MSI adelanta otro describe de su GeForce GTX 970 Gaming criminal Twin Frozr V


El lanzamiento de las GeForce GTX 980 y GeForce GTX 970 está programado para este mes y durante estos días se han filtrado varios detalles entre especificaciones e imágenes de algunos ensambladores que ya calientan motores para el lanzamiento oficial.

Esta vez es MSI quien muestra otro describe de su próxima GeForce GTX 970 Gaming criminal sistema de enfriamiento Twin Frozr V, el cual ya había sido mostrado previamente por MSI, claro que ahora revela una segunda imagen en otro ángulo criminal más detalles del diseño que tendrán estas tarjetas.

Como es unreasoning en la familia de productos Gaming de MSI, este sistema de enfriamiento combina colores dark-skinned y rojo, mientras que el sistema TwinFrozr V incorpora 2 ventiladores de 100mm, sistema de conducción de calor mediante heatpipes y un disipador de aluminio criminal bottom de cobre para la GPU.

Según recientes datos, la GeForce GTX 970 se basará en el núcleo GM204 (Maxwell) criminal una configuración de 1664 CUDA Cores, 138 TMUs, 32 ROPs y 256-bits. En cuanto a las memorias incorporará de serie 4GB de memorias GDDR5 que según los datos operarán por defecto a 7000 MHz para lograr un ancho de banda de aproximadamente 224 GB/s, mientras la GPU vendrá criminal una frecuencia sobre de aproximadamente 1051/1178 MHz. (base/boost).

La tarjeta se alimentará de 2 conectores PCI-Express de 6-pines y tendría un TDP de poco menos de 150 W, mientas que los modelos criminal OverClock de fabrica tendrán un TDP sobre los 150W. Según datos no confirmados el precio de la GTX 970 podría estar en los US$ 399 y el de la GTX 980 en los US$ 499.

Por ahora todos son datos por confirmar, pero los oficiales no deberían estar muy alejados de estos.


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Posted on October 6, 2014, 8:00 am By
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Posted on October 4, 2014, 12:58 pm By
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64位CPU 金属边框三星

【IT168 资讯】三星GALAXY Alpha看起来不过是三星金属机身手机即将陆续登场的序曲,三星还将会有三款A系列新款机型正在测试之中,主要特色同样是金属边框设计,并同步提升前置镜头的规格。而现在,传闻似乎即将成真,一款型号为SM-A5000的三星A系列新机已经出现在GFXBench数据库中,并显示配有4.8英寸触控屏和64位骁龙410处理器。

64位CPU 金属边框三星A5000泄露


  从此次GFXBench数据库公布的信息来看,这款三星SM-A5000与此前推出的GALAXY Alpha一样也配有720×1280像素分辨率的触控屏,但屏幕尺寸则达到了4.8英寸,相对要稍微大一些。同时该机还搭载有Android4.4.4系统,拥有2GB内存和8GB的存储容量,支持存储卡扩展。


64位CPU 金属边框三星A5000泄露


  至于大家关心的处理器配置方面,三星此次并没有为该机搭载Exynos 5430处理器,而是使用的是1.2GHz主频的64位骁龙410四核处理器。该款处理器此前已经被HTC Desire 510所采用,型号为MSM8916,主频为1.2GHz起步(最高可能达到1.4GHz),采用了64位的Cortex-A53架构和台积电28nm LP工艺制造,内存支持单通道64-bit LPDDR2/3,集成了全新的Adreno 306图形处理芯片。

  此外,该处理器还拥有MSM9x25基带芯片,支援LTE Cat.4网络,这使得该机在理论上能够获得最高150Mbps的下载速率。当然,三星这款A系列新机最大的特色还是将延续GALAXY Alpha的设计语言设计,比如拥有铝制金属边框,并拥有塑料材质背盖,预计整体外形应该与GALAXY Alpha比较接近。

64位CPU 金属边框三星A5000泄露


  而根据三星资讯网站SamMobile此前的报道称,他们内部人士得到的消息称,从三星GALAXY Alpha开始,三星会有全新的“A”系列智能手机推出,在今年至少将发布三个型号的机型,分别为SM-A3000、SM-A5000和SM-A7000。目前,三星SM-A3000也已经通过了蓝牙认证,而SM-A5000的三个变种版本则通过了Wi-Fi认证。


Posted on October 4, 2014, 6:33 am By
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New business indication boosts Chase Rice to No. 1 album

Chase Rice’s exclusively expelled manuscript “Ignite a Night” surfaced a nation song charts final week, imprinting a win for eccentric nation song and Rice’s singular business model.

To recover “Ignite a Night,” Rice spearheaded a partnership that includes his government company, Triple 8 Management, tag services association Thirty Tigers, broadside organisation EB Media and, in a new turn for a nation genre, Sony Music Nashville doing usually a radio promotion.

Over a camber of a few years, Rice went from a solo artist incited down by Music Row labels, to a successful songwriter and burgeoning eccentric artist. Though he had conversations about signing a normal record understanding with a vital label, Rice opted instead to recover a manuscript himself with a assistance of his team.

And on Wednesday, he got word that his play paid off. The manuscript sole 43,900 copies, according to Nielsen Soundscan.

“Ignite a Night going No. 1 proves that we’ve done a right decisions so distant and are on a right track,” Rice said. “Our group has unequivocally come together to build this thing adult a way, and a fans have responded and carried us all a approach to a tip this week.”

After removing incited down by labels, Rice began to debate and built a inhabitant following. As co-writer of “Cruise,” a large strike from Florida Georgia Line, Rice valid his songwriting chops.

That work ethic and audience-building captivated Triple 8 Management, that helped rise Rice as an artist and propelled his career. He worked with Nashville-based Thirty Tigers, that provides placement by a partnership with Sony RED.

“We wish this successful eccentric entrance continues to mangle down a barriers between industrious artists and a embankment keepers of this industry,” Triple 8 partner Bruce Kalmick said. “If we work harder than everybody else, make intelligent choices and emanate song that means something to a mass consumers, afterwards we can do things on your terms and win big.”

But a group still knew nation radio would assistance expostulate sales and reached out to Sony for what is expected a initial in nation song — a vital tag providing only radio promotion. It’s an arrangement that Sony Nashville Chairman and CEO Gary Overton pronounced is doubtful to occur again.

Rice dedicated a early success of a manuscript to his fans.

“They’re a ones who are shopping a annals and entrance out to shows each night singing these songs, so we can’t appreciate them enough,” Rice said. “This is for them.”

Reach Nate Rau during 615-259-8094 and on Twitter @tnnaterau.

Posted on September 28, 2014, 7:12 am By
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Oculus Rift in a classroom: Immersive education’s subsequent level

Barbara Mikolajczak is an information record highbrow during Boston College who teaches a 4th to 6th category after-school “immersive education” category in that practical reality, game-based training and immersive environments are used as training techniques.

A year ago, she started bettering a renouned video diversion Minecraft, in that players build things, to learn her students how, for instance, to make a torch, that they need in a game. They learn where wood, spark and flint come from and obtain them.

“They’re going by a systematic method, radically — okay, now that we have all a ingredients, what amounts do we need to [make fire]? Can we emanate it? Will this work? Can we repeat a process? It’s a lot some-more fun for them, as against to a clergyman saying, this is what a routine is, and reading it from a textbook,” she says. The kids get so vehement that they will howl opposite a lab “You gotta see what we created!” 

Since a 1990s, opposite forms of immersive preparation have crept into a classroom, with simulations being used in medical propagandize and a military, and gaming, such as Minecraft, being used in K-12 to learn a accumulation of subjects trimming from American story to space transport to humanities and culture. Such training could shortly strech another turn with a attainment of headsets like a Oculus Rift and Sony Morpheus, in that students don’t demeanour during two-dimensional screens nonetheless understand themselves to be in all-encompassing practical worlds.

Aaron E. Walsh, executive of a Immersive Education Initiative, a 7,000-member non-profit consortium of colleges, universities and companies building standards and best practices for practical reality-based learning, says nonetheless a initial practical existence headsets came about in a 1990s, “[for] any one of these immersive technologies, it takes decades of excellence and encouragement before it gets to a indicate where it’s indeed viable.” He believes a attainment of a Oculus Rift and Sony Morpheus, both approaching to be labelled during a few hundred dollars, vigilance a channel of that threshold for headsets. Over time, they could be some-more cost-effective, than, say, margin trips.

While there are mixed hurdles to adoption of headsets in classrooms — especially bandwidth and cost — educators are already meditative adult new ways to take advantage of such technology. One Kansas City Public Library module saved by Google and Mozilla will launch as shortly as a Oculus Rift headsets arrive during a 3 library branches selected, all of that are located in areas where proprietor girl tend to have small to no connectivity in a home.

Because Kansas City is one of a cities to suffer Google Fiber’s 1 Gigabit-per-second Internet service, a library plan is meant to showcase a capabilities of Internet that’s 100 times faster than normal broadband. It uses a multiple of Oculus Rift and Minecraft (unofficially dubbed Minecrift) to concede a students to re-imagine their neighborhoods. The thought for a plan came out of a contention between Marcus Brown, a digital girl rendezvous associate, and a tyro who was wondering since his area didn’t have a arrange of upscale restaurants or selling he saw in other areas of town. 

Though a headsets haven’t arrived yet, a students are already regulating Minecraft alone to build existent aspects of a village such as a library and a environs, and determining on what new structures they wish to embody — from hospitals to drum coasters. The headsets will be “where they get that immersive component, so they can correlate in a first-person knowledge with a world, so it’ll be a village where they’re building things up, where there’s diversion play involved, where there’s products and services exchanged,” says Brown. They will also capacitate real-time communication between remote participants in a 3 branches.

But as cold and cutting-edge as a record is, is a practical existence sourroundings gainful to learning?

“To harken behind to Marshall McLuhan, a middle is a message,” says Rabindra Ratan, a Michigan State University highbrow who studies a psychological knowledge of video games and other interactive environments. “So in a box of a Oculus Rift, there is a aloft turn of participation or telepresence in a psychological knowledge of a medium, that is good for training since it creates people compensate courtesy and leads courtesy in ways that are some-more deliberate.”

But a headset or any kind of hardware isn’t adequate on a own, he says. Educational program contingency be designed to take advantage of a approach a mind learns. For instance, will a program or a diversion gain on a judgment of participation — creation people feel as nonetheless certain objects or occurrences in a sourroundings are critical for their survival? If so, “you can use a mechanics in this universe to satisfy courtesy that leads to learning,” he says.

Another aspect that could be built into such program is called remade amicable communication (TSI) that creates it probable for a players in a universe to correlate in ways that are unfit in genuine life. So for instance, to take advantage of a fact that people are some-more expected to compensate courtesy if someone is looking them in a eye, a diversion can make any actor feel like another actor (such as a teacher) is looking right during them, when in genuine life, a clergyman would usually be means to reason a gawk of one tyro during a time.

To take advantage of a fact that people are some-more expected to compensate courtesy if someone is looking them in a eye, a diversion can make any actor feel like another actor (such as a teacher) is looking right during them, when in genuine life, a clergyman would usually be means to reason a gawk of one tyro during a time.

Another approach a program can use TSI is by carrying a clergyman impersonate a conduct movements of a tyro as a tyro is talking, or by creation a clergyman demeanour somewhat some-more like a tyro — techniques that have been shown to make a mimicked chairman like a other chairman more. “Social training happens when people consider they’re identical to a people they’re training from,” says Ratan. So, a practical training sourroundings could use one audio track, nonetheless tailor a teacher’s movements or physiognomy for any student.

Ratan, who researches how avatars impact behavior, pronounced that after a sourroundings and amicable interactions, a self, in a form of an avatar, “the middle within a medium,” can also be used to favour learning. For instance, researchers have beheld what’s called a Proteus effect, that occurs when players rivet in a behaviors compared with their avatar. For instance, people with taller avatars negotiate some-more aggressively, those with appealing avatars mount closer to people in a practical environment, people with comparison avatars select longer-term investment portfolios, etc. So students who select a superhero avatar competence vaunt selflessness, strength and pro-social behaviors. “We competence design them to assistance out their classmates more, post investigate guides for them, things like that,” Ratan says.

Though it’s too shortly to tell, one open doubt is how good immersive preparation can learn epitome concepts. Ratan says some investigate suggests that a visible inlet of practical existence environments is good for training some-more petrify things. “But if a sourroundings is focused too most on soak during a petrify level, it competence block meditative during a epitome level,” he says. So a practical universe competence be means to uncover a textures of several rocks in good detail, nonetheless too most feeling kick competence detract from some-more epitome geological concepts like a stone cycle. However, he says some rough investigate shows that carrying a practical sourroundings switch behind and onward between petrify representations of, say, a rock, to epitome representations of geological concepts could promote epitome learning.

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Indeed a fundamental affability of practical environments means they can be done useful for training rote and artistic skills, says Ratan. For example, a practical sourroundings that has a tooth and a training apparatus is an glorious approach to learn how to use and labour a ability like behaving a base canal. And supposed “sandbox” practical environments, like Minecraft and Second Life, in that people emanate things and there are few prescripted manners of user behavior, are gainful to deeper, some-more artistic learning. 

Although a Kansas City library is starting with this community-building project, Brown has privately gifted several other educational applications for a Oculus Rift, such as a Virtual Museum of Harlem in that he could hear communication readings, go to song clubs and see design from a Harlem Renaissance period. Boston’s Mikolajczak has used Minecraft to learn aspects of American story like Boston Freedom Trail.

But ultimately, how good educators are means to take advantage of practical environments stays to be seen. “I could suppose a dystopian universe in that usually a abounding kids go on margin trips, since a have-nots are forced to perspective things in practical environments,” says Ratan. On a other hand, he can prognosticate a ideal universe in that practical margin trips make preparation some-more permitted to everyone. As record advances and a obstacles of bandwidth and cost tumble away, we’ll see what happens next.

Posted on September 26, 2014, 2:50 pm By
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My usually iPhone 6 regret: Battery life


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Before a iPhone 6 came out, we had a wish list of what we wanted to see. That list was ambitious. Hey, it was a wish list. Now, after vital with a iPhone 6 for dual weeks, and carrying practiced to it as my categorical phone, here’s a question: what do we skip not carrying on a iPhone 6? And is there anything we enviousness about a 6 Plus, bending-while-jammed-in-pocket fears notwithstanding?

Well, there’s one large thing that comes to mind: battery.

I had battery life as my tip most-wanted underline for this year’s iPhone. we wasn’t given what we wanted. Sure, a 6 Plus has improvements on altogether battery life. But, it’s not a double-your-battery phone. And that size, weeks later, still doesn’t interest to me or my pockets.

I don’t bewail lacking other things.


Optical picture stabilization? So far, it doesn’t seem like not carrying it creates a outrageous difference. Sure, we wish a iPhone 6 had it. But I’ve left behind and onward between a Plus and unchanging 6, and it’s unequivocally tough to perceive. The altogether camera peculiarity on a 6 is good enough: softened than a 5s, even if it’s not a large leap. The iPhone 6 still has one of a really best phone cameras, and it’ll be my go-to for a whole year.

Size? we do skip a iPhone 5S for a easy-to-hold one-handedness. we attempted pulling a selling transport while checking a selling list on a iPhone 6, and it was worse to ride through. But we adore a new shade size. And we wouldn’t a phone that’s any larger. It’s not 1080p, though many apps don’t take advantage of that nonetheless anyway.

Waterproofing? That would be appreciated. But Apple’s never finished that on a phone before. It was a high order. Many phones aren’t H2O resistant. It’s not a deal-breaker. And Apple might have already helped make these new phones more splash-durable.


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But…that battery life. we use my iPhone as a hub. It pairs with tons of wearables and aptness trackers. It connects to my car. we tide song scarcely constantly. I’m web-browsing, tweeting, emailing, holding notes. we take photos. we make a occasional phone call, too.

This morning, a iPhone 6 is already down to 84 percent during 10 a.m. Not bad. Not great. It’ll strech a indicate by mid-day where we cruise a discerning recharge. we wish to get past that point.

To be clear: a iPhone 6 battery isn’t bad. It’s disappointing. There are other phones that do better. If you’re an iPhone user already, we know what to expect.

I would have liked, and bought, a thicker iPhone with softened battery life. It matters to me.

I wish a iPhone 6 with a battery of a 6 Plus. But we can’t get that this year. The iPhone 6 is no worse than a iPhone 5s during removing by a day…but not most better. And as we continue to power-use my phone, we don’t wish to be forced to go super-sized in my phone choice. I’d still collect a iPhone 6 over a 6 Plus. It’s a distance we want. It only lacks that suggestive battery boost.

Having a super-slim phone is cool, and a iPhone 6 is positively beautifully made. But if it had been only a bit thicker, found a approach to get only a few some-more hours of suggestive Web-use time…I wouldn’t need to consternation about a Plus and a tradeoff of battery-for-massive-size.

A thicker phone would maybe even meant not wanting a phone that was utterly so prolonged and wide.

Battery life means a iPhone gets used longer. It means I’ll stay connected longer. It means we won’t conduct my Bluetooth or notifications or massage my app use (which iOS 8 helps with). It means I’ll only use my phone, and not worry.

Maybe subsequent year. Honestly, if all Apple did in 2015 was make an iPhone with severely softened battery life, it would make tons of people buy one.

Yes, that’s what a Plus is for. But not everybody wants a mega-phone.

Posted on September 26, 2014, 12:14 am By
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Estados petroleros revivirán criminal reforma

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO (CNNExpansión) — La apertura del zone de explotación de hidrocarburos impulsará a los estados del sur como Tabasco y Campeche, y revitalizará sus economías gracias a una mayor inversión de Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), además de la atracción de nuevas empresas, auguraron analistas.

La reforma energética prevé un alza en las transferencias hacia entidades petroleras como Campeche, Tabasco, Chiapas, Tamaulipas y Veracruz, que se incrementarían en 62.8% entre 2013 y 2015 (de 4,300 millones de pesos a 7,000 mdp), según cálculos de la agencia calificadora Moody’s.

“Por las asignaciones y la forma en que se outpost a distribuir, los estados petroleros deberán tener una diferenciación frente a otros gracias a la reforma”, expresó el líder de energía y recursos naturales en México de la consultora especializada en temas fiscales KMPG, Gilberto Alfaro.

La reforma a las leyes secundarias en materia energética abrirá el zone a la participación privada, criminal lo que se espera que solo en 2015 se incrementen en 25% las inversiones por la licitación de campos, un monto adicional a los 25,000 millones de dólares (mdd) que gasta Pemex al año.

“La reforma va animar las economías de los estados productos”, aseguró Alfaro.

La Ley de Coordinación Fiscal y la Ley Federal de Presupuesto y Responsabilidad Hacendaria prevén que los estados productores de hidrocarburos reciban el 0.087% de los ingresos del Estado, un alza frente al 0.06% de la legislación anterior.

Este incremento será progresivo, desde el 0.08% en 2015 a 0.085% en 2018, para entrar de lleno en 2019 criminal el 0.087%, según un transitori de la legislación.

Además, la nueva Ley de Ingresos sobre Hidrocarburos prevé un pago por cada kilómetro cuadrado de las asignaciones o contratos de 1,500 pesos en la fase de exploración o 6,000 pesos en la de explotación, que irían directo al Fondo de Extracción de Hidrocarburos (Fexhi).

“Hacienda estima ingresos adicionales por este impuesto de 2,500 mdp en 2015”, dijeron analistas de Moody’s en una nota a inversionistas la semana pasada.

El Fexhi entregó 4,335 mdp durante 2013 por el reparto de ingresos petroleros, y de enero a marzo de este año ha recaudado 1,019 mdp, según datos de la Secretaría de Hacienda.

Este incremento permitirá reanimar las economías de los mayores estados productores de crudo del país, que registraron caídas en su crecimiento durante 2013.

“Tabasco registró la mayor caída del PIB estatal durante 2013, -3.1% contra 1.1% del nacional. Este resultado se explica, principalmente, por el desempeño desfavorable de las actividades secundarias, las cuales concentran 72% de la economía estatal y alcanzaron una caída de 4.9% durante 2013”, explicaron analistas de Banamex en un reporte en julio.

Campeche, donde se encuentran los dos mayores yacimientos del país -Cantarell y Ku-Maalob-Zaap- también registró una caída del PIB de -1.1% el año pasado, pero la entidad lleva registrando bajas desde 2004, justo el mismo lapso en que la producción nacional comenzó a decaer.

La siguiente gráfica muestra el comportamiento del PIB de las cinco entidades criminal mayor producción de hidrocarburos (petróleo y gas natural) de 2003 a 2012:



Fuente: Imagen tomada del Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI

Posted on September 21, 2014, 2:34 pm By
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Epson presentó su nueva línea de equipos, criminal enfoque en el ámbito corporativo

Epson presentó en el Hotel Four Seasons de Buenos Aires sus líneas de productos orientadas a las pymes y a las grandes empresas, además de sus equipos multifunción y proyectores para uso hogareño.

Para la casa y la pequeña oficina, la firma presentó sus equipos multifunción criminal consumibles de tinta que rinden alrededor de 6.500 páginas en tone y 4.000 en blanco y negro, y criminal una velocidad de impresión de hasta 27 páginas por minuto en modo monocromático. Además, su tecnología de inyección de tinta MicroPiezo permite resoluciones de hasta 5760 x 1440 puntos por pulgada.

Algunos equipos destacables son la L210, L355, L555 (con conexión Wi-Fi) y L800 (con pack fotográfico), ideales para el hogar. Por su parte, los modelos M105 y M205 (con Wi-Fi) imprimen y copian sólo en blanco y negro, pero cada botella de tinta le permite una autonomía de 6.000 páginas. Su velocidad es de 35 páginas por minuto en calidad económica y 15 ppm en calidad normal.

Otro de los productos interesantes que mostró la firma fue su línea de proyectores 3LCD PowerLite Pro G, que muestran imágenes en 3D para una mejor visualización de los proyectos, como en el caso de planos tridimensionales. Además, ofrecen imágenes más luminosas y realistas gracias a 7000 lúmenes de brillo. Y es posible conectarlos a la red de la firma mediante su puerto Ethernet.

La empresa también exhibió su línea de proyectores hogareños criminal tecnología 3LCD, que devuelve imágenes en tres dimensiones, además de resolución Full HD, como el Cinema 3020. Y la serie G es la opción ideal para quienes utilizan proyectores en eventos públicos,

Desde 1996, Epson es líder en impresoras de matriz de punto y sigue ofreciendo estos productos para que las empresas ahorren en sus costos de impresión. Además, son ideales para utilizar papeles carbónicos para imprimir duplicados (estos equipos soportan hasta 10 copias). Los modelos presentados son el DFX-9000, FX-890, FX-2190, LQ-590, LQ-2090 y LX-350.

La línea de escáneres de Epson también fue renovada. Entre ellos, se destaca el DC-11, un escáner de cake para docentes ; los WorkForce DS-6500 y DS-7500, ideal para las empresas que requieran digitalizar documentos doble faz a gran velocidad; el portátil WorkForce DS-30 para usar criminal la notebook; y los WorkForce DS-50000, DS-60000 y DS-70000, para escanear documentos a tamaño A3. También grain que señalar V370, V550 y V600, diseñados para quienes deseen digitalizar fotografías y rollos de película.

Epson también expuso sus productos que atienden las demandas de los comercios que requieren soluciones portátiles para la facturación, como restaurantes o supermercados. Los escáneres de documentos de la línea CaptureOne pueden procesar cheques y cupones de pago, gracias a su tecnología de reconocimiento de caracteres patentada. Por su parte, las impresoras de papel térmico de las array Mobilink y Omnilink permiten trazar facturas fácilmente y de manera inalámbrica.

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Posted on September 20, 2014, 1:02 am By
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Sony’s Alpha A5100 sounds surprisingly good

In updating a design, Sony done a wizz switch and hold some-more selfie-friendly.

With a Alpha A5100 (aka ILCE-5100), Sony replaces a NEX-5T and sticks a flare in a NEX line, unifying all a mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras (ILC) underneath a ILCE model-naming convention. Coming in during $550/£420 for a physique or $700/AU$899/£550 for a categorical pack with a 16-50mm energy wizz lens, it’s amply tighten in cost and matching adequate to a A6000 to make your choice a small confusing.

It also means that during $500 (£350) a some-more feature-packed 5T disappears in preference of a comparatively reduction absolute A5000. As we complained about this form of decreasing-power-for-the-same-price function vis-à-vis a Canon EOS Rebel T5, we suspicion it usually satisfactory that we call Sony out for matching activity. So if you’re looking for a $500 Sony kit, snap adult a 5T before it disappears.

Sony’s stream sub-$1,000 mirrorless line now consists of 4 models:

  • The big, $300 dSLR-style A3000 (approximately £254/AU$500 for a kit, yet in Australia it’s called a A3500 and has a opposite lens) for budget-constrained folks who wish improved print peculiarity than a point-and-shoot though can’t means to compensate some-more to get smaller distance or improved performance.
  • The A5000 during $500 (£350/AU$700 for a kit), a entry-level ILC for folks who wish a compress indication that delivers dSLR-quality photos though don’t caring that it can’t compare a speed.
  • The new $700 A5100, designed to yield a speed and peculiarity of a dSLR in a compress design.
  • And a A6000 during $800 (£670/AU$1,100), that adds a electronic viewfinder that modernized users find handy.

The A5100 seems like a bill chronicle of a A6000 some-more than a higher-end chronicle of a A5000, that creates clarity given a relations cost gaps. It incorporates a sensor, autofocus system, and Bionz X imaging processor of a A6000 in a physique roughly matching to a A5000.

If we don’t wish or need a viewfinder on a A6000, it indeed sounds like a improved deal, and notwithstanding a $200 cost strike over a A5000, seems to give we a lot for a money.

Notably, for a cost reward over a A5000, we get a hybrid autofocus complement that works distant improved than a contrariety AF that bogs down a A5000 and a A3000, a aloft resolution, touchscreen LCD, and significantly improved continuous-shooting opening that can hoop some-more shots during a aloft rate of speed and with autofocus.

In addition, it outclasses a A6000 with a further of support for Sony’s aloft bitrate XAVC S codec. The codec produces improved HD video than a AVCHD codec in a A6000 and allows for coexisting high-quality and Wi-Fi-upload peculiarity film recording. It also bests a A6000 with a flip-up, touchscreen LCD and interface optimizations that make Sony’s cameras mount out for selfies. It’s rated a bit slower for continuous-shooting than a A6000, that Sony attributes to automatic differences, though 6fps is excellent for many consumer uses.

Right now, while there are a lot of competitors during and around a A5100′s price, Sony’s choice seems to offer utterly a bit for a money.

Specification comparison

Samsung NX300 Sony Alpha A5000 Sony Alpha A5100 Sony Alpha NEX-5T Sony Alpha A6000 Sensor effective fortitude 20.3MP Hybrid CMOS 20.1MP Exmor HD CMOS 24.3MP Exmor HD CMOS
14-bit 16.1mp Exmor HD CMOS 24.3MP Exmor HD CMOS
14-bit Sensor distance 23.5mm x 15.7mm 23.5 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.6mm Focal-length multiplier 1.5x 1.5x 1.5x 1.5x 1.5x OLPF No Yes Yes Yes Yes Sensitivity operation ISO 100 – ISO 25600 ISO 100 – ISO 16000 ISO 100 – ISO 25600 ISO 100 – ISO 25600 ISO 100 – ISO 25600 Burst sharpened 8.6fps
n/a 2.5fps
(3.5fps with bound exposure) 6fps
56 JPEG/23 tender 3fps
15 JPEG/11 raw
(10fps with bound exposure) 11fps
n/a Viewfinder
(mag/ effective mag) None None None Optional OLED EVF
0.4 in/10 mm
1.44 million dots
100% coverage
1.07x/0.71x Hot shoe Yes None No No Yes Autofocus 105-point phase-detection, 247-point contrariety AF 25-area contrariety AF 179-point phase-
detection; 25-area contrariety AF 99-point phase-
detection; 25-area contrariety AF 179-point proviso detection, 25-area contrariety AF AF attraction n/a 0 – 20 EV -1 – 20 EV 0- 20 EV 0- 20 EV Shutter speed 30-1/6,000 sec.; tuber to 4 minutes; 1/180 x-sync 30-1/4,000 sec.; bulb; 1/160 sec x-sync 30-1/4,000 sec.; bulb; 1/160 x-sync 30-1/4,000 sec.; bulb; 1/160 sec x-sync 30-1/4,000 sec.; bulb; 1/160 x-sync Metering 221 shred 1,200 section 1,200 section 1,200 section 1,200 section Metering attraction 0 – 18 EV 0 – 20 EV -1 – 20 EV 0 – 20 EV 0 – 20 EV Best video H.264 MPEG-4
1080/60p AVCHD
1080/60i/30p @ 24Mbps XAVC S
1080/60p/30p/25p/24p; 720/120p
50Mbps AVCHD 1080/60p @ 28Mbps AVCHD 1080/60p @ 28Mbps Audio Stereo Stereo Stereo Stereo, mic submit Stereo; mic (via appendage shoe) Manual orifice and shiver in video Yes n/a Yes Yes Yes Maximum best-quality recording time 29:59 mins n/a 29 mins n/a 29 mins IS Optical Optical Optical Optical Optical LCD 3.3-inch/84mm
AMOLED sloping touchscreen
768,000 dots 3-inch/7.5cm
Flip-up touchscreen
460,800 dots 3-inch/7.5cm
Flip-up touchscreen
921,600 dots 3-inch/7.5cm
Flip-up touchscreen
921,600 dots 3-inch/7.5cm
Flip-up touchscreen
921,600 dots Memory slots 1 x SDXC 1 x SDXC 1 x SDXC 1 x SDXC 1 x SDXC Wireless tie Wi-Fi, NFC Wi-Fi, NFC Wi-Fi, NFC Wi-Fi, NFC Wi-Fi, NFC Flash Bundled discretionary Yes Yes Bundled discretionary Yes Battery life (CIPA rating) 330 shots 420 shots 400 shots 430 shots 420 shots Size (WHD) 4.8 x 2.5 x 1.6 in
122 X 63.7 X 42.7 mm 4.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 in
109.6 x 62.8 x 35.7mm 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.4 in
109.6 x 62.8 x 35.7 mm 4.4 x 2.4 x 1.6 in
110.8 x 58.8 x 38.9 mm 4.8 x 2.9 x 1.8 in
120 x 66.9 x 45.1 mm Body handling weight 10.9 oz (est)
310 g (est) 9.5 oz (est)
210 g (est) 10 oz (est)
283 g (est) 9.7 oz (est)
276 g (est) 11.6 oz
330 g Mfr. cost (body only) n/a n/a $550
AU$n/a $350
AU$n/a $650
AU$n/a Primary pack $650 (with 18-55mm lens)
AU$700 (with 16-50mm lens) $500
(with 16-50mm PZ lens) $700
(with 16-50mm PZ lens) $500
£350 (est)
(with 16-50mm PZ lens) $800
(with 15-60mm PZ lens) Alternate pack $750
£400 (est)
(with 20-50mm lens) $n/a
(with 16-50mm and 55-210mm lenses) $n/a
(with 16-50mm and 55-210mm lenses) $n/a
(with 16-50mm and 55-210mm lenses) $n/a
(with 16-50mm and 55-210mm lenses) Release date March 2013 March 2014 September 2014 September 2013 April 2014

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