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Wednesday, September 3, 2008

JOBO Introduces New Portable Photo Viewer

Easy-to-use JOBO X7 Features 7-inch display and 1GB of Internal Memory

This easy-to-use portable photo viewer features several user-friendly functions all accessible through buttons on the back of the frame. The new JOBO X7 displays digital pictures full-screen, as individual thumbnail views or in a slideshow format featuring user-selectable transition effects such as random, sliding, snail, roll up, and puzzle. The unit also allows for picture browsing. In addition to copy, delete, rotate and zoom functions, the JOBO X7 also displays time as well as a calendar and can be powered on and off automatically by a timer.

Technical Specification
Display size: 7” diagonal (17.78 cm)
Resolution: 800x480 Pixel; Display area: 720x480
Brightness: up to 230 cd/m²
Contrast ratio: 400:1
Power supply: internal Li-Ion battery (1500 mAh) or plug-in power supply 5V/2A
Supported memory cards: CF, SD, MMC, MS, MS Pro, xD
Internal memory: 1GB for up to 10,000 images
Supported file formats: JPG, BMP
Functions: folder structure, thumbnail view, still and slideshow with various transition effects, copy, delete and rotate function, calendar, clock and alarm
Solid, rubber protection rim
Dimensions (WxHxD) 7.17 x 5.16 x 1.08 inch / 182 x 131 x 27.4 mm (without bag)
Weight: 17 ounces / 482 g (with bag)

The JOBO X7 will be available in September 2008 for an MSRP of $189. It comes with a unique protective leather cover that also functions as a convenient stand, AC adapter, user guide, and USB cable.

JOBO is a family-owned company now in its third generation of family leadership. Having been founded in 1923, it has built up a reputation for quality, professionalism, and commitment. These core values remain their keys for continuous success in times of vast technological changes, growing markets, and globalization.
Through innovation and ingenuity JOBO has created standards within the imaging industry. For example, JOBO created the product class of small-volume, high-quality photo processors. And NASA pictures of the first flight to the moon (Apollo 11) were processed using JOBO equipment.

JOBO is also one of the first exhibitors of the most important photo trade shows in the world – photokina, founded in 1950. This year JOBO celebrates its 85th anniversary and 30th time at photokina taking place in Cologne, Germany, September 23-28, 2008. Continuous close interaction with photo dealers and end users has been critical in making JOBO an indisputable market leader in the world of photography.



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