Philips launched media dock for Android devices

Philips Fidelio for Android speaker

Good news for all fans of Android smartphones. Philips announced on IFA 2011 in Berlin three new models of its media docks Fidelios for Android devices. That’s really awesome! The micro-USB connector in the doc can be adjusted in three dimensions to handle all kind of Android smartphones. The biggest model AS851 outputs 30 watts of a superb crystal-clear sound and the smallest one AS111 offers just 10 watts but it has 360-degree sound coverage and compact design.

Additionally the Android docks Fidelios allows Bluetooth connection. To help with it Philips offers free app called Fidelios. So, your Android device can stream music even without inserting to the dock.

There is no any information regarding the availability and price of new Android docks from Philis. I’ll watch it cause I’d like to buy it. So, stay tune!

Brando HD Media Player Docking Station

Brando HD Media Player Docking Station

The well-known producer and seller various USB stuff Taiwan company Brando announced its HD Media Player Docking Station. It accepts both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch hard drives as well as USB flash memory, SD, MMC, and MS cards. The device has HDMI 1.3, component and composite video, coaxial S/PDIF and analog audio outputs and support Full HD and understand many media formats even MKV and TS. Additionally it allows to browse photos or read eBooks in the 1080p resolution.

The price of Brando HD Media Player Docking Station is a bit expensive – $199 comparing with networked media tanks. But it might be good if you have a lot of old SATA HDDs and don’t want to buy special cases for all of them.