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This review is from: PNY A-MH-XX-K01 MHL Adapter
Pros: Small, good quality, works without any issues
Cons: Not much.
Other Thoughts: Power is supposed to be connected to MHL adapters, and the options I've seen on the market are either dongles like this but much larger and less reliable, often from no-name makers, or very long cables. This works on my Xiaomi 2 and Samsung Galaxy S2 without any problems whatsoever. I followed advice of connecting power before connecting to the phone, but I'm not sure if it'd fail otherwise. So far there's been no problems at all, with movies or games. Got it on sale for a very agreeable price too.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Team 8GB microSDHC Flash Card (Card Only) Model TG008G0MC24X
Pros: Low priced, worked as advertised.
Cons: random access speed is low. using it for phone with s2e and while workable, the random access speed seemed to have slowed down to a near-halt with less free capacity. CrystalMark attests to the slow random access speed. It may not be an issue for most, but something to consider.
Other Thoughts: CrystalDiskMark 3.0.1 x64
* MB/s = 1,000,000 byte/s [SATA/300 = 300,000,000 byte/s]
Sequential Read : 19.636 MB/s
Sequential Write : 4.414 MB/s
Random Read 512KB : 18.728 MB/s
Random Write 512KB : 0.458 MB/s
Random Read 4KB (QD=1) : 2.803 MB/s [ 684.4 IOPS]
Random Write 4KB (QD=1) : 0.007 MB/s [ 1.6 IOPS]
Random Read 4KB (QD=32) : 3.032 MB/s [ 740.1 IOPS]
Random Write 4KB (QD=32) : 0.007 MB/s [ 1.6 IOPS]
This review is from: FUJIFILM A170 Silver 10.2 MP 3X Optical Zoom Digital Camera
Pros: good build quality, decent lens, quiet zoom motor, uses NiMH AA, small size for AA battery cameras, large screen, fast lens at f2.9, many fool-proof features, auto scene selection (very nice for "dummies"), panoramic mode that works well, simple to use, very portable, long battery life.
Cons: battery meter fluctuates in accurate response to the NiMH voltage, and has the unintended effect of making the "dummy" user nervous. Image is highly compressed and shows in smeared up details. ISO higher than 400 are very noisy with flattened colors and details, though higher iso are often selected automatically to prevent blur (which is understandable from an average consumer point of view). Video files are too big for the resolution relative to even the average, can use better compression methods.
Other Thoughts: Got this camera for my dad, who can't ever figure out how to use one other than the quickie shutter button. The automatic scene selection was the reason why I got this, along with the ability to use rechargeable AA and its small size (smallest among the AA cameras?).
The automatic scene selection works very well. It actively detects lighting, faces, and subject distance (thus uses more battery power as it continuously focuses and meters the scene); it then uses the combination of these information to determine if it's portrait, backlight, macro, night modes, etc. Scenes are manually selectable too, especially ones that are not auto-detectable (e.g. long shutter requires tripod, and wouldn't be selected automatically since it'll not be fool-proof. ;)). There's a "manual" and regular "auto" mode as well.
It's a good camera for dummies, with its innovative auto scene selection modes, if you can tolerate the mediocre image quality.
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