2009 Toshiba ranges: Camileo, Journe Air and RegzaLatest Toshiba camcorders, photo frames and TVs
14 March 2009
Toshiba has unveiled a wide range of new products including the Camileo S10 camcorder, Journe Air Wi-Fi digital photo frames, and Regza SV TV.
According to Toshiba the Camileo S10 camcorder will offer full 1080p resolution recording, with a 5Mp sensor and 4x digital zoom, plus a 2.5-inch screen, and looks set to rival the Flip Mino and Kodak Zi6.
The company also previewed its P10, P30 and H20 models which all offer HD resolution onto SD memory cards. Which? has reviews of hundreds of standard definition and HD camcorders, plus expert advice on digital camcorder techniques.
Toshiba also announced its new Journe Air digital photo frames, boasting additional features such as Wi-Fi, touch sensor controls and internet radio.
A portable Journe photo album with an 8-inch screen and claimed 2.6 hour battery life is another key addition to their digital imaging line-up.
The major focus of the press conference, however, was the launch of Toshiba's latest TV ranges, following the recent launch of Panasonic's 2009 LCD and plasma TV ranges.
Toshiba Regza SV
The flagship Regza SV will be available with either a 46-inch or 55-inch screen, with both featuring RGB LED backlight and Resolution+ upscaling technologies.
The other new Toshiba TV ranges are:
- ZV series 42, 47 and 55-inch screen sizes, and 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio.
- XV series - 32, 37, 42 and 46-inch screen sizes, and 50,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio.
- RV series - 1080p, 32, 37 and 42-inch screen sizes, 50,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and Active Vision II picture processing engine.
- DV61 series - 720p, 19, 22 and 26-inch screen sizes, featuring built-in DVD players.
- AV63 series - 720p or 1080p support (depending on screen size), Resolution+, Active Vision II picture processing and Dolby Digital Plus
- AV61 series - 720p entry-level range including 19, 22, 26, 32 and 37-inch screen sizes.
Which? tech expert Al Warman advises: 'When Toshiba’s new ranges hit the shops from April onwards, retailers are likely to be discounting the old models, so check out our Best Buy LCD and plasma TVs so you can pounce when prices fall. Keep an eye on our , updated daily, or follow us at www.twitter.com/whichtechnology.’
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