Ericsson Hazel makes her a lot with its metal frame on the front and the circular battery cover, detailed processing of the splash-proof housing is not quite optimal. So the Slider mechanics in the last area is difficult to move, and also creaking noises are not alien to the Hazel. Continue reading “Sony Ericsson Hazel”

Speaker Focal Electra 1038 Be II.

The focal Electra 1038 be II (9200 euros the pair) shines with great unity and is suitable for all styles and expectations. You cope with high level, resolves closely and acts like the famous rock of ages.

  1. Speaker focal Electra 1038 be II.
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The French boxing specialist focal has transducer with the family name “Electra” for several years in the program. Superficial thinking could be the idea, the second generation of the upscale 1000 series with beryllium tweeter launched a few months ago was just a face lift. Continue reading “Speaker Focal Electra 1038 Be II.”

Nokia 6700 Slide

Nokia phones have the reputation to be more slightly conservative. The famous exception to this rule is the Nokia 6700 slide, because the slide technique presented itself in the connect test as a very sharp piece.

  1. Nokia 6700 slide
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The 219-euro UMTS model is most beautiful to have bright colors not only in six, but also boasts a complete metal housing. The processing of the outer skin as also the Slider mechanics must simply considered to be perfect. Here everything – that also applies to the comfortable handle cheap design is just right. Continue reading “Nokia 6700 Slide”

Nuvifone M10 in the Test

Smartphones offer ideal conditions, not only as a phone, surf and mail machine, mobile office, but also as always mobile navigation device to act news portal and game console, with growing displays, comfortable touch screen control and usually integrated GPS receivers.

  1. Nüvifone M10 in the test
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So have the American GPS leader Garmin and the Taiwanese electronics specialist of ASUS assembled and built two hybrids from Smartphone and Navi: the nuvifone M10 and the nuvifone A50. The latter is Android-based and you want to follow this summer. In the Interior of the already available and here tested M10 the streams flow through the currently running operating system Windows Mobile 6.5. Continue reading “Nuvifone M10 in the Test”

Becker Traffic Assist Z113

The traffic assist Z113 codeset is the entry level model with Becker, but the list price of $199 (seen on the Internet starting from 160 euro) and numerous reduced older models then a little confuse.

  1. Becker traffic assist Z113
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Map of Europe and TMC traffic report are standard at this price. The Z113 is of plain black and feels very high quality, also the wheel retainer like with a pleasantly easy to use snap – and adjustment mechanism.

The tidy main menu of the Becker traffic assist Z113 provides quick access to TMC messages, destination and the map view. Becker is adhering to a tradition even with its latest generation of devices: the Red back button with the Becker emblem remains an integral part of the housing. Continue reading “Becker Traffic Assist Z113″

Garmin Nuvi 1245

The Garmin nuvi one dough er series 1200 includes two models: the Nuvi 1240 for 129 euros and the Nuvi 1245 for 139 euros. Marginal difference: it has no traffic lane Assistant 1240er.

  1. Garmin Nuvi 1245
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TMC, however, there is no two models and can be retrofitted for around 50 euros. The very stable and elegant hardware with the 3.5-inch display is also on both models, as well as the map of Western Europe. Thanks to the low weight of only 113 grams, the Nuvi is also ideal as a pedestrian Navigator.

The small size of the Garmin Nuvi 1245 has no drawbacks in practice. Although the display area when compared to larger models is of course limited, but it started off very well Garmin through reduction of the number and size of the control buttons. So you type quickly through menus, total use is fun. Continue reading “Garmin Nuvi 1245″

Review: Falk M8 3rd Edition

Small Navis with 3.5 inch screen are nowadays often for less than a hundred euros. If a manufacturer a praise his small yet clearly about Navi, that must have been special talents. The Falk M8 3rd Edition can also some what its price by regular 180 on the Internet starting from 130 euro, justifies.

  1. Review: Falk M8 3rd Edition
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It differs from the very cheap controllers through his TMC receiver, the traffic reports considered. The first 90 days is also TMC Pro included, which can be retrofitted at favor for 30 Euro via the Falk Navi Manager permanently.

The Falk M8 thanks to its elegant and well processed black case looks very classy and elegant. In addition, the integrated travel guide offers often detailed information about points of interest, which are sometimes even illustrated. The “smart navigation” learns the routes of other Falklands users and calculated according to the route of the likely volume of traffic, taking into account the day of week and time of day. To do this, also the Falk M8 has the new software “StadtAktiv” integrated public transport in the pedestrian routing. Continue reading “Review: Falk M8 3rd Edition”

Medion GoPal E3240

Small, but powerful – that worn phrase applies to fully E3240 the new Medion. The Navigator offered sometimes at Aldi stands out mainly because of its combination of price and amenities.

  1. Medion GoPal E3240
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This includes even a travel guide, which provides a good description for some special goals. But also important features such as a TMC receiver is in called 109 euros purchase price included. In addition, the Medion GoPal E3240 with a robust mounting bracket is supplied and has gotten extremely smug. Continue reading “Medion GoPal E3240″

Mio Moov Spirit 300

The Mio moov spirit 300 costs 149 Euro including TMC and map of Europe and is easy with its 3.5 inch display and handy. His menu is different from the other Navis: the POIs for example hiding under the item “Explore”.

  1. Mio moov spirit 300
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It will take some time, until you get your way with the menu layout. This also applies to the slide touch function allows you as the iPhone scroll list. When scrolling through lists with the buttons is easier, because instead of many short typing is a long wonderfully easy holding. You see a few rough translations, one has the hang of it soon. Continue reading “Mio Moov Spirit 300″


Navigons 1410 exists in multiple versions – depending on the cards range at prices from 99 to 139 euros. A TMC receiver is not part of the game, but for this, the device has numerous features, looking in vain for other candidates of the entry-level.

  1. NAVIGON 1410
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So about the MyRoutes function calculates three routes at once, the integrated pedestrian navigation facilitates the use by foot. And also the lane, the view from Highway exits and the speed Warner are not necessarily self-evident for a low-cost entry-level Navi. Continue reading “NAVIGON 1410″

Our Site XL IQ Routes EUR

There for 159 euros on the Our site “XL IQ routes Edition”2 Europe traffic”a 4.3-inch display – for just 40 euros more than the small entry-level model of Dutch and only 20 euros more than the entry-level XL with Central Europe map.

  1. Our site XL IQ routes EUR
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The XL was to associate the middle class by our site so far, so the new XL IQ is Edition2 right to settle in the boarding area. It also comes with a feature-reduced menu, which should facilitate the start in the navigation world especially newcomers. Continue reading “Our Site XL IQ Routes EUR”

Nokia E72 in the Test

The comparison test of two mail machines. On the one hand, the BlackBerry bold 9700, on the other the Nokia E72. Can the Nokia prevail against the established mail master?

  1. Nokia E72 in the test
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Once, BlackBerrys were as a synonym for mobile email at its best. Because they were compact, fast and frugal. They accommodated their typewriter keyboard together with the display on the front of a case that blew up trouser or jacket pocket. Mails funneling the RIM servers almost instantaneous on the mobile device. And the efficient compression defused problems with slow connections and high prices for data traffic abroad. For BlackBerry users were earlier also restrictions at the multimedia capabilities in purchase. Which were then at the introduction of the bold in the 4th quarter 2008 also no topic more: the first BlackBerry UMTS was larger than usual until then and offered a very comfortable keyboard space. It made attractive him for status-conscious prolific writer special. Continue reading “Nokia E72 in the Test”

HTC Smart in the Test

It’s sporty and elegant at the same time – it fits to the jogging pants, but also to the tails. But mostly this is a door opener smart for the now renowned manufacturer HTC: the well-known overseas operating system BREW in Europe to make it socially acceptable. After a long engagement at Windows phones and taking over the leading role in Android devices, HTC brings its first smartphone operating system developed by Qualcomm on the market with the smart.

  1. HTC smart in the test
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With BREW, Qualcomm provides the basic framework for the manufacturers need to program a your own user interface. HTC has resorted to his good sense interface and provides a very cheap entry-level smartphone into the shelves with the smart slim 179 euro. Continue reading “HTC Smart in the Test”

Samsung Wave S8500 in the Test

A great success succeeded Samsung wave S8500 and Bada – the Smartphone convinced all along the line.

  1. Samsung wave S8500 in the test
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Samsung’s announcement in advance of the Mobile World Congress, to launch its own open operating system, caused first surprise in the industry. No wonder, after all three are free with Android, Symbian and Windows Mobile already available options at the start, the Samsung relies for its product portfolio.
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Sony Ericsson X 10 Mini

Sony Ericsson demonstrating the flexibility of Google’s Android platform with an 88-gram light weight once more.

  1. Sony Ericsson X 10 mini
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P800, P1 or the G700: Sony Ericsson had always been a weakness for small smartphones. Some was too small, how about the G700 – still were all bonsai models significantly larger than the X 10 mini. 88 grams weighs the tot, barely larger than a matchbox and better to use than its compact predecessors.

The back is, as usual, gently curved for new Sony-Ericsson models; the X 10 mini is so good in the hand. The processing is fine, but too much plastic was used for a noble appearance. Six back cover in different colors for this were the test device. Continue reading “Sony Ericsson X 10 Mini”