It’s that time of the year again. The time of year where you ambush your friends with snowballs, drink a warm cup of hot chocolate, and fall prey to rampant consumerism. Merry Christmas! Anyways, the top 10 Desired Gifts (according to Solutions Research Group) for Christmas are:
- HDTV (35%)
- Windows-based notebook (20%)
- Digital camera (17%)
- Windows-based desktop computer
- GPS car navigation
- Digital video camera
- Nintendo Wii
- Sony PS3
- HD DVD or Blu-ray player
The Macbook was ranked #11, and the iPhone #15. Overall, Apple products ranked at #5, promising strong sales this holiday season.
Sony Ericsson announced their newest S500 phone today! This sweet looking 14 mm thick slider has a 2 megapixel camera, a 2 inch screen, a media player, expandable memory, and GSM/EDGE/GPRS for internet browsing. No word yet on the price, but the S500 should be available in the US around the third quarter.
The FCC uncovered these glam shots of the Sony Ericsson K18 Cybershot Phone for us. The K18 has a 3.2 megapixel camera with zoom, autofocus, brightness control, and BestPic shooting mode (that captures 9 pictures in a row). It also supports Memory Stick Micro (M2), and has a USB cord for transferring data. We don’t yet know the release date, or the price of the K18, but as it just passed through the FCC, we can only think that it will arrive here soon.
For those of you craving Nokia N95- have no fear! Below are two videos showing Nokia’s latest smartphone and displaying its user interface. The first one is a catchy video from 2dayBlog, the second is from Gizmodo.