This Skinny BenQ T850 Packs a Fat Touch Screen

BenQ's gear is usually pretty standard stuff, but the new T850 is pushing the envelope a bit. Claiming to be the world's thinnest 8MP camera at 14.9 millimeters thin, it also manages to squeeze in a large 3-inch LCD display. But the neatest part is that after you take shots with up to 3X zoom and 1600 ISO, you can… » 5/30/08 3:10pm 5/30/08 3:10pm

Benq C36 Cellphone Thinks it's a Webcam and Radio Recorder Too

Benq's new C36 cellphone is labelled a "Music Phone" but it also squeezes in a 1.3 megapixel webcam function and has a built-in FM radio with a recording function. This last even has a scheduling function, so you won't miss your shows. It plays MP3s, WAV, MIDI and AMR, has a 2-inch color LCD, built-in speakers,… » 5/01/08 9:50am 5/01/08 9:50am

BenQ's V2400W is the World's Slimmest 24-inch LCD

People who want big screen space without having to buy a wide desk to support it can take a look at this BenQ V2400W, which is the world's slimmest 24-inch widescreen monitor. It's apparently more than 21% slimmer than the next slimmest monitor at 2.44 inches, and has a 4000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio and 1080p HD… » 3/17/08 3:30pm 3/17/08 3:30pm

Mobile Internet Device from BenQ—Shake It Like a Polaroid Picture

We've already seen a video of BenQ's imaginatively named "mobile internet device" (you can call it MID) in action, but more details have been emerging about the touchscreen device, with its customized UI, in Barcelona this week—including the intriguing news that you can shake it, rather like an Etch-A-Sketch, to… » 2/13/08 7:17am 2/13/08 7:17am

BenQ Digital Camera Has Seriously High ISO Sensitivity

The X835 digital camera from BenQ has an 8MP sensor, packs in a 3x optical zoom and can handle sensitivities of up to ISO 2000 during still image capture. The ISO sensitivity during video capture is set at a maximum of 6400. The addition of such functionality comes at a price; the noise in the captured images will… » 12/16/07 2:50pm 12/16/07 2:50pm

Confirmed: Xbox 360 Elite Doesn't Use Super-Quiet BenQ Drives

If you remember back to our Xbox 360 DVD drive comparison, you'll remember that the order of quietness in the units went Toshiba-Samsung loudest (the launch drives), Hitachi-LG in the middle, and BenQ LiteOn-Philips quietest (all Xboxes manufactured after November '06). So which do you think the Xbox 360 Elite would… » 4/27/07 3:28pm 4/27/07 3:28pm

BenQ-Mobile Being Hocked on Ebay: What Would Gizmodo Do?

If you remember, back in September BenQ canned their German mobile phone division. After months and months of failed attempts of searching for a buyer, BenQ has decided to sell it all on Ebay. Yes, you can own everything from the office plants to computers to furniture and probably a hell of a lot of phones (that may… » 2/28/07 1:45pm 2/28/07 1:45pm

BenQ's E610 and C610: 6-Megapixel Entry Level Cameras for Newbies

BenQ still fancies itself a player in the digital camera scene and has two more lower end digital cameras for you. You've got the 6.1-megapixel E610 and 6.0-megapixel C610, both of which are aimed at digital camera newcomers. Of the two, the C610 is the more basic, having only a 2.0-inch screen whereas the E610's… » 1/22/07 11:45am 1/22/07 11:45am